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Recap: Nets 119, Blazers 115

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Damian Lillard scored a Blazers-record 60 points... and Portland loses their fourth straight game.

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Portland Trail Blazers Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Trying to break a three-game losing streak, Damian Lillard took over, breaking the Blazers’ scoring record with an irrelevant three-pointer at the buzzer to finish with 60 points. But the Nets made enough big plays late to grab a win. Now 3-6 for the season, 0-3 at home, and possibly missing more players, Portland will head back to the drawing board.

Box Score

  • What a night from Damian. Lillard dominated all night, trying to finally get the Blazers their first home win of the season.
  • Let’s not talk about anyone else. The rest of the Blazers struggled all night with a few nice moments for the young guys.
  • Rough night for Skal. Labissière picked up a foul per minute for his first four minutes. He settled afterward, but soon landed hard, turning his ankle and leaving for the locker room. We’ll probably hear more later.
  • Rodney left early, too. Hood suffered from back spasms and headed to the locker room in the first half, never to return.
  • Nas had his first big NBA moment. Nassir Little checked into the game and brought fresh energy... and a monster dunk.

The Blazers finally get a few nights in their own beds, and play Atlanta Sunday night.