Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/6/13
Even .500 Had they come out with a victory in last night’s game, the Portland Trail Blazers would have been flying high and looking like one of the better teams in the Western Conference. Having just downed the Denver Nuggets and San Antonio Spurs in back-to-back games, the Blazers were riding a bit of momentum into a big matchup against Houston. Unfortunately the momentum stopped last night as Portland couldn’t hold back the relentless attack of Dwight Howard and James Harden. Not saying this was a terrible loss, however, as the Blazers did manage to keep relative place with Houston and were actually very impressive at times, they just couldn’t put any of their own mark on the game. Here’s what we loved and hated from the contest. Love ‘Em Can’t Stop Scoring The greatest asset the Blazers may have so far in 2013 is their ability to sink the ball in the net. Though they converted 41.4% of their shots, they managed to hit 10-of-31 from beyond the arc while keeping pace with their imp...
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