----- Damian Lillard earned the third triple-double of his career as the Portland Trail Blazers made it back-to-back wins by topping the Detroit Pistons Monday afternoon at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
Trail Blazers play the hits in Motown!
Damian Lillard finished with 31 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists and Jerami Grant added 26 points and six rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers won their second-straight 110-104 Monday afternoon at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
It was the third triple-double of Lillard's career as he continues his terrific play and pursuit of NBA scoring title.
Like we saw in Sunday's win over Orlando, Lillard got plenty of help from his teammates on Monday. Cam Reddish had a strong all-around game with 13 points, six rebounds, and eight assists, Trendon Watford scored 12 points and Nassir Little added nine off the bench.
Lillard scored 16 points in the first quarter powering the Blazers to a 31-18 lead. Portland was able to keep a comfortable advantage the rest of the way.
Portland (31-34) led by as many as 19 and never trailed in the game.
Up Next- The Trail Blazers travel to Boston to meet the Celtics on Wednesday afternoon. The game is scheduled to tip off at 4:30 PM.
Chad's Take- Trail Blazers get the win, Pistons move one step closer to Wembanyama.