Lillard Scores 26 Points, Portland Beats San Antonio 125-117
Damian Lillard had 26 points and 10 assists, Hassan Whiteside had 17 points and tied a season-high with 23 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-117. The Blazers got a major boost off their bench from Gary Trent Jr., who scored 18 points. Trey Lyles had a season-high 23 points and 10 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan added 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 points and eight rebounds for the Spurs.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Skal Labissiere and cash considerations to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for a future protected second-round draft pick. Labissiere played in 33 games for the Blazers this season before he sustained a left knee articular cartilage lesion in a game against the Lakers on December 28th. He has not played since.