Lillard scored nine consecutive points in the period as the Blazers pulled away after trailing by a point at halftime. Nicolas Batum scored 14 points and Robin Lopez added nine points and 10 rebounds as Portland built a 17-point lead with less than 10 minutes left in the game.
The Los Angeles bench, led by Darren Collison, cut the deficit to four points, but Portland finished the game on a 10-2 run. Collison led all scorers with 31 points and added six assists.
The Jump crew examines Steph Curry's game and wonder if the MVP is hiding something or if his game is hurt.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports Joakim Noah has been telling teammates he is ready to leave Chicago, while a league source stressed to ESPN that a "positive dialogue" between the parties continues.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Steph Curry, who sprained his MCL in the first round, might not be "where he needs to be," but he is not injured.