Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/3/13
On the road again The Portland Trail Blazers just wrapped up a home-and-home series with the Utah Jazz, which means it’s time to pack their bags and head on out for a seven-game road trip. Matchup: Portland Trail Blazers (24-23) @ Minnesota Timberwolves (18-26) Venue: Target Center Time: 5:00 PM PT Date: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 Game one of the trip puts the team in Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves Monday night. Game Notes/How They Match Up The Blazers have played the Wolves twice this season. (Photo: AP) Coming into the season, the Minnesota Timberwolves were expected to be one of the teams fighting for a spot in the postseason. While their chances at the playoffs aren’t out the window half way through the year, injuries have bogged them down to the point where they’re now five-and-a-half games out of the eighth spot out West. The Blazers, on the other hand, have had a relatively healthy season—although they’re banged up heading into this game—and as a result, they’re just one gam...
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