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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, shoots as San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray, right, watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, May 8, 2021.

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Spurs 124-102

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, shoots as San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray, right, watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, May 8, 2021.

May 8, 2021, 11:17pm Blazers

Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-102 on Saturday night, moving closer to an outright playoff spot. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 7, 2021.

Blazers get key tiebreaker with 106-101 win over Lakers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, May 7, 2021.

May 7, 2021, 11:02pm Blazers

Damian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over their Western Conference foe as the season winds to a close. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) defends against Cleveland Cavaliers' Isaac Okoro during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Cleveland.

Trail Blazers rout Cavaliers 141-105

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) defends against Cleveland Cavaliers' Isaac Okoro during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in Cleveland.

May 5, 2021, 7:51pm Blazers

Damian Lillard had 32 points and nine assists and Enes Kanter had 18 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to their highest point total of the season and a 141-105 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony shoots against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half in an NBA basketball game on Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.

Welcome to Top 10, Melo: Elite NBA scoring list adds Anthony

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony shoots against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half in an NBA basketball game on Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.

May 4, 2021, 5:44pm Blazers

Carmelo Anthony scored 14 points Monday night in Portland’s 123-114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, moving him past Elvin Hayes for 10th place on the NBA career scoring list with 27,318. Read story

Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (13) is defended by Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) as he tries to shoot in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, May 3, 2021, in Atlanta.

Gallinari, Bogdanovic lead Hawks past Trail Blazers 123-114

Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (13) is defended by Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) as he tries to shoot in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, May 3, 2021, in Atlanta.

May 3, 2021, 8:06pm Blazers

ATLANTA (AP) — Danilo Gallinari made seven 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 123-114 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in a matchup Monday night of teams battling for playoff positioning in their respective conferences. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum (3) shoots a 3-pointer against Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Boston.

McCollum powers Trail Blazers past Celtics, 129-119

Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum (3) shoots a 3-pointer against Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Boston.

May 2, 2021, 7:39pm Blazers

BOSTON (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and Portland held on for a 129-119 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, extending the Trail Blazers' winning streak to four. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots a three-point goal during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, April 30, 2021, in New York.

Blazers pull away from Nets, stay unbeaten on trip

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots a three-point goal during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, April 30, 2021, in New York.

April 30, 2021, 8:47pm Blazers

Damian Lillard had 32 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 128-109 on Friday night to remain unbeaten halfway through an important road trip. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum, center, drives between Memphis Grizzlies' defenders Kyle Anderson (1), De'Anthony Melton (0) and Jonas Valanciunas (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn.

McCollum, Powell help Trail Blazers defeat Grizzlies 130-109

Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum, center, drives between Memphis Grizzlies' defenders Kyle Anderson (1), De'Anthony Melton (0) and Jonas Valanciunas (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn.

April 28, 2021, 8:57pm Blazers

CJ McCollum had 26 points and six assists, and Norman Powell added 24 points, helping the Portland Trail Blazers solidify their hold on seventh place in the West with a 130-109 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Read story

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon, left, and Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic reach for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

Blazers end 5-game skid with 3-point flurry at Indiana

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon, left, and Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic reach for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

April 27, 2021, 7:01pm Blazers

Anfernee Simons scored 27 points on nine 3-pointers, one shy of Damian Lillard’s franchise record, and the Portland Trail Blazers routed the Indiana Pacers 133-112 on Tuesday night to end their five-game losing streak. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers forward Norman Powell, center, shoots between Memphis Grizzlies center Xavier Tillman, left, and forward Brandon Clarke during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, April 25, 2021.

Morant has 28 points, Grizzlies beat Blazers again, 120-113

Portland Trail Blazers forward Norman Powell, center, shoots between Memphis Grizzlies center Xavier Tillman, left, and forward Brandon Clarke during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, April 25, 2021.

April 25, 2021, 4:08pm Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ja Morant had 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers for the second time in three days, 120-113 on Sunday. Read story