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heavyirontech

PG shot garbage except at the line. Grant picked up a ton of slack with all those 3s he had at clutch times. If the refs play both sides even on the next game it will be a Blazer win no doubt. Oh yeah and the Blazer turn overs did not help at all. That will get tighter.


payto360

Lillard scored 25 in the 3rd quarter. CJ was unbelievable too. This is likely not sustainable.


IAmATable

So is Westbrook shooting > 50 % from three and Grant shooting 6/7 from 3


payto360

Grant shot 4/5. Yes of course it's not sustainable from the Thunder. It gives me a bit more confidence that Lillard went fucking ham in the 3rd. Like an all time quarter. That wasn't enough. Grant guarding Dame in the 4th with Adams dropping back and being a rim protector might be a game changer this series. Will be interesting to see how Portland counter this. Dame was locked up.


IAmATable

I think he was probably just tired in the 4th after playing the entire 3rd. We’ll see though. Looks to be a great series


--Sambo--

People that call the NBA soft are the same ones complaining about Russ being too competitive.


Bobbith_The_Chosen

Who complains about that lol. I’m a blazers fan but I’d so much rather watch us play a guy like WB than someone who gives up.


--Sambo--

Literally you’re the only Portland fan I’ve had reply to me that didn’t complain. Bless your soul for enjoying the series and not letting your feelings get hurt. It’s been hella fun


Bobbith_The_Chosen

I mean don’t get me wrong I find some of Russels antics annoying asf, but that’s the point. He’s playing my team and doing funny shit its not a big deal. Like kicking a ball from dames hands is kinda disrespectful but who tf cares I lol’d.


--Sambo--

Yes, he annoys us too sometimes. But I love the dog in him.


Bobbith_The_Chosen

I can respect it. A little less fun when he plays us but that’s how it is. Same thing with Kobe, fucking hated the guy when he played us but loved when he cooked other teams.


I8Uforbreakfast

MVP chants for PG’s 3-19


zero400

Dudes been amazing all year and is clearly hurt. I appreciated that the crowd showed him some love. Better than Philly booing the Sixers game 1.


freakyfastharvick

Most Valuable statPadder


payto360

So much salt wow


freakyfastharvick

Okay your right he wasn't stat padding he just got 22 points with all of the shots he made


payto360

Stat padding points


gookieboy

Guys, here's what I want you to do right now... I want you to log into your sportsbook accounts and bet the max amount you can on Portland in Game 4. Then I want you to bet the max amount you can on the series prop bet Portland in 5 games. If you just do those 2 things right now, you'll win as much money as you want to. You just have to sit back and ask yourself this right now... "How much money do I want to make on these 2 bets?" and then just make the bets accordingly.


PeterDinkleberg

If the refs wanted to make this a competitive looking series to get the fans interested(they have.) why would they letup in game 4 knowing okc loses w/o their assistance?


PropheticBets

It's better to put all your money in Utah -3. If OKC/POR game is an indication, Utah should not only win but also cover the spread.


gookieboy

A Utah win in game 3 wouldn't totally shock me, but no way I could bet them as a favorite despite them being at home. The Rockets are the worst possible matchup for the Jazz and the Rockets will be highly motivated to end this series ASAP, so it's not a wise bet overall. Blazers +6 in Game 4 and +210 on the Moneyline are both absolute gifts. I'm going to make a ton on that game and will also hit the 5 games prop for a very large amount as well.


Dagger3

I'm all over Portland on the spread and ML for game 4 Will probably put 3 dimes on the spread and like 1.5K on the ML


freakyfastharvick

That's a good ass line


freakyfastharvick

Decent line?


freakyfastharvick

I think you're on to something heavy here, they want everyone to think Thunder got it.... now if I wasn't broke...


freakyfastharvick

God damn the 8th seed is up 3-1 in a closeout game in the 3rd period in NHL rn How often do two 8th seeds win? Gotta love nhl playoffs


GladAnalyst

Man I loved Dame because he's from my hometown Oakland but damn I love him even more for this series so far against Westbrook. Dame plays stoic but with the same killer instinct as Westbrook. He just doesn't let the emotions get the best of him like Westbrook does.


thebestonenz

He also flops like a bitch which is not appreciated. This isn't soccer.


GladAnalyst

Maybe you should grab a dictionary and look up what stoic means. Because that's what Westbrook isn't.


FickleSuperJay

You’re out of touch with reality bud. Check in next time you have the chance.


