----- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a game-high 31 points and Jaylen Williams added 23 as the Oklahoma City Thunder handed the Portland their second-straight loss 118-112 Sunday afternoon at Moda Center.
The game resulted in a loss, but the young Trail Blazers put up a good fight Sunday afternoon against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Moda Center.
Shaedon Sharpe scored a career-high 29 points on 9-of-13 shooting while adding five rebounds and three assists. Nassir Little added 28 points and Keon Johnson finished with 14 points and five assists.
Portland was playing without four of its five regular starters as guards Damian Lillard (right calf) and Anfernee Simons (right foot), forward Jerami Grant (left calf) and center Jusuf Nurkic (right knee) all sat out.
Shai Gilegous-Alexander scored a game-high 31 points and Jaylen Williams scored 23. Josh Giddy finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists.
With the loss and Orlando's win over Brooklyn, Portland is now just a half-game behind the Magic for fifth in the NBA Draft Lottery order.
Up Next- The Trail Blazers host the New Orleans Pelicans tomorrow night at Moda Center. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM.
Chad's Take- Perfect day in Rip City. Shaedon Sharpe put on a show and the team improved it's lottery odds.