Blazers beat Timberwolves for fifth straight win

PORTLAND, Ore. --- Damian Lillard wasn't concerned. He knew his shots would eventually fall. Lillard finished with 35 points after a slow start and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-99 on Thursday night for their season-high fifth straight win. Lillard missed all seven shots from the field in the opening quarter. "I was just missing. I was missing a lot of shots short, kept hitting the front of the rim. When it was leaving my hands it felt good. I just knew I had to shoot the ball it a little bit higher," he said. "I really wasn't worried about it, honestly." CJ McCollum had 19 points and Jusuf Nurkic added 16 for Portland, which im...Keep on reading: Blazers beat Timberwolves for fifth straight win

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