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Blazersedge Apr 25, 2015

Grizzlies vs. Blazers, 2015 NBA Playoffs Game 3: Time, TV Schedule and Live Streaming

Behind the proverbial 8-ball, the Blazers come home looking for a way to beat Memphis After two straight lopsided losses in Memphis, the Portland Trail Blazers tip off at home for the first time this postseason. The Blazers lost Game 1 by a score of 100-86, and Game 2 with a very similar score, 97-82. Portland continues to be led by LaMarcus Aldridge, playing through a thumb injury to attempt to keep the team alive in each game. But the back court players, Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum and Steve Blake, have seen extraordinary struggles to hit even open shots, leaving the team desperate for...
Blazersedge Apr 22, 2015

Blazers vs. Grizzlies, Game 2, NBA Playoffs 2015: Time, TV Schedule and Live Streaming

The Blazers get a return date with the Grizzlies, and the hope of tying the series. Three days after being throttled in Memphis, the Portland Trail Blazers regroup and attempt to put on a better performance in Game 2 of the 2015 Playoffs Wednesday night. The Memphis Grizzlies were led by legendary Blazer-killer Beno Udrih, who finished with 20 points and 7 rebounds. Memphis spread the scoring around, with four other players scoring in double figures. The Blazers saw their usual great night from All-Star Starter LaMarcus Aldridge, scoring 32 along with 14 rebounds. But they need more from...

LaMarcus Aldridge and the muscle that changed his game, his name and the Trail Blazers franchise

After being taken out of his game by the "above-average strong" Ron Artest in 2009, LaMarcus Aldridge hit the weight room, which changed his body and his game.
Blazersedge Apr 21, 2015

What Do the Portland Trail Blazers Need to Fix for Game 2?

Phil and Dave get pumped up for the playoffs, examine what needs to go better for the Blazers in Game 2, and cut through the LaMarcus Aldridge noise. The first playoff edition of the Blazer's Edge Podcast is on the air! This week Phil Naessens and I get INTENSE with playoff analysis, our opinions on the LaMarcus Aldridge coverage resounding through the echo chamber of NBA Media Land, plus we engage in a role reversal that nobody who's listen to our work prior will believe. But that's what happens when you get FIRED UP for the playoffs!!! (Maybe the Blazers will follow suit soon?) You can...

Trail Blazers' list of concerns after Game 1 should include the future of LaMarcus Aldridge

After a miserable Game 1, the Blazers should hope they can provide a more convincing case for LaMarcus Aldridge to return to Portland.

Zach Randolph and LaMarcus Aldridge bump, battle and banter and promise more of the same in Game 2

The former teammates went at it in Game 1 but the Memphis star cautions that "it's just the first game.''

Grizzlies vs. Blazers Game 1 Preview: It's playoff time!

2014/15 Playoffs, Round 1, Game 1 vs 2014/15 Regular Season:55-27 (31-10 Home) 2014/15 Regular Season:51-31 (19-22 Road) FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN Sunday, April 19th 7:00 PM CDT TNT / Fox SportSouth / 92.9 FM ESPN Possible Starters Mike Conley PG Damian Lillard Courtney Lee SG C.J. McCollum Tony Allen SF Nicolas Batum Zach Randolph PF LaMarcus Aldridge Marc Gasol C Robin Lopez 2014/15 Advanced Stats 94.2 (26th) Pace 96.5 (T-12th) 103.1 (13th) OEff 105.5 (8th) 99.9 (4th) DEff 101.4 (10th) 50.1 (T-12th) RebR 50.7 (10th) Trail Blazers vs...

Trail Blazers-Grizzlies matchups: LaMarcus Aldridge vs. Zach Randolph has long-standing history

When LaMarcus Aldridge was a rookie in 2006, he would come to practice finding a tough and eager Zach Randolph waiting. "He was big for my growth,'' Aldridge said of Randolph.

Video: Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge says playing physical biggest key vs. Grizzlies

Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge on facing the Grizzlies: "If you don't get physical, they'll punch you in the mouth."
Blazersedge Apr 17, 2015

Speculation on LaMarcus Aldridge Leaving Trail Blazers

The rumor mill speculates on the future of LaMarcus Aldridge. It's the time of year when most NBA writers center around playoff teams and games. Not so Dan Feldman, writing for ProBasketballTalk at NBCSports.com. Feldman quotes Ramona Shelburne (senior writer for ESPN.com) on ESPN LA: I think LaMarcus Aldridge is actually a lot more in play than people think. How can you really improve that group up in Portland? I think Neil has done a great job up there, but it's Portland. He's (Aldridge) never quite fit in, and they've made it really clear that Damian Lillard is the face of their...
Blazersedge Apr 16, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers Playoff Preview Celebrates Aldridge, Lillard

A national writer examines how the Blazers beat their opponents and vice-versa. Today Mike Prada of SB Nation took a look at the Portland Trail Blazers' fortunes in the 2014-15 season. He subtitled his overview:  Injuries strike Portland at the worst time.  Without Wesley Matthews the Blazers made a pedestrian 10-12 stretch run, but it's easy to imagine a team that started the season 30-8 doing better. Prada thinks Portland is still a threat to beat other teams mainly because of their two all stars: The Blazers have one of the league's most terrifying weapons: A player that can hit any...
Trail Blazers shootaround: LaMarcus Aldridge will play vs. Dallas Mavericks in 'playoff prep' matchup

Trail Blazers shootaround: LaMarcus Aldridge will play vs. Dallas Mavericks in 'playoff prep' matchup

All-Star duo LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard will play vs. the Mavericks even though Wednesday night's season finale has no bearing on playoff standings.

Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum out, LaMarcus Aldridge 'probable' for regular season finale

Nicolas Batum and CJ McCollum are out for Thursday game against Dallas. Chris Kaman is listed as probably while LaMarcus Aldridge has been upgraded to 'probable' after missing the last two games.
Blazersedge Apr 13, 2015

Video: CJ McCollum Leaves Oklahoma City Game with Ankle Sprain

The injury follows Nicolas Batum's exit. Appropriate to their home town, it never rains but it pours for the Portland Trail Blazers when it comes to injuries. Nicolas Batum left the first quarter of tonight's Blazers-Oklahoma City Thunder contest with a knee injury, now CJ McCollum has sprained his left ankle and will not return. Portland G CJ McCollum (left ankle sprain) will not return. — Trail Blazers PR (@TrailBlazersPR) April 14, 2015 Tonight's injuries follow setbacks to LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Arron Afflalo, and Dorell Wright.
Blazersedge Apr 13, 2015

LaMarcus Aldridge Out vs. Thunder

Portland's power forward misses his second straight game with an ankle sprain. Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will not play tonight as the Blazers face the Oklahoma City Thunder. Westbrook in. Aldridge OUT vs. Thunder http://t.co/eC2lJnQut6 #RipCity #BlazersTalk pic.twitter.com/80VWGHWeOz — CSNNW (@CSNNW) April 13, 2015 This will be the second straight game Aldridge has missed. The official reason is an ankle sprain. On a perhaps-related note, the Trail Blazers are locked into the 4th seed in the Western Conference with no chance of gaining homecourt advantage in...

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