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Blazersedge Mar 29, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets: Aldridge, Afflalo Bury Nuggets

This game wasn't a defensive gem but it's hard to argue with 120 points and 57% shooting. The Portland Trail Blazers took a step closer to their preliminary goal of making the 2015 NBA Playoffs tonight, defeating the Denver Nuggets 120-114. The victory puts the Blazers on the verge of securing their ticket to the post-season. They will earn a spot in the bracket tomorrow night if the New Orleans Pelicans lose to the Minnesota Timberwolves, or Monday night if the Blazers defeat the Phoenix Suns. Since the Oklahoma City Thunder also lost tonight, Portland's magic number to clinch the...
Denver Stiffs Mar 28, 2015

Preview: Nuggets at Blazers. Nine, Nine, Nein!

Nine games left in the 2014-2015 campaign, and there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Whether or not it's an oncoming train is based entirely on your viewpoint. Tonight, the Nuggets head to Portland with both teams having won last night. Game 74: 2014-15 NBA Season @ 28-45 (11-25 on road) Series 0-3 Portland 46-25 (28-7 at home) Saturday, March 28th, 2015 Moda Center - Portland, Oregon 8:00 PM MT Altitude / 104.3 FM Ty Lawson PG Damian Lillard Randy Foye SG Arron Afflalo Wilson Chandler SF Nicolas Batum Danilo Gallinari PF LaMarcus Aldridge Kenneth...

LaMarcus Aldridge delivers in the clutch to lead Trail Blazers past Suns, 87-81

LaMarcus Aldridge didn't miss in the fourth quarter and orchestrated a personal 8-0 run to seal a Trail Blazers victory over the Phoenix Suns.
Rip City Project Mar 28, 2015

Blazers ride LaMarcus Aldridge late to 87-81 win over Suns

The Portland Trail Blazers were looking to correct a weeks-long tailspin and secure their confidence and playoff position. The Phoenix Suns were looking to stay in the playoff hunt, having beaten the Blazers in Phoenix in every game since 2010. Both team wanted it, but in the end an untimely cold spell and a lava-hot […] Blazers ride LaMarcus Aldridge late to 87-81 win over Suns - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazersedge Mar 28, 2015

Blazers vs. Suns Final Score: 87-81; Portland Snaps Losing Streak in Phoenix

A brilliant fourth quarter shooting display by LaMarcus Aldridge (27 points) gave Portland a win in Phoenix. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 9 rebounds, Robin Lopez had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped their losing streak in Phoenix, winning an ugly game, 87-81 over the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center. Aldridge started slowly in his first game back from a finger injury versus Utah.  He did not have the same problem in Phoenix.  Aldridge hit six straight shots in the first for 12 points as Portland roared out in front.  The team as a whole hit...
Blazersedge Mar 27, 2015

What If LaMarcus Aldridge Had Gotten The Surgery?

Two months ago, LaMarcus Aldridge decided to put off surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. How's he doing now? Did he make the right decision? Just think: This could have been the first week back for LaMarcus Aldridge.It was Thursday, Jan. 22 when Aldridge announced that he'd torn a ligament in his left thumb and would need surgery, keeping him out for six to eight weeks. The Trail Blazers were dominating at the time, at 31-12, and Aldridge individually was having quite possibly the best season of his career. That the franchise player could miss almost two months was...
Rip City Project Mar 26, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers: Keep calm and appreciate circumstances

The Portland Trail Blazers needed a win last night against the Utah Jazz, and they got just that. The Trail Blazers had lost their last five games entering the game in Utah, and they are dealing with injuries to LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum, Chris Kaman, and Wesley Matthews, who is done for the season. Four of the Trail Blazers’ top seven […] Portland Trail Blazers: Keep calm and appreciate circumstances - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazersedge Mar 26, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Utah Jazz: Home Fans Thwarted by Portland Comeback

Fans in EnergySolutions Arena thought they were in for a spectacular win. As special correspondent Marcus Russell reports, Damian Lillard had other ideas. As a special treat tonight, special correspondent Marcus Russell gives us an In-Arena Report from EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 92-89. -------------- Lillard leads comeback! As I arrived to the arena in Salt Lake City tonight I was greeted with the welcome site of LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum warming up! The Blazers seemed loose and upbeat despite the 5-game...
Blazersedge Mar 25, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers Injury Watch: LaMarcus Aldridge Upgraded for Utah Game

