PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS (22-25) vs. UTAH JAZZ (25-25)
Jan. 25, 2023 — Moda Middle — 7:00 pm PST
Common Season Sport #48 — Dwelling Sport #23
TV: Root Sports activities Plus
RADIO: Rip Metropolis Radio 620 AM
ALL TIME: Jazz lead, 111-90
PORTLAND HOME: Path Blazers lead, 66-34
UTAHHOME: Jazz lead, 77-24
- The Path Blazers and Jazz will meet for the third time of the common season on Jan. 25 in Portland.
- LAST MATCHUP: Portland defeated Utah by a closing rating of 116-111 on Dec. 3 in Utah. anfernee simons posted a career-high 45 factors (15-25 FG, 7-12 3P, 8-8 FT) to go together with 4 assists, one steal and two blocks in 41 minutes, additionally setting a franchise document for factors within the first half with 33.
- THIS SEASON: The 2022-23 season sequence between the Path Blazers and Jazz is tied, 1-1.
- LAST SEASON: Portland misplaced the 2021-22 season sequence in opposition to Utah, 0-4.
- Jerami Grant has scored 27-plus factors in three out of his final 4 video games in opposition to the Jazz.
- In 36 profession video games in opposition to Utah, Damian Lillard You will have scored 30-plus factors 13 occasions and 51-plus factors twice.
NEWS AND NOTES
TRIPLE THREAT: Portland has three gamers averaging 20 or extra factors this season: Damian Lillard (29.3), Anfernee Simons (21.9) and Jerami Grant (21.2). The Path Blazers have by no means had a season wherein three gamers have been averaging 20-plus factors.
SHOOTERS SHOOT: Damian Lillard handed Jason Terry (2,282) to maneuver as much as the No. 7 spot for all-time profession 3PM on Jan. 23 vs. Saint Anthony. He entered the evening with 2,276 profession threes and at the moment has 2,283. He is third amongst lively gamers.
NBA All-Time Leaders for Profession 3PM:
- Stephen Curry 3274
- Ray Allen 2973
- James Harden 2675
- Reggie Miller 2560
- Kyle Korver 2450
- Vince Carter 2290
- Damian Lillard 2283
- Jason Terry 2282
- Jamal Crawford 2221
- lebron james 2212
THIRD TIME’S A CHARM: Portland’s 119 factors on the finish of the third quarter on Jan. 23 vs. San Antonio marked a brand new franchise document for factors by three quarters.
REMOVE THE QUARTER: Portland completed the second quarter at +32 on Jan. 22 vs. Los Angeles, marking one of the best level differential in 1 / 4 in Blazers historical past and within the NBA this season. Portland’s 45 factors within the second quarter marked the staff’s highest scoring quarter of the season.
MOVING ON UP: On Jan. 19 vs. Philadelphia’s Damian Lillard handed Mark Aguirre (18,458) on the NBA’s all-time scoring listing to maneuver as much as the No. 70 spot. He entered the evening at No. 71 with 18,448 factors and entered the season at No. 85 with 17,665 profession factors. He at the moment has 18,534 profession factors.
NBA All-Time Scoring Record (Nos. 60-70):
- Eddie Johnson 19202
- Gail Goodrich 19181
- Reggie Theus 19015
- Dale Ellis 19004
- Scottie Pippen 18940
- Jason Terry 18881
- Chet Walker 18831
- Isiah Thomas 18822
- Bob McAdoo 18787
- Zach Randolph 18578
- Damian Lillard 18534
40 PIECES: Damian Lillard completed with 44 factors on Jan.
17 at Denver, passing Tracy McGrady and Bernard King to
transfer as much as the No. 22 spot for essentially the most video games with 40 or
extra factors in NBA historical past.
Most Video games with 40-Plus Factors in NBA Historical past:
Most Video games with 40-Plus Factors in NBA Historical past:
- Larry Hen 47
- Damian Lillard 46
- Bernard King 45
- Tracy McGrady 45
HIGH HALVES: Damian Lillard scored 30 factors within the first half of on Jan. 17 at Denver, changing into one among solely three gamers with a number of 30-plus level halves this season (Antetokounmpo, Doncic). His 30 factors from him have been a profession excessive for the primary half.
SIGNIFICANT SPAN: Damian Lillard scored 40 factors on Jan. 15 vs. Dallas, changing into the fourth participant to document 190-plus factors over a five-game span this season (Antetokounmpo, Doncic, Embiid). It was his forty fifth profession recreation with 40-plus factors.
32 AND COUNTING: Jusuf Nurkic reached his most 3PM in a single season when he hit his seventeenth three on Dec. 8 vs. Denver solely 22 video games into the 2022-23 season. He made his thirty third three of the season on Jan. 15 vs. Dallas, making extra threes this season than he has in his complete profession previous to this season (32). He at the moment has 34 3PM this season.
