Portland Trail Blazers at San Antonio Spurs Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/13/2014
Game 5, Wednesday, May 14, 9:30 PM on TNT
AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
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The Portland Trail Blazers avoided elimination by beating the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals 103-92. The Spurs, who now have a 3-1 lead in the series, made just three of their 18 three-point attempts in the game and just 11 of their 19 free throws.
Portland got off to a pretty good start in front of their home fans and took a five-point lead into the second quarter, but the Spurs were able to cut it down to just two points heading into the half. The Trail Blazers took off in the third quarter and by the end of the period were up by 17 points. San Antonio made a little run in the fourth, but the Blazers held on for the 11-point win.
Portland point guard Damian Lillard was the best player in the game for either team as he ended up with 25 points, five assists and four rebounds in the win. Will Barton came off the bench for the Blazers to score 17 points and grab six rebounds. Small forward Nicolas Batum added 14 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists for Portland.
No one on the Spurs had more than 12 points in the game. Tim Duncan had a decent game for them by scoring 12 points and grabbing nine rebounds. Shooting guard Danny Green made just four of his 11 shots in the game and finished with nine points.
Portland is 25-16-0 ATS on the road this season
Portland is 24-17-0 against the over/under on the road this season
San Antonio is 20-21-0 ATS at home this season
San Antonio is 21-19-1 against the over/under at home this season
Injuries to Watch
05/12/14 G Mo Williams Groin questionable Wednesday vs. San Antonio
No injuries to report at this time
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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