Trail Blazers are one of 3 teams (Warriors and Hawks) that rank in the top in Off and Def efficiency. Portland is 4th on D, 10th on O.
The Kings say center DeMarcus Cousins is doubtful for Sunday’s game versus the Blazers due to a left ankle sprain.
I'm hearing that DeMarcus Cousins is doubtful for tomorrow's game against the Trail blazers.
Blazers pile drove Thunder in fourth quarter last night. OKC looked wiped. Rose Garden (Moda) was ear splitting.
Blazers have the tiebreaker now with OKC for the division if it comes to that. Huge.
What a game. What a victory for the Blazers. This Afflalo kid makes the Blazers tough.
Blazers beat the Thunder 115-112. Westbrook 40-13-11, McGary 20 and 9 rebounds, Ibaka 14 and 6, Morrow 13.
Blazers escape 115-112 over Thunder. Scott Brooks' shoulders slump after turnover on final inbounds pass. No timeouts...
Lillard hits both. Blazers deflect the inbound pass and Portland comes away with a very entertaining 115-112 victory.
115-112 Blazers. Exhale.
Blazers w a defining win vs Thunder. When’s Game 2?
113-112 Blazers. Dame at the line for 2. 1.4 seconds left.
Wesley Matthews fouls Russell Westbrook shooting a three-pointer with 2.5 seconds left. Blazers up 113-110...
Blazers got the stop but Wesley Matthews is grabbing his right hand.
111-110 Blazers, 11.1 seconds left.
9 points, 4 boards in Q4 for LaMarcus Aldridge. Blazers up 111-110 with 42.4 left.
This Thunder-Blazers game is one of the best I've seen all year. Teams making some incredibly difficult shots.
LA. Again. 110-108 Blazers. Under 2 left.
Aldridge coming up big here in Q4. Another bucket puts the Blazers up 108-106.
Tied at 103 with 4:32 to play. Blazers going with a small lineup (Wright/Batum at the 4) and the space on offense has been the difference.
The Blazers spacing is just terrific.
103-101 Thunder. Blazers with a chance to ties here ...
Thunder just can't hold the Blazers off. This is gonna be a tight final seven minutes.
The Blazers suddenly missing Joel Freeland on this second unit, especially in PNR D.
Mitch McGary has made nine consecutive shots vs. Blazers. He also only has two games in his NBA career where he has 9+ attempts.
20 and 9 for McGary. Blazers down 13 with 9:40 left to go.