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Portland’s LA Similar To California’s LA?

Fans of championship NBA teams know the true meaning of a victory in the first game of the playoffs. Business as usual is their attitude. Not in Portland. Trail Blazer fans don’t know business as usual. The first round of the playoffs might be the second season for good teams, but in Portland there’s only […]

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The Portland Trail Blazers Remind Us That We Remember The Great Ones

In sports, we live for the great ones. We remember the great ones. When did the Portland Trail Blazers’ game one broadside across the bow of the increasingly unlikable Houston Rockets become a great one? There are a lot of correct answers, as Terry Stotts said in his post-game press conference. But you knew for […]

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Portland Trail Blazers VS Houston Rockets First Round Preview

The NBA Playoffs are finally here. The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Houston Rockets in the first round. Game 1 will be played Sunday at 6:30 PM PT. The Blazers will be starting off on the road. Both teams finished the season with the same record, but Houston earned the tie breaker winning […]

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NBA Playoff Predictions – First Round Preview

Another NBA regular season has come to a close, and with the late-season surges that a handful of teams made, this year’s playoffs looks to be as exciting as ever. The New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, and Boston Celtics are all in the lottery. The Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, and Charlotte Bobcats are playoff […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Are Ready For Work

Monday night I was able to meet and talk to Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts. After our conversation I was struck with how charismatic Stotts is and I can see why players would want to play for him. He laughed, he joked, he seemed very carefree despite having the playoffs right around the corner […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Playoff Preview – Positional Breakdown

All of the roads have been walked.  All paths have led to this.  Now a best-of-7 determines who goes home, and who fights on.  While the Portland Trail Blazers’ season has had its share of ups and downs, all that matters is the team directly in front of them: the Houston Rockets. A positional breakdown […]

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Portland Trail Blazers / Houston Rockets Playoff Preview

The NBA’s regular season concluded Wednesday night, which saw the Portland Trail Blazers tough out a 6-point win against the LA Clippers. Both teams decided to rest key players in preparation for the playoffs. The game didn’t mean a whole lot to the Blazers. Going into Wednesday night’s game, Portland was guaranteed the five seed […]

Cheer Mob Put On By Blazer Gang

Where? Lloyd Center When? April 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM Blazer Gang, an up and coming fan page of the Portland Trail Blazers, have put together a Flash Mob type event. They are calling it a ‘Cheer Mob’. Will this be the new YouTube craze? We’ll soon find out. Blazer Gang has partnered with other […]

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Portland Trail Blazers – A Year Of Exceeded Expectations

Before the NBA season began I was cautiously optimistic with what General Manager Neil Olshey was able to do over the offseason. Leading into the season, I wrote that my prediction was a team that would hover around .500 and fight for the 8th seed in the Western Conference. Boy, how things have changed over […]

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Shelf Watch – Portland Trail Blazers, NFL Draft, And March Madness

Portland Trail Blazers Trends Top Shelf: The real Thomas Robinson has stood up. When Robinson was shelved for a four game stretch in early May (including a DNP in a blowout of Atlanta), I thought that this might be the kicker for the former top five pick. If he can’t beat out Dorell Wright and […]

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The Portland Trail Blazers Are Ecstatic That March Is Over

March is over, which is a very good thing for Portland Trail Blazers fans. How brutal was March? It was the first time in franchise history (44 years) that the team had two separate 5-game road trips in a month. With a record of 8 wins-9 losses and 3 wins-7 losses on the road, you […]

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Rip City Torn Open – Injury Bug Plagues Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers (42-23) were already banged up and trying to find a way to stop their frequent skids and reacquire the winning formula they had in November and December. The icy and slippery slope they were on just had a bucket of water dumped on it, as they will now have to find […]

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Damian Lillard, Whatcha Got?

The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the roughest part of their season the past week, losing 4 straight games for the first time this season. They fell from the 3rd spot in the Western Conference to the 5th spot, with the Golden State Warriors nipping at their heels. All of this was magnified when LaMarcus […]

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