If the Blazers' lead is still 20 at the end of the quarter I'm putting on Better Call Saul.
Blazers just playing with the Suns now.
Blazers open the quarter 17-4 over the Suns, including current 10-0 run.
Suns close the half on a 12-4 run on almost all dunks and lay-ups. Blazers lead 55-49 at half.
Blazers and Suns shooting 51 percent through two quarters. Defense is optional.
These pesky Suns won't go away. Or the Blazers are letting them hang. 55-49 Portland at the half.
Blazers 31, Suns 22 - End 1st: Batum 8pts, 3rebs, Aldridge 6pts, 4rebs, 2ast.
Blazers play much better D to close the quarter. Lead 31-22 Blazers after 1. 8 points for Batum. 6 for Aldridge. 9 for Markieff Morris.
Blazers up 18-17 after a Nic Batum midrange J.
So about that Blazers defense…17-16 Suns with 5:17 left in the first quarter.
Blazers have announced the signing of guard Tim Frazier for the rest of the season.
Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard has changed agents, hiring CAA. He can sign a rookie extension this year.
LaMarcus Aldridge had a darn good case for POTW: 26pts, 9.7rebs on 51.6 FG%. Blazers went 3-1 overall and 3-0 with Aldridge.
Is there any chance at all that Sabonis' kid is available in the Blazers' range? I need that in my life.