All season long the Portland Trail Blazers have had trouble in a couple areas:
1. Defending opposing guards, particularly shooting guards.
2. Defending screens.
Tonight those two weaknesses culminated in a game-wrecking possession that saw JJ Redick of the Los Angeles Clippers hoist his team to victory. Witness the final play:
The shot ruined an already-tough night for Portland. Better luck next time. And maybe don't let the 48% long-distance shooter get quite so free.