Too much Thunder in OKC as Blazers lose 120-111

first_img By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. GO By CLIFF BRUNT, Associated Press 5 Photos The Trail Blazers started the second half on a 7-0 run to make things interesting, and they trimmed Oklahoma City’s lead to 87-82 by the end of the third quarter.Westbrook had five assists heading into the fourth, and he re-entered the game after a rest with 9:36 remaining. He got his first assist of the quarter with 6:54 left, but was up to his ninth with 4:57 to play.TIP INSTrail Blazers: CJ McCollum was called for a technical in the second quarter. … McCollum shot 4 for 15 and Lillard 1 for 10 in the first half. … Portland shot 33.3 percent in the first half.Thunder: Forward Jerami Grant (right ankle sprain) and guard Dennis Schroder (personal reasons) did not play. … George scored 17 points in the first quarter. … Burton hit a 3-pointer at the first-quarter buzzer. … Forward Patrick Patterson got his fourth start of the season in Grant’s place. Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Published: February 11, 2019, 8:28pm Share: UP NEXTPortland hosts Golden State on Wednesday. Share: Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) blocks a shot by Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Photo Gallery OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night.Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain, who had nine straight triple-doubles in 1968, by finishing with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. He clinched the record on an assist to George for a 3-pointer with 3:52 remaining in the fourth quarter. It was his 23rd triple-double of the season and the 127th of his career.George had 12 rebounds and 10 assists for the third triple-double of his career. Rookie Deonte Burton had a career-high 18 points and Raymond Felton added a season-high 15 for the Thunder.Damian Lillard scored 31 points and Jake Layman added 17 for Portland.The Thunder shot 56 percent in the first half to lead 68-49 at the break. George scored 21 points and Felton added 15. Too much Thunder in OKC as Blazers lose 120-111 Westbrook sets NBA triple-double recordlast_img read more