With Lillard on the floor Blazers have out scored the Bulls50-15. Wow
Crabbe is getting his left leg checked out by the Blazers trainers.
The wheels have come off again for Bulls. Blazers up 20. Noah and Butler have been non-factors tonight.
Blazers starters currently shooting an effective 88% from the field. 16-21 overall, 5-6 from 3-point range.
Blazers with 15 assists on 20 made field goals
Blazers crowd probably leads the league in jersey diversity. Lots of current players as well as Pippen, Drexler, Porter, Sabonis, Sheed, etc
Dame with a very chill 9 points, 8 assists and 4 rebounds. Blazers up 51-39 with 4:07 left in the 1st half.
Bulls' 2nd unit has played very well but it's time for Thibs to go back to starting group. Blazers have all the momentum again.
Paul Allen cross-promotion. Blazers have a Seahawks night at the end of the month when fans can get a picture with Lombardi trophy.
So, this is a game now. 39-35 Blazers, 7:18 Q2. Portland led Chicago by 17 in Q1.
The spacing with this Bulls second unit is an interesting wrinkle to the game. Blazers second unit usually tries to play big.
Blazers finding it hard to shoot ... while laughing.
Blazers 32, Bulls 21 after Q1. Portland shooting 66 percent to 28 for Chicago. LaMarcus Aldridge has 12 points.
Pretty sure Mirotic blocked that ball off the glass for that Kaman bucket. But Blazers lead 32-21 after 1Q. Feels like it should be more.
Only thing going wrong for the Blazers on offense is free throw shooting...1-for-4 at the line.
Aldridge with 10. Blazers 28-11 246 left 1st
Blazers up 28-11 over the Bulls with 2:46 left in Q1.
Safe to say no rust formed during the Blazers' three-day layoff. They're locked in at the offensive end.
Blazers starting five looking great early. Bulls struggling to get good shots. Blazers up 16-3 with 6:41 left in the 1st Q.
Bulls early strategy appears to be to give Blazers overconfidence. Portland 16-3 start. Yes, it's working.
Bulls 1-for-11. Damian Lillard hitting pull up threes. Related: Blazers lead 16-3, 6:38 1Q
Batum with the first four points for the Blazers.
Bulls starting Brooks, Butler, Dunleavy, Gibson, Noah. Blazers with the old five back together for the first time in almost two weeks.
Blazers by 8 tonight.
Pregame message wishing Blazers fans a Happy Thanksgiving from Meyers Leonard and Meyers Leonard's moustache.
Reggie Jackson's potential game-winner off at the buzzer. Oklahoma City slips to 3-11. Bad for the Thunder, great for the Blazers
Unsure what's louder, volume on Blazers in-arena videos or the Justin Timberlake concert
Blazers activate Nicolas Batum.
Movember continues. Beard City in Rip City. Bulls- Blazers 9pm CT pre Bulls Radio Network ESPN 1000 http://t.co/y3E00s0cJh