Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/2/12
Time for Road Redemption The Portland Trail Blazers looked outstanding in their opening-night matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers, but a lack of depth on the roster was exposed in their first road contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Can they take down a team more on their level come Saturday night? Matchup: Portland (1-1) @ Houston Rockets (2-0) Venue: Toyota Center, HOUSTON, TX. Time: 5:00 PM PT Date: Nov. 3, 2012 The team is going to need more bench production against the Houston Rockets on Saturday, and the starters must handle the pressures of the road better if they hope to escape the Toyota Center with a win. The Trail Blazers play the Rockets in the second game of a back-to-back. Photo: Jaime Valdez-US PRESSWIRE Game Notes/How They Match Up The Trail Blazers and the Rockets are two teams who could be fighting for the same playoff spot come the end of the season. Both rosters have a drastically different look than they did last year, and both units are in rebuilding ...
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