Undoubtedly, Round 2 for Trail Blazers and Thunders were a game to watch out for. There are possibilities of the game going down for a wire as per Damian Lillard. However, the out of the two predictions made by him, he did only one.
On Tuesday night, Chesapeake Energy Arena witnessed a tough game between Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers. However, in this game, no predictions were made regarding who would win the match. Over both the team, Thunder was able to win over Blazers with 123-114. Oklahoma City is now leading with 2-0 in the four-game series.
Top performers from Blazers
The game between Oklahoma City Thunder and Trail Blazers saw some really breathtaking performers. Each one of them excelled in their game. Lillard scored 34 points, five rebounds, and eight assists while CJ McCollum stood at 31 points. Next came Jusuf Nurkic holding at 22 points with 15 rebounds. Even with such a score, the Blazers were not able to get to win over because only these three managed to score the double-figure score. McCollum was able to lead within the first six shots and was able to get 21 points out of the 32 points that Blazers scored. 7 shots out of 9, 5 of the six threes were made by McCollum itself within the quarter.
Top Performers from Thunder
Paul George came to the rescue will 36 points, five steals and even eight rebounds. Everyone was in support of the MVP chants. Russell Westbrook stood ahead with his soaring record in the 12th double-double season. He was able to score 10 rebounds, 29 points and 14 assists. Steven Adams too performed exceptionally well for the Thunders with eight rebounds and 14 points.
All the players competed against each other and were able to score the most of it. In their first match against Thunders, Blazers had scored 108-86 on November 6.