Nurkic’s 3PM Per Season:
2022-23: 36 (42 GP)
2021-22:15 (56 GP)
2020-21:12 (37 GPs)
2019:20:2 (8 GP)
2018-19: 3 (72 GPs)
LAST FIVE GAMES
Path Blazers 147, Spurs 127 — January 23, 2023 — Moda Middle — Sport #47 (22-25, 12-10 Dwelling)
Portland defeated San Antonio by a closing rating of 147-127 … Damian Lillard completed with a game-high 37 factors (12-19 FG, 7-11 3P, 6-6 FT) to go together with 12 assists and one steal in 31 minutes… Anfernee Simons posted 26 factors (9-15 FG, 4-7 3P, 4-4 FT) and one steal in 27 minutes… Jusuf Nurkic recorded 25 factors (10-14 FG, 2-4 3P, 3-5 FT), 11 rebounds, seven assists and three steals in 27 minutes … Shaedon Sharpe tallied 19 factors (8-12 FG, 3-4 3P), three rebounds and one steal in 27 minutes … The Path Blazers outscored the Spurs 24-6 in fast-break factors… Keldon Johnson led San Antonio with 20 factors in half-hour.
Path Blazers 112, Lakers 121 — January 22, 2023 — Moda Middle — Sport #46 (21-25, 11-10 Dwelling)
The Path Blazers fell to the Lakers by a closing rating of 121-112 … Anfernee Simons recorded a team-high 31 factors (12-20 FG, 7-13 3L) in 39 minutes … Damian Lillard posted 24 factors ( 5-17 FG, 3-13 3P, 11-13 FT), six rebounds and 10 assists in 40 minutes… Jerami Grant completed with 19 factors (6-16 FG, 2-4 3P, 5-6 FT), 4 rebounds and one steal in 35 minutes… Josh Hart tallied 13 factors (4-8 FG, 2-5 3P, 3-4 FT), 10 rebounds, seven assists and two steals in 33 minutes… LeBron James led the Lakers with 37 factors to go together with 11 rebounds, 4 assists and two blocks in 36 minutes… Thomas Bryant put up a double-double for the Lakers with 31 factors and 14 rebounds in 33 minutes.
Path Blazers 95, 76ers 105 — January 19, 2023 — Moda Middle — Sport #45 (21-24, 11-9 Dwelling)
Portland fell to Philadelphia by a closing rating of 105-95 … Damian Lillard tallied a team-high 25 factors (6-12 FG, 3-13 3P, 10-10 FT) to go together with six rebounds, 11 assists, two steals and two blocks in 40 minutes… Jerami Grant recorded 24 factors (8-14 FG, 2-6 3P, 6-6 FT) and 5 rebounds in 39 minutes… Anfernee Simons logged 16 factors (6-15 FG, 2-7 3P, 2-2 FT) and three assists in 36 minutes… Nassir Little posted 10 factors (4-7 FG, 1-2 3P, 1-3 FT) and 6 rebounds in 17 minutes.. Joel Embiid led the 76ers with 32 factors to go together with 9 rebounds and three blocks in 33 minutes… James Harden put up a triple-double for Philadelphia with 16 factors, 14 assists and 10 rebounds in 34 minutes.
Path Blazers 113, Nuggets 122 — January 17, 2023 — Ball Enviornment — Sport #44 (21-23, 10-15 Away)
The Path Blazers fell to the Nuggets by a closing rating of 122-113 … Damian Lillard posted a game-high 44 factors (12-20 FG, 6-12 3P, 14-14 FT) to go together with three rebounds and eight assists in 34 minutes… Jerami Grant logged 18 factors (7-15 FG, 2-4 3P, 2-3 FT), 4 rebounds, two assists and two steals in 33 minutes… Anfernee Simons tallied 14 factors ( 5-15 FG, 2-10 3P, 2-2 FT), two rebounds and two assists in 37 minutes… Nikola Jokic led Denver with 36 factors, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in 34 minutes.
Path Blazers 140, Mavericks 123 — January 15, 2023 — Moda Middle — Sport #43 (21-22, 11-8 Dwelling)
Portland defeated Dallas by a closing rating of 140-123 … Damian Lillard completed with a game-high 40 factors (10-17 FG, 4-9 3P, 16-16 FT) to go together with three rebounds, six assists and one steal in 37 minutes… Jusuf Nurkic logged 20 factors (5-8 FG, 2-4 3P, 8-8 FT), 4 rebounds and 4 assists in 20 minutes… Anfernee Simons recorded 20 factors (7-16 FG, 2-8 3P, 4-5 FT), 4 rebounds and 4 assists in 33 minutes … Jerami Grant posted 20 factors (7-10 FG, 4-5 3P, 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds and one steal in 25 minutes… Spencer Dinwiddie led the Mavericks with 28 factors in 35 minutes…. Christian Wooden put up a double-double for Dallas with 23 factors and 16 rebounds.
Ibou Badji (Left Knee Soreness) and Justise Winslow (Left Ankle Sprain) are OUT for Wednesday’s recreation.
For the Jazz, Johnny Juzang (G League Two-Manner), Kelly Olynyk (left Ankle Sprain), and Micah Potter (G League Two-Manner) are OUT.
Tip for Wednesday’s recreation is scheduled for 7:00 pm PT. All Portland Path Blazers common season and preseason video games can be broadcast on the Path Blazers Broadcasting flagship station, Rip Metropolis Radio 620 AM. Travis Demers Begins his fourth full season offering play-by-play commentary for all residence and away video games, with Michael Holton including remark.
On tv, ROOT SPORTS PLUS will air 81 Path Blazers common season video games that includes Kevin Calabro calling play-by-play, lamar hurd offering evaluation and brooke olzendam reporting from the sideline. Between ROOT SPORTS PLUS, TNT and ESPN, all 82 common season video games can be televised. For all viewing choices, go to www.trailblazers.com/watch.