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Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard told reporters at shootaround on Monday that he expects to miss “weeks” more with his sprained right ankle, suffered during a Dec. 29 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Leonard did not travel on Portland’s recent four-game road trip.
Meyers Leonard says his ankle is improving but he could be out for a couple more weeks. No official timetable for his return.
via Ben Golliver, Blazers Edge
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Meyers Leonard has been out since December 29th, and he's not ready to come back. The rookie center for the Portland Trail Blazers rolled his ankle in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers and has not been able to return since. Now, it appears he will be out an another couple weeks.According to Chris Haynes of CSN Northwest, Leonard has made progress in recovering from his...
Damian Lillard was named NBA Rookie of the Month for December 2012. This earning Lillard back to back Rookie of the Month honors. The last Blazer to win the Rookie of the Month award multiple times was former face of the franchise Brandon Roy. Thus far, it seems the Blazers made an outstanding move to pick Lillard number 6 overall in the 2012 NBA draft. Below are the Top 10 reasons...
Now that the holiday season is finally over, and I’ve had my fill of eggnog, ham and more eggnog, Rick’s Picks makes a triumphant return to recognize the weeks’ best Portland Trail Blazers performances.
Since I’ve been gone, the Blazers have been making a mad dash up the standings in the Western Conference.
Led by Rookie of the Year front runner Damian Lillard...
Momentum coming home
The Portland Trail Blazers took to the road in their last four contests, and with the exception of an ugly performance against the Toronto Raptors, the team came away extremely satisfied against some tough competition.
Matchup: Portland (18-15) vs. Orlando Magic (12-21)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 7:00 PM PT
Date: Monday, Jan. 7, 2012
The New York Knicks, Memphis...
The champs are here
The Portland Trail Blazers will play host to the defending champion Miami Heat Thursday night, and they’ll likely be faced with their toughest competition of the 2012-13 season.
Matchup: Portland (19-15) vs. Miami Heat (23-10)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 7:30 PM PT
Date: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
The Blazers are an impressive 12-4 at the Rose Garden this year, but...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Orlando Magic their ninth straight loss with a 125-119, overtime victory on Monday night.
Wesley Matthews finished with 24 points, including a dunk that all but sealed it with less than a minute to go in overtime, and J.J. Hickson added 20 points and 15 rebounds for...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- When a game goes into overtime, "that's when we think the game is ours," Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum said. It was that way again Monday night in the Rose Garden as the Trail Blazers used a 10-point run in the extra session to pull away from the Orlando Magic for a 125-119 victory. It was the 10th win in 13 games for the Trail Blazers...
LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Orlando Magic their ninth straight loss with a 125-119, overtime victory on Monday night.
Wesley Matthews finished with 24 points, including a dunk that all but sealed it with less than a minute to go in overtime, and J.J. Hickson added 20 points and 15 rebounds for his 20th double-double...
By Kerry Eggers, The Sports Xchange PORTLAND -- Portland broke a 112-112 tie in overtime with a 10-point run and went on to a 125-119 victory over Orlando Monday night at the Rose Garden. It was the 10th win in 13 games for the Trail Blazers (19-15), who are four games better than .500 for the first time this season. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds...
(12-21) vs. (18-15)
Time/TV: 10 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Blazers by 7
Tickets: $5-$275 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Tonight in Portland; Feb. 10 in Orlando