Blazers' offensive performance in Game 2 was their worst in a decade

PORTLAND, Ore. — How bad was the Blazers' offense in Game 2 against the Warriors?

You'd have to go all the way back to 2007 to find the last time Portland had an offensive outing quite as dreadful as what they achieved in Wednesday's 110-81 loss.

The series shifts to Portland for Game 3 on Saturday night.

First round, Game 3
Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers

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But back to that Game 2 performance. The Blazers' offensive rating was 76.2, which means Portland scored 76.2 points per 100 possessions. It was the Blazers' lowest mark this season.

During the regular season, the Blazers' offensive rating was 107.8, which ranked 11th in the NBA. The team with the lowest offensive rating during the regular season was the Philadelphia 76ers and even they managed a mark of 100.7.

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The Blazers haven't recorded an offensive rating as low as 76.2 since the 2006-07 season, when Brandon Roy was a rookie and the Blazers won just 32 games.

That season, Portland's offense was second worst in the league, averaging only 94.1 points per game.

During a regular-season game in February that season, the Blazers managed an offensive rating of xx.x in a 24-point loss to the Seattle Supersonics.

The Supersonics!

The Blazers' starting lineup for that game was Jarrett Jack, Roy, Ime Udoka, Zach Randolph and Jamaal Magloire. The starters combined for only 35 points and missed 28 of their 44 shots. Roy missed 10 of 13 shots and finished with six points.

Take a look at the box score

The Blazers should be happy to come back to the Moda Center for Games 3 and 4.

During the regular season, the Blazers were 25-16 at home with an offensive rating of 109.7. On the road, Portland was 16-25 with a 105.9 offensive rating.

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