NBA: Chris Paul gets 14 assists, Phoenix prevails over Portland

Game recap
Chris Paul scored 24 points, Deandre Ayton had 28 points, as Phoenix Suns defeated Portland Trail Blazers, 111-107, on Dec 15, 2021. Jusuf Nurkic scored 17 points for Portland Trail Blazers.
Portland Trail Blazers logo

Portland Trail Blazers

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Damian Lillard 47 2 10 0 1 31
Norman Powell 39 6 0 2 0 23
Jusuf Nurkic 39 13 5 1 0 17
Larry Nance 28 8 4 3 0 9
Robert Covington 36 7 0 0 1 8
Tony Snell 16 2 1 0 0 8
Anfernee Simons 33 5 2 0 0 8
Nassir Little 24 5 1 1 1 3
Ben McLemore 4 0 0 0 0 0
Team 265 48 23 7 3 107
Phoenix Suns logo

Phoenix Suns

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Deandre Ayton 45 13 1 2 0 28
Chris Paul 41 8 14 3 0 24
Cameron Payne 34 3 5 1 0 17
Cameron Johnson 32 8 1 0 0 12
Jae Crowder 38 5 2 0 0 11
Mikal Bridges 35 3 2 1 0 8
Landry Shamet 23 2 3 0 0 7
JaVale McGee 8 7 0 0 0 4
Elfrid Payton 8 0 2 0 0 0
Team 265 49 30 7 0 111

Portland Trail Blazers Vs Phoenix Suns

Game notes

Jusuf Nurkic

Jusuf Nurkic

Jusuf Nurkic scored 10 points or more for the 19th time in 28 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 12 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a December 07, 2021 game against LA Clippers (90-102 loss).

Jusuf Nurkic grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 9th time in 28 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 17. He recorded it on a November 25, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (125-121 loss).

Norman Powell

Norman Powell

Norman Powell scored 20 points or more for the 9th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a December 07, 2021 game against LA Clippers (90-102 loss).

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard scored 30 points or more for the 3th time in 22 NBA games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 39. He recorded it on a November 21, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (118-111 win).

Damian Lillard had 10 assists or more for the 8th time in 22 NBA games this season. His season-high in assists is 12. He recorded it on a November 01, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (125-113 loss).

Damian Lillard made 5 three-points or more for the 5th time in 22 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 6. He recorded it on a November 07, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (105-90 win).

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

Chris Paul scored 24 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 23 points scored in a October 23, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (105-115 win). He scored 20 points or more 6 times this season in NBA games.

Chris Paul had 10 assists or more for the 5th time in 27 NBA games this season. His season-high in assists is 18. He recorded it on a November 03, 2021 game against New Orleans Pelicans (112-100 win).

Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton scored 28 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 24 points scored in a December 01, 2021 game against Golden State Warriors (104-96 win). He scored 20 points or more 7 times this season in NBA games.

Deandre Ayton grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 7th time in 19 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 21. He recorded it on a October 28, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (107-110 loss).

Cameron Payne

Cameron Payne

Cameron Payne scored 10 points or more for the 12th time in 22 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 24. He recorded it on a November 09, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (104-109 win).

Cameron Johnson

Cameron Johnson

Cameron Johnson scored 10 points or more for the 16th time in 27 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 9 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a November 22, 2021 game against Denver Nuggets (126-97 win).

Jae Crowder

Jae Crowder

Jae Crowder scored 10 points or more for the 14th time in 27 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 9 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 19. He recorded it on a December 07, 2021 game against San Antonio Spurs (108-104 win).

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