Anfernee Simons also blocked a potential 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left to secure the win.
Before then, the 11-11 Blazers will be tasked with disposing of the 14-11 Jazz on the road. This is the Game Day Thread. For those new to the process, you can talk about the game in the comment section with your fellow Blazer’s Edge readers.
Well, Anfernee Simons scored a career-best 45 points, Jerami Grant had 33, the Jazz didn’t think about playing defense very much in the first quarter, forced themselves into an uphill climb through the second half and then had some really poorly-timed mistakes in the closing minutes. That’s the whole thing in a nutshell. But let’s crack that nutshell and look at a couple things under more of a microscope.