Thunder Vs. Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge's 30 Points Down OKC 103-93

James Harden finished with 23 points but the Thunder dropped their second straight game with a 103-93 loss to Portland.

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Thunder Vs. Trail Blazers Final Score: OKC Drops Second Straight 103-93

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 30 points to help lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 103-93 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder who has now lost two straight after starting the season at 5-0.

Portland poured it on in the second half outscoring OKC by 12 points behind Aldridge's strong performance. Aldridge hit 10-19 shots from the field and 10-12 from the free throw line and also grabbed eight rebounds in the game. Wesley Matthews added 16 points while Gerald Wallace finished with a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

James Harden got a rare start and made the most of it scoring a team-high 23 points for the Thunder. Russell Westbrook finished with 22 while Kevin Durant added 19. Durant had a tough night shooting the ball finishing 8-26 from the field.

Portland made 29 of 36 free throw attempts in the game while Oklahoma City was just 16 of 21.

For all news and information regarding the Oklahoma City Thunder, please visit Welcome to Loud City. For updates and conversation on Portland, head on over to Blazer's Edge.

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Thunder Vs. Trail Blazers Score: OKC Leads 53-51 Despite 19 Points From LeMarcus Aldridge

Oklahoma City takes a slim 53-51 lead into halftime against the Portland Trail Blazers after a big first half from Portland's LeMarcus Aldridge.

James Harden got a rare start for the Thunder and responded with a team-high 14 points in the first half. Kevin Durant didn't shoot it well in the first half but finished with 11 points. Russell Westbrook chipped in eight points and five assists for the Thunder. Oklahoma City connected on 51 percent of its shots in the first half and was able to get out on the break for 13 fast break points. However, they are going to have to find a way to slow down LeMarcus Aldridge.

Aldridge hit 6-10 shots and 7-8 from the free throw line for 19 first half points. Wesley Matthews added eight points for Portland who shot 48 percent from the floor in the first half.

For all news and information regarding the Oklahoma City Thunder, please visit Welcome to Loud City. For updates and conversation on Portland, head on over to Blazer's Edge.

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Thunder Vs. Trail Blazers: Game Preview, TV Schedule

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Portland Trail Blazers are both coming off their first losses of the year. The two teams will face off tonight in Oklahoma.

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