Blazers Meltdown! Rip City gets Ripped

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It was really funny that after admitting that the refs gave the Blazers all kinds of breaks in the first half,. they still complained about the calls the Thunder got.  I suppose the Thunder have to go the whole game without a free throw for some fans to be happy.   I’ve highlighted my favorites in bold.  What are yours?  

  • Normally I would expect a loss, but the Blazers seem to have some kind of magic in the Rose Garden right now. I guess they have to lose a home game eventually though.
  • Durant seems to not try too hard against Portland it seeems but expect westbrook to go off tonight against lillard
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  • Sefolosha and Ibaka both out tonight. Interesting.
  • without ibaka, durant and westbrook will almost literally have to score 50 a piece to reach 100 today. no worries…we got this 
  • There’s actually a distinct possibility that they both do. 
  • Ibaka out? Hmmm…I’d rather have Westbrook out. That guy always kills the Blazers.
  • Having no Ibaka certainly helps our case to win
  • Durant hasn’t been a Blazer killer… Westbrook has
  • Its strange. Blazes have been getting lucky this year Zbo was out with Memphis. Klove was out with minn.
  • Its almost like the gods want us to win this year :D
  • Or maybe they just got bored stepping on our hearts And are finally just leaving us alone.
  • If the gods really want us to win this game… they’d take out Westbrook and Durant. I hear the flu is going around…
  • Their two key bench players will now be in the starting lineup Nick Collison and Kevin Martin
  • Deandre liggins is starting….. I’ll ask it for you.. “Who?”
  • OKC not having Ibaka actually takes away from their offense And if Aldridge gets either Perkins or Collison in foul trouble. They arent deep with bigs
  • I see the Zombie Sonic fans are still in full force. Next year I-5 rivalry reignited!
  • Collison looks like a late night TV host 
  • LIGGINS FTW That was DeAndre Liggins’ first three-point make of the season.
  • like we need another Blazer Killer.
  • Martin flopped twice in a f***ing row. Officials didn’t give his flopping a** a call.
  • They need to call a technical on Martin for these two consecutive flop attempts.
  • I hate Kevin Martin’s game.
  • Floppy flop McFlop. I also really can’t stand Kevin Martin.
  • I love when Thabeet plays
  • Westbrook is cold, but I don’t like him along side Durant. He doesn’t understand the PG position playing along side a Super Star. Never should he attempt more shots in elimination games like he has the past two playoff seasons.
  • Oh look, Durant shooting free throws.
  • I know. let’s foul Kevin durant…that should work
  • His arms will get tired from all the shooting. That’s when we make our move.
  • Westbrook not passing to wide open Durant….Yeah bro…
  • Westbrook is probably my least favorite player in the NBA The way he can take a game away from his own team is middle school basketball-esque.
  • Every time I see Thabeet I swear it looks like the bird of paradise crapped in his hair!
  • Whoa, whoa. No way they can challenge Thabeet or Perkins. Those guys are, like, the most dominant interior defenders in the league.
  • I hope this team doesn’t end up in the Finals. Which is really sad since it means I’d rather see the Clippers.
  • It really disgusts me how Durant gets breathed on and it’s a foul, while Aldridge can’t get a call to save his life.
  • I hope westbrook takes that jumper all night
  • That Martin guy will flail himself a few fouls
  • Still can’t believe OKC landed PJ3 at #27.
  • Talk about a steal
  • Because it’s OKC… i’m pretty sure they sacrificed someone to the Basketball Gods.
  • The entire city of Seattle?
  • Offensive foul on Durant! For the first time in history!
  • …And Batum is not Kevin Durant…
  • I thought Batum is an All-star this year. What happened?
  • Durant is better than all-star
  • These OKC broadcasters are annoying
  • Are they as bad as their PA guy at home games? I hate the overly obnoxious yelling PA guy fad. OKC seems to have initiated that trend.
  • I just hate the noises that come out of OKC
  • That was a BS call on Durant. He didn’t foul Batum.
  • You better believe there will be make up calls Durant and Kevin Martin especially will get a lot of BS calls
  • After they got a closeup of that non-foul on replay I suspect he’ll get the benefit of the doubt all second half now. Wouldn’t be surprised if he finishes with three fouls.
