Damian Lillard scored 31 points, including five three-pointers in the last 3:07, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 115-110, Sunday night in Portland.
CJ McCollum had 22 points for Portland, which hit a season-high 19 three-pointers in snapping a three-game losing streak and Oklahoma City’s four-game win streak.
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook nearly had his fourth triple-double of the season, but fell just short with 25 points, 15 assists and nine rebounds. Last season, Westbrook led the NBA with 11 triple-doubles. Kevin Durant had 28 points for Oklahoma City.
With 3:19 remaining, Andre Roberson’s three put Oklahoma City up 103-95. That started a three-point shootout. Lillard hit three consecutive threes and Allen Crabbe drained another to cut the Thunder’s lead to 108-107 with 2 minutes left. Lillard hit two more, the last one breaking a 110-110 tie to put Portland ahead for good.
Lillard finished with 17 points in the fourth quarter, all in the final 3:07.
Cleveland 95, at Philadelphia 85: LeBron James tied a season high with 37 points and had nine assists and seven rebounds as the Cavaliers won for the 13th time in 15 games.
at New York 100, Milwaukee 88: Carmelo Anthony had 24 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Knicks broke it open in the third by outshooting and out-dunking one of the NBA’s most athletic teams. New York has won four of five.
at Memphis 101, Boston 98: Zach Randolph had 25 points and 13 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half. Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 35 points.
at Houston 107, Indiana 103 (OT): Trevor Ariza scored a season-high 24 points and Corey Brewer hit the go-ahead three-pointer in overtime lift the Rockets.
Dallas 93, at Minnesota 87: Dirk Nowitzki scored 29 points, converted a big three-point play and grabbed a key loose ball in the final seconds to push the Mavericks past the Timberwolves, who have lost six straight and 10 of 11.
at Denver 95, Charlotte 92: Danilo Gallinari scored 27 points, rookie Emmanuel Mudiay added 11 in his first game in a month and the Nuggets extended the Hornets’ losing streak to seven games.
at Clippers 114, New Orleans 111 (OT)
Utah 86, at Lakers 74