Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/10/13
From the best to the worst The Portland Trail Blazers shocked everybody when they took down the San Antonio Spurs 136-106 Friday night, and it’s become clear that this team isn’t going down without a fight. Matchup: Portland (29-32) @ New Orleans (21-42) Venue: New Orleans Arena Time: 4:00 PM PT Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013 The playoffs are still a long shot with a tough schedule ahead, but they’re just two games out of the eighth spot out West. It can’t be said enough that winning the winnable games is a must at this point, at the last-place New Orleans certainly qualify. Game Notes/How They Match Up The Blazers take on the Hornets Sunday evening. Coming into this matchup, the Hornets have lost eight of their last 10 games. Portland hasn’t fared well dating back to February, but their showing against the San Antonio Spurs proves that they have it in them to make their mark in a tough Western Conference. The last time the Hornets played played the Blazers, they destroyed them 99-63....
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