Damian Lillard scores 30 points to lead Blazers past Nuggets

Damian Lillard scored 30 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 115-108 victory over Denver in Portland, Ore., on Sunday night.

Al-Farouq Aminu added 23 points and 11 rebounds for the Blazers. The Nuggets rested their top three scorers.

Lakers 113, Jazz 109: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 32 points and host Los Angeles snapped Utah’s seven-game winning streak.

Rockets 149, Suns 113: James Harden scored 30 points in just three quarters as host Houston broke its NBA record by making 27 3-pointers .

Thunder 132, Timberwolves 126: Russell Westbrook and Paul George scored 27 points apiece to lead visiting Oklahoma City.

Spurs 112, Cavaliers 90: LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 13 rebounds as visiting San Antonio breezed.

Nets 108, Pacers 96: D’Angelo Russell scored 20 points and Joe Harris added 19 as visiting Brooklyn clinched a playoff berth.

Raptors 117, Heat 109: Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard scored 22 as host Toronto won in overtime.

Hornets 104, Pistons 91: Kemba Walker scored 31 points as visiting Charlotte won its third in a row.

Bucks 115, Hawks 107: Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points to lead host Milwaukee over Atlanta.

Magic 116, Celtics 108: Terrence Ross had 26 points as visiting Orlando clinched its first playoff berth in seven years.

In other games: The Mavericks beat host Memphis 129-127 in overtime despite a triple-double (20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists) by Delon Wright. … The host Knicks downed Washington 113-110. … Ex-Warriors guard Ian Clark scored 31 points as the Pelicans prevailed 133-129 in Sacramento.

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