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Oregon Sports News:
When you hear the word 'window', it usually means dirty window and you're just the one to clean it. The next thing you know you have a rag in one hand and Windex in the other.
Sports fans hear the word differently. To them, a window is a good thing. It's better when used in the sentence, "the window for a championship is opening in the next few years."
That's a window of hope.
Portland started hearing window-talk when Greg Oden joined Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge. It felt like a parlor window in the Pittock Mansion with the city stretching golden as far as the Cascade Mountains. They were the new legends taking the Blazers to more finals and finishing the job Clyde and Terry started.
Portland went to sleep each night with crystal clear vision. The state of Oregon would rejoice in shouting the words World Champion Portland Trail Blazers year after year. But the window slammed shut so hard, the leaded glass shattered, along with the dream of an...
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The Hawks are riding a five-game win streak over the Blazers, who last won in Atlanta on Jan. 21, 2008.
Time For A Team Meeting
For some reason, the Portland Trail Blazers are a completely different team on the road than at the Rose Garden.
BOXSCORE | Q’s POST GAME RECAP
Atlanta 92, Portland 89
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Where: Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials: #75 Eric Dalen, #57 Greg Willard, #40 Leon Wood
Too many defensive lapses...
The Trail Blazers have really cooled off lately, but they did win their last game on the road even though it was against the weak Hornets. The Hawks suffered a big blow with the loss of C Al Horford for, at least, a couple of months, but they are still playing well and have won 3 straight.
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center Marcus Camby will likely miss his third consecutive game, Jamal Crawford is looking for breakout game against former team and coach Nate McMillan is looking for that old aggressive Blazers team.
From shooting to rebounding to losing close games, the Blazers have had their issues. As they close out a six-game trip, which trouble spot is most glaring?
Portland looks to build some road momentum with a win in Atlanta. Follow the game in our live chat, with tipoff set for 5 p.m.
After plenty of early success, the Portland Trail Blazers find themselves in a bit of a funk.
A matchup with the reeling Toronto Raptors could help them get back on track.
Hoping to avoid a fifth loss in six games, the visiting Blazers look to extend their winning streak over the Raptors to seven Friday night.
Since winning seven of nine contests to post its best start since opening...
Portland's starting center has missed the past three games.
Nicolas Batum was poked in the eye and taken to the hospital for X-rays.
After solid fourth quarter performance against Atlanta, rookie Nolan Smith has earned more minute, according to coach Nate McMillan.
Crawford and his former teammate Joe Johnson are confident the Blazers key offseason acquisition will find his shot.
by Tracy Weissenberg / @basketballista
In these last few years, the Trail Blazers have dealt with career and franchise-altering injuries that will linger as unknown potential and a vision that never got to play out as planned.
This season, Brandon Roy announced his medical retirement, as his reign as the face of the franchise had finally been halted by chronic knee problems. While...
Jan 18, 8:00 PM | Philips Arena
Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
The Atlanta Hawks host Portland on Wednesday, looking to build on their 10-4 mark against the 8-5 Trail Blazers in NBA action at Philips Arena.
The Hawks sport records of 10-4 and 7-7 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Trail Blazers sit at 8-5 and 7-6 ATS on the season...
Jamal Crawford faces his former team as the Blazers take on Josh Smith and the Hawks at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The Trail Blazers shoot 38 percent in Atlanta and drop their third game on this trip.