Golden State Warriors host Portland Trail Blazers in opening game of Western Conference Finals
Watch Portland Trail Blazers @ Golden State Warriors Game 1 live on Sky Sports Arena in the early hours of Wednesday morning
The Portland Trail Blazers are back in the Western Conference finals for the first time in 19 years where they’ll face the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, in the conference finals for the fifth straight year.
Follow along for the live score, in-game updates and Twitter commentary from Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Lillard and CJ McCollum, hero of Sunday’s Game 7 win at Denver that propelled the Trail Blazers into their first Western finals since 2000, will go head to head with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in the marquee matchup of the series.
Unless there’s a clear winner in the duel of two of the NBA’s premier backcourts, the series could turn into a battle of attrition in the frontcourt, where five key players have different degrees of injuries.