Despite a last minute scratch from their starting line, Portland Trail Blazers easily blew Utah Jazz at Moda Center 132-105 Wednesday night (Box score). As a result, almost no one was expected. Here were a few key details to read while trying to acquire your 9th and 10th rebounds.
- No, it's not a problem. Nurkic was excluded from the fight because of knee wounds, but the team continued to roll. With Meyers Leonard replacing him in the starting line, the team went on the first half and the blowout was on.
- Dynamic Duo Strikes. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum were both on tonight and hit shots from across the court, leaving Jazz to look discarded on the pitch. They combined to 66 points and the loss of all hope for jazz fans. Lillard was close to a triple double, but could not get hold of two rebounds in fourth before the bench came in.
Three-pointers made the difference. For three quarters, Portland hit 1
A Marathon on Netflix, Hulu or whatever. Because Blazers has five full days before playing Miami Heat Tuesday night.