Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/23/12
Blazers All Access Not Everything Comes Up Smelling Like Roses *Due to the short All-Star week, we will add the Blazers two games from this week into the notebook* Feb 14 vs. Washington:  124-109 L (FUGLY) Feb 15 @ Golden State:  93-91 W (UGLY) Feb 16 vs. LA Clippers:  74-71 L (BAD) Feb 18 vs. Atlanta – GOOD vs. Wizards Considering that three of four games were being hosted at the Rose Garden, where the Portland Trailblazers were a stellar 11-3, one would have thought that kicking off the week against the near to bottom feeding Washington Wizards with a “W”. After weeks of riding the roller coaster, Nate McMillan finally made a change to the starting lineup, inserting Nicolas Batum into the first five.  Stepping up to the plate, Batum  thanked the bench boss by tying his season high with 33 points. Unfortunately for the Blazers, Nick Young decided to outdo his counterpart with a season high 35 points. vs. Warriors After weeks of riding the roller coaster, McMillan finally made a
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