Blazers use balance, D to stymie Nuggets

CJ McCollum and the Blazers lit up the Nuggets.

CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic scored 17 points apiece, and the balanced Portland Trail Blazers dispatched of the visiting Denver Nuggets 99-82 on Monday.

Damian Lillard added 15 points for the Trail Blazers, and Evan Turner had 14.

The Nuggets received 18 points each from Paul Millsap and Jamal Murray.