The Portland Trail Blazers are off to an ideal start in the 2019 NBA playoffs with a 104-99 Game 1 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Damian Lillard scored 30 points in Sunday's home win at the Moda Center, including big-time threes every time the game got close.
The center made a huge impact inside, finishing with 20 points, 18 rebounds and two blocks.
Kanter has been an excellent rebounder throughout his career and is especially valuable on the offensive end, giving his team extra chances with the ball.
He averaged 3.7 offensive rebounds per game this year, including 5.2 per game over his final nine appearances of the season.