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Toronto might have the best fanbase…or maybe they don’t

Toronto has the best fanbase in the NBA, at least according to the numbers. The Raptors have the highest home game attendance in the league right now with the Portland Trailblazers, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks and Miami Heat in that order. However, we all know that is not the order of the best fanbases in the league. Here is the real top 5: 1. Portland Trail Blazers:...
Via Bloguin Best
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto might have the best fanbase…or maybe they don’t

Toronto has the best fanbase in the NBA, at least according to the numbers. The Raptors have the highest home game attendance in the league right now with the Portland Trailblazers, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks and Miami Heat in that order. However, we all know that is not the order of the best fanbases in the league. Here is the real top 5: 1. Portland Trail Blazers:...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers-Hornets Preview

Strong defensive play has helped key the Portland Trail Blazers' recent success, but they needed to rely on offense to extend the longest current winning streak in the NBA their last time out. The Blazers seek their ninth straight victory when they visit the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Portland (11-3) came into its latest contest having allowed 88.8 points per game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers win eighth straight, drop 76ers to 0-14

  The Portland Trail Blazers didn't take the winless 76ers lightly following a lackluster first half. LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 14th straight loss to open the season. Wesley Matthews added 17 points, Damian Lillard had 16 and Robin Lopez...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge leads Blazers over 76ers 114-104

PHILADELPHIA (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Portland Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 14th straight loss to open the season. Wesley Matthews added 17 points, Damian Lillard had 17 and Robin Lopez chipped in 12 for Portland (11-3), which won its eighth in a row. Michael...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tony Allen pulls off Rajon Rondo's signature move, freezes 'Big Baby' Davis

In the Grizzlies' 107-91 victory over the Clippers on Sunday, Memphis guard Tony Allen successfully converted Rajon Rondo's fake behind-the-back pass for a scoop layup maneuver, blowing by another former Celtic, Glen 'Big Baby' Davis in the process:Not to be outdone, Rondo also pulled off his move against the Trail Blazer's LaMarcus Aldridge: Your browser does...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers-76ers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers simply outscored opponents in the early part of their lengthy win streak but have relied on an improved defense lately to keep that run going. The Trail Blazers will seek an eighth consecutive victory Monday night when they visit a team that's been woeful at both ends of the court, the winless Philadelphia 76ers. Portland (10-3) averaged 116.0 points...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers push win streak to 7 with victory over Celtics

  LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak. Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers extended their streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. ''I like it because I don't want guys getting caught up in the moment of seven in a...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Defense Needs Major Work, But Loss To Blazers Offers Encouragement

BOSTON — The guards pressured the ball. The big men rotated perfectly to cut off penetration. The wing players contested and closed out on 3-point shooters. In other words, the Celtics were everything they haven’t been all season. It was funny to hear coach Brad Stevens praise his team’s defense so thoroughly Sunday, not just because the Celtics had...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Cs Struggle again in 4th, Fall to Trail Blazers

The Celtics held one of the NBA’s top offenses under 100 points Sunday night, but struggled on the offensive end and lost 94-88. As to be expected, LaMarcus Aldridge led the way for the Trail Blazers with 20 points and 14 rebounds, while Chris Kaman had 16 off the bench and Steve Blake chipped in 11. The Trail Blazers have now won 7 in a row. Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger led...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

BOSTON (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Damian Lillard added 12 points and five assists for Portland, which began a brief East swing. Nicolas Batum also had 12 points. Jeff Green and Jared...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics can't stop red hot Blazers and fall 94-88

First QuarterBoston started the game on a 7-0 run and the Blazers closed on a 6-0 run cutting the Celtic lead to 23-21 at the end of one.The quarter was quite sloppy as the teams combined for 3-20 to start the game with Portland going 1-12 before they started getting it going offensively.Kelly Olynyk was the beneficiary of many of these Portland misses grabbing 7 rebounds in the...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Dunleavy’s flagrant foul on Damian Lillard leads to scuffle

Mike Dunleavy of the Chicago Bulls isn’t known as a dirty player, but after tonight’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers he may looked at differently. During the third quarter, Damian Lillard spotted up for a three-pointer after LaMarcus Aldridge scooped up a loose ball and kicked it out. Dunleavy closed out on Lillard with two hands in the air and basically tackled Dame...
Via Pass The Pill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New And Improved Portland Trail Blazers Bench Has Been Key To Early Season Success

