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Who won the game between the Lakers and Portland last night?

Who won the game between the Lakers and Portland last night?

PORTLAND, Ore. — — Damian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over their Western Conference foe as the regular season winds to a close.

Does Portland have a NBA team?

The Portland Trail Blazers (colloquially known as the Blazers) are an American professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. The Trail Blazers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league’s Western Conference Northwest Division.

Is Lebron going to play Portland?

Lakers head coach Frank Vogel confirmed James has been ruled out for Friday’s game vs. Portland, adding that he has been away from the team and is not injury related.

What happens if Lakers and Blazers tie?

Portland owns the tiebreaker, so if they finish tied, the Blazers get a week off to prepare for the three-six matchup while the Laker will have to host either the Warriors or Grizzlies in the seven-eight play-in tournament matchup.

Who has the tiebreaker between Lakers and Blazers?

Tiebreakers. The Blazers own tiebreakers against the Mavericks and Lakers, by virtue of head-to-head record. Portland would earn the higher seed if they match records with either. If all three teams end up tied, Dallas would earn the highest seed, as the first tiebreaker in three-team ties is “Division Winner”.

Who won the 1977 NBA championship?

Portland Trail Blazers
1977 NBA Finals/Champion
The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Portland Trail Blazers defeating the Eastern Conference champion Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. It was Portland’s first (and so far, only) NBA title.

Why is LeBron not with the team?

The answer, as it turns out, is simple: rest. James was one of a handful of players, including Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Chris Paul, who decided to sit out the games after strenuous seasons. James, in particular, was sidelined for a month after an ankle injury.

Can Lakers avoid play?

They will avoid the play-in tournament with a win over the Nuggets, and will only fall into the play-in tournament with a loss and two wins from the Lakers. Los Angeles: Has to win out to avoid the play-in tournament. They can still take the No. 5 seed if the Mavericks lose twice and the Blazers lose to the Nuggets.

Who has the tie breaker Portland or Lakers?

Tiebreakers. Portland owns the tiebreaker over both Dallas and Los Angeles due to winning each season series 2-1.