Portland blazed a trail against Oklahoma City Thunder and into the playoffs at the Moda Center in Portland.
Portland took the match 120-115 in a high scoring, but close game, in the Western Conference.
Al-Farouq Aminu with 27 points and C.J McCollum with 26 top scored for the trail blazers.
The home side dominated each of the four quarters leading 72-59 at the end of the first half.
Oklahoma had Enes Kanter to thank for keeping the score halfway respectable he added 33 points for his side.
Still not enough for the Thunder.
Portland Trail Blazers 120-115 Oklahoma City Thunder.