NBA Basketball

Blazers close out Clippers in Game 6

(Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday night to claim the first-round playoff series 4-2.

Portland will open the second round against the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Sunday.

CJ McCollum added 20 points for the Blazers, who became the first team to overcome a 2-0 deficit since Memphis came back against the Clippers in the first round in 2013.

Read More...

Points Per Game
Rank Name PPG
1 S. Curry, GS30.1
2 J. Harden, Hou29.0
3 K. Durant, OKC28.2
4 D. Cousins, Sac26.9
5 L. James, Cle25.3
6 D. Lillard, Por25.1
7 A. Davis, NO24.3
8 R. Westbrook, OKC23.5
9 D. DeRozan, Tor23.5
10 P. George, Ind23.1
View Full Leaderboard
Field Goal Percentage
Rank Name FG%
1 D. Jordan, LAC.703
2 D. Howard, Hou.620
3 H. Whiteside, Mia.605
4 E. Kanter, OKC.576
5 M. Gortat, Was.567
6 J. Valanciunas, Tor.565
7 K. Faried, Den.558
8 K. Towns, Min.542
9 R. Lopez, NY.539
10 G. Dieng, Min.532
View Full Leaderboard

w12 © 2016 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.