Damian Lillard broke his own franchise records by scoring 61 points and making 11 3-pointers to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 129-124 overtime victory, over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Monday night.
Lillard scored 60 points during a 119-115 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 8. He also held the franchise mark of 10 3-pointers.
Lillard was 17 of 37 from the field — including 11 of 20 from 3-point range — and hit all 16 of his free-throw attempts. He also had 10 rebounds and seven assists.
Hassan Whiteside recorded 17 points and 21 rebounds for the Trail Blazers. Alec Burks scored a season-high 33 points, and matched his season best of eight assists for Golden State, which lost for the 11th time in the past 12 games.
Boston Celtics 139 – 107 Los Angeles Lakers
Jayson Tatum scored 27 points, Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown added 20 apiece, as hosts Boston overwhelmed Los Angeles to end a three-game losing streak.
Enes Kanter had 18 points (all before halftime) and 11 rebounds off the bench, and Gordon Hayward chipped in 16 points. Walker (knee) and Brown (thumb) were back in the lineup after one and two missed games, respectively.
Walker ended a personal 0-28 career drought against LeBron James-led teams.
James had 15 points and 13 assists for the Lakers, who lost for just the second time in their past 12 games. Anthony Davis had nine points in his return from a five-game absence caused by a bruised tailbone.
Milwaukee Bucks 111 – 98 Chicago Bulls
Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded a triple-double with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists, as hosts Milwaukee cruised past Chicago for its seventh win in a row.
Khris Middleton added 24 points on 10-for-13 shooting as the Bucks improved to 21-2 on their home court and completed a four-game sweep of the Bulls in the regular season. It was Antetokounmpo’s fourth triple-double of the season and the 18th of his career.
Zach LaVine scored 24 points to lead the Bulls, who have lost nine of their past 12 games. Kris Dunn had 15 points, and Thaddeus Young finished with 14 points off the Chicago bench.
Other NBA results
Oklahoma City Thunder 112 – 107 Houston Rockets
Washington Wizards 106 – 100 Detroit Pistons
Toronto Raptors 122 – 117 Atlanta Hawks
Philadelphia 76ers 117 – 111 Brooklyn Nets
New York Knicks 106 – 86 Cleveland Cavaliers
Orlando Magic 106 – 83 Charlotte Hornets
New Orleans Pelicans 126 – 116 Memphis Grizzlies
Miami Heat 118 – 113 Sacramento Kings (OT)
Denver Nuggets 107 – 100 Minnesota Timberwolves
San Antonio Spurs 120 – 111 Phoenix Suns
Utah Jazz 118 – 88 Indiana Pacers