Portland's Damian Lillard poured in 51 points against a Philadelphia team missing injured stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, powering the Trail Blazers to a 124-121 NBA victory Sunday. Lillard, taunted on social media after two key missed free throws in a Saturday loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, unleashed the 10th 50-point performance of his career and fifth of the season to pull Portland within a half-game of Memphis for eighth in the Western Conference playoff fight.
The Knicks traded their leading scorer to the Clippers for Queens native Mo Harkless, as well as Los Angeles’ 2020 first-round pick, currently projected to land at No. in this year’s draft. On a team that boasts two All-Stars and two Sixth Man of the Year candidates in Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell, “Mook” has not had the same number of looks that he received in New York.
The Brooklyn Nets face the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, August 9, 2020, (8/9/20) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Orlando, Florida. Fans can watch the event for free with a trial of fuboTV or Sling. Here is what you need to know: What: NBA regular season Who: Nets vs. Clippers When: Sunday, August 9, 2020 Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena Time: 9 p.m.