The Blazers stayed hot tonight, beating the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers 123-110 for their 4th straight win overall. With the win, Portland improves to a season best 14 games over .500 at 37-23.
Portland started the game hot from the 3-point line, shooting 11-13(85%) in the first half to jump out to a 71-48 halftime lead. Both Cj McCollum and Seth Curry shot 4-4 from the 3 point line in the 1st half and finished a combined 12-13 from the 3-point line. McCollum finished with a game high 35 points. The new and improved bench for Portland once again had a solid game finishing with 36 points, led by Enes Kanter who finished with 9 points and 6 rebounds. Headband Moe continued his hot play as he had another staff stuffing game, finishing with 9 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals.
The Cavaliers never gave up and made it a game in the 2nd half, outscoring the Blazers 36-17 in the 3rd quarter. Cleveland forward Cedi Osman led the way with 27 points, while Jordan Clarkson added 19 points off the bench.
Portland now improves to 3-0 on this seven game road trip, and up next are the Boston Celtics Wednesday night on ESPN. Make sure to tune in right after the final whistle of every Blazer game for The Last Quarter with Peter Sampson right here on 102.9/750 The Game.