Month: April 2014

Road Takes: Jeremy Lin Brings Rockets Boost To Keep Season Alive, Force A Game 6 In Portland

[caption id="attachment_3385" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)[/caption] It was almost the final story to an epic series for the Portland Trail Blazers but their moment of glory will have to wait […]

Blazers To Give Out Red And White “Rip City” Towels For Friday’s Game 6 Vs. Rockets

[caption id="attachment_3388" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Photo via @blazerschris on twitter[/caption] The Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Houston Rockets 108-98 in Wednesday night's Game 5. They still have a 3-2 series lead […]

Dean Oliver: Blazers-Rockets Series Rates Highest With “Excitement Factor” Metric

[caption id="attachment_3259" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)[/caption] The NBA playoffs in 2014 have been amazing. Road teams are 21-15 so far in the playoffs and it seems like almost every game […]

Blazers To Wear Plaid “Dr. Jack” Patches To Honor Late Coach Jack Ramsay Throughout Playoffs

[caption id="attachment_3375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo via @blazerschris (twitter account of Blazers president Chris McGowan)[/caption] Portland Trail Blazers team President Chris McGowan announced through his twitter account @blazerschris that the team will […]

The Scouting Report: Houston Rockets, Game 5

[caption id="attachment_3358" align="aligncenter" width="630"] (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)[/caption] An old basketball cliche is that a playoff series doesn't start until someone wins on the other team's home court. Certainly the Portland Trail Blazers […]

Blazers Owner Paul Allen Denounces Comments Allegedly Made By Clippers Owner Donald Sterling, Calls For Action

  Portland Trail Blazers owner joined other fellow NBA owners and members of the NBA community in denouncing the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Allen calls […]

Former Blazers Coach Jack Ramsay Dies At 89

[caption id="attachment_3346" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (AP Photo/File)[/caption] Former Portland Trail Blazers head coach and coach of the franchise's only NBA Championship passed away at the age of 89 after a battle with […]

The Scouting Report: Houston Rockets, Game 4

[caption id="attachment_3332" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (AP Photo/Don Ryan)[/caption] Projected starting line-up:┬áPatrick Beverley, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik, Dwight Howard. It was Houston''s turn to make the series' first major adjustment and Kevin […]

After Disappointment In Game 3, Nicolas Batum Says Blazers “Must Move On, Still Control The Series”

[caption id="attachment_3327" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (AP Photo/Don Ryan)[/caption] Nicolas Batum blamed himself for not making a potentially game-tying three-pointer. However, he, like many of the Trail Blazers urges that they have to […]

Haynes: Rockets Omer Asik To Start Over Terrence Jones In Game 3

[caption id="attachment_3322" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)[/caption] We wrote in our Scouting Report for Game 3 that Kevin McHale was going to have a decision to make: commit to going […]

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