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The rugged forward, in his first full season as a Blazer, will be a key to success as the team opens the season Monday against Philadelphia.
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We asked the Blazers players to tell us something about a teammate that most people might not know.
Trail Blazers head coach Nate McMillan talks about Portland's 107-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in the season opener.
The coach, about to begin his seventh season in Portland, has a 246-246 record with the Blazers.
Nate McMillan believes he has now learned the best way to use Gerald Wallace, who is known for having one of the best blends of toughness and athleticism in the NBA.
Bobcats fans are going to just read this nod in agreement. Bobcats front office members, too. Stephen Jackson admitted last season when Charlotte traded Gerald Wallace to Portland he pretty much mentally checked out from the Bobcats. Here are the quotes, via Rock Bonnell at the Charlotte Observer. “When Gerald left, I really left,’’ Jackson…
Stephen Jackson's desire to play for the Bobcats waned when the team traded Gerald Wallace last February.
Coach Nate McMillan knows who his top eight players will be, when healthy, and he'll figure out the rest on the fly.
Gerald Wallace leads by example, as Portland outscraps Philly in the season opener.
Stephen Jackson will be playing for his seventh different NBA team this year. An 11-year veteran, Jackson has bounced around about as much as possible and been relatively productive wherever he’s gone. When the Bucks take on the Bobcats on Monday, he will be taking taking on the most recent of his former teams, the Bobcats. According to Jackson, he gave up on Charlotte when Gerald...
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and seven rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers opened their season with an 107-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Gerald Wallace added 21 points and nine rebounds for the Blazers, who let an early lead slip away but regained the upper hand in the second half by going small and picking up the pace.
LaMarcus Aldridge, Gerald Wallace and Jamal Crawford talk about Portland's 107-103 win over Philadelphia.
Marcus Camby will start tonight against the 76ers, who are a "very athletic team" that "gets up and down the floor," according to coach Nate McMillan.
Both teams played Monday night, but Portland was at home. It's early in the season, but will fatigue be a factor? It shouldn't be for the younger Kings.
Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young shoots against Portland Trail Blazers' Gerald Wallace (3) during the first half of a season opening NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Dec 26, 2011.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds, while Gerald Wallace added 21 points and nine boards as the Portland Trail Blazers held on for a 107-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, in the season opener for both teams.