Found January 12, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Portland Trailblazers blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Orlando Magic vs. Blazers game on Wednesday night. J.J. Redick scored 17 points and Ryan Anderson, Jameer Nelson and Hedo Turkoglu added 16 apiece for Orlando. Jamal Crawford scored 24 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 for Portland.

West Coast trip brings out the Nelson of old

About an hour before the Orlando Magic tipped off against the Portland Trailblazers on Wednesday night, I posed a simple question to Magic General Manager Otis Smith: Whats up with Jameer Nelson so far this season?" Smith, in typical Smith fashion, gave me a simple, yet clear response. Hes not being aggressive enough, said the man who still has the utmost confidence in his...

Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge is sixth among West forwards in balloting for NBA All-Star Game

The first batch of fan voting shows the forward with 118,268 votes.

Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge under consideration for Team USA's 2012 Olympic roster is reporting Aldridge is one of 19 NBA players under consideration for the 2012 London Olympics.

Magic 107, Trail Blazers 104: What they said after Portland's loss

Blazers guard Jamal Crawford: "They got off to a fast start, and at that point you have to play almost perfect to win the game."

FreeMail: Why Craig Smith's nickname is the 'Rhino', Jamal Crawford's favorite movie and the outlook on Greg Oden, LaMarcus Aldridge's ice baths, the tallest coach in Blazers history, and a little Blazers travel talk.

Recap: Portland vs. Orlando

J.J. Redick scored 17 points and made four key free throws down the stretch, helping the Orlando Magic hold off the Portland Trail Blazers, 107-104.

L.A. Clippers vs. Trail Blazers Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Portland Trailblazers blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Los Angeles Clippers vs. Blazers game on Tuesday night. Gerald Wallace scored 20 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 to help the Portland Trail Blazers remain unbeaten at home with a 105-97 victory. For LA Caron Butler scored 20 points and Chauncey Billups chipped in 19.

Orlando Magic 107, Portland Trailblazers 104

The Trailblazers showed a lot of heart last night as they outscored the Magic 36-22 in the 4th quarter, but it wasn’t enough to win. The Magic shot 58.6% from the floor and they outrebounded the Blazers 42-32, so it’s no surprise that the Blazers lost this game. Jamal Crawford (24 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists) and LaMarcus Aldridge (23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and...

San Antonio Spurs 99, Portland Trailblazers 83

The Blazers got whacked 34-18 in the 4th quarter and it cost them dearly last night against the Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge led the way for the Blazers in this game with 29 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 1 blocked shot. Raymond Felton only shot 6 of 17 from the floor but he still finished up with 13 points, 1 rebound, 7 assists, 5 steals and 1 blocked shot. Gerald Wallace...

Golden State Warriors report for Thursday's game vs. Orlando Magic

WARRIORS VS. ORLANDOTipoff: 7:30 p.m. at Oracle ArenaTV/Radio: TNT; 680Magic update: Power forward Ryan Anderson, a Cal product, is off to a hot start in his fourth season.

Magic's Ryan Anderson shows cool on, off the court

It's all coming together for Ryan Anderson . The former Cal and current Magic forward was dubbed the coolest guy in Orlando by a local magazine, is dating a swimsuit model and is making a meteoric rise in celebrity...

The Blazers Need To Use The Amnesty Clause On Comcast!

The Blazers made a great business decision when it came time to use their amnesty clause on Brandon Roy. It made sense to make this move as it added more money to sign Jamal Crawford. So why can’t Paul Allen just write a check and get out of this unbearable, not fan friendly Comcast TV contract so every fan across the state of Oregon can watch their beloved Blazers play? It would...

Blazers stay perfect at home, beat Clips (AP)

Gerald Wallace scored 20 points, making a key 3-pointer with two minutes left, and the Portland Trail Blazers avenged a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on New Year's Day with a 105-97 victory on Tuesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Blazers, who have not lost in six games at home this season.

San Antonio 99, Portland 83: Camby goes down as Blazers lose second straight game

Veteran center Marcus Camby suffers a sprained ankle; LaMarcus Aldridge leads Portland with 29 points in the loss.
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