McCollum Helps Trail Blazers Knock off Nuggets 110-103
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 29 points, Allen Crabbe had 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 110-103 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive victory.
McCollum, starting at point guard for a fourth consecutive game with Damian Lillard sidelined with a left foot injury, hit 12 of 19 shots and handed out four assists. Crabbe hit 8 of 14 shots, including a 4-for-7 performance from 3-point range.
Six Blazers scored in double figures, including 14 points from Al-Farouq Aminu.
Will Barton, traded by Portland to Denver last season, led the Nuggets with 31 points, one off his season high. Barton hit four 3-pointers and made 12 of 22 shots from the field.