THE Golden State Warriors took charge early and never let up, cruising to a 135-90 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday in Oakland (Sunday, Manila time).
Kevin Durant scored 34 on 11 of 13 shooting as the Warriors made it four straight wins.
Ian Clark came off the bench to score 23 points, while Stephen Curry had 19 points for Golden State, which notched its 24th win in 28 games.
Klay Thompson came up with 16 points and JaVale McGee had 11 for the Warriors, who next take on the Utah Jazz.
The Blazers absorbed their second straight loss and 16th in 19 outings.
Damain Lillard had 20 points and Maurice Harkless added 17 for the Blazers, who next face the Sacramento Kings.