Damian Lillard

Nicolas Batum #88 of the Portland Trail Blazers battles for rebound position against Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets on Feb. 25, 2014 at the Pepsi Center. (credit: Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

Errant Shots Doom Nuggets In Loss To Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard made up for the absence of fellow All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge by scoring 31 points in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 100-95 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.


Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets shoots a layup ahead of Nicolas Batum #88 of the Portland Trail Blazers on February 27, 2013 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland. (credit: Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lawson Has 30 In 111-109 Denver Win Over Blazers

Ty Lawson had 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Denver Nuggets scrambled down the stretch but held off the Blazers 111-109 on Wednesday night.