PORTLAND, Oregon — Portland Trail Blazers all-star Damian Lillard hit a step back three-pointer against the Los Angeles Lakers to seal a victory as time expired on Thursday night.
The shot came with .7 seconds left on the game clock to give the Blazers a 113-110 win over Lonzo Ball’s Lakers.
⏰⏰⏰ LILLARD FOR THE WIN ⏰⏰⏰ pic.twitter.com/WrhhtadlNO
— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) 3 november 2017
Lillard finished with 32 points, and Portland snapped a two-game skid. Jusuf Nurkic added 28 points.
Brook Lopez had 27 points and rookie Kyle Kuzma added a season-high 22 for the Lakers. Larry Nance Jr. broke his left hand in the second half — was averaging 11.1 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Lakers.
The Lakers play host to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Portland Trail Blazers will host the Russell Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post
Photo Credit: Getty Images – Bruce Ely