Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers Nov. 1 matchup against the OKC Thunder. The Blazers are coming off a contest where the crowd had their back for an entire 48 minutes, and it will be interesting to see how this young group responds with the boos coming their way on Friday. Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, J.J. Hickson and Nicolas Batum all stepped up to the challenge against the L.A. Lakers, and the Blazers will need similar performances Friday.
Jason Green weighs in with his Portland Trailblazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Thunder by 10. The over/under is set at 200. This season the Blazers are 21-22-1 ATS with an O/U record of 22-22. The new guys the Blazers picked up in Mehmet Okur, Jonny Flynn, and Hasheem Thabeet may make their debut tonight.