NBA Basketball

Brooklyn Nets (35-36)

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W 129-120
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W 108-96
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Lillard leads Portland against Nets with playoffs on the line

Damian Lillard's dominance has the Portland Trail Blazers on the verge of officially clinching a postseason berth.

While Lillard might not need to score 50 or 60 points again, a win would cement the Trail Blazers in the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Portland's final regular-season game is Thursday against the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA bubble near Orlando.

"We have to come out with the same mentality," Lillard told reporters. "We control our own destiny. That's the most important game of our lives."

Points: Kyrie Irving27.4
Rebounds: DeAndre Jordan10.0
Assists: Spencer Dinwiddie6.8
FG%: Jarrett Allen65.0%
Steals: Kyrie Irving1.35
Blocks: Jarrett Allen1.29
Defense (Rank)
Points: 112.0 (17)
Rebounds: 46.0 (22)
Assists: 22.6 (3)
FG%: 44.5% (5)
FT%: 76.8% (12)
3P%: 35.0% (9)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.5 (17)
Rebounds: 47.9 (2)
Assists: 24.4 (15)
FG%: 44.6% (26)
FT%: 74.6% (25)
3P%: 34.2% (25)
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Toronto 52 19 .732 --
x-Boston 48 24 .667 4.5
x-Philadelphia 42 30 .583 10.5
x-Brooklyn 35 36 .493 17.0
New York 21 45 .318 28.5
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
7/19/2020 Justin Anderson Signed for the Rest of the Season
7/15/2020 Lance Thomas Signed for the Rest of the Season
7/10/2020 Donta Hall Signed for the Rest of the Season
7/9/2020 Michael Beasley Signed for the Rest of the Season
7/9/2020 Jamal Crawford Signed for the Rest of the Season
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Date Player Status
7/15/2020 Michael Beasley COVID-19 protocol for positive test
6/29/2020 DeAndre Jordan COVID-19 protocol for positive test
6/29/2020 Spencer Dinwiddie COVID-19 protocol for positive test
6/28/2020 Wilson Chandler Opted out of season
6/24/2020 Nicolas Claxton Shoulder surgery
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