Damian Lillard had 42 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and just 1 turnover in the Trail Blazers win over the Mavericks on Friday. Lillard is now averaging 34.2 points per game through his first 6 games of the season. He is doing quite well.
As for last night, he is only the 21st guy to score 42 or more points on 18 or fewer shots. (James Harden most recently accomplished it two seasons ago. It’s not unheard of, but it is “only happens once every few seasons” difficult.