Trail Blazers vs. Spurs Game 4 Audio
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: T-Robb Adds Three
Thomas Robinson came off the bench in Game 4 and ignited the home crowd by getting three the hard way. At the end of the first quarter, Portland has a 29-24 lead over San Antonio.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: The Iron Man Super Power
Wesley Matthews was firing on all cylinders at the start of Game 4. Portland's Iron Man grabbed the rebound before going coast-to-coast for the fast break bucket. By halftime, Matthews had contributed eight points, including two 3-pointers.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: "Will The Thrill"
Will Barton has an eye for finding an open space, even if it's one on four. The Thrill attacked the rack and dropped in two of his playoff career-high 17 points.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: Lillard Jams, Adds Points
Damian Lillard knows how to get the fans in a frenzy. Lillard brought the ball up court, used a Robin Lopez screen, crossed over Tiago Splitter and accelerated to the basket before packing it home over Tim Duncan.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: First Half Highlights
Portland got off to its best start in this series by taking an early lead against the Spurs. Wesley Matthews' two 3-pointers in the first quarter, another six points from Damian Lillard, seven scored by Aldridge and strong performance by the Portland bench, gave the Trail Blazers a 29-24 lead at the first quarter buzzer. The Spurs pushed even harder in the second quarters, but Portland prevailed. Batum had nine rebounds (matching his postseason career-high) and Lopez recorded seven. Portland was up 50-48 at halftime against San Antonio. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 11 points for the Trail Blazers while Tony Parker contributed the same amount for the visiting team.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: Batum Shaka-Laka!
It was Nicolas Batum's night at the Moda Center. Batum scored 14 points and splashed home two 3-pointers. Currently, he is the only NBA player to record a game with 14+ points, 14+ rebounds and 8+ assists during the 2014 NBA Playoffs.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: Lillard Time
At home, Lillard was unstoppable. As of tonight, Lillard is the first NBA player to score 17+ points in each of his first 10 career playoff games since Kevin Durant (2010-11). In Game 4 against the Spurs he recorded 25 points, five assists and four rebounds.
Tonight's Calls Of The Game: Second Half Highlights
The sold out crowd at the Moda Center witnessed a Trail Blazers win over the San Antonio Spurs, 103-92. Nicolas Batum had 14 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists to cut San Antonio's advantage in the series to 3-1. Portland held Tony Parker to 14 points after he had scored 29 points or more in three of his last four playoff games.
In the 4th quarter, the Trail Blazers lead was as big as 20 points. Damian Lillard scored 25 points tonight, LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 19 and Will Barton added 17 coming off the bench.