Lillard Scores 22 in Return from Injury, Blazers top Wizards
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 22 points in his return from a groin injury and Carmelo Anthony scored 25 as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Washington Wizards 125-104. Hassan Whiteside finished with 24 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks for Portland. CJ McCollum, like Lillard, had 22 points and five assists. It was Lillard’s first game in three weeks after missing six with a groin strain. Washington guard Bradley Beal scored 29 points on 10-for-29 shooting.