Portland Gets OT Win vs. Lakers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damian Lillard had 30 points in 26 minutes for Portland, including 15 in a row for his team during a brilliant 3-minute stretch of the third quarter, as the Trail Blazers beat the Lakers in Los Angeles in overtime last night, 109-106.
Jordan Clarkson led the Lakers with 15 points and Nick Young added 14.
D'Angelo Russell was 0 for 9 from 3-point range, including three misses from deep in the final 94 seconds of regulation. Luol Deng, back in the lineup after dealing with some knee soreness, had seven points in 13 minutes.
Portland's Mason Plumlee had 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Portland stays in Los Angeles and visits the Clippers on Thursday.