Found January 20, 2012 on
From shooting to rebounding to losing close games, the Blazers have had their issues. As they close out a six-game trip, which trouble spot is most glaring?
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
LaMarcus Aldridge carries the Trail Blazers through Canada with 33 points and a career-high 23 rebounds.
The NBA released the first edition of votes last week and LaMarcus Aldridge was the only one of the 6 Portland Trail Blazers to make it on the list of leaders.
West: Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Andrew Bynum
East: Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard
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Time For A Team Meeting
For some reason, the Portland Trail Blazers are a completely different team on the road than at the Rose Garden.
BOXSCORE | Q’s POST GAME RECAP
Atlanta 92, Portland 89
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Where: Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials: #75 Eric Dalen, #57 Greg Willard, #40 Leon Wood
Too many defensive lapses...
Raymond Felton can’t shoot. Gerald Wallace isn’t consistent. LaMarcus Aldridge is fading down the stretch. Jamal Crawford has tied his mind into a pretzel. And Marcus Camby is injured.
But the Trail Blazers’ biggest problem?
They are too nice.
The players said so Wednesday night after the Blazers lost 92-89 in Atlanta, their fourth loss in five games.
When you hear the word 'window', it usually means dirty window and you're just the one to clean it. The next thing you know you have a rag in one hand and Windex in the other.
Sports fans hear the word differently. To them, a window is a good thing. It's better when used in the sentence, "the window for a championship is opening in the next few years."...
From Hoopsworld’s Lang Greene: At the end of this season the Blazers will once again have to make a major decision regarding their backcourt, as Felton is in the last year of his current deal and is set to become a free agent. Felton readily lets it be known if the decision were up to…
After plenty of early success, the Portland Trail Blazers find themselves in a bit of a funk.
A matchup with the reeling Toronto Raptors could help them get back on track.
Hoping to avoid a fifth loss in six games, the visiting Blazers look to extend their winning streak over the Raptors to seven Friday night.
Since winning seven of nine contests to post its best start since opening...
Portland's starting center has missed the past three games.
Nicolas Batum was poked in the eye and taken to the hospital for X-rays.
After solid fourth quarter performance against Atlanta, rookie Nolan Smith has earned more minute, according to coach Nate McMillan.
Crawford and his former teammate Joe Johnson are confident the Blazers key offseason acquisition will find his shot.
The Trail Blazers shoot 38 percent in Atlanta and drop their third game on this trip.