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The matchup of the night on Monday was that between John Wall and the Washington Wizards and Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. It was a tightly contested battle and was won by a Jordan Crawford buzzer beater, but Portland did have this beautiful highlight thanks to Damian Lillard. Watch him put Brazilian beast, Nene, [...]The post Damian Lillard Puts Nene On A Poster (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
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Jordan Crawford hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Washington Wizards dogpiled on the court to celebrate a 98-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Nicolas Batum had 12 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double, but the Blazers lost their season-high sixth straight.
Crawford's fadeaway and a corner 3-pointer gave the Wizards...
Although Damian Lillard didn’t play at a high level division 1 school in college he is showing everyone that he still has game. Lillard is right in the middle of being the Rookie of the Year. He has started for Portland since day one. In a recent game against the Wizards Lillard had a monster dunk.
Lillard beat his man off the dribble and then put Nene on a poster dunking on him...
Jordan Crawford’s fade-away three pointer as time expired, gave the Washington Wizards the 98-95 victory over the Portland Trailblazers. The Wizards earned their 9th victory of the season and have now won four of their last six games (thanks to John Wall’s return from injury).
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The game appeared headed for overtime when Washington's Jordan Crawford, standing 30 feet from the basket as the game clock ticked to zero, launched a fadeaway jumper over the outstretched arm of Portland's Wesley Matthews. The ball swished cleanly through the twine, touching off a mass on-court celebration by the Wizards after their 98-95 victory over...
Even without John Wall earlier this season, the Washington Wizards found a way to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers and end their franchise-worst start.
Now that Wall's back, the league-worst Wizards are looking to extend the Blazers' season-high losing streak to six when these teams meet on Monday night in Portland.
Losers of 12 straight to open the season, Washington...
Monday night, the Wizards pieced together a solid team effort, getting season highs in scoring from both Martell Webster and Nene, while Emeka Okafor poured in a double double of 13 points and 13 boards, and Jordan Crawford scored 13 fourth quarter points. Despite all of that, the Wizards allowed the Trail Blazers to score five straight points, and tie the game with less than 10...
PORTLAND - Jordan Crawford's fadeaway 3-pointer at the buzzer gave the Washington Wizards a 98-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Monday night at the Rose Garden. It was the fifth win in seven games for the Wizards (9-30), who hold victories over Oklahoma City, Atlanta and Denver during that string. Nene and Martell Webster each scored 24 points for Washington. ...
wizards 98 blazers 95
1/21/2013 - Rose Garden, Portland, OR
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(Photo by Bruce Ely/ The Oregonian)
Holy Hell that was an amazing finish, and you know it’s an amazing finish when Steve Buckhantz screams his trademark “Dagger!” with all intensity. For those who missed it, Jordan Crawford hit an amazing buzzer...
Damian Lillard is having an incredible rookie season, and on Monday night against the Wizards he continued the trend. The 6′ 3″ point guard out of Weber State drove the ball to the hole late in the fourth quarter and proceeded to put John Wall and Nene on one single poster. Just nasty.
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To the surprise of many, the Portland Trail Blazers are very much in the hunt for the Western Conference Playoffs despite finishing ten games under .500 last season. Although Portland still cannot compete with the likes of Oklahoma City and San Antonio, they are only a few pieces away from being a championship contender. In The Big Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons, the Sports Guy...
Yesterday we saw the winning side of a dramatic buzzer beater with this great Butler radio call of their last second victory over Gonzaga. But what about the losing side? Nothing brings AA more perverse delight than hearing a dejected buzzer beater call when an announcer's soul is crushed. Check out this call from Blazers announcer Mike Barrett last night as the Wizards...
Monday, January 21st, 2013
10:00 PM ET
TV: Comcast SportsNet HD
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier
Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM
Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor
Wizards Projected Starting Lineup
Trail Blazers Projected Starting Lineup
With 13 of their next 18 at home, the Utah Jazz have recaptured their winning ways in Salt Lake City at the right time.
Prolonging that success may not be as easy as it once was against a Washington Wizards team that has started playing with some confidence lately.
The Jazz will try to pick up their fifth straight home win and sixth in seven games overall on Wednesday night when...
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers 100-80 on Wednesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Rookie Damian Lillard added 20 points and eight assists for the Blazers, who also stopped a four-game losing streak at home and avoided dropping five straight at the Rose Garden for the first time since 2006.
J.J. Hickson had 14 points...