Blazers move within a half-game of Memphis behind Damian Lillard’s 45 points

Gary Trent Jr., Damian Lillard
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Damian Lillard carried the Portland Trail Blazers to an important win versus the Denver Nuggets (125-115). Lillard scored 45 points, while he had 12 assists, 4 rebounds, having his best overall performance in Orlando until now.

Furthermore, the All-Star hit 11-out-of-18 three-pointers tying his own franchise record. The Blazers improved to 32-38 and moved 0.5 games behind the 8th-seeded Grizzlies.

The Denver Nuggets dropped to 45-24, despite Michael Porter Jr.’s 27 points and 12 rebounds.

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