Looking at the betting trends, the Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their last five games against a team with a winning record, 4-13 ATS in their last 17 against the Western Conference and 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall. CJ McCollum added 24 points. Of the 16 playoff teams, only the Detroit Pistons had a worst three-point percentage as a team than Oklahoma City in the regular season.
Kanter was definitely key to Portland's game one victory, and he could very well be a huge part of their playoff run moving forward. With momentum seemingly in favor of OKC, Lillard stepped up yet again from the parking lot, hitting from 30-feet to put the Blazers back up four with 2:23 remaining.
George bombed in a 3 to cut it to 100-97, and Lillard hit pair at the line to make it 102-97 with 5.5 seconds to go. Paul George, who was a game-time decision because of a sore shoulder, added 26 points and 10 rebounds despite a rough shooting night.
Oklahoma City beat the Blazers in all four meetings this season, including a heated 129-121 overtime victory on March 7. The Trailblazers will be delighted with how they've started the series especially after getting swept by the Thunder in the regular season.
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 Blazers' hopes for post-season success were dealt a blow last month when center Jusuf Nurkic (averaging15.6 points, 10.4 rebounds) was lost for the season with a broken left leg. For the game, he made four of 15 3-point attempts.
What: Blazers vs. Thunder, 7:30 p.m.
Seth Curry made consecutive 3-pointers but the Thunder rallied in the final six minutes of the half to trail by just 54-48 at the break.
Portland dominated the early going, jumping out to a 38-23 lead late in the first quarter. George was 1 of 8 from the perimeter. Terrance Ferguson and McCollum had a heated exchange in the second quarter, earning technical fouls. The Blazers led 39-25 after the first quarter and were able to close out the rest of the game in entertaining fashion.
Griffin has been struggling with the knee issue in recent weeks and sat out of the Pistons' 121-86 blowout road loss in Game 1. The Detroit Pistons task of taking down the number one seeded Milwaukee Bucks just got a bit tougher ahead of Game One.
Justice Department - has roiled the world of high education and amplified complaints the machine is stacked in favour of the rich. So, they neglected to join the 13 other parents (including fellow actress Felicity Huffman ) who agreed to plead guilty .
The airline said it will bring the Max aircraft back on line as spares to supplement its operations once it is receritfied. A Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Indonesia's Lion Air crashed in the Java Sea on October 12, killing all 189 people on board.
At least 30 people were reportedly injured and killed, including some soldiers, who were hit with flying debris. More than 140,000 customers lost power in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas as of late Saturday.
Some might say he has questionable moral character, which is in line with some of our best westerns, some good samurai. Weathers is Greef, the leader of a group of bounty hunters who hires Pascal's Mandalorian for an assignment.
The Indian team squad announcement for the cricket world cup 2019 will broadcast on Monday, April 15, 2019, from 3:30 pm onwards. England, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team rankings, have been widely touted as favourites for the mega-event.
A spokesman for the cathedral told AFP that the wooden structure supporting the roof was being gutted by the blaze. Hundreds of people on bridges around Notre Dame in Paris, watching in shock as fire engulfs the famed cathedral.
Winning 60 games in the regular season was fun, but now it's time to focus on the bigger picture if you're the Milwaukee Bucks . After a disappointing first-round exit in last year's playoffs, the forward entered this season more determined than ever .
All Digital 1TB Xbox One S leaks, out next month
If you want to download any more games, you'll have to do so digitally through the Xbox Games Store. After all, the next-gen Xbox is rumored to have an all-digital, disc-less variant as well.
Uber Plans to Go an IPO
The investment bankers handling Uber's IPO are expected to reveal a pricing range for Uber's shares later this month. Some investors are similarly bullish about Uber's future, especially as it relates to autonomous driving technology.
U.S. boy thrown from mall balcony 'continuing to fight'
Potts said he expects to turn the case over to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office on Monday for a decision on formal charges. Landen Hoffmann is the five-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America on Friday.