Trail Blazers vs. Pistons final score: Damian Lillard's jumper pushes Portland past Detroit in overtime

Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Lillard buried the Pistons with a fadeaway with 0.1 seconds left in overtime.

Damian Lillard knocked down a fadeaway jumper over Rodney Stuckey with 0.1 seconds left in overtime to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 111-109 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills:

Moments before, Stuckey had tied the game with a bucket of his own in a hotly contested overtime period.

The Blazers appeared on the verge of losing just their fifth game of the season early in the fourth quarter, going down by as many as 13 points. However, a quick surge got Portland back into the game, and it finally tied the game at 99-99 on two Wesley Matthews free throws with 30 seconds left. Both teams then failed to convert on multiple opportunities to end the game in regulation.

Bookmark This

Lillard struggled with his shot all night long, shooting just 6-of-21 overall and missing all seven of this three-point attempts. Despite his shooting woes, he came up big when it counted most and finished with 23 points thanks to his 11-of-12 mark from the charity stripe. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Blazers with 27 points and 12 rebounds.

Josh Smith had a super efficient 31 points on 17 shots for Detroit. Stuckey had 17 points off the bench, while Brandon Jennings and Andre Drummond both had double-doubles.

With the win, Portland extended its lead in the Western Conference to a full game over the San Antonio Spurs. Detroit fell to 11-14.

More from SB Nation NBA:

Sunday Shootaround: The Knicks are a disaster in 3 acts

Ziller: Blake Griffin is the new target of the Knicks' insane exceptionalism

Z-Bo on trade rumors: 'There's no loyalty in the NBA'

"What the f--k is this?": An oral history of Kurtis Blow's "Basketball"

The Hook: Where did New York's draft picks go?

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.