Playoffs 2019

NBA Playoffs 2019: Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers live score, updates, news, stats and highlights

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It wasn't easy, but the Warriors have gotten out to a 2-0 series lead.

After trailing by as many as 17 points in the second half Golden State closed the game on a 14-3 run to earn 114-111 win over Portland - it outscored the visitors 64-46 in the second half.

The Warriors led by 37 points from Stephen Curry and 24 points from Klay Thompson while the Blazers were paced by 23 points from Damian Lillard and 22 points from CJ McCollum.

If you missed any of the action, check below for updates and highlights from throughout Game 2.

Final: Warriors 114, Trail Blazers 111 (Golden State leads 2-0)

- Damian Lillard isolates with an opportunity to tie the game but Andre Iguodala plays excellent defence to come away with the steal.

Golden State completes a 14-3 run to close the game and take a 2-0 series lead.

- After Portland fails to regain the lead, Stephen Curry and Draymond execute the pick-and-roll to perfection.

Green's layup puts the Warriors up 114-111 with 12 seconds remaining.

Timeout Blazers.

- This one is going down to the wire!

Seth Curry knocks down a triple to give the Blazers a lead but it doesn't last for long.

On the ensuing possession, Kevon Looney converts an alley-oop to put the Warriors back ahead.

Timeout Portland. Golden State leads 112-111 with 52 seconds remaining.

- 3:34 remains in the final quarter and Portland leads 108-102.

Timeout on the floor.

It's Meyers Leonard and Seth Curry stepping up big late for the Blazers, who are led in scoring by Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.

Can Portland finish the job?

- Portland has responded to Golden State's big third quarter, outscoring the Warriors 13-5 as we near the midway point of the fourth.

Blazers lead 102-94 with 6:43 remaining in regulation.

Timeout Warriors.

End of Third Quarter: Trail Blazers 89, Warriors 89

It was a wild third quarter at Oracle!

The Warriors outscore the Blazers 39-24 in the quarter to tie things up heading into the fourth thanks to a 13-0 run early on.

Klay Thompson (13 points) and Stephen Curry (11 points) put up big numbers in the frame.

Thompson is up to 22 points while Curry now has 30 for the game. Jordan Bell has provided plenty of energy off the bench and is up to 10 points.

CJ McCollum leads the way for Portland with 22 points of his own and Damian Lillard has scored 17 points on 4-for-10 shooting through three.

Halftime: Trail Blazers 65, Warriors 50

Thanks to its red-hot 3-point shooting, Portland heads into the break with a 15-point lead over Golden State.

CJ McCollum (16 points, 3-4 3FG) and Damian Lillard (10 points, 3-5 3FG) lead the way for the Blazers, who are shooting 11-for-22 (50.0%) from beyond the arc.

Al-Farouq Aminu (nine), Moe Harkless (eight), Rodney Hood (seven), Seth Curry (seven) combined to score 31 points to contribute to a balanced attack for Portland in the first half.

For Golden State, Stephen Curry has scored a game-high 19 points (on 6-10 shooting).

Klay Thompson (nine), Draymond Green (eight) and Kevon Looney (seven) have helped Curry by combining to score 24 points for the Warriors, who finish the half shooting just 3-for-13 from beyond the arc.

End of First Quarter: Trail Blazers 31, Warriors 29

The Trail Blazers, who led by as many as seven points in the first, take a two-point lead into the second frame despite Damian Lillard not yet scoring.

Al-Farouq Aminu (nine), Moe Harkless (eight), CJ McCollum (eight) have done the bulk of the scoring for Portland, who shot 12-for-25 (48.0%) from the field in the first.

Golden State was led by 12 points from Stephen Curry, who picked up right where he left off in Game 1.

Klay Thompson added seven points while Draymond Green has scored six points and blocked four shots on the defensive end.


Game 2 Starters:

Golden State will go with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Draymond Green and Andrew Bogut

For Portland, it's Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Moe Harkless, Al-Farouq Aminu and Enes Kanter

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