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Blazers fall to Celtics 124-107

On a night where the Portland Trail Blazers had no business being competitive, they fought valiantly against the Jayson Tatum-less Boston Celtics, but ultimately succumbed to the better team 124-107.

Some Things I Noticed:

  • The Blazers were within spitting distance until the middle of the fourth quarter!... no, really! Despite much worse than Boston from the field (56% to 39%), Portland buoyed its offense with unholy numbers of offensive rebounds, grabbing 16 to the Celtic’s ONE at the half and finishing with a 22-5 edge. Down the stretch, however, Boston was like “ok, let’s wrap this up, shall we?