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Blazers To Sell Playoff Tickets On April 7

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Wednesday, following their win against the Lakers last night, that they will begin selling playoff tickets on April 7.

The tickets will be sold exclusively on trailblazers.com at 10 AM on next Monday.

Here’s the full release:

The Portland Trail Blazers announced today that available tickets for the First Round of the NBA Playoffs will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, April 7, exclusively on trailblazers.com.

Any remaining tickets will be available at all ticket outlets, including the Rose Quarter Box Office, atnoon on Monday, April 7. A maximum of four tickets for each game are available to each customer, subject to availability.

Fans who have not previously ordered from trailblazers.com are encouraged to set up an account in advance of the on-sale time to expedite the ordering process. Fans are also encouraged to download the Trail Blazers mobile app to their phones or tablets if they have not already for presale opportunities to purchase playoff tickets.

With a record of 49-27, the Trail Blazers are currently fifth in the Western Conference standings. Portland is seeking its 30th NBA Playoff berth since joining the league in 1970.

The 2014 NBA Playoffs begin Saturday, April 19. Playoff teams, opponents, game dates and times will be determined following the conclusion of the NBA’s regular season on Wednesday, April 16.

The Blazers have 49 wins and according to the website SportsClubStats.com they have a 99.998% chance of making the playoffs. They hold a 2-game lead for the fifth place spot and are 1.5 games behind Houston for 4th which would get them homecourt advantage.

According to the same website, the Blazers have over a 76 percent chance they will face the Houston Rockets in the first round.

Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He started writing about NBA Basketball for SwishScout.com before being the Sports Reporter Intern for TrailBlazers.com. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.

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