The season is over for the Portland Trail Blazers. They played their last game on Monday night as they faced the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of ther first-round playoff matchup. Moda Center in Portland was crowded once again with 20,000 Portland fans hoping to see their team win at least one game. Kevin Durant was back in the lineup for the Warriors after missing Game 3 due to a calf injury. Golden State was short-handed on Monday night as they were playing without Matt Barnes, Shaun Livingston and Kevon Looney.

Portland's season ends in a blowout loss

The Warriors were off to a great start in the first quarter as they scored the first 14 points of the game.

By the time Trail Blazers scored their first points of the game off a three-pointer from Evan Turner, it was already a 22-3 lead for Golden State. The Warriors won the first quarter 45-22 and tied the NBA record for most points scored in the first quarter of a playoff game. Kevin Durant went 3-of-3 in his eight first quarter minutes. Golden State would even increase their lead in the second quarter and at halftime the score was 72-48 for the away team.

Lillard shouldered most of the burden for the Blazers with 21 points in the first half, while CJ McCollum was scoreless at halftime on 0-for-7 shooting. Golden State's biggest lead was 33 points (93-60) midway through the third quarter. The final score was 128-103 for the Warriors team that outrebounded the Blazers 45-39.

They shot 54.7% from the field and 58.6% from the three-point line. The Warriors finished the game with 27 assists and just 10 turnovers.

Curry: a superb shooting performance

Golden State had six different players score at least 10 points on Monday night. Stephen Curry led all scorers with 37 points.

He had a great shooting night as he finished 7-10 from the three-point line and 12-20 from the floor. Curry also added seven rebounds and eight assists in 30 minutes of playing time. Draymond Green contributed with 21 points and six rebounds. He was 3-for-5 from behind the arc and also added four assists.

David West added 12 points and four assists off the bench.

Portland was led by Damian Lillard, who finished with 34 points on 12-of-24 shooting. Lillard dished out six assists and played over 40 minutes in his final game of the season. The crowd at the Moda Center gave Lillard a standing ovation when he came out with 6:12 to play. Al-Farouq Aminu came off the bench for the Blazers and scored 25 points to go along with seven rebounds.

The Golden State Warriors now advance to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. They await the winner of the series between the Jazz and the Clippers.

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