Damian Lillard’s career- and franchise-high scoring game wasn’t enough for the Portland Trail Blazers to get their first home win of the season.
Lillard scored a career-high 60 points for Portland in the Trail Blazers’ 119-115 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 34 points and Kyrie Irving had 33 for Brooklyn to help send Portland to its fourth straight loss.
“He got 60, but luckily for us he would of needed 65,” Dinwiddie said of Lillard after the game.
Lillard set a franchise record with the highest-scoring game of the season in the NBA. He was 19 of 33 from the field, 7 of 16 from 3-point range and made all 15 of his free throws.
“We tried zone, box-and-one, we