Portland needed every shot from Damian Lillard on Saturday, and he came through to send the game into overtime, and then win it. Meanwhile, Derrick Rose had a nasty crossover move working in his New York debut. Here's the NBA roundup for Saturday, October 29, 2016.

New York Knicks 111, Memphis Grizzlies 104

The highlight for many on the night was when Derrick Rose went at Mike Conley Jr., dribbled rapidly at him and then crossed him over, driving for the hoop and making a physical layup, a vintage reminder of the once-MVP. Memphis was pesky throughout the night, refusing to go away, but the Knicks eventually prevailed.

Atlanta Hawks 104, Philadelphia 76ers 72

After an exciting opener, Philadelphia reverted to reminding people why they've consistently been one of the worst teams in the NBA over the course of the decade. The Sixers haven't won a game in the month of October or November in more than a year.

Boston Celtics 104, Charlotte Hornets 98

Avery Bradley, generally known for his defense, had the best offensive game in his NBA career. He scored 31 points while knocking down a career-high eight three-pointers in the win. Hornets center Roy Hibbert missed the game with knee soreness.

Cleveland Cavaliers 105, Orlando Magic 99

This was a close one between two teams trending in opposite directions in the NBA standings.

The Cavs still haven't lost a game that matters since Game 4 of the NBA Finals, while the Magic will be forced to try and pick up their first win of the season against a beatable Sixers team.

Chicago Bulls 118, Indiana Pacers 101

This game was somehow not as close as the 17 point differential would suggest, as Chicago dominated from the outset and was the clear winner.

Pacers Aaron Brooks and Rodney Stuckey both missed the game, and it showed in the team's lack of bench production for the second straight game.

Milwaukee Bucks 110, Brooklyn Nets 108

Milwaukee shooting guard Rashad Vaughn obliterated his career-high point total with 22, easily besting his previous record of 12.

Still, it was a tie game until the end, when Bucks center John Henson tipped in Jabari Parker's missed layup for the game winner.

San Antonio Spurs 98, New Orleans Pelicans 79

The Spurs are convincing people that they're the best team in the NBA. They've been dominating on offense, but in their home opener, they chose to do it on defense, limiting New Orleans to just 79 points. They even shutdown Anthony Davis to the tune of 18 points and five rebounds.

Portland Trail Blazers 115, Denver Nuggets 113 (OT)

This game was delayed by a power outage, but Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard was undeterred from being the hero -- twice. First, he nailed a runner with 2.1 seconds on the clock to send the game into overtime.

Then, he nailed a similar floater just before the buzzer in overtime, a shot that proved to be the winner.

Sacramento Kings 106, Minnesota Timberwolves 103

Behind nine fourth-quarter points from Ben McLemore, Sacramento picked up their first win in the Golden 1 Center. Rudy Gay continued the scoring rampage of his own for the Kings, while reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns has remained quiet at the season's start for Minnesota.

In the news

The Denver Nuggets retired Dikembe Mutombo's #55 jersey prior to their game last night; the NBA Hall of Famer played his first five seasons for the franchise. Los Angeles Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram practiced on Saturday after his bout with knee soreness and he's expecting to play Sunday.

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