Found December 07, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet How hot were the Portland Trail Blazers Friday night in their 130-98 shellacking against the Utah Jazz? So hot that they set an NBA record for long range shooting. The Blazers knocked down 17 of their 23 three-point attempts for a percentage of 73.9%. Point guard Damian Lillard led the way with 5-6, followed by four threes from Wesley Matthews (4-6) and a few more from Nicolas Batum (3-3). Reserves Dorell Wright (2-3), Allen Crabbe (2-2) and Mo Williams (1-1) got in on the act as well. Here’s a look at the barrage: The win improved the Blazers record to 17-3, with the 17 wins already over half of their total win count (33) for all of last season. Portland is a young team, so whether or not they can sustain this level of play for an entire season is still up in the air. But they have looked like one of the best teams in the NBA through 20 games. -ALR
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