Month: April