Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/23/13
What in the world is going on? The Portland Trail Blazers have fallen into a complete rut. They’ve lost a season-high six straight games and they’ve spent way to much energy in comebacks if they hope to make a push late in the year. Matchup: Portland (20-21) vs. Indiana Pacers (26-16) Venue: Rose Garden Arena Time: 7:00 PM PT Date: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 The Blazers need to turn things around, and that can’t be said any other way. The winning ways must return to Rip City if they want to have a successful season, and that needs to begin immediately with the Indiana Pacers Wednesday night. The Blazers need a victory against the Indiana Pacers. (Michael Conroy/AP) Game Notes/How They Match Up We all know about the Blazers’ current losing streak, but what fans in Portland may not be aware of is that Indiana is in the midst of their longest winning streak against West Coast opponents since 2004. Dating back to Dec. 19, the Pacers have taken down five different Western Conference teams,...
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