Watch: Jusuf Nurkic makes debut in Portland Trail Blazers 111-88 loss to Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 111-88 at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Wednesday.  The Trail Blazers enter the All-Star break on a three game losing streak.  CJ McCollum led Portland in scoring with 18 points while Damian Lillard...

Watch: Jusuf Nurkic makes debut in Portland Trail Blazers 111-88 loss to Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 111-88 at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Wednesday.  The Trail Blazers enter the All-Star break on a three game losing streak. 

CJ McCollum led Portland in scoring with 18 points while Damian Lillard added 13 points on 3 of 19 shooting.

Portland center Jusuf Nurkic made his debut with the Trail Blazers after being traded from the Denver Nuggets on Monday.  Nurkic came off the bench to play 21 minutes, 18 seconds and made every shot he took (5 of 5 shooting).  He finished with 13 points and seven rebounds.

Utah's Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 22 points, seven assists and six rebounds.

The Trail Blazers (23-33) will resume play in a week when they face the Magic in Orlando on February 23.

In the video above, watch a recap of Utah's win over Portland.

--Jen Beyrle
jbeyrle@oregonian.com
@JenBeyrle

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