Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/9/13
Road trip continues The Portland Trail Blazers are 1-2 half way through their six-game road tip, and the Orlando Magic should provide for a good warm-up before Rip City takes on the Miami Heat Tuesday night. Matchup: Portland (25-25) @ Orlando Magic (14-36) Venue: Amway Center Time: 3:00 PM PT Date: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 No team in the NBA can be considered a throwaway, but the Magic are near the bottom of the league for a reason. The Magic are just 2-15 since the last time they played Portland. (Photo: Don Ryan/AP) Game Notes/How They Match Up The Blazers and the Magic are headed in different directions. Portland is trying its hardest to make the postseason, while the Magic are simply hoping to strike gold in the lottery this summer. Since the last time these two teams faced off, the Blazers have gone 7-10. That’s nothing to brag about, but when you compare it to the 2-15 record of the Magic, it’s clear that these teams are simply on different levels. Both teams are coming off of h...
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