Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/26/12
Rip City travels to Motown The Portland Trail Blazers have a legitimate chance at taking down an Eastern Conference foe on the road Monday, but they’ll have to worry about the big men in the middle when they take on the Detroit Pistons. Matchup: Portland (6-7) @ Detroit Pistons (3-11) Venue: The Palace of Auburn Hills Time: 4:30 PM PT Date: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 The Blazers have struggled in the paint this season, and as a result, they could struggle against Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond. Game Notes/How They Match Up Andre Drummond and Damian Lillard are two of the gems from the 2012 draft class If Blazers fans have been frustrated by inconsistent performances this season, just imagine what it must feel like to cheer for the 3-11 Pistons. Detroit has struggled early in the year, and it’s an apparent lack of talent that is keeping them from finding their groove. That being said, they have a young center who is truly coming into his own in Greg Monroe. The big man is the clear-cut go...
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