NBA Playoffs: Damian Lillard dishes 13 assists, Portland pulls away from Denver

Game recap
Damian Lillard scored 34 points, Jusuf Nurkic had 16 points, as Portland Trail Blazers defeated Denver Nuggets, 123-109, on May 23, 2021. Nikola Jokic scored 34 points for Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets logo

Denver Nuggets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Nikola Jokic 35 16 1 0 0 34
Michael Porter 37 9 0 0 2 25
Aaron Gordon 28 8 1 0 1 16
Monte Morris 21 2 5 0 0 10
Facundo Campazzo 31 3 5 2 1 8
Markus Howard 19 2 0 0 0 7
Austin Rivers 33 4 3 0 2 6
Paul Millsap 14 3 4 1 0 3
Jamychal Green 17 1 3 0 1 0
Team 225 48 22 3 7 109
Portland Trail Blazers logo

Portland Trail Blazers

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Damian Lillard 39 2 13 0 0 34
C.J. McCollum 36 6 3 0 1 21
Carmelo Anthony 21 3 1 1 0 18
Jusuf Nurkic 32 12 5 1 0 16
Anfernee Simons 23 4 2 0 0 14
Norman Powell 36 3 4 1 0 10
Robert Covington 34 5 1 0 1 8
Enes Kanter 15 4 0 0 0 2
Team 225 39 29 3 2 123

Denver Nuggets Vs Portland Trail Blazers

Game notes

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic scored 34 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 30 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Nikola Jokic grabbed 16 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). He grabbed 15 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Michael Porter scored 25 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon scored 16 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Monte Morris

Monte Morris

Monte Morris scored 10 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard scored 34 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 30 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Damian Lillard had 13 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA Playoffs). He had 10 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Damian Lillard made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA Playoffs). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Jusuf Nurkic

Jusuf Nurkic

Jusuf Nurkic scored 16 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Jusuf Nurkic grabbed 12 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

C.J. McCollum

C.J. McCollum

C.J. McCollum scored 21 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Anfernee Simons

Anfernee Simons

Anfernee Simons scored 14 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony scored 18 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Norman Powell

Norman Powell

Norman Powell scored 10 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994