The NBA game is in full swing. The Trail Blazers face the Hornets in this game, and the Trail Blazersfinally beat the Hornets 105-95. This season is also the first time the two teams meet. The Blazers have won consecutively, so whether the Hornets can win against the motivated Blazers and whether the Hornets candefend their title has become the focus of this battle.
In the first matchup , the Hornets were in good shape. They completed 9 assists with smooth cooperation and threw 11 three-pointers . At the end of the first game, the Hornets won the game 30-25, leading by 5 points. In the second quarter, the Blazers couldn’t bear to show their weakness and made 11 three-pointers with a hit rate of45.5% . With the Blazers’ renewed strength, the team’s shooting percentage was as high as 65% in this quarter , while the Hornets’ shooting percentage was only 28%. At the end of the half, the Blazers led the Hornets without any suspense and won the game 85-53.
In the third quarter, the Hornets made 11 3-pointers but hit only 27.3% , got 10 free throws, made 9 free throws, and hit 90% from the free throw line . At the end of the third quarter, the Blazers led by 7 points and the score came to 86-79 . In the last quarter, the Hornets were in poor form, with as many as 6 mistakes , the score was too late to overtake, and the hit rate was even worse. On the contrary, the Blazers still maintained an excellent touch, constantly stealing the enemy’s ball, Oubre assisted, and Rozier made a long three-pointer. At the end of the game, the Blazers beat the Hornets 105-95 to win the game.
Here are the scores for both teams:
Lillard scored 26 points , 6 rebounds and 7 assists, Simmons scored 19 points , 3 rebounds , 6 assists and 2 steals, Sharp scored 17 points and 4 rebounds
Rozier scored 18 points , 5 rebounds and 5 assists, Oubre scored 16 points , 8 rebounds , 3 assists and 1 steal, and Plumlee contributed 16 points , 12 rebounds , 4 assists and 1 block