PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Damian Lillard had 27 points, including three key 3-pointers down the stretch, and Portland beat Los Angeles to snap a seven-game losing streak.
Lillard’s 3-pointer with 3 1/2 minutes left gave Portland a 90-85 lead. Blake Griffin answered with a basket on the other end, but Lillard made another 3, and added the third with 1:46 remaining.
CJ McCollum added 18 points for the Blazers, and Mason Plumlee added 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Griffin led Los Angeles with 21 points. Jamal Crawford made five 3-pointers and finished with 20.