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What: Blazers during Warriors, 12:30 p.m.
TV channel: ABC (Comcast/Xfinity channel 2, or 702 for HD) and KGW (Comcast/Xfinity channel 8, or 708 for HD)
Watch live tide online: Watch ESPN or a Watch ESPN app.
Listen: Radio on KPOJ 620 AM in Portland area.
About a Warriors: Golden State only wrapped adult one a best descent seasons in joining history, relating a 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers for a tip descent rating in NBA history, according to Basketball-Reference.
The Warriors were initial in a joining in margin idea commission (49.5), assists (30.4) and fastbreak points (22.6). They strike during slightest 10 three-pointers in 60 of their 82 games and surfaced in a 40-point symbol in 19 quarters.
On tip of a historically widespread offense, a Warriors had a second best defensive rating in a joining this season. They led a joining in steals (9.6), blocks (6.8) and points off turnovers (19.3).
The further of Kevin Durant in giveaway group has remade a Warriors from historically good to historically good with Kevin Durant. No group has won some-more unchanging deteriorate games (207) in a three-year widen than a Warriors, who are also a initial group in joining story to win during slightest 65 games in 3 uninterrupted seasons.
Durant shot a career best from a building while averaging career-highs in blocks and rebounds as defensive force in a Warriors vaunted tiny turn “Death Lineup.” With Draymond Green anchoring Golden State on defense, Durant, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry shaped one of a many manly trios in a league.
The Warriors are 16-1 when Durant, Curry and Thompson any scored 20 or some-more points in a same diversion and 3-0 when they any scored 25 points or more. Golden State went 32-5 when Durant, Curry and Thompson scored a total 70 points or more.
About a Blazers: The biggest doubt confronting Portland streamer into a postseason is either or not core Jusuf Nurkic will play in Game 1. And a Blazers central damage news supposing small clarity. Nurkic is listed as controversial for Game 1 with a final preference expected entrance only before tip-off.
It’s been 17 days given Nurkic suffered a non-displaced fibular detonate in his right leg, an damage that prevented him from personification in a Blazers’ final 7 games of a unchanging season. If he plays, he offers maybe a Blazers’ biggest advantage, giving them a 7-foot, 280-pound two-way force who helped revive a deteriorate by averaging 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.9 blocks in 20 games.
Portland was 16-4 with Nurkic in a lineup. His attainment and Damian Lillard’s post-All-Star mangle swell helped pull a Blazers deteriorate from lottery-bound beating to a final playoff mark in a West.
The Blazers finished a deteriorate with 11th ranked offense, scoring 107.8 points per 100 possessions, and a 21st ranked defense, permitting 107.8 indicate per 100 possessions. Impressive statistical symmetry, wise for a group that finished 41-41.
Lillard averaged 23.3 points on 45.8 percent sharpened and 38.9 percent sharpened from three-point range, 3.7 assists in 3 games opposite a Warriors this season. CJ McCollum averaged 22.3 points on 47.9 percent sharpened and 40.7 sharpened from over arc, 5.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 4 games Golden State.
The Blazers are 2-11 opposite a Warriors over a past dual seasons, including a second turn playoff array final season, that Golden State won in 5 games.
Injuries: For a Blazers, Ed Davis (torn labrum, left shoulder) and Festus Ezeli (left knee rehab) are out, Jusuf Nurkic (fibular fracture, right leg) and Tim Quarterman (concussion) are controversial and Allen Crabbe (sore left foot) is probable. For Golden State, Matt Barnes (right ankle sprain) is out.
Blazers (41-41) during Warriors (67-15)
12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oracle Arena
ESPN/KGW; radio on KPOJ (620)
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Golden State: WARR2
L.A. Clippers: CLIP
L.A. Lakers LAKER
New Orleans: PELI
New York: KNICK
Oklahoma City: THUN
San Antonio: SPUR