Once again, the Blazer game was not televised last night, so the excitement down the stretch could only be relayed via Wheels and Tone on the radio. The team finally seemed to play with some passion in the fourth quarter breaking a three-game preseason losing streak.
It sounded like Oden struggled early on, but then with a little help from Juwan Howard, got his confidence going late in the game.
This is what the preseason is for, getting those things squared away. Oden has all the help he needs around him and all the tools to dominate. He just needs to consistently be a monster.
There isn't much more that I can tell you, so check out the NBA.com video recap for highlights.