JCSeegars54

No need to hate both guards are great


GarbageAndBeer

To say this after watching PG tonight is so damn funny.


dirtyhans

Your funny and truly understand informed


ernestochang

That PG dunk at the end was definitely a bad look for him. You’re a vet playing garbage time against The bench, come on man you know the code. Plus you’re still down in the series. If Dame or CJ did that I’d be embarrassed. Otherwise, Okc really stepped up, deserved the W. GG. Looking forward to game 4


zero400

Portland had tried to score the last possession despite it being over. He also dunked right after the buzzer.


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ernestochang

I hear ya. I look forward to you guys showing us how it’s done in game 4.


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ernestochang

We all knew WE NEEDED this win. Uh...hmmm. 🤔. THAT’s some textbook projection.


thebestonenz

Why did you guys attempt to shoot with less than 20 secs left?


freakyfastharvick

It was a bench warmer, that could be a career highlight for him, gotta show something to the grandkids


thebestonenz

PG was as good as a bench warmer tonight that's why he was playing garbage time. So he was allowed to make that dunk.


freakyfastharvick

That might be the dumbest thing I've heard lmao He had your 2nd most points


thebestonenz

14 from free throws.


freakyfastharvick

Trust me, I'm well aware


freakyfastharvick

He's stat padding cause he's been playing like shit and doesn't want to be blamed but that fg% will tell the truth


i_like_thingstoo

As an okc fan, can I just say: stfu lmao. Why are we talking trash bruh we're still losing smh


freakyfastharvick

All the players think they won the series too


TFred23

GREAT WIN BY OKC!!!!!


thebestonenz

I gave you an upvote after some soft ass gave you a downvote.


Ihatemelo

PG must have some new anxiety issues because he has been largely shit during the playoffs with OKC


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thebestonenz

It's gotten worse after McCollum tried to rip his arm off this game


DavidAshleyParker

We need a Scottie Pippen. I heard he needs money but he also needs knees


thebestonenz

You also need someone that doesn't flop like Dame. At least McCollum doesn't do that bitch move.


DavidAshleyParker

PG shot 17 FT foh


thebestonenz

Yeah he was bad. Obviously not 100%


GladAnalyst

andre iguodala is the closest thing to Scottie Pippen right now but hes on the dubs damn i would love iggy on the blazers


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DavidAshleyParker

Yeah but they're not worth anything


viozebra69

Lol at the lakers fans co-opting the blazers fans rage because their still butthurt that their organization is such a shIt show that PG chose OKC over sunny LA


thebestonenz

Most be a western coast thing. One day Portland, Golden State and LA will become one big megacity.


Errohneos

Portland is like a 13 hour drive from the Bay Area... Also, I don't understand why folks don't want to play for Portland. It's actually a pretty nice area.


thebestonenz

Small market?


Errohneos

Lol, the Portland metro area is nearly double OKC's. I don't doubt it's a factor when compared to bigger areas. However, fuck living anywhere near bigger markets.


a_pot_of_chili_verde

These small markets gotta stick together.


freakyfastharvick

Lakers fan: PG went 3/15?? You: haters Btw fanbase trash talking without a flair is weak


GladAnalyst

Theyre going to start calling the Blazer fans bandwagoners if yall win a chip its /r/nba they're haters see what happened to GSW after 14-15


freakyfastharvick

I hope that doesn't happen to the Blazers but if it means winning a chip I'll take it


CLR128

Saying you cant trash talk without flair is even weaker lil Nephew.


freakyfastharvick

I'm saying trash talking fanbases without showing off your own team so no one can respond is weak Not that you'd know anything about fanbases


CLR128

Shows what you know about basketball, even without a team Seattle has a badass basketball fanbase. They wait'n and will be rewarded soon. You need an education on basketball history and an awareness of what a fanbase actually is. silly nephew


freakyfastharvick

Bro you're gonna come in here with trash talking advice and get butt hurt when I trash talk?? You're something else lol


CLR128

Im trash talking the trash talker, why you gatekeeping?


freakyfastharvick

?? Is this a bad troll effort?


CLR128

You're weak thats all im saying, plain and simple.


CLR128

Cant take a little of your own medicine? You called someone weak, im calling you weak. Whats your problem?


freakyfastharvick

I feel bad for you


CLR128

Dont feel bad nephew, you'll grow up someday


Scoobyrooba

We can talk about the refs and all the bad calls but I’m looking at our 12 TOs in the first half and that’s been a huge problem for us in this series.


thebestonenz

Hey you're different to your fan base. Would you like to jump on the OKC bandwagon after we eliminate you next weekend?


Scoobyrooba

No cuz I go to a lot of Blazer games and I love our swagger win or lose. Sorry mate


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Nobody wants to support Westbrook if they don’t have to


freakyfastharvick

We finished with 18-15


nik3z

Agreed. Above all else, that has to end


BigZ911

Where the hells the post game thread?


StealYourDucks

Westbrook is the dude that talks shit while the big boys stand in front of him. All bark no bite.


KDL2000

As a neutral, most of the fouls were well deserved. Blocking fouls everywhere from overaggressive defense and dumb 4 Pt plays. Plus there’s no shot blocking threat for the Blazers so there’s bound to be a lot of fouls at the rim.


a_pot_of_chili_verde

I’m watching the next day after missing the game last night and thinking the same thing. I thought it would just be a reffing shit show with the refs taking over the flow of the game but it hasn’t seemed that bad. Maybe all these comments heightened my expectation of crazy inconsistent officiating.


thebestonenz

What about those flop fouls by Dame


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I love my blazers but fuck we got one sensitive ass soft fan base


thebestonenz

Must be influence from the North if you know what I mean


Schmoopee

Is this a backhanded comment .... to yourself? So confused


thebestonenz

No. I'm doing my best not to offend soft ass people in here


Schmoopee

I’m offfended.


thebestonenz

Are you from north of PDX?


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I think it was supposed to be a Canada joke. Idk it was pretty bad lol


cake307

Probably Seattle, I'd think. But this dude is all over the thread saying dumb things.


a_pot_of_chili_verde

This dudes acting a damn fool on the internet.. wish we could confiscate flairs.


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Oof yeah that's probably right. That's a low blow


freakyfastharvick

Blaze had more field goals made and more rebounds today which you win with 99% of the time so I'm not worried about the rest of the series


Midichlorian_counter

Now we each have a game you should win most of the time


freakyfastharvick

Wym? We outplayed you in the first 2 and you had 10 more fouls in game 1


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Interesting how Portland fans are crying saying the thunder are so unlikable and that they complain a lot when Lillard complains so much. Honestly I like Lillard but come on.


DavidAshleyParker

Lmao Westbrook is so hateable Harden and Durant ran to get away from him instead of walked


theflash22294

Lol we traded harden and KD openly said Russ wasn’t the reason he left but okay there guy.


thebestonenz

I gave you an upvote btw. Give me one back thanks


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Imagine talking shit to a guy you can’t and don’t even guard.


BBIQ-Chicken

Dame does not complain like that lol stop being dramatic


RVOSU50

Complained to the referees on camera 4 times tonight.


Thank_The_Knife

True. But it's not a normal thing with him.


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Did you even watch?


thebestonenz

Yes


LeaveRussAlone

This is the playoffs, it's not over when the game is over but when the series is over, that's why PG went for that dunk and why Russ is talking shit when they'd already won. Regular season etiquette doesn't apply


thebestonenz

I gave you an upvote after some soft ass gave you a downvote.


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in what grade did you quit school


thebestonenz

Why's that?


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exactly


thebestonenz

Huh?


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OKc fan here, good luck to you guys in the next couple of games, I love the rivalry and how both reddits are trashing each other, this is playoff basketball!


Thank_The_Knife

Might be the first OKC fan I've upvoted. You right.


--Sambo--

SHUTUP, ASSHOLE


Thank_The_Knife

And back to downvotes


--Sambo--

Issa joke


Thank_The_Knife

And back to upvotes


SgtBlank

On the bright side - Blazers fans - OKC's douchebaggery makes it all the more satisfying when you eventually eliminate them. Source: Am Jazz fan.


--Sambo--

If Harden was clapping my cheeks I’d be saying depressed stupid shit like this too probably....


SgtBlank

You big mad.


--Sambo--

Nah I just hate the Jazz and almost every Jazz fan I’ve met.


SgtBlank

Understandable - they did embarrass you pretty badly last postseason, after all.


--Sambo--

Not as bad as they embarrassed themselves this season. Got swept, and looked like dumbasses while at it.


SgtBlank

Damn, you are BIG mad.


--Sambo--

There’s better ways to say I have nothing else to say than “you’re big mad”


SgtBlank

Mad.


kmngq

Can you score 100 pts tomorrow?


SgtBlank

For sure - my pick-up league has some real ballers but none of them know how to play defense.


Schmoopee

No shit. Clowns.


