By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 12 of his 31 points in the final 4:11 to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-104 on Tuesday night.
The Trail Blazers squandered a 24-point lead in the second half. Lillard rescued them by making all four of his 3-point tries — all from at least 25 feet — during the closing run while playing with five fouls. On one, he had Thunder defensive stopper Lu Dort in his face and hit a step-back, 28-footer to give the Trail Blazers a 109-102 lead.
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