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Grizzlies-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers take the longest current winning streak in the NBA through the holiday and into perhaps their toughest test of the young season. They look for their 10th consecutive win Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies, who are tied for the best record in the league. The Trail Blazers (12-3) rallied to beat Charlotte 105-97 on Wednesday, trailing the Hornets...
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Trail Blazers win 9th in a row, top Hornets 105-97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Wesley Matthews scored a season-high 28 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 105-97 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory. Matthews was 10 of 15 from the field and 6 of 9 from 3-point range as Portland (12-3) improved to 7-0 against Eastern Conference teams. Damian Lillard had 22 points, and Robin Lopez added...
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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

GM14: Rapid (Another L) Reacts

Portland Trail Blazers 114 FinalRecap | Box Score 104 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 25 MIN | 2-3 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 4 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 4 PTS | -9This is who Luc is and there is nothing wrong with that if your are a role player coming off the bench. But I need more from a starting PF and I probably won’t get that during Tank 2.0. Brandon...
Via Philadunkia
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NBA Notes: Steve Blake, Chris Kaman Stabilize Blazers’ Bench

Stats are for losers, but for the last two seasons, the lack of stats coming from their bench prevented the Portland Trail Blazers from being winners what it mattered. The Blazers look like a shoo-in for the NBA playoffs, but thanks to a revitalized bench they could do more than just make the postseason field. Steve Blake and Chris Kaman have filled a void...
Via NESN.com
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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
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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
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Steve Blake Breaks Evan Turner’s Ankles On Consecutive Possessions

Poor Evan Turner. Late in the third quarter of the Portland Trailblazers’ 94-88 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday, the journeyman guard found himself defending Steve Blake — a 34-year-old fellow journeyman guard — on the left wing. Although, we’re not really sure we can call it “defending” because Blake made him look silly Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Ankle Insurance: Steve Blake catches Evan Turner slipping

Evan Turner has earned repeat offender status after getting caught for an unpaid bill by Steve Blake. Blake told Turner to pay up before the game, but Turner wasn’t having that. Blake made him understand how important having Ankle Insurance was on the lords day. His right to left crossover put Turner in a spin cycle and Blake hit the three. I hate it had to be you ET. The cross...
Via The Front Office News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 11/24

The Portland Trail Blazers are making a habit of keeping things interesting this season. Although they whupped on the shorthanded Chicago Bulls on Friday, the other two games they had last week were close games against inferior teams, teams with great chances to win late. The negative view is that the Blazers were sluggishly coasting, thinking they could just waltz into a place like...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Portland Winterhawks’ True Home – Veterans Memorial Coliseum

This column written by Kyle Martinak of PortlandSports.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News Every few years there are rumblings in Portland that the most historic building in the Rose Quarter is going to be razed to the ground and replaced by something like a state-of-the-art ballpark or a state-of-the-art shopping center with a state-of-the-art coffee bar. It never seems to happen...
Via Oregon Sports News
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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
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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...
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Watch Boston Celtics-Portland Trail Blazers Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics return home Sunday to host the Northwest Division-leading Portland Trail Blazers at TD Garden. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under...
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Taj Gibson Severely Sprain His Ankle vs. Trail Blazers

Taj Gibson, filling in for an injured Pau Gasol, left Friday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers after spraining his ankle. Gibson is listed as day-to-day.  (Via Chicago Tribune) I really have to get it strong because it hurts my athleticism, not being able to do certain things. It’s frustrating because everyone knows how I […] The post Taj Gibson Severely Sprain His...
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Trail Blazers-Celtics Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers have proven unbeatable over the last two weeks with Damian Lillard leading the charge. The Boston Celtics haven't been able to get it together. Portland opens a three-game road trip seeking a seventh consecutive win and fourth in a row over the Celtics on Sunday. The Trail Blazers (9-3) have outscored opponents by an average of 12.0 points during their...
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Mike Dunleavy Was About To Get His Ass Beat For Hard Foul On Damian Lillard (Video)

Against the Portland Trail Blazers, instead of contesting the shot like a normal defensive player would, Chicago Bulls shooting guard Mike Dunleavy decided to literally tackle Damian Lillard while shooting a three-pointer. The hard foul immediately caught the eye of Lillard’s teammate Wesley Matthews. Matthews closed in quickly and almost shoved Dunleavy out of his jersey, but...
Via Blog Surface
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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
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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
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Offense vs. Defense? Not So Fast – Chicago Bulls / Portland Trail Blazers Game Preview

The Chicago Bulls come are in Portland Friday for a matchup with the Blazers. This will be the first of two matchups between the teams this season. Both teams came into the year with high expectations and neither has disappointed. Chicago is a team that has been known to have a tenacious defense. Their coach, Tom Thibodeau, is known for his hard-nosed approach to the defensive side...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Slant – Episode 210 – Portland Trail Blazers And Jose Canseco

On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein is joined by Patrick McEachern in segment 1 to talk about the Portland Trail Blazers’ new secret weapon. Later, Brad discusses an all-time new low for Jose Canseco and why studying and checking library books can save your life in the middle of a shooting. Download & Listen Here
Via Oregon Sports News
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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...
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Trailblazers Injury Update: CJ McCollum broke finger in three places, will not need surgery

The Portland Trail Blazers head in to Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls coming off a 102-93 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.  Damian Lillardlead the Trail Blazers with 24 points and seven assists. The win improved the Trail Blazers to 8-3, first in the Northwest Division. On the injury front, backup shooting guard C.J. McCollum broke his finger in three places on Monday...
Via NBA Injury News
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds For 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Portland Trail Blazers' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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