One of the biggest stories of the 2013-14 NBA season was the reemergence of the Portland Trail Blazers from the dregs of the NBA lottery back into the national spotlight. The All-Star duo of LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard led the way, but this was no two-man show. Fellow starters Nicolas Batum, Wesley Matthews and Robin Lopez all had career years and, together, helped round...
Via Oregon Sports News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers have overcome some adversity to keep their win streak intact. They'll try to extend it by continuing their recent dominance over a team that's experienced its own hardships. If two of their top players are out again, the visiting Chicago Bulls could have a considerable challenge trying to snap the rested Blazers' five-game run and end a six...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Portland Trail Blazers Are Bound For A Championship

By posting a 7-3 record up to date, the Portland Trail Blazers are one of the better teams in the NBA. Not only is the starting five is productive, but the bench is getting some time now and they are rising above the occasion. Here is the reason why Portland will go deep in the playoffs if they keep it up. In the last game against Brooklyn, Portland was without Nicholas Batum and...
Via Oregon Sports News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis blocks LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews on consecutive shots

Anthony Davis can seemingly do superhuman things on the basketball court. Not only did he put away Robin Lopez with an alley-oop smash but he also blocked two Blazers on straight shots. Sorry, LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews: However, it wasn’t all rosy for the Pelicans as the Blazers came back to win, 102-93. But the future of the Pelicans and Anthony Davis is incredibly...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 11/17

One of the favorite Twitter hash tags of Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez is #NeverSayDie. It’s the overall attitude he takes on the court. Last week, he passed on that attitude to the entire roster. The epic 23-point comeback against the Charlotte Hornets, going to Denver the very next night to crush the reeling Nuggets in a four-games-in-five-nights scenario, and outlasting...
Via Oregon Sports News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Trail Blazers Preview

What was slated as a battle between two of the NBA's top forwards may end up being a lopsided affair for Anthony Davis if LaMarcus Aldridge can't play. Aldridge hopes to be at full strength by Monday night when Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans visit the Portland Trail Blazers. Portland won last season's series 3-1, but it had a hard time containing Davis in the one...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard stands out as Blazers beat Nets without Aldridge, Batum

  Damian Lillard had 28 points and 10 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 97-87 on Saturday night despite missing LaMarcus Aldridge. With its All-Star power forward out with an upper respiratory illness, Portland took an early lead and maintained it against the road-weary Nets, who lost all three games on their western trip. Reserve center Chris Kaman...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers beat Nets 97-87 without Aldridge, Batum

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard had 28 points and 10 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 97-87 on Saturday night despite missing LaMarcus Aldridge. With its All-Star power forward out with an upper respiratory illness, Portland took an early lead and maintained it against the road-weary Nets, who lost all three games on their western trip. Reserve center...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Drop Third Straight, Fall to Blazers

The Nets dropped their third consecutive game Saturday night in a 97-87 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, who were without two starters in LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum.The Nets were dreadful from behind the arc tonight shooting a woeful 1/19 from beyond the arc with Deron Williams hitting the only three when the game was pretty much already over.Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Injury Update: LaMarcus Aldridge is 'doubtful' for tonight's game against the Nets

The Portland Trail Blazers enter Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets coming off a 130-113 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. At 6-3 on the season, the Trail Blazers sit on top in the Northwest Division. The Trail Blazers could be without leading scorer LaMarcus Aldridge due to a respiratory illness. Aldridge had 12 points, seven rebounds and six blocked shots in...
Via NBA Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Portland Trail Blazers Are Heading In The Right Direction

The Portland Trail Blazers are off to a decent start. They show a record of 4 wins and 3 losses, by winning 4 games by a large margin, and losing 3 games barely. So far, the team hasn’t played as good as they could by only shooting 39% to 49%. Not one game has been above 50% up to date. If they were to shoot above 50%, just think how much better their record would be? They need...
Via Oregon Sports News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Game of the Night (11/11): Portland Trail Blazers 102, Charlotte Hornets 100

Score Off. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Charlotte 100 106.5 51.3 15.4 13.8 36.0 Portland 102 105.1 47.3 31.9 12.4 17.2 Al Jefferson (CHA) — 22 pts.; Lance Stephenson (CHA) — 14 pts., 14 rebs. LaMarcus Aldridge (POR) — 25 pts., 14 rebs.; Damian Lillard (POR) — 29 pts. Game To Watch (11/12): Nets vs. Suns, 9 p.m.
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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