Published: Вт, Апреля 16, 2019
Sports | By Juana Wells

Thunder and Blazers Deal With Health Issues as Series Begins

Thunder and Blazers Deal With Health Issues as Series Begins

The re-aggravation of a right shoulder injury from the end of February sidelined George in the Thunder's 127-116 win at Milwaukee Wednesday.

The Trail Blazers jumped out to an early 39-25 lead, before holding on for a 104-99 victory to take a 1-0 lead in the series, ending their 10-game postseason skid dating back to the 2016 NBA Playoffs. McCollum, but was frustrated by the whistle in the first half, so much that he was assessed a technical foul after picking up his third foul in the second quarter.

Westbook's layup got the Thunder within 64-60, but he collected his fourth foul late in the third and went to the bench.

More to the point the former OKC big man outduelled his close friend, former team-mate and fellow 'Stache brother Adams to claim first blood in what should be an intriguing back and forth between the two in this series. The Blazers went into the fourth quarter with a 76-69 lead. "They won the first game", Westbrook said. "We'll try and get the same looks that we got tonight".

Even the Trail Blazers Twitter account paid tribute to Jennifer, showing us all just how powerful social media can be. "All right. Masters." The Blazers were 8-8 in the postseason against the SuperSonics.

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Detroit played without forward Blake Griffin, who has missed five of the last eight games with a sore knee. Nurkic, who was averaging 14.6 points and 10.4 rebounds, broke his leg in two places and was out for the season.

It's been quite a journey from NY castoff to Portland playoff hero for the seven-year National Basketball Association veteran.

Enes Kanter had a fantastic regular season for the Blazers after they signed him in February following his buyout with the New York Knicks. Bill Walton did it three times and LaMarcus Aldridge once.

"He gave us a lot of toughness inside", coach Terry Stotts said. I thought his conditioning was really good.

"Any time you're going up against a team you played for, in the most important series of the year, you're going to want to play well", Lillard said. Game 2 is on Tuesday night in Portland - 9:30 PM CST on TNT and Fox Sports Oklahoma.

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