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Damian Lillard, POR: You could make the argument for assigning this designation to Lillard every week, but he really has taken his stellar level of play up another notch recently. He's scored between 39 and 50 points in four of the last six contests, and he's shooting a tidy 52.1 percent during that stretch with averages of 34.6 points, 5.8 assists and 4.2 rebounds on 22.8 shot attempts per game.
Jeff Teague, MIN: Teague has immediately picked up the pace in the wake of Jimmy Butler's knee injury, as he's already taking four more shots per game (15.0 FGA/G, up from an 11.0) in the last three contests. That's naturally led to his assists taking a slight hit for the moment, but he's more than made up for it by boosting his scoring average to 20.8 points per game in the four full games that Butler has missed thus far. He's rebounding at a sligh
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