Trail Blazers Rout Thunder


----- CJ McCollum scored 20 points and Damian Lillard finished with 16 points and six assists as the Portland Trail Blazers destroyed the Oklahoma City Thunder 133-85 Saturday night at Moda Center in Portland.

Portland wasted little time on Saturday night.

The Blazers led by 16 after the first, 19 at halftime, and 39 entering the fourth as they rebound from Friday night's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks with a wire-to-wire 133-85 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Saturday night at Moda Center.

Portland led by as many as 52 points and the final margin was the largest ever for the team at the Moda Center. The Blazers also forced a season-high 22 turnovers.

CJ McCollum led Portland (30-19) with 20 points and Damian Lillard added 16 points and six assists as eight Blazers players scored in double figures.

After going 0-for-16 from the field in the first three quarters in Friday's loss to Milwaukee, the Blazers' bench poured in 68 points. Anfernee Simons scored 16 points and Enes Kanter recorded a double-double with 12 points and 17 rebounds.

The Thunder were without guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with a right foot injury for the sixth straight game. They also didn't have Luguentz Dort for the fourth game because of concussion protocol.

Up Next- The Trail Blazers will get two-days off before playing the LA Clippers Tuesday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM.

Chad's Take- Washington Generals > OKC Thunder