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#PORatUTA: Jazz nation sounds off on the homecoming of Damian Lillard

Published: Friday, Feb. 1 2013 9:40 p.m. MST

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, left, and Paul Millsap of the Utah Jazz reach for a rebound during NBA basketball in Salt Lake City, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (Ravell Call, Deseret News) Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, left, and Paul Millsap of the Utah Jazz reach for a rebound during NBA basketball in Salt Lake City, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)

The Utah Jazz hosted the Portland Trail Blazers for the first time this season on Friday, and Jazz Nation tweeted in awe of former Weber State star Damian Lillard's 20 second-half points.

Genessy: Utah Jazz spoil familiar foes' return to Beehive State with 86-77 victory over Portland

Hollis: Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard impressive in return to Beehive State vs. Utah Jazz

Rock: Blazers give face to Damianation

Notebook: Paul Millsap wants no part of Wesley Matthews' trash-talking

Instant analysis: Damian Lillard sensational in loss

Report card: Solid defense propels Utah over Portland, 86-77

Video Highlights: Marvin Williams soccer move, Derrick Favors alley-oop

Derrick Favors of the Utah Jazz, left, and Victor Claver of the Portland Trail Blazers reach for a rebound during NBA basketball in Salt Lake City, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (Ravell Call, Deseret News) Derrick Favors of the Utah Jazz, left, and Victor Claver of the Portland Trail Blazers reach for a rebound during NBA basketball in Salt Lake City, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)

Instant Recap: Utah Jazz defeat Portland, 86-77

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