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In The Neutral Zone:
Check out Portland Trailblazer shooting guard Will Barton as he goes coast-to-coast to block what seemed to be an easy layup from Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins. Not only did the block stop Liggins from scoring, it caused the ball to get stuck between the basket and the rim. The Thunder went on to [...]
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Portland Trail Blazers center J.J. Hickson is probably not accustomed to passing the ball. That would probably explain why Hickson's pass to teammate Sasha Pavlovic went way, way over his head and into the crowd during Thursday night's game against the Miami Heat.
Either that, or maybe Hickson did intend to send the pass to the unidentified fan in the third row, as Pavlovic...
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The Portland Trail Blazers visited ORACLE Arena Jan. 11 in a matchup with the Golden State Warriors, and if you haven’t heard about Damian Lillard’s performance, let me be the first to tell you that he absolutely torched the opposing defense.
Having shot 7-of-12 from the three-point line, Damian Lillard finished with a career-high 37 points in his return...
The Portland Trail Blazers split a back-to-back against the Miami Heat and the Golden State Warriors heading into the weekend, but things aren’t slowing down, as the Oklahoma City Thunder are set to enter the Rose Garden Sunday night.
Matchup: Portland (20-16) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (28-8)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 6:00 PM PT
Date: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013
If the season ended today, the Portland Trail Blazers would be in the NBA Western Conference Playoffs. At the beginning of the season, not too many would have guessed this to be possible. With that said, there is of course a lot of season left. But this team has demonstrated, grit, poise, and the will to win. If they continue to play this scrappy brand of basketball, there is no...
End of a tough stretch
The Portland Trail Blazers have faced the Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder in consecutive games, and now they head to Mile-High City to take on the ultra-athletic Denver Nuggets.
Matchup: Portland (20-17) @ Denver Nuggets (23-16)
Venue: Pepsi Center
Time: 6:00 PM PT
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
If there’s a tougher four-game stretch...
Coming off a big win against the Miami Heat that saw them cement themselves as playoff contenders in the Western Conference, the Portland Trail Blazers tried to rally against the Golden State Warriors after a slow start but came up a little short in a 103-97 loss.
The loss to the Warriors snapped Portland’s four-game win streak that saw them become one of the bigger...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Kevin Durant scored 22 of his 33 points in the second half to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Portland Trail Blazers 87-83 Sunday night at the Rose Garden. It was the eighth win in 10 games and 20th in the past 25 outings for the Thunder (29-8). The Blazers, who won 12 of their previous 16 games, saw their nine-game home winning streak end. Portland...