The Blazers release their latest injury updates in advance of Blazers-Jazz tonight. The Portland Trail Blazers have released their latest injury updates in advance of tonight's matchup with the Utah Jazz. LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum have been upgraded from doubtful to questionable. Chris Kaman will not play. LaMarcus Aldridge (L index finger sprain) & Nic Batum (low back pain) are QUESTIONABLE; Chris Kaman (R shoulder strain) is OUT 2nite @ Utah. — Trail Blazers PR (@TrailBlazersPR) March 25, 2015 The Blazers fared well in the first half against the Golden State Warriors...
Blazersedge Mar 25, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Utah Jazz Preview

The Blazers ride a five-game losing streak into Utah tonight to face the Jazz on the second night of back-to-back. Portland Trail Blazers (44-25, No. 4 in the West) vs. Utah Jazz (31-39, No. 11 in the West)Wednesday, March 25EnergySolutions Arena; Salt Lake City, UT | 6:00 p.m. PST | Local TV/Radio: CSNNWHD; 620 AMOut for the Blazers: Wesley Matthews, Chris Kaman (doubtful), LaMarcus Aldridge (doubtful), Nicolas Batum (doubtful) | Out for the Jazz: Alec Burks, Rodney Hood (doubtful), Gordon Hayward (doubtful)SBN Affiliate: SLC Dunk | Timmay's Viewing Guide | Blazer's Edge Night The Blazers...
Blazersedge Mar 25, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors: Green, Curry Cause Blazers Heartburn

The short-handed Blazers put up a mighty fight in the first half before the Warriors pound them into oblivion. The Portland Trail Blazers put up a heck of a fight tonight against the Golden State Warriors. Facing the best team in the NBA without LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum, Chris Kaman, and Wesley Matthews was no easy task. Though expected, the 122-108 defeat was demoralizing. Still the evening illuminated several truths about the Blazers, for better and worse. Tonight's first half highlighted the scrappy, feisty, "never-say-die" Trail Blazers...the team every mom would love you to...
Blazersedge Mar 25, 2015

Blazers vs. Warriors Final Score: 122-108; Short-Handed Portland Falls to Golden State

CJ McCollum had a career-high 23 points, but the Blazers poor shooting in the second half cost them against Golden State. Damian Lillard had 29 points, CJ McCollum had a career-high 23 points, but the Portland Trail Blazers fell at home to the Golden State Warriors, 122-108 Tuesday night at Moda Center. Despite their depleted starting lineup, Portland refused to bow down to Golden State in the first.  Lillard scored 12 on 3-of-6 shooting, and the rest of the team followed suit.  Dorell Wright, starting for LaMarcus Aldridge, scored seven on 3-of-4 shooting, and Alonzo Gee, starting for...
Blazersedge Mar 24, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Preview

The Blazers return home tonight on the heels of a 1-4 road trip to host the 57-13 Golden State Warriors with LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum and Chris Kaman likely joining Wesley Matthews in street clothes. Golden State Warriors (57-13, No. 1 in the West) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (44-24, No. 4 in the West)Tuesday, March 24Moda Center; Portland, OR | "7:30 p.m." PST | Local TV/Radio: TNT; 620 AMOut for the Blazers: Wesley Matthews, Chris Kaman (doubtful), LaMarcus Aldridge (doubtful), Nicolas Batum (doubtful) | Out for the Warriors: N/ASBN Affiliate: Golden State of Mind | Timmay's...
Rip City Project Mar 23, 2015

Mailbag: Rotations without LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum

Mailbag Monday is now run through Twitter. If you would like to have your Trail Blazers questions discussed in next week’s edition, follow @ripcityproject and send them our way. If Twitter is new to you, simple instruction can be found here. @ripcityproject what’s the rotation gonna be this week without LA, batum? Super small ball […] Mailbag: Rotations without LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Mar 22, 2015

LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum questionable vs. Warriors

LaMarcus Aldridge injured his left hand in the Portland Trail Blazers’ loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. This is the same hand in which Aldridge has a torn radial collateral ligament in his thumb. Though the injuries are localized to the same appendage, they are not in the same digit and are considered unrelated […] LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum questionable vs. Warriors - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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