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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard lines up for the national anthem before taking on the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 21, 2022, at the Moda Center.

Denver and Nikola Jokic shot the ball well and handed the Portland Trail Blazers (21-23) a road loss to break the two-game streak the Blazers came into the night with.

Both sides came out hot with Damian Lillard posting 10 points in the first quarter while Nuggets guard Jamal Murray had 11.

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