Phoenix Suns wins over Damian Lillard’s Portland Trailblazers, Kaminsky with career-high 31 points

Phoenix Suns defeats the Portland Trailblazers 119-109. Frank Kaminsky scored career-high 31 points.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 119-109 at home. The visitors, meantime, lost 117-109 on the road to the Los Angeles Clippers, ending a three-game losing streak in their last five games. With this win, the Phoenix Suns have seven victories in their first ten NBA games, while the Portland Trail Blazers have five victories in their first 12 games.

There were multiple changes in the scoreboard in the first quarter, with the final score being 27-26. Later in the second quarter, the local side pulled away in the game, scoring a partial 10-2 and widening the gap to a maximum of 15 points (60-45) during the quarter, which ended with a partial score of 33-21. Following that, the players went into the break with a 60-47 score on the counter.


The visiting side narrowed the scoreboard in the third quarter, scoring a partial of 10-2 and finishing the quarter with a partial of 27-30. (87-77). Finally, Portland maintained its light advantage in the fourth quarter, and the quarter finished with a partial score of 32-32. After all of this, the players ended the match with a score of 119-109 in favour of the home team.

Frank Kaminsky and Chris Paul stood out during the game, scoring 31 points, three assists, and seven rebounds, and 21 points, seven assists, and four rebounds, respectively. On the other hand, Damian Lillard and Norman Powell of the visiting squad stood out for their contributions during the game, with 28 points, seven assists, and seven rebounds and 23 points, one assist, and three rebounds, respectively.