Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/16/12
ROY candidates face off in PDX The Portland Trail Blazers face off against the New Orleans Hornets to conclude the weekend, and it’s safe to say that the 2012-13 Rookie of the Year will be in the Rose Garden Sunday night. Matchup: Portland (10-12) vs. New Orleans (5-17) Venue: Rose Garden Arena Time: 6:00 PM PT Date: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 With Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis both in the building, fans will see a battle between two teams with two Rookie of the Year candidates. Anthony Davis will compete with Damian Lillard for Rookie of the Year this season. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Game Notes/How They Match Up The headlines coming into this matchup are sure to feature Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis. The two players have been the two best rookies in the 2012-13 season, and they are likely to compete for the Rookie of the Year award through all 82 games. That being said, there are eight other players who will be on the court to begin this game, and both teams need to plan for players
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