Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/1/12
Not looking good The Portland Trail Blazers have lost their first four games of their seven-game road trip, and a blowout loss to the Boston Celtics won’t give them momentum heading into their contest with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Matchup: Portland (6-10) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (4-12) Venue: Quicken Loans Arena Time: 4:30 PM PT Date: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 The Blazers are in trouble at this point in the year, but a good win can turn things around with only 16 games behind us. Game Notes/How They Match Up J.J. Hickson is set to go up again his former team. (Photo: Bruce Ely/The Oregonian) Both the Trail Blazers and the Cavaliers have a dominant player at the point guard position, but both recognize that their floor generals are score-first point guards; not true facilitators. As a result, both teams are average just 19.1 assists per game, which is only good enough for 26th in the league. The Blazers and the Cavs both have trouble moving the ball around, as both squads have a tendency ...
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