In a game with a playoff atmosphere, OKC just barely held off the Blazers after a few big shots late.
The Blazers wasted a memorable performance by Crash Wallace, who scored 40 points. LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 points, and that's it. No other Blazer ended with double figures, in scoring, rebounding or assists.
Injury news: Nicolas Batum has a right quad contusion, and Brandon Roy was clearly struggling from back spasms, eventually being pulled in the third quarter.
The Blazers can sleep on this loss tonight, and take it out on the Spurs (dealing with their own injury issues as Manu Ginobili went down tonight) tomorrow at 5:30 pm.
Box score is here, and Dave will have more later. -- Tim