Aaron Gordon, who was returning to the Magic lineup after missing two games with a concussion, limped off the court with 7:45 left in the game and the Magic trailing 85-69.
Lillard was happy to note afterward that the Portland defense, which was scorched for 103 or more points in all five games of the losing streak, had limited its second straight opponent to 98 or fewer.
Nikola Vucevic recorded 26 points and 14 rebounds for Orlando, which shot just 39 percent from the field, including 36 percent from three-point range.
"It feels good (to be back) and I've been saying it all year and all my life: I love this game so much and I love being out there with my teammates", Gordon said (via the team's website). The game finished with a total of 193 points, which was 21 points below the projected point total of 214 points.
SC extends deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services till March 31
The cases challenge several aspects of Aadhaar, including the use of data collected under the unique identification programme. He added that the government should have sought a variation of orders limiting the mandatory use of Aadhaar.
"We had some droughts early in the game and then you're fighting uphill and need the fourth quarter to be nearly flawless", Magic coach Frank Vogel said. "We've got to finish better".
Portland ranks 13th in second chance points per game (12.4) while Orlando ranks 25th (10.1).
Lillard is an exceptional pick-and-roll point guard, and was as a Blazers rookie; it took a while longer for Kemba Walker to develop all the different skills.
Orlando was able to make a late run and get to within 86-79 with 4 1/2 minutes remaining.
Walker, who has gone 3-8 in his career against Portland, has one career double-double (15 points, 11 assists) and four 20-point games in his meetings with the Trail Blazers. Obviously the stretch of the fourth quarter where Orlando made a comeback was a little unsettling. "We had a lot of poor offensive possessions".
ABC Severs Ties With "Great American Baking Show" Judge Johnny Iuzzini
Those women claim that the misconduct took place at Jean-Gorges, where Iuzzini served as Executive Pastry Chef. An episode of the series was originally scheduled to air tonight on ABC .
TRAIL BLAZERS: Aminu is 18 of 31 on 3-pointers in his last five games.
Nurkic was forced to play under a minutes-restriction, but started at center as Stotts played him in six-minute shifts.
MAGIC: The Magic haven't won a game this season (0-9) when they score less than 100 points.
MAGIC: At Detroit on Sunday to face former coach Stan Van Gundy.
Democratic sources: Smith to replace Franken
Dayton has been under pressure from Democrats to pick someone who will run in 2018 instead of a "caretaker" who will not run. She served as Dayton's chief of staff before being tapped as his running mate in his second campaign for governor.