----- Bojan Bogdanovic scored a game-high 27 points as the Utah Jazz crushed the Portland Trail Blazers 123-85 Wednesday night at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
The Portland Trail Blazers remained committed to the NBA Draft Lottery Wednesday night as they were ripped by the Utah Jazz 123-85 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored a game-high 27 points, Donovan Mitchell added 16 points and six assists, and Royce O'Neal recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The Jazz put this game away quickly leading 33-15 at the end of first quarter and extended the advantage to 63-35 at halftime.
The Blazers once again played without Anfernee Simons (Quad Contusion) and as a result, struggled to make shots.
Portland connected on just 32.6% of their field goals including just 9-of-36 from three-point range. The Blazers managed just 49 points through the first three quarters.
Trendon Watford led Portland (25-40) with 22 points and Keon Johnson finished with 15 points and five assists.
The Blazers have a league-worst 0-6 record following the NBA All-Star break.
Portland currently sits eighth in the NBA Draft Lottery standings with a 6% chance at landing the top pick in the NBA Draft and a 26.3% chance of jumping into the top four.
Up Next- The Trail Blazers will meet the Washington Wizards Saturday night at Moda Center. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM.
Chad's Take- Tonight's lineup was one of the worst I have ever seen.