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How good are the Portland Trail Blazers so far this year? So good it seems no earthly team can stop them.
Blazers now 16-0 against teams not named after things found in space (Suns 2, Rockets 1)
— dewayne (@DewayneHankins) December 5, 2013
The may not be a bigger surprise in the league than to look up nearly a quarter of the way through the season and see the Blazers in first place in the Western conference.
After start highlighted by an 11 game win stream the general consensus seemed to be lack of competition was the root cause. When the Phoenix Suns broke the Blazers eleven game winning streak it looked like the team might come back to earth but instead they responded with a road win over the Lakers and back-to-back home wins over the team with the best record in the East (Indiana) and a top-three team in the West (Oklahoma City). Add in wins over the Spurs and the Bulls (with Derrick Rose) and the evidence is hard to deny.
So how are the Blazers doing it?
The core of returning ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Portland Trail Blazer are riding high to start the NBA season. They currently have the best record in the Association and boasts wins over some of the NBA’s best squads. They beat the Indiana Pacers on Monday and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday. After the win over the Thunder, of course they were feeling themselves. That’s when the official account of the Blazers took...
With the Oklahoma City Thunder up big on the Portland Trail Blazers on the road at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter (huh?) on Wednesday night, the usually calm, cool and collected Kevin Durant lost his focus and his temper temporarily when he allowed a Trail Blazers fan to get under his skin. With […]The post Kevin Durant loses his cool, tells smack-talking Portland Trail Blazers...
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant yelled "shut up" to a Portland Trail Blazers fan during Wednesday night's game at the Moda Center, and it was picked up by TV microphones.Just before halftime, KD picked up a foul, and the Blazers fan behind the scorer's table taunted KD with "Oh, you got all ball Kevin? Go back to Texas." Not sure what the fan...
How hot were the Portland Trail Blazers Friday night in their 130-98 shellacking against the Utah Jazz? So hot that they set an NBA record for long range shooting.
The Blazers knocked down 17 of their 23 three-point attempts for a percentage of 73.9%. Point guard Damian Lillard led the way with 5-6, followed by four threes from Wesley Matthews...
No Doubt Now
For those around the league thinking the Portland Trail Blazers weren’t for real, let’s hope they tuned in to last night’s contest that pitted the Oklahoma City Thunder against the high-flying Blazers.
Entering a game that would help sort out which of the two teams were better in the Western Conference, Portland saw themselves drop behind early but eventually make...
The seriousness of how Portland treats the Trail Blazers forced Neil Olshey to accelerate his approach in rebuilding the roster.
The Blazers are now 16-3 with the best record in the Western Conference.
"It caught me off guard," Olshey said. "Listen, I had been in this building as a front-office executive, a coach, and I knew how much it meant inside this building with...
If you’re a fan of the NBA and haven’t been living under a rock you’d have noticed the sudden resurgence of the Portland Trailblazers. A lot have people have put it down to luck, a bad schedule or just haven’t really cared. Note this down. The Portland Trailblazers are for real, and they’re coming for your team next. The reason I’m taking the Blazers seriously is because...
The way LaMarcus Aldridge has been playing, he may end up warranting discussion for league MVP.
Putting up terrific numbers for a Portland Trail Blazers team which leads the Western Conference, Aldridge is coming off possibly his best effort of the season going into Friday night's home game against the West-worst Utah Jazz.
"He's the best power forward in the game...
Dirk Nowitzki and LaMarcus Aldridge are having all-star years, as the two will face off in Portland on Dec. 7.
After earning a three-point victory on Dec. 4 in New Orleans to start their four-game road trip, the Dallas Mavericks had two days of rest and are set to face their toughest challenge of the early season as they face the West-leading Portland Trail Blazers on Dec. 7.
The Trail Blazers continued their scintillating start to 2013-14, beating Oklahoma City 111-104 in a tight game before 18,950 at the Moda Center on Wednesday.
LaMarcus Aldridge carried the load for Portland (16-3), finishing with 38 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. The 38 points were his most since he scored 39 against the Thunder on Feb. 2, 2012.
Nicolas Batum made a three...
It’s been quite the start to the new season for the young Portland Trail Blazers. After 2 impressive wins over powerhouses like Indiana and Oklahoma City, Portland stands at 16-3, 1 game ahead of the San Antonio Spurs for 1st in the Western Conference. It’s very early in the year, so understandable questions arise, can […]The post Is Portland the Best Team in the West? appeared...
The Phoenix Suns & Portland Trail Blazers did this.@trailblazers We asked you to keep that on the down low. That eager to get rid of us already?— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) December 4, 2013**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Seattle wasn’t the only city in the Pacific Northwest that Shawn Kemp called home. After a stint in Cleveland, Kemp headed to the Portland Trail Blazers for a forgettable two-year
On this episode of Portland SportsBeat Extra, hosts Brad Stein and PJ Miller debate whether the Seattle Seahawks are the #1 team in the NFL, what Marcus Mariota should have done, and the Portland Trail Blazers.