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The Nets defeat the Trail Blazers, 111-97. Kevin Durant recorded a game-high 31 points, along with five rebounds and five assists for the Nets, while Seth Curry (season-high 29 points, seven 3PM) and Kyrie Irving (22 points, five rebounds, six assists) added a combined 51 points in the victory. Jerami Grant tallied a team-high 29 points, along with four rebounds and five assists for the Trail Blazers in a losing effort. The Nets improve to 10-11 on the season, while the Trail Blazers fall to 11-9.
Here's how the Nets graded out in their 111-97 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.