Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/10/12
Another big test The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off their first home loss of the year against the Los Angeles Clippers, but a win against the San Antonio Spurs would help the team get back on track, and back to .500. Matchup: Portland (2-3) vs. San Antonio Spurs (5-1) Venue: Rose Garden Arena Time: 10:00 PM PT Date: Nov. 10, 2012 The Blazers have been tested by quality opponents early, but once this game comes to an end, the schedule will begin to ease up a bit heading into the foreseeable future. Game Notes/How They Match Up The Trail Blazers are looking to bounce back after their first home loss of the season. Despite the notion that the Blazers want to get out and run, they’re fairly middle-of-the-road when it comes to up-tempo style. San Antonio, on other hand, has no mystery about them, as they run the third-slowest pace in the NBA this season. Defensively, these two teams are about as far apart as it gets. The Spurs are the seventh-best team in points allowed, while the Blazers
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