----- Nikola Jokic finishes with 29 points, 13 rebounds, and nine assists as the Denver Nuggets hammer the Portland Trail Blazers 127-99 Tuesday night at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.
All good things must come to an end.
After four-straight wins and incredible play from Damian Lillard, the Trail Blazers got trounced Tuesday night in Denver.
Nikola Jokic finished with 29 points, 13 rebounds, and nine assists and Jamal Murray scored 20 points on 6-of-9 shooting as the Denver Nuggets ended Portland's four-game winning streak with a 127-99 win Tuesday night at Pepsi Center in Denver.
Damian Lillard entered the game on a tear. In his last six-games, Lillard had averaged 48 points and 10 assists per game on 55% shooting. On Tuesday, Lillard had just 21 points on 8-of-23 shooting.
After the Blazers had taken an 18-14 lead in the first, the Nuggets responded with a 46-16 run to put the game away. In the second quarter, Portland scored a season-low for points in a quarter with just 10 and connected on just 5-of-25 from the field including 0-for-9 from three-point range.
With the loss, Portland is now 29-62 all-time in Denver.
Up Next- The Trail Blazers return back to Portland to face the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night at Moda Center. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM.
Chad's Take- All good runs must come to an end. Lillard just 21 points on 8-of-23 shooting.