Lillard added 14 points, but was just five of 17 from the floor and one of seven from three-point range, 24 hours after scoring 39 in the series opener.
The Portland Trail Blazers took Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinals series, defeating the Denver Nuggets 140-137 in quadruple overtime on Friday night. The Blazers were led by CJ McCollum's 41 points, with 18 of those coming in overtime. "I don't know if the league will review it or not, but I certainly didn't approve of it".
"In that first half they were the aggressor, they were much more physical", Malone said.
Portland coach Terry Stotts liked his players' defense on Denver center Nikola Jokic, who was held to 16 points on 7-for-17 shooting.
"Obviously I don't think it's comfortable".
If you stayed up to watch the second of two encounters on the National Basketball Association schedule last night, you already know Game 3 in the Blazers-Nuggets series will go down in history - partly due to a multitude of storylines that transpired last night, largely by accident. Forget about parsing offensive rebounds, turnovers, and 3-point shooting numbers. I'm glad we got a win, man. The Nuggets led 100-98 with 65 seconds in regulation, 109-107 with 10 seconds left in the first overtime, 129-127 with 10 seconds left in the third overtime, and 136-135 with 20 seconds left in the fourth overtime.
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In other words, what truly sealed the meeting between Kim and Putin is the fruitless Trump-Kim summit about two months ago. Reports suggest Trump told Kim his country must hand all its nuclear weapons and bomb fuel over to the US.
Nuggets head coach Mike Malone was quick to defend his All-Star center, though, and said he doesn't have the personality to intentionally hurt someone.
"I'm just going to get treatment and just be ready for Game 3".
"Only Turkish player out here tonight, and the official @NBA for Turkey @NBAturkiye is censoring me", Kanter tweeted Wednesday. I can't do that to him, that's too many minutes. Gary (Harris) and Jamal (Murray) go 2-for-13 from three.
With the physically taxing and emotionally draining win, the Blazers now take a 2-1 series lead and Hood should take home the game ball.
Who could forget his heroics on April 23, 2003, when Wells set a Trail Blazers playoff record with 45 points against Dallas in the first round?
Just 18 days prior to Denver's home loss to Portland, the Nuggets fell to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the first round of the playoffs at home in a game that they were only able to hit 6-of-28 3-pointers and only could muster 96 points.