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The 2013 Summer season will see the Adirondack Trail Blazers competing in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. The Trail Blazers have signed Eli Anderson of Northern Illinois University. Eli is a 6-0/220 pound RHP from Gleniew, IL.
This past season for the Huskies, Eli went 2-2 and had a 6.79 era in 50.1 innings pitched. He walked just 11 batters and he fanned 47 during the season. While used primarily as a starter, he will also be able to provide quality bullpen help.
Editors note: As is always the case with summer ball rosters, THEY CHANGE. These rosters are just preliminary and will change right up to the first pitch of summer baseball. A very wise summer baseball executive once told me that players don't show up because of "one of the three G's." To many regular season GAMES......poor GRADES.....and some don't want to leave their GIRLFRIENDS.
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The Portland Trail Blazers have the potential to be one of the most exciting, young basketball teams in the entire NBA. Their roster is full of energetic players, and the athleticism displayed on the floor is the reason they have highlights almost every night whether they win or lose.
The Blazers have made plays all year long, but here is a look at the top...
Lillard’s heroics bring big win
The Headline: Damian Lillard hits the game winner and Nicolas Batum posts a 5×5 as Portland tops New Oreleans 95-94.
New Orleans Hornets vs. Portland Trail Blazers
When: 9:00 ET, Sunday, December 16, 2012
Where: Rose Garden (Portland)
Officials: David Guthrie, Kevin Scott, Mike Callahan
Batum fills the stat sheet
Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard usually keeps to the rookie script, rarely showing too much excitement on the court or off it.
But when he launched the game-winning 3-pointer against New Orleans late last week, he celebrated by high-fiving a random fan seated near the bench.
The 22-year-old has emerged as the NBA's early Rookie of the Year favorite, handling his debut season...
Portland Trail Blazers prized power forward LaMarcus Aldridge suffered a sprained left ankle. The Trail Blazers PR Twitter page tweeted the following about the results of an MRI.LaMarcus Aldridge's MRI results confirm a left ankle sprain. #ripcity— Trail Blazers PR (@TrailBlazersPR) December 17, 2012 Aldridge injured his ankle badly on a play during their 95-94 win of the...
A lot of banter in Portland has been over whether LaMarcus Aldridge is a long-term number one option for the Trail Blazers. Before the season, there was little to no talk in this direction. But with the emergence of Damian Lillard as a playmaker and leader, people are starting to overlook Aldridge's presence on this team.
I think that I am a little more neutral than a lot...
Outside of the prestigious quadruple-double, another honor for any NBA player to acquire is a 5×5 game, in which I have written in-depth about if you want to feed your brain in that manner, as it requires a player to be aggressive and efficient on both sides of the floor. If you do not understand [...]The post Nicolas Batum Record First 5×5 Game Since 2006 appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers hits a game winner over the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday night. Video of the shot is below.
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Nicolas Batum recorded the first 5×5 since 2006 in Sunday night’s 95-94 win over the Hornets, finishing with 11 points, a career-high 10 assists, 5 rebounds, 5 blocks, and 5 steals. The Blazers forward became just the eighth player in NBA history to record at least five in the main statistical categories – points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks. It’s been done just...
In a story by ESPN, former first-round pick of the 2006 NBA Draft, Shawne Williams, has been arrested for drugs. A police officer noticed the stench of marijuana coming from a vehicle parked in a mall parking lot in Memphis.
Williams was in a Porsche and the cops found a couple of blunts and codeine, which was not prescribed to him. Williams has been charged with marijuana possession...
After coming up clutch over the weekend, Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers find themselves on the verge of their first four-game winning streak in two seasons.
Keeping things going, though, could prove difficult with LaMarcus Aldridge sidelined.
Hoping to overcome Aldridge's absence, the Trail Blazers try for an eighth home win in nine matchups against the Denver...
Damian Lillard, the rookie point guard for the Portland Trailblazers, took to the court against Anthony Davis’ eyebrow and the rest of the Hornets on Sunday night.
With 4.2 seconds on the clock, Lillard tossed up this shot and won the game for Portland.
Start your rookie of the year discussions now. We have time.
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Blazers 95, Pelicans 94
***The afterthought of the weekend turned into a gem of historical proportions. While you were watching the officials dole out 38-yard penalties on Sunday Night Football, Nicolas Batum was busy putting together the first 5×5 since 2006. With his unbelievable line of 11 points, 5 rebounds, 10 assists, 5 blocks, and 5 steals, Batum becomes one of eight...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Damian Lillard might be a rookie, but the Portland Trail Blazers don't mind having the ball in his hands with the game on the line. Lillard's 3-point basket with three-tenths of a second remaining gave Portland a 95-94 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday night at the Rose Garden. The win came after the Hornets rallied from a 16-point, third...