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Lakers undone by Trail Blazers' fourth-quarter rally, 98-94
Lakers undone by Trail Blazers' fourth-quarter rally, 98-94

Damian Lillard was too much for the Lakers to handle as the Trail Blazers' All-Star point guard helped his team erase a six-point, fourth-quarter deficit and lead Portland to a 98-94 victory on Monday night at the Moda Center. Lillard scored 16 points during the final 5 minutes 12 seconds, finishing with 39 points in 39 minutes. The Lakers were competitive on the road against one of the top teams in the Western Conference despite playing without starting guard Kobe Bryant (rest) and forward Wesley Johnson (hip). Starting Wayne Ellington and Ryan Kelly, the Lakers stayed close through the first half, taking a third-quarter lead through much of the fourth until the Blazers made...

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