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Gobert dominant inside, Lillard struggles, Jazz rout Blazers

Jazz Trail Blazers Basketball
Posted at 5:35 AM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 07:35:04-05

PORTLAND, Ore. — Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 17 rebounds in a dominant season-opening performance, leading the Utah Jazz to a 120-100 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

Gobert controlled the inside and got plenty of support from the outside as Utah shot 19 of 50 from the 3-point line.

Damian Lillard was scoreless in the first half and finished with only nine points and seven assists for Portland.