Expectations are very high in Houston -- an NBA championship.
Dwight Howard can be goofy, but appears ready for the Portland Trail Blazers in their first-round playoff series.
Damian Lillard's performance against Houston's Patrick Beverley was surprisingly good this season.
If Damian Lillard doesn't outplay Patrick Beverley, it may be a quick series for the Portland Trail Blazers.
The one goal tonight for the Trail Blazers (and the Clippers) is to get out of the game without any injuries.