Breaking News
More () »

Portland's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Portland, Oregon | KGW.com

Lillard scores 31 as Trail Blazers top Thunder 115-104

The Blazers are on 5-game winning streak and now have a 17-10 record this season, despite missing CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic for the past month.
Credit: AP
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots between Oklahoma City Thunder center Al Horford (42) and center Isaiah Roby (22) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Damian Lillard scored 12 of his 31 points in the final 4:11 to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-104.

The Trail Blazers squandered a 24-point lead in the second half, then regained it. Lillard made all four of his 3-point tries during the closing run while playing with five fouls. Portland has won five straight. 

Lu Dort scored 23 points and Hamidou Diallo added 17 for the Thunder. Oklahoma City guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, the team’s leading scorer, missed his fourth consecutive game with a sprained left knee.

LISTEN: KGW's 3-on-3 Blazers Podcast

CHIME IN! If you have a question about the Blazers that you'd like us to answer on the next podcast, email us at 3on3blazers@gmail.com or tweet your questions to Orlando SanchezNate HansonJared Cowley or Max Barr.