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With a dazzling 17 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 steal and 1 block, Nicolas Batum showed why he is the darling of the fantasy community. He also seems to be out of his recent “funk,” averaging 19 1/2 points, 10 boards and 1 1/2 blocks in the past 2 games. He joined rookie Damian Lillard (24 points, 3 rebounds, 9 assists and an unfortunate 1-8 from three point land) and stud LaMarcus Aldridge (25 points, 13 rebounds, 5 dimes and 3 blocks) in leading inconsistent Portland over sadder Charlotte.
Blake Griffin – He shot for 30 points (and even hit 2-3 from the free throw line) with 11 rebounds, an assist and a steal. It’s a season high in points, and also pretty awesome.
Jamal Crawford – He took 7 shots from behind the arc and clunked 5 of them, but he still finished with 20 points, 4 assists and a steal.
Caron Butler – Sloppy night overall with 5 points, 1 board, 1 dime and 2 steals. Caron, you saucy hussy!
Maurice Williams – Mo Williams, thou hast given thine team 12 assists, and ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Batum leads Blazers in double OT
The Headline: With the Blazers desperate for an East Coast win, Nicolas Batum hits a last-second three in double OT to seal the deal.
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
When: 7:30 ET, Saturday, December 1, 2012
Where: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland)
Officials: Leon Wood, Mark Lindsay, Ed Malloy
Time to dig right in with the rookie who is turning heads across the league for the Trail Blazers.
Damian Lillard was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2012 draft and he is averaging an astounding 19.2 points, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds a game for the Portland Trail Blazers this year. Rookie of the year honors are his to lose at this point. Lillard came in and took the starting point...
The light at the end of the tunnel
The Portland Trail Blazers have played their last six games away from the Rose Garden, but they’ll be headed back home once their final contest of the seven-game road trip concludes on Wednesday.
Matchup: Portland (8-10) @ Indiana Pacers (9-9)
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Time: 4:00 PM PT
Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
The trip hasn’t gone...
The 1977 Portland Trail Blazers are regarded as one of the best teams ever. What happened after is more compelling. "Breaks of the Game" unveils the story.The post The 4 Reasons Why Every Basketball Fan Should Read David Halberstam’s ‘The Breaks Of The Game’ appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Luke Babbitt hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame an 18-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 118-112 in overtime Monday night.
The Blazers trailed 97-79 with 5:17 left in regulation, but stormed back to tie the score and sent it into overtime on Babbitt's 3 with 22 seconds...
We have all heard the phrase before: somebody being "wise beyond their years". I've been thinking about this phrase the past couple days.
This current Portland Trail Blazers team has taken incredible heat from the media on being young, inexperienced and unprepared to compete in the league right now. But I would like to argue that this team is a lot closer than a...
The news came in like a flurry of hailstones yesterday: comings and goings, wheelings and dealings - general happenings and buzz around the Portland Timbers not felt since the beginning of 2012, when so much was possible for last year's team. Now, with new coach Caleb Porter applying his stamp to the Timbers, and the club being reshaped in his mold, Portland seems ready to put...
The Portland Trail Blazers' bench has helped the team pick up its scoring - and get back into the win column - after a rough start to their longest trip of the season.
Ending that stretch with another strong effort could be asking a lot with the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers up next.
Portland looks to close out its seven-game trip with a third consecutive victory Wednesday...
Byron Mullens tossed LaMarcus Aldridge on one of the more nasty posters we have seen this year. Wait, what?
You heard that correctly. During today’s game between the Trailblazers and the Bobcats the seven-foot center out of Ohio State took flight from inside the free throw line and soared over Aldridge to complete the one-handed jack hammer. Quite the athletic play from the...
The Charlotte Bobcats have already won more games this season than last year. While they didn’t win Monday night’s game against the Portland Trailblazers, BJ Mullens certainly had one of the plays of the night with his dunk over LaMarcus Aldridge. Mullens is having the best season as a pro, averaging career-highs in points [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Portland Trail Blazers pulled off a remarkable comeback on Monday night, rallying from an 18-point deficit in the final six minutes of regulation and beating the Charlotte Bobcats 118-112 in overtime. The Trail Blazers trailed 92-74 with 5:17 left in the fourth quarter before erupting to outscore Charlotte 28-10 to close out regulation. They tied the...
Things haven't been going well for Portland. They are cursed with injuries and their team always seems to have a let down in store. Things can't be worse than Byron "Don't call me BJ" Mullens dunks on you. Hopefully the Blazers do the right thing and trade LaMarcus!
The Charlotte Bobcats appear significantly improved from last season but need to fortify their defense to right their current slump.
In their fourth attempt to surpass their win total from all of last season, the Bobcats look to avenge the worst loss in franchise history as they host the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Charlotte (7-8) had won six of eight before dropping...