Top 10 Largest Winning Margins In NBA History

Top 10 Largest Winning Margins In NBA History

The Trail Blazers began their 2017-18 National Basketball Association season with a 124-76 road victory Wednesday over the Phoenix Suns.

They also lost by 44 points in a playoff game vs. the Lakers in 2000. The Trail Blazers were able to go up by as many as 58 points and led 60-35 at the half all without the services of C.J. McCollum, who served a one-game suspension for leaving the bench during an altercation between Suns big man Alex Len and his teammate Caleb Swanigan in the preseason last week. Sadly, the team trailed Portland by as many as 58 points in the fourth quarter.

Defense - Both these teams were in the top ten in the league in points scored, so this game could easily become a shootout between two strong offenses. He finished with a game-high 27 on 10-of-20 shooting with four three-pointers plus had five rebounds, five assists and three blocks, tying his career high.

In Salt Lake City, Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 10 rebounds in Utah's victory over Denver.

After an and-1 by Bledsoe to pull the Suns to within 31-18 at the 9:53 mark of the second quarter, the Trail Blazers scored 10 straight points.

76ers' Ben Simmons On NBA Debut: "Felt Like I Was Playing 2K"
However, Simmons showed why he is so highly rated with 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in Philadelphia's season opener. We have many more to go". "It felt like I was playing 2K, honestly", Simmons said.

Hawks 117, Mavericks 111: Dennis Schroder scored 28 points for visiting Atlanta. Before the game, Boston forward Gordon Hayward sent a video message from his hospital bed, saying, "It's hurting me that I can't be there".

"We got our (expletive) kicked", head coach Earl Watson said.

Pistons 102, Hornets 90: Tobias Harris scored 17 of his 27 points in the first quarter, helping Detroit celebrate its return downtown with a win. Fultz, the 2017 No. 1 choice, scored 10 points.

Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets went on the road to take on the Indiana Pacers in what turned out to be a shootout.

Magic 116, Heat 109: Evan Fournier scored 23 points, Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Orlando held off visiting Miami, which got 26 points and 22 rebounds from Hassan Whiteside. He was injured in Saturday's practice.

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