Lillard Propels Nuggets

Jonathan Grant | May 10th, 2019

The Portland Trail Blazers also had a home game that was a must-win on Thursday night, and they, too, like the Sixers, got the job done largely due to the greatness of the ever-clutch Damian Lillard.

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The Denver Nuggets had been exceptional in the job of defending him throughout most of the series, but he went off for 32 points in Portland here to nudge his team’s way into a Game 7 thanks to a 119-108 win. Nikola Jokic, always a threat, put up 29 points of his own along with 12 rebounds and eight assists in a typically brilliant showing. He just didn’t quite have enough help, and now the series will be decided back in Denver.

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