----- Seth Curry finished with 23 points, six rebounds, and five assists and Georges Niang scored 21 points as the Philadelphia 76ers downed the Portland Trail Blazers 113-103 Monday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
Damian Lillard's shooting struggles continue in Philadelphia!
Damian Lillard entered the game shooting just 23.2% from three-point range. Those struggles continued Monday night at Wells Fargo Center.
Lillard scored 20 points and dished out 10 assists but connected on just seven of his 20 shots including just 2-of-9 from beyond-the-arc. The Blazers made just 12-of-34 from downtown on the evening.
Seth Curry led Philadelphia (5-2) with 23 points on 10-of-17 shooting and Georges Niang added 21 points, five rebounds, and five assists.
Philadelphia made 51.8% of their shots and had 34 assists on 43 made field goals.
Portland failed to capitalize on an opportunity with the Sixers playing without Joel Embiid (Rest) and Ben Simmons (Mental Health).
Robert Covington failed to score in 19 minutes of action and Jusuf Nurkic finished with just seven points and nine rebounds in 28 minutes.
Norman Powell led Portland (3-4) with 22 points and Anfernee Simons led the bench with 17 points and three assists.
Up Next- The Trail Blazers travel to Cleveland to meet the Cavaliers on Wednesday afternoon. The game is scheduled to tip off at 4:00 PM.
Chad's Take- Missed opportunity with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons out of the lineup.