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Duke Brotherhood Playoff Watch: Austin Rivers And Denver Knocks Off Harry Giles And Portland

As the series ties up 1-1

2021 NBA Playoffs - Portland Trail Blazers v Denver Nuggets
DENVER, CO - MAY 24: Austin Rivers #25 of the Denver Nuggets shoots the ball during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers during Round 2, Game 2 of the 2021 NBA Playoffs on May 24, 2021 at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado.
Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images

In Monday night’s Duke Brotherhood Playoff action, Austin Rivers’ Denver Nuggets dismantled Harry Giles’ Portland Trailblazers, winning 128-109 despite a 42-point outing from Damian Lillard.

Denver got 38 from the Joker, who hit 15-20 for 38 points.

Rivers started and got nine points while Giles came off the bench for four minutes and got three rebounds but did not score.

On Tuesday night, Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics take on Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets, while Luke Kennard and the Los Angeles Clippers play the Dallas Mavericks.