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Video: Damian Lillard hits buzzer-beating three to eliminate Rockets from playoffs

Damian Lillard help the Blazers win their first playoff series since 2000. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images Sport)Damian Lillard help the Blazers win their first playoff series since 2000. (Sam Forencich/Getty Images Sport)

The Houston Rockets appeared destined for a Game 7 after scoring with 0.9 seconds remaining in Game 6 -- but that was enough time for Damian Lillard.

The Blazers guard hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 99-98 win over the Houston Rockets on Friday and win the series 4-2.

The victory marks the first time the Blazers have won a playoff series since 2000.

Lillard finished the game with 25 points and 6-of-10 shooting from beyond the arc. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game-high 30 points. James Harden had 34 points in the losing effort.

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