Trail Blazers Continue Push Towards Playoffs With Big Win Over Spurs


----- Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combine for 57 points as the Portland Trail Blazers blowout the San Antonio Spurs 124-102 Saturday night at Moda Center.

Portland continued their push toward the NBA Playoffs with a dominating 124-102 win over the San Antonio Spurs Saturday night at Moda Center in Portland. The Trail Blazers have won seven of their last eight games.

Damian Lillard finished with 30 points and eight assists and CJ McCollum finished with 27 to lead Portland.

Lillard has scored 30 or more points in five straight games. He ranks third in the league with 32 30-point or better games.

Jusuf Nurkic continued his strong play finishing with 17 points, nine rebounds, and five assists and Norman Powell scored 18 points and pulled down six rebounds.

The Blazers moved within one-half game of fifth-place Dallas in the West. The top six teams avoid the NBA's new play-in tournament.

Up Next- The Trail Blazers will meet the Houston Rockets Monday night at Moda Center. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM.

Chad's Take- Nice response by Portland after an emotional win over the Lakers on Friday.