(Sporting Alert) — The following are the NBA scores from the games that took place around the league on Tuesday night, December 17.
At the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Damian Lillard scored a game high 36 points, including the winning three pointer, dished out 10 assists and pulled down eight rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers (22-4) topped the Cleveland Cavaliers (9-15) 119-116.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds for the Trail Blazers, which won its last five and nine of its last 10 games.
Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 25 points and 10 assists in the defeat.
In another NBA score on the night, the Los Angeles Lakers (12-13) defeated the Memphis Grizzlies (10-14) 96-92, with star guard Kobe Bryant scoring 21 points and Pau Gasol, ending the night with 21 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in the victory for the Lakers.
Zach Randolph battled through the night and finished with 18 points and 16 rebounds in the defeat for the Grizzlies.
In other NBA Scores on Tuesday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-4) beat the Denver Nuggets (14-10) 105-93, the Golden State Warriors (14-12) got past the New Orleans Pelicans (11-12), 104-93 and the Charlotte Bobcats (11-14) got one over the Sacramento Kings (7-16), 95-87.
NBA Scores and Results on Dec. 17
Portland Trail Blazers 119 (22-4), Cleveland Cavaliers 116 (9-15)
Charlotte Bobcats 95 (11-14), Sacramento Kings 87 (7-16)
Los Angeles Lakers 96 (12-13), Memphis Grizzlies 92 (10-14)
Oklahoma City Thunder 105 (20-4), Denver Nuggets 93 (14-10)
Golden State Warriors 104 (14-12), New Orleans Pelicans 93 (11-12)