Rip City, welcome back to Moda Center.
For the first time since March 2020, the Portland Trail Blazers will play in front of their home crowd when they host the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night in a game with serious playoff implications for both teams. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
ALL TIME: Lakers lead, 123-108
PORTLAND HOME: Trail Blazers lead, 70-45
LOS ANGELES HOME: Lakers lead, 78-39
LAST PORTLAND WIN: 115-107, 12/28/20 (LAL)
LAST LOS ANGELES WIN: 102-93, 2/26/21 (LAL)
CURRENT WIN STREAK: One (LAL)
• The Trail Blazers May 7 game against the Lakers will conclude the season series between Portland and Los Angeles.