Tag: Damian Lillard

Oklahoma City Thunder | January 18, 2020

Chris Paul Leads the Thunder to Decisive Win Over the Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder (24-19) got back on the right track with a 119-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers (18-26) on Saturday night. After a close 4 minutes of basketball to start the game, the Thunder was able to open it up a little, and while Portland was able to make it close at times, OKC was in control from nearly start to finish.

Oklahoma City Thunder | January 18, 2020

OKC Thunder: Game #43 Preview | Trail Blazers

It is unknown at this time whether or not Adams will be available for tonight’s home matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers (18-25). Whether or not Adams plays will be a major key to how the Thunder plays on both ends of the floor, but the Blazers are dealing with a key injury as well.

Oklahoma City Thunder | November 27, 2019

OKC Thunder | Game #17 Preview: Blazers

Tonight, the Thunder continues the West Coast trip as they take on the Portland Trail Blazers (6-12). The Blazers have been one of the most disappointing teams of the NBA so far, and they are still struggling to figure out their identity. They recently signed Carmelo Anthony, but they have yet to really put anything together.

Oklahoma City Thunder | October 30, 2019

Thunder Can’t Seem to Finish in Loss to Portland

The Oklahoma City Thunder once again put up a fight to the very end, but despite their best efforts, the Portland Trail Blazers were the ones able to leave Chesapeake Energy Arena with a 102-99 victory.

Oklahoma City Thunder | October 30, 2019

OKC Thunder | Game #5 Preview: Portland Trail Blazers

Tonight, the Thunder hosts the Portland Trail Blazers (2-2). The Blazers ended OKC’s season in the first round of the playoffs back in April whenever Damian Lillard hit a ridiculous buzzer beater and waved goodbye to the Thunder as we know it.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 23, 2019

Round 1, Game 5 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder is facing a dire situation now as they head back to Portland for Game 5 trailing 3-1 in the series. The Blazers have been one of the best teams in the NBA in front of their home crowd, and with the season on the line for OKC, odds are not in the Thunder’s favor.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 21, 2019

Thunder Melts Down in Game 4 Loss

The Oklahoma City Thunder looked incredible at times early in Game 4, but an 11-0 run by the Portland Trail Blazers was the turning point of the game. OKC never was able to recover, and the Blazers left OKC with a 111-98 win to take a 3-1 series lead back to Portland.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 21, 2019

The Key to Beating the Blazers is More Than Basketball

The key to winning Game 4—and the series, for that matter—is being in control not just of what is happening on the court with the basketball, but what is happening within the minds of the players.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 21, 2019

Round 1, Game 4 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder picked up a 120-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 in what many considered to be a must-win game. The Thunder needs to get another win at home tonight to even up the series before heading back to Game 5 in Portland.