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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
Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum upgraded to 'questionable' vs. Utah Jazz

Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum upgraded to 'questionable' vs. Utah Jazz

LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum have been upgraded from "doubtful" to "questionable," and Chris Kaman has been ruled out for the Blazers' visit to Utah.
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 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...

LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum, Chris Kaman doubtful for Trail Blazers game vs. Warriors

Aldridge, Batum and Kaman are listed as doubtful for Tuesday's game against the Warriors.
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

LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum leave Trail Blazers game vs. Grizzlies with injuries

Batum (low back pain) and Aldridge (left hand injury) did not return to the game after suffering injuries in the first half. X-Rays on Aldridge's left hand came back negative.
Rip City Project Mar 21, 2015

LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum injured in loss to Grizzlies

The Portland Trail Blazers have now lost four in a row after falling to the Memphis Grizzlies 97-86. More important than a 4-game skid and the playoff implications it brings is that the Blazers were without Chris Kaman (shoulder), and lost both Nicolas Batum (back) and LaMarcus Aldridge (hand) during the course of the game. […] LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum injured in loss to Grizzlies - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers fall to Grizzlies, 97-86 as LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum suffer injuries: Game rewind

LaMarcus Aldridge and Nicolas Batum didn't return to the game after suffering injuries in the first half and the Grizzlies easily dispatched the shorthanded Blazers.
Blazersedge Mar 21, 2015

Video: LaMarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum Go Down in Blazers-Grizzlies Game

Aldridge and Batum left the Blazers/Grizzles game at halftime due to injuries, and did not return. LATEST UPDATES: Aldridge talks about his injury here, courtesy of CSNNW.com: Your browser does not support iframes. Batum describes his pain here: Your browser does not support iframes. ------- LaMarcus Aldridge underwent an X-Ray, and the Blazers stated that it came back negative. Casey Holdahl talked to Aldridge, who said his left hand is swollen due to a hit from Tony Allen. Aldridge is unsure of his status for Tuesday's game against the Golden State Warriors. Nicolas Batum said he landed...
Rip City Project Mar 13, 2015

Nicolas Batum continues post-All-Star break resurgence

Since the 2015 NBA All-Star Break, Nicolas Batum has been a completely different player. Funny how a week in Puerto Vallarta with your girlfriend can get you out of a funk. The once slumping forward seems to have shed his troubles on the Mexican beaches, and has returned to form on the basketball court. I […] Nicolas Batum continues post-All-Star break resurgence - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazersedge Mar 10, 2015

Nicolas Batum Will Play In FIBA World Cup

Nicolas Batum will play for the French team in France this summer during the FIBA Basketball World Cup. During the 2013-2014 NBA season Nicolas Batum played in all 82 regular season games plus 11 more games in the playoffs. He then went on to help his French team take a Bronze medal at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. This season his statistics have slumped and he has been plagued by a lingering wrist injury. He has attributed his rough season to overextending himself last summer. Now Joe Freeman at OregonLive.com tells us that Batum will again play for French basketball team in France this...

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