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Despite the team’s injuries and seemingly never-ending setbacks, LaMarcus Aldridge envisions a great season in Portland. From SRI (via ESPN Radio): “Where do you see the Portland Trail Blazers when this season is over in the Western Conference? ‘I definitely see us finishing in the top two [of the Western Conference]. I feel like if we can keep growing as a team, keep finding chemistry offensively as we do have new pieces. I think if we keep growing and we keep working hard, we have a chance to finish first. We feel like we can play with any team. We have the pieces and players to compete with anyone this year. We definitely are not trying to short hand ourselves and say we can’t finish first. I think a lot of the critics say we are definitely not going to finish first. We feel like if we go out together and play hard…we feel like we can then we have a chance to.’”
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The Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets each have gotten off to solid starts. If recent history comes into play, the Blazers are in better shape to keep rolling.
Portland seeks its fourth straight home victory over Denver when the teams meet Thursday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge and Gerald Wallace have largely been responsible for the Blazers' 2-0 start, each scoring 20-plus...
Bobcats general manager Rich Cho is creating a comprehensive scouting database as part of his duties for the team.
Gerald Wallace and the Blazers look to stay perfect on the season as they take on the Nuggets at the Rose Garden.
Nicolas Batum is struggling out of the gates this season, and according to his coach Nate McMillan, he’s not putting up enough of a fight to regain his playing time. From the Oregonian: “If we are being straight here, Batum is feeling sorry for himself. He has been intimidated by the impressive start of teammate Gerald Wallace, who is starting in front of Batum. And Batum doesn’t...
The Portland Trail Blazers ran their record to 3-0 Thursday at The Rose Garden, defeating The Denver Nuggets 111-102. Jason Quick talks about the win and looks ahead to the next two challenging road games....
The Blazers shot 51.9% from the floor and they outrebounded them 50-30, which explains the ease of victory in this game. Wesley Matthews (25 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal), Raymond Felton (23 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists) and Jamal Crawford (22 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal) led the way for the Trailblazers in this game. Gerald Wallace (13 points, 6...
Dec 29, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden
Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds
Rose Garden will feature Trail Blazers vs. Nuggets action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.
The Trail Blazers bring a 2-0 record (1-1 ATS) to the battle against the 2-0 Nuggets, who are 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Portland go 1-1 so...
Gerald Wallace had 25 points, eight rebounds and five assists, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 101-79 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and eight rebounds for the Blazers (2-0). Nicolas Batum added 15 points and five rebounds off the bench. DeMarcus Cousins led the way for Sacramento (1-1) with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Gerald Wallace had 25 points and eight rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and eight rebounds to lead Portland to a 2-0 start to the season.
Sacramento Kings' Jimmer Fredette (7) looks to pass under the basket against Portland Trail Blazers' Kurt Thomas, right, and Nolan Smith, back, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland...