Trail Blazers Top Thunder 83-74

Posted: 1st November 2009 by Busta Bucket in NBA
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Sunday night in Oklahoma City, the Trail Blazers shook some early cobwebs and finished off the Thunder 83-74. Steve Blake led Portland with 18 points including 4-of-5 from deep while Brandon Roy finished things off to bring Portland's record to 2-2. While it's ridiculous to think that a win could be this important so early in the season, the Blazers needed this game. Coming off brutal losses to Denver and Houston, a loss in Oklahoma City would have blown a gasket for a stressed out Portland fan base. This game had me on a roller coaster of emotion, after the first quarter Portland seemed to have control over this young Oklahoma City team with a commanding 25-13 lead. But after LaMarcus Aldridge went out following a knee contusion, the team seemed to lose control. The Thunder came within ...

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