Lillard Has 17 and Blazers Beat Thunder 114-95
PORTLAND (AP) — Damian Lillard had 17 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 114-95 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.
Russell Westbrook was off his league-leading average of 31.1 points a game with 20 for the Thunder, who have lost two of their last three after a six-game winning streak.
Mason Plumlee added 18 points for the Blazers, who led by 26 points in Portland's first game back after a 1-4 road trip. Six Portland players finished in double figures in the second of a back-to-back.
Portland was coming off a 121-120 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night to extend the season's longest losing streak.