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Game Recap: Trail Blazers 125, Pelicans 124

Damian Lillard recorded a season-high 50 points, along with 10 assists, including the go-ahead free throws with 1.2 seconds remaining in regulation to close out a 25-7 run and lift the Trail Blazers over the Pelicans, 125-124, in Portland. CJ McCollum added 10 points and four rebounds in his return from injury, while Brandon Ingram (30 points, six rebounds) and Zion Williamson (28 points, career-high eight assists) combined for 58 points for the Pelicans in the losing effort. Additionally for the Pelicans, Lonzo Ball tallied 11 points and a career-high 17 assists. The Trail Blazers improve to 23-16 on the season, while the Pelicans fall to 17-23.