  • Once again Westbrook puts his team in a hole
  • I like to call it Westbrook’s “Yolo mode”
  • Let’s hope Westbrick keeps jacking up crappy shots and ignoring Durant, who appears to be on target tonight.
  • I still laugh how Westbrook usually takes more shots than Durant.
  • Westbrook is like the dumbest star in the league today.
  • Question of the day: Without Kevin Durant on his team, how good is Russell Westbrook?
  • Considering he ignores durant so often anyway Still pretty dang good
  • Would be the unquestioned center of the offense, without having to answer questions about why he doesn’t pass to KD.
  • Ill take it even further. WIthout officials, how good is westbrook Considering he has NO outside shot and 75 % of his shots come at the foul line. I’d say he’s an elite athlete, but average basketball player
  • Thabeet just used his height to do something for once… I wish he did that in Portland.
  • He sucks overall so I don’t even care about that
  • Both PGs have been terribad.
  • At least dame isn’t shooting the team into a loss a la westbrook.
  • Turns out that durant is a better shooter than westbrook
  • Looks like the refs are helping the thunder now
  • Refs gave us a lot of help in the first half. We are just completely out of sorts against this vaunted Thunder defense.
  • Leggins or whatever his name is open every time
  • He should be. Kevin Durant and Westbrick demand a lot of attention.
  • I wonder how many MVP awards westbrook is going to cost KD
  • Refs have decided to call it OKC’s way the second half. 
  • Of course. They’re the new golden team. 
  • Gotta say the Thunder play good defense.
  • OKC makes everything look good. Even Thabeet would be nice for our bench this year.
  • Durant reminds me of George Gervin- The Iceman.
  • Eject Westbrick!!!
  • WAIT! We need his terrible shooting, it’s our best offense!
  • OKC scoring seems so much easier than ours
  • Because they’re way better than we are.
  • Durant is amazing.
  • Why are those fans high 5ing him??? Seriously that has got to be one of the worst things i’ve seen at the RG.
  • Maybe it’s an OKC fan.
  • There are a lot of OKC fans at the Rose Garden from the look and sound of it
  • They would be a pretty easy team to root for if I weren’t already attached to the Blazers.
  • I find them hard to root for
  • Yeah, if I didn’t hate their guts so much they’d be one of my favorite teams 
  • Durant is so good that it’s annoying
  • This just in: KD is one of the two best players in the world.
  • Is there something wrong with Durant’s feet tonight? I’ve seen him trip about 4 or 5 times tonight.
  • he’s still growing into his body?
  • They’re sore From running all over the Blazers as if they were a treadmill.
  • Growing pains… He could get taller. he’s only 24
  • That is what happens when your legs are 75% of your height.
  • They have to take Westbrook out just so Durant can touch the ball. What a hog!
  • Why do I get the impression that the reffing is always a little different than normal when Blazers play OKC?
  • I hate watching the Blazers play OKC Mainly because I hate OKC and they usually beat us
  • Yep, refs have made it clear that you won’t play physical with durant in the 4th tonight
  • Westbrook is the most anooying thing to look at in the NBA
  • The Thunder are lucky they have not experienced what the Blazers have, with all the injuries.
  • The Thunder are lucky in general I can’t think of one bad thing that’s ever happened to them
  • They live in okc
  • Westbrook 5-20… Ball hog?
  • I like how he turns and taunts the crowd on a 5-20 night.
  • Every foul Perkins gets, he acts like someone just killed his cat
  • He seems like he is always mad
  • He must be fun to be around
  • No one ever hugs him.
  • Why are you hugging Durant Batum? 
  • He wants to steal some of his basketball skills? 
  • I’m more pissed that the fans court side are high fiving him after a made shot. Wtf is that?!
  • Durant makes every defender look dumb.
  • Shut the F*** up Westbrick. Durant and the refs bailed your dumb a** out.
  • Refs coddling this f***in team. Gimme a break 
  • A turnaround fadeaway jumper?!?!?!?!?!?!? ON PERKINS of all people in the nba. Sometimes I wanna slap LA. Take it to the basket LA. No more of this soft stuff…….
  • …that’s, probably, the best team in the NBA and we had our chances even shooting terribly.
  • Despite K Mart being a bit of a chucker, OKC is a great, great team.
  • We got beat by OKC because even without 2 starters, they’re a better team. Surprise!

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