Tag: Jusuf Nurkic

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 3, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #49 Preview: Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder looked much more like the expected tanking team that they are last night as they suffered a scorching 140-103 loss to the Phoenix Suns. There is no rest for the weary, however, as tonight they travel all the way to Portland where they will take on the Portland Trail Blazers.

Oklahoma City Thunder | February 16, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game Preview #27: Blazers

Tonight, the Thunder hosts the Portland Trail Blazers, a team that has also been bitten by the injury bug. Without CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic, Damian Lillard has had to shoulder the load more so than normal, and as a result, Portland is 16-10 and sitting at 5th in the Western Conference.

Oklahoma City Thunder | January 25, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #16 Preview: Blazers

Now the Thunder continues their 5-game road trip as they get ready to take on the Portland Trail Blazers (9-6). The Blazers are fresh off a 116-113 home victory over the New York Knicks, a game that was much closer than it should have been after the Blazers went into halftime with a 22-point lead.

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 | 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.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 19, 2019

Round 1, Game 3 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

Tip-Off: 8:30 PM CT Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Television: ESPN and Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC The Sports Animal Twitter: Follow @TheThunderGuys for live-tweets during the game After […]

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 16, 2019

Round 1, Game 2 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

Game 1 did not go quite as planned for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and after making history—in a bad way—by shooting an abysmal 5-33 (15.2%) from three, they hope to get back on track with a win over the Portland Trail Blazers tonight in Game 2.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 14, 2019

Round 1, Game 1 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

After what seemed like a grueling season at times has come to an end, the Oklahoma City Thunder has finally reached the playoffs, and they have a favorable matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers. Although OKC does not have home-court advantage, the Thunder swept the Blazers in the regular season, including 2 victories against the Blazers in Portland.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 11, 2019

Breaking Down the Series | Thunder v. Blazers

Portland is a solid matchup for the Thunder, and it appears to be an advantage for OKC. Let’s breakdown the different matchups and see where the Thunder’s chances lie.