Found January 12, 2012 on Blazers Locker:
The Trailblazers are a veteran laden team, so they don’t have much P.T. available for their rookies this year. 23-year old SG/PG Nolan Smith has played in 4 games (0 starts) for the Blazers so far this year and he is averaging 6.5 minutes, 3.8 points, 0.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game. He has a nice upside, but he’s going to have to wait a while to show it. 22-year old Elliot Williams missed all of last season due to injury, so the NBA considers this his rookie year. Williams has played in 3 games (0 starts) for the Blazers so far this year and he is averaging 5.0 minutes, 2.3 points and 0.3 rebounds per game.

Watch Gerald Wallace for signs of how the Trail Blazers handle first extended road trip

The rugged forward has been a pace-setter at home but has struggled to get his engine started on the road.

It's a triple dose of bad news for Trail Blazers on Friday the 13th

The Blazers lost to the Spurs 99-83; center Marcus Camby went down with a sprained left ankle; and contract talks between the team and Nicolas Batum hit a snag.

Gerald Wallace? Nicolas Batum? Both? How does small forward look for the Trail Blazers long-term? (poll)

Who do you think should be the Blazers' No. 1 small forward going forward?

Blazers 105, Clippers 97: Gerald Wallace on Portland fans and LaMarcus Aldridge on back-and-forth with Blake Griffin (video)

Plus, Raymond Felton on what's next after the Blazers beat the Clippers to stay undefeated at the Rose Garden.

Magic 107, Trail Blazers 104

Dwight Howard had 13 points and 13 rebounds and the Orlando Magic survived a late rally to hand the Portland Trail Blazers their first loss at home, 107-104 on Wednesday night. The Blazers closed in on the Magic when Nicolas Batum's layup and LaMarcus Aldridge's wide-open jumper made it 96-93 with 2:38 left. Hedo Turkoglu answered for Orlando with a layup and a 3-pointer...

Trailblazers vs. Spurs Gameday Matchup Open Thread

Trail Blazers (7-3) at Spurs (7-4) 5:30 p.m. Friday at AT&T Center TV on CSN; radio on KXTG 750 Jan 13-8:30 PM ET Record POR 7-3 (1-2 V) SA 7-4 (7-0 H) Matchup | Preview

Batum: Playing Time Most Important In Determining Whether To Sign Extension

Nicolas Batum is averaging 22.9 minutes with the Blazers this season.

Trail Blazers center Marcus Camby suffers left ankle injury at San Antonio

The Blazers center appears to have stepped on the foot of Spurs guard Kawhi Leonard with just more than four minutes left in the first half.

Portland Trail Blazers at San Antonio Spurs game preview

The Blazers begin their six-game road trip with a game against Tim Duncan and the Spurs at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Blazers Insider: After an ankle rolls in San Antonio, does a phone ring in Milwaukee?

The Blazers' precarious big-man situation needs to be monitored after Marcus Camby sprains an ankle, and a close relationship between acting GM Chad Buchanan and former Blazers center Joel Przybilla could be the answer.
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