Eric Bledsoe hit a fading three-pointer in Damian Lillard’s eye Wednesday night, delivering the Suns their first win of the season in dramatic fashion.
Bledsoe’s heroics gave Phoenix a 118-115 victory in overtime against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, and capped a wild night.
Bledsoe finished with 20 points.
Per the AP:
“I wanted the ball,” Bledsoe said. “I was just going to get whatever they gave me. The shot was there, I took the shot and just took it with confidence, and you live with the results.”
The Suns, who made 6 of 10 shots and both free throws in overtime, got 27 points from T.J. Warren and 18 from Alex Len while center Tyson Chandler had 18 rebounds.
Lillard’s 27 points led the Blazers, with C.J. McCollum adding 24. […] “We played good defense, he just made a tough shot,” Lillard said.