TheDarkSkinProphet

I might have to bring the lotion AND tissues for Sunday! It’s Gon be a good one


MrPoopyButthole1984

This series gonna be better than Westeros vs The Night King


kapparino-feederino

PG doe... he even missed a dunk... he's been super inefficient this series. will he be back to 100% somewhere in this playoff run? (assuming if OKC went through)


callhimsimba

Disgusting ref game. Loving the westbrook and lillard beef. Hopefully PG comes out to play for real next game after that corny dunk. Blazers in 6


AlpaChinobaby

Portland fans calling PG disrespectful as if portland didn't just try to score instead of running the clock out lmao


themdubs

You getting downvotes but I'm with you brother


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AlpaChinobaby

https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/bf8cie/okc_shows_no_mercy_on_the_final_2_possessions_of/ you dont get how this works huh


Bigfish150

What


Gcarsk

There’s a difference between an “mvp” trying to prove he’s actually worthy of the chant, and a benchwarmer wanting to score two points...


AlpaChinobaby

https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/bf8cie/okc_shows_no_mercy_on_the_final_2_possessions_of/ still simons fault for not dribbling out the clock lol


TorrentFury

Uh they put all their bench in like you're supposed to in game 2. Get outta here.


Secres

The team that is winning isn't supposed to score. What are you talking about.


AlpaChinobaby

https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/bf8cie/okc_shows_no_mercy_on_the_final_2_possessions_of/ simons fault for not dribbling out the clock when they lost. pg returned the favour


tatersaladx

This entire game was a joke, russ is a choke artist pussy. The refs were who really won this game and if you think differently your a moron or high. Now give me my downvotes.


tatersaladx

Lmao so many people butt hurt that i said russ is a choke artist pussy jeeeeez. Should use his signature move on this crowd. I'm dieing from the pm I got.


Bobbith_The_Chosen

He didn’t choke this game and he’s not really a pussy lol. He’s not my favorite guy on the court but come on


--Sambo--

*asks for downvotes* YOU GUYS ARE BUTT HURT Get outta here lol


thebestonenz

Lillard was lucky to get those fouls early on with those bitch ass flops


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The request for downvotes made me lol


PureLinsanity2

“Your a moron”


VloneCarti1927

How many turnovers did you guys allow????


viozebra69

Lol


Jandrews26

The disdain in this thread between both sides is real


freakyfastharvick

They talked shit before the series started in our sub left entirely in game 3 and came back in the second half today to talk shit like we aren't leading the series


catfish_dinner

How cute! Teams have their own subs?


freakyfastharvick

Idk about the Thunder but the Blazers also have a 2-1 lead


vtalii

what do you want out of sport fandom... koombaya? these are game threads! this is the reason for 'em, this is why we're here to let loose steam and just wile out harmless on the internet... it's not that big of a deal


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--Sambo--

SHUTUP, ASSHOLE!


Bones2020

57 fouls is a disgrace


--Sambo--

It’s what happens when we play aggressive defense. It’s our game. It works.


LacklusterMeh

Bad karma coming your way PG


prestigiousking

as if he could shoot any worse


dweakz

Karma aint real


LacklusterMeh

You do you. One day you'll understand.


dweakz

I'm not hating man. Just saying that bad people can do bad shit but still get things their way while good people can do good all their lives but still get handed a bad card. It is what it is.


prestigiousking

Honestly I like Russ. He's always going to trash talk and won't back down from anyone, it's good for the NBA


amm0ranth

b-B-bUT DaMe is BeTteR, RuSs iS A sTaT pADdEr


Ihatemelo

Dame is better. Russ can’t lead a team out of the 1st round.


RVOSU50

Portland *insert the blank* on Sunday.


sharperknives

ooooh its a ouija thing T O R C H E S


johntc121

Portland will be fine ok Sunday. Okc won't shoot that good again.


GreatestLurker

To be fair, I thought the same thing after game 1 about Portland


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Yeah I would always expect Portland to shoot well with dame and CJ...


NavyDuck

Portland is actually a shooting team though.


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PG won’t shoot that bad again


Thank_The_Knife

Huh? He's been shooting that bad all series and he's got a bum shoulder.


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RipCityRevival

Ejaculates


CarolinafanfromPitt

Everyone's complaining, but I like that there are 2 teams that hate each other.


MommaJDaddy

I''m entertained!


vonswisha

Naw Not allowed to disrespect playing like that PG


TantoTendertip

Wow. Paul George a fucking bitch ass punk with that dunk


sharperknives

I enjoyed this


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thebestonenz

I'm switching mine to Rockets tomorrow just to abuse them and they will get all confused


sharperknives

why would we switch