"I thought that we did a good job on him," Portland coach Terry Stotts said. "That's a credit to him. He is an exceptional player, and he makes tough shots. I thought our traps on pick-and-rolls were effective but he has a knack of scoring."
"He has done that often in his career," said Portland coach Terry Stotts, whose team snapped a three-game losing streak. "When he gets to rolling like that ... I don't know if it's a normal thing but it's certainly not surprising."