Kiki Vandeweghe scored 25 points and Clyde Drexler 19 to enable the Portland Trail Blazers to beat the Golden State Warriors, 116-99, in the NBA's only game tonight.
The Trail Blazers took the lead for good with four minutes to go in the first half when Darnell Valentine stole the ball twice from guard Eric Floyd and Drexler finished off the fast breaks with field goals for a 48-44 lead.
Portland blew the game open in the third period with 11 points from Vandeweghe, stretching a 54-49 halftime lead to 83-69.
The Blazers got 10 points and eight assists from Valentine, who also had eight steals. He has 15 steals in Portland's two games.
Portland held Golden State' high-scoring center Joe Barry Carroll to 11 points, seven of those in the fourth quarter when the Trail Blazers' reserves outscored the Warriors, 43-30.
Portland rookie Terry Porter, a first-round draft choice from Wisconsin-Stevens Point, had a career-high 13 points, 10 of those in the last period.
Kenny Carr had 12 points and a game-high 13 rebounds for Portland. Carroll had nine rebounds to lead Golden State.
Portland center Sam Bowie, playing only a few minutes, fouled out in the fourth quarter with six points.