Found April 26, 2014 on Sports-Kings:
Lillard hit one of the craziest circus shots of the playoffs! Late in the fourth quarter of the Game 3 of the Portland Trail Blazers game against the Houston Rockets, Damian Lillard hit one of the craziest shots of the playoffs thus far.  Lillard took the ball the length of the court and drove through the teeth of the Rockets’ defense before throwing up a prayer that went in plus the foul! Check it out:

Damian Lillard makes acrobatic circus shot during Blazers-Rockets Game 3

Arguably, the best playoff series of the 2014 NBA playoffs so far has to be the Portland Trail Blazers-Houston Rockets. In the fourth quarter of play, Portland star Damian Lillard scored on a pretty miraculous circus shot that somehow goes over Dwight Howard for the and-1 opportunity. Check out Lillard’s impossible shot in the below video: #LillardTime *** Lillard’s circus shot...

Portland Trail Blazers: Portland still in control of playoff series

The Portland Trail Blazers are still in the drivers seat in the playoff series, up 2-1 on the Houston Rockets following an overtime loss in Portland last night. The Blazers did the unlikely by taking the first two games of the series in Houston, causing the Rockets to scramble to put together a lineup that would match up better against the dominant play of LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge...

Damian Lillard: ‘I wouldn’t choose to be part of Clippers’

Up and coming Portland Trailblazers star point guard Damian Lillard wanted to share his thoughts on the Donald Sterling controversy. He is what he said courtesy of Ramona Shelburne: Damian Lillard on Sterling: "If that was up to me, as far as what organization I would choose to be a part of, I wouldn’t be a part of that" — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) April...

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Game 3 Recap, Highlights

The Houston Rockets were in a similar position to the Chicago Bulls, after dropping the first two games of their series at home to the Portland Trail Blazers. Just like the Bulls, Houston stole one on the road, 121-116, in overtime. Top stories of the game: LaMarcus Aldridge struggled somewhat, Damian Lillard was great, James Harden finally shined (37 points), and rookie Troy Daniels...

Dwight Howard: Give bad food to LaMarcus Aldridge

Over the first two games of the Portland Trail Blazers/Houston Rockets series, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has put together back-to-back forty point performances. Yesterday, Houston Rockets big man Dwight Howard was asked by a reporter during a Rockets practice about trying to stop LMA. Dwight’s response was pretty interesting to say the least: Your browser...

LaMarcus Aldridge Is The Playoff MVP (Today)

LaMarcus Aldridge Is the Playoff MVP (Today) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… As of today, LaMarcus Aldridge is the MVP of the NBA Playoffs. Why? 37.3 points, 12 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game on 53.1 percent shooting and he has lead his team to a 2-1 series lead against the Houston Rockets, who were the favored team in this series. Aldridge played historically...

LaMarcus Aldridge Goes Off Again

In just two games LaMarcus Aldridge has scored 89 points on the Rockets and 43 of those points came last night in another incredible playoff performance. Watch him put in mid-range work like you’ve never seen before since the 90′s and be in awe of his shot chart above. The post LaMarcus Aldridge Goes Off Again appeared first on Hooped Up.

GAME 2: Portland Trail Blazers 112, Houston Rockets 105 (Blazers lead series 2-0)

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Are the Portland Trail Blazers pretenders or contenders? The Houston Rockets’ All-Star big man Dwight Howard came into Game 2 like a man possessed, scoring Houston’s first 13 points while working Robin Lopez with an array of post moves. Howard set a Rockets record with 19 points (on 8-9 shooting) in the first quarter alone. He even made all three...

Dwight Howard Knows How to Stop LaMarcus Aldridge

Two games in to the best of seven series between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers and there is one thing that is clear--that LaMarcus Aldridge guy isn't half bad. In two games he has scored 89 points and pulled down 26 rebounds while leading Portland to a pair of wins in Houston.If the Rockets are going to have a chance they have to stop him--and Dwight Howard knows...

Rankings Recap – 2013-14 Fantasy Basketball Top 50

More rankings, more "hindsight is 20-20"-ing!  Damn man, seeing LaMarcus Aldridge carve up the Rockets after his huge season is bumming me out - even before I hop into reviewing 21-50!  Get the red marker ready Slim!  Get that F ready! Just like we reviewed in the Top 20, rankings are based on my final updated top 200, comparing them to the FantasyPros aggregate...

PHOTO: Coca-Cola makes cool Blazers tagline

Coca-Cola recently set up an in-store display that paid homage to their partner, the Portland Trailblazers. Using various Coke products, the display spelled out “Rip City.” The Blazers currently lead the Houston Rockets 2-0 in their best of seven playoff series, led by the dominant play of LaMarcus Aldridge.

Blazers take commanding 2-0 series lead heading home

As the Portland Trail Blazers walked off the court, leaving a sold out noiseless crowd in disbelief after just taking a commanding 2-0 series lead with a 112-105 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, they were greeted by some familiar faces in route to the locker room. In the hallway, adjacent to their locker room, Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen, GM Neil Olshey, Assistant...
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