Okafor help 76ers rout Trail Blazers 114-89
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jahlil Okafor had 25 points and 10 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers snap a four-game losing streak with a 114-89 rout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.
Richaun Holmes added 17 points off the bench and Ish Smith and Robert Covington scored 16 apiece for the Sixers, who enjoyed a rare blowout victory. They improved to 5-37 with their most lopsided win of the season.
Damian Lillard scored 14 points to lead the Blazers, who dropped to 18-25 as their three-game winning streak ended. C.J. McCollum finished with 13 and Mason Plumlee and Miles Leonard had 12 apiece.
Portland, in the midst of a three-game East Coast swing, looked flat from the opening tip.