Saturday, Feb. 20: Wizards 118, Blazers 111
The skinny: Damian Lillard had another solid game, but the Trail Blazers came up short as they had their six-game winning streak end.
Bradley Beal had 37 points and Russel Westbrook had a triple-double as Washington beat Portland 118-111 Saturday at the Moda Center.
Lillard had 35 points, 12 assists and six rebounds for the Blazers (18-11). He had a solid game, but he did go 10 of 30 from the field (.333).
Enes Kanter added 19 points and 13 rebounds and Robert Covington 11 points and 11 rebounds (and four blocks). Derrick Jones Jr. had 11 points and nine rebounds.
Westbrook, who has averaged a triple-double in a season before, had 27 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds for the Wizards (10-17).
Westbrook and Beal went a combined 27 of 44 from the field.
The Blazers made 19 3-pointers, but shot just .359 overall. The Wizards shot better than 50%, despite making only six 3-pointers.
Next up: The Blazers play three tough road games next, starting 6 p.m. Monday at Phoenix. Then they play at Denver on Tuesday and Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.
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