Lillard lifts Blazers over Raptors

The Sports Xchange/Reuters

Posted at Feb 02 2014 03:15 PM | Updated as of Feb 02 2014 11:15 PM

Trail Blazers 106, Raptors 103

Guard Damian Lillard's basket with 11.8 seconds remaining lifted the Portland Trail Blazers to a 106-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

The basket helped the Trail Blazers (34-13) stave off a late rally by the Raptors, who trailed by 16 points in the fourth quarter only to take the lead in the closing seconds.

Forward LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for Portland, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Guard DeMar DeRozan scored 30 of his game-high 36 points in the second half and had 12 assists for the Raptors (25-22).

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Spurs 95, Kings 93

Forward Tim Duncan had 23 points and 17 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 95-93 win over the Sacramento Kings.

Guard Tony Parker scored 18 points and made 10 assists and Duncan added five assists and two blocks as San Antonio snapped a three-game losing streak.

Sacramento (15-32), at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, were led by guard Isaiah Thomas with 26 points.

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Clippers 102, Jazz 87

Guard Jamal Crawford scored 27 points and forward Blake Griffin added 25 and 11 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers blew past the Utah Jazz 102-87.

The Pacific Division-leading Clippers (34-16) won for the fifth time in their last six games.

Utah (16-31) lost for the second time in as many nights and dropped its fourth in the past six outings.