----- Keldon Johnson scored a game-high 28 points and Zach Collins registered the first double-double of his career with 18 points and 13 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Portland Trail Blazers 113-92 Sunday night at AT&T Center in San Antonio.
Zach Collins registered the first double-double of his career with 18 points and 13 rebounds and Keldon Johnson scored a game-high 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 113-92 Sunday night at AT&T Center in San Antonio.
Coupled with the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to Denver, San Antonio's magic number for clinching 10th place in the Western Conference is two games. The Spurs (33-45) also hold the tiebreaker over the Lakers (31-47) with a better conference record.
Ben McLemore and Keon Johnson each scored 19 points for Portland (27-51)
The Trail Blazers raced to an eight-point halftime lead thanks to 52% shooting in the second quarter including 6-of-10 from beyond-the-arc. Portland extended their lead to 13-points in the third, but San Antonio took control of the game with a 34-16 advantage in the period.
Up Next- The Trail Blazers will travel to Oklahoma City to meet the Thunder on Tuesday evening. The game is scheduled to tip off at 5:00 PM.
Chad's Take- Portland now 2-17 since All-Star break. Blazers putting on a masterclass in taking!