Lillard, Blazers shut down Cavs

Portland, OR ( – Damian Lillard scored 27 points with seven
assists and six rebounds to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a gritty 101-82
win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wesley Matthews finished with 21 points, while Robin Lopez and LaMarcus
Aldridge added 19 and 16 points, respectively, in the win.

Portland, which snapped a two-game losing streak, has beaten the Cavs in seven
of the last eight meetings in the series.

Kevin Love led Cleveland with 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds and
LeBron James scored 11 points — all in the first half.

Tristan Thompson chipped in 10 points and eight boards off the bench for the