The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 95-89, in the Las Vegas Summer League at Cox Pavilion on Tuesday.

The final scoreline makes this game look much closer than it actually was, as Portland led for all but a few minutes. In fact, the Trail Blazers were ahead by as much as 22 points during the second half and the six-point final margin was actually the closest the game was since the opening minutes of the third quarter. The first and third quarters gave Portland separation, outscoring San Antonio, 52-38. Defense was key for Portland, as the team recorded 14 steals while winning the turnover differential, 22-17. Three-point shooting was also critical, with the Trail Blazers connecting on 11-of-21 attempts from long range.
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Both teams will await playoff seedings to see who they matchup with next in the coming few days.

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When James went from Miami to Cleveland, he traded a pair of aging stars in Wade and Chris Bosh for younger counterparts in Irving and Kevin Love. A move to Philadelphia this summer would mirror that, as he’d be teaming up with Joel Embiid (who’ll be 24 when the 2018-19 season begins) and Ben Simmons (22). James and Simmons already share an agent. Could they end up sharing the court? #TrustTheProcess

The 29-year-old Durant could sign for as many as four years and about $160 million. He has made clear all along his commitment to the Warriors, especially after winning a pair of championships in his first two seasons with Golden State.

A year ago, Durant declined to opt in for Marc-Edouard Vlasic Authentic Jersey the second year of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent. That also was expected as he wanted to do whatever he could to give the franchise financial flexibility to keep the core of the team intact to chase more titles.

Then, the Warriors won another one earlier this month — and Durant hoisted the MVP trophy a second time.

After the season, Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Golden State would reward Durant with whatever he wants.