Oklahoma City (USA), .- Base Damian Lillard and the defense of the Portland Trail Blazers were in charge of canceling All-Star Russell Westbrook, who did not have his best inspiration encestadora, and won at home 98-111 in the fourth match of the first round tie of the Western Conference plaoffs.
Lillard contributed 24 points, including 25 in the third period, and the Trail Blazers defense was responsible for not allowing Westbrook to score a basket in the second half.
The Trail Blazers now have a 3-1 series that play the best of seven. The fifth game will be played at the Portland Fashion Center this coming Tuesday.
Lillard, as happened in the previous matches, showed his best inspiration encestadora in the third period, in which he scored 5 of 7 field goals.
The escort C.J. McCollum scored 27 points, power forward Al-Farouq Aminu came close to double-double with 19 points and nine rebounds, and Puerto Rican forward Maurice Harkless made it with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Forward Paul George led the Thunder with 32 points and 10 rebounds and reserve base, German Dennis Schroder, as sixth player, reached 17 points.
The great frustration was the performance of Westbrook who finished the game with just 14 points after scoring 5 of 21 field goals. (EFE)