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Portland Trail Blazers Still Better Than the Houston Rockets

Posted on 12 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

It might have been a regular season game, but it was all about the playoffs when the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 105-100 behind a big night from LaMarcus Aldridge to claim the season series and gain a tiebreaker over their opponents in the standings. More

Portland Trail Blazers – LaMarcus Aldridge & Damian Lillard Manhandle the Injured Champions

Posted on 16 Dec, 2014, by in NBA

It’s hard to tell whether missing San Antonio Spurs players are injured or just being rested. Does it matter? The Portland Trail Blazers made the most of the opportunity, led by both LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard en route to a 108-95 win. More

Blazers Over Cavaliers – New Big Three Needs More Time

Posted on 5 Nov, 2014, by in NBA

It’s going to take a while before the Cleveland Cavaliers in their big three era, which includes LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, click and fulfill their enormous potential. The long road they need to go through was highlighted in a 101-82 loss against the Portland Trail Blazers, a much more ‘ready’ team, finally getting a big game out of Damian Lillard. More

Portland Trail Blazers – It’s Next Year or Never

Posted on 15 May, 2014, by in NBA

This was a good season for the Portland Trail Blazers, but not a great one. Having LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard wasn’t enough without bench or an offensive plan that didn’t involve taking contested jump shots. While young teams usually seem like they’ll stick around forever and just improve, this franchise is going to have some big decisions to make over the next couple of seasons in order to try and remain on the upward curve, which hopefully ends up with them contending for a title. More

Portland Trail Blazers – Looking Nice While Stopping the Slide

Posted on 19 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

Win or lose, the Portland Trail Blazers are a fun team to watch, and it’s a good thing to have them back in the playoffs, trying to succeed with the odds stacked against them because their playing style, especially when LaMarcus Aldridge isn’t playing, simply isn’t going to be good enough to make it far in the postseason. At least Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum make it worth watching. More

Portland Trail Blazers – Damian Lillard & Robin Lopez Help LaMarcus Aldrdige Come Back

Posted on 2 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Portland Trail Blazers did quite well as LaMarcus Aldridge was out for five consecutive games, and they continued playing good and most importantly winning basketball upon his return, with Robin Lopez and Damian Lillard chipping in as they beat the sinking Denver Nuggets 102-96. More

Portland Trail Blazers – The Best Season Ever

Posted on 26 Jan, 2014, by in NBA

This season is turning into a very special one for the Portland Trail Blazers: They’ve already matches their win total from last season at 33, and have reached that mark faster than any other season in franchise history. More

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Portland Trail Blazers – Playing the Best Basketball in the NBA

Posted on 19 Jan, 2014, by in NBA

The Portland Trail Blazers might not be the complete team, but just relying on their offense and especially the ability of LaMarcus Aldridge and whoever else steps up beside him (this time it was Nicolas Batum) is enough for them to be in shared lead of the Western conference, while also playing the most enjoyable brand of basketball the NBA has to offer this season. More

Portland Trail Blazers – Damian Lillard Hits the one That Matters Most

Posted on 16 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

A very bad performance from Damian Lillard will be forgotten because he hit the shot that mattered most, winning the game for the Portland Trail Blazers in overtime with a huge off-balance jumper that went in to give them the 111-109 win, carrying on with their impressive start to the season at the expense of the Detroit Pistons. More

Portland Trail Blazers – LaMarcus Aldridge Keeps Rising to The Occasion

Posted on 13 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

The Portland Trail Blazers keep relying on their excellent offense to pull them through the big games, but more than anyone else it’s LaMarcus Aldridge who is getting the job done, putting up another huge night of scoring and rebounding, carrying a misfiring Damian Lillard to the finish line, beating the Houston Rockers 111-104. More