Damian Lilliard, God himself, scored 40 points after letting the Warriors come back to win the previous game. The Trail Blazers won 120-108 tonight against the Warriors in Game 3 to bring the series to 2-1 in favor of the Warriors. The Warriors were still without last years MVP Stephen Curry, who sprained his MCL in game 4 against the Houston Rockets. Draymond Green had 37 points, and Thompson had 35 points for the Warriors. For the Trail Blazers, Aminu had 23 points and McCollum added 22 points. Game 4 is this upcoming Monday and we can expect it to be a very good battle. The Blazers came back from a 2-0 deficit against the L.A. Clippers, but took over and won after the Clippers lost superstars, Griffin and Paul.
Barnes and Barbosa closed the gap to 105-92 for the Warriors with 6 minutes left in the 4th quarter. Lilliards 3-pointer made it 114-97, but Green answered back with another 3 of his own. Damian Lilliard wasn’t voted into the all star team this year and has made it his personal mission to prove that he deserved to play in that game. Damian Lilliard finished the game with a playoff high 8 3-pointers made in the game. Curry is still unsure about returning for Game 4 and Coach Kerr has made no comments.
Kyle Lowry stepped his game up for the Toronto Raptors for the 95-91 win against the Miami Heat. The Toronto Raptors are ahead in the series 2-1 and Game 4 is on Monday night. Kyle Lowry has been shooting at 31% this series. During this game both teams lost a player. The Miami Heat lost their center, Hassan Whiteside. For the Toronto Raptors, they lost Valanciunas. After he left the court, Wade went on a hot streak shooting 5 for 9 in the 3rd quarter. But in the end, Lowry brought his team to a victory against Wade and the rest of the Heat