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Thursday night the Portland Trail Blazers (0-1) welcome the Toronto Raptors (1-1) to Moda Center with Portland looking to get its first exhibition win of the year. The Blazers fell to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, 114-112. Portland has five exhibition games remaining before the regular season tips off on October 18th at Phoenix.
Damian Lillard scored 18 points in the Blazers preseason opener, while Blazers rookie Caleb Swanigan added 18 points as well with Lillard and Swangian leading the way. It was the Blazers other rookie Zach Collins who led the team in rebounds with eight boards. Collins also added five points in his 22 minutes of action.
As for the Raptors, Toronto lost 98-84 to the LA Clippers on Tuesday night. Kyle Lowry sat out of Tuesday’s contest for rest. The Clippers and Raptors played a two-game preseason series in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Raptors also held training camp in Honolulu. In Tuesday’s loss, DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points. Toronto defeated the Clippers in the first game of the series, 121-113 on Sunday night.
The Raptors will make another trip to Portland for the regular season meeting between these two teams when Toronto visits the Moda Center on October 30th.
Looking at the injury report for Portland, Noah Vonleh (right shoulder), Shabazz Napier (left hamstring) and C.J. Wilcox (right knee) are all listed as out for Thursday’s contest.
You can check out Rip City Live starting at 6:30pm on NBCS Northwest as Dan Sheldon, Dwight Jaynes, and Orlando Williams help set the stage for the Blazers second exhibition game of the year.
And if you can’t get to a TV, you can check out The Scoop Pregame Show streaming live on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer at 6:30pm at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest.
Where: Moda Center, Portland OR
Television: NBCS Northwest, 7:00pm
CSN Programming: Rip City Live (6:30pm), Talkin' Ball (Immediately after the game)
Live streaming of the game: Watch the game on your phone on the NBC Sports App. Download the app at http://www.nbcsports.com/sports-mobile . Or check out NBCSportsNorthwest.com/BlazersStream online.
Live streaming of NBCS programing: The Scoop Pregame Show streams at 6:30pm at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest. The Scoop Postgame Show will stream immediately after the game at Facebook.com/NBCSNorthwest.
Radio: Rip City Radio 620