Postgame Notes - January 9, 2019 Portland 124, Chicago 112 Game #42 • Home Game #24 TEAM • Portland won its third straight game and improved to 5-1 in its last six contests. • The Trail Blazers assisted on 28 of their 47 field goals. It was Portland’s fourth straight game with at least 25 assists, the longest streak of the season. • The Trail Blazers shot 47-of-83 from the field (56.6%). It was the team’s second-highest field goal percentage of the season. Chicago shot 46.2% from the field (43-of-93). • The Trail Blazers reserves outscored the Bulls bench, 56-41. Portland’s bench shot a com- bined 23-of-36 from the field (63.9%) and 7-of-11 from the three-point line (63.6%). • Portland improved to 6-0 when the bench scores at least 50 points. • Portland outrebounded Chicago, 43-37, and outscored the Bulls in the paint, 60-56. • All 12 of the Portland players that played scored. PLAYER • CJ McCollum had a team-high 24 points (10-14 FG, 2-4 3-PT, 2-2 FT) to go with three re- bounds and four assists. • Jusuf Nurkic recorded 18 points (7-11 FG, 4-5 FT), eight rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block. Nurkic has scored at least 18 points in seven of the last eight games. • Damian Lillard finished with 16 points (4-12 FG, 2-5 3-PT, 6-6 FT), one rebound and 10 as- sists. It was his second double-double in the last three games and his fifth of the season. • Seth Curry led Portland’s bench in scoring, finishing with 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting (3-5 3-PT) to go with one rebound and one steal. He has made a three-pointer in 12 straight games. • Zach Collins had 16 points (6-9 FG, 2-3 3-PT, 2-2 FT), nine rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block before fouling out in 26 minutes. His four assists matched his career high. • Al-Farouq Aminu logged eight points, four rebounds and one assist while matching his sea- son high of three blocks. • Meyers Leonard finished with eight points and six rebounds while shooting a perfect 4-of-4 from the field. • Nik Stauskas scored eight points (3-4 FG, 2-3 3-PT) to go with three rebounds and three assists in 16 minutes off the bench. • Wendell Carter Jr. led Chicago with 22 points (7-9 FG, 1-1 3-PT, 7-7 FT) to go with six re- bounds and one assist. It was his third game this season with 20-plus points. • Kris Dunn added 15 points (7-14 FG, 1-2 3-PT), five rebounds, seven assists and two steals for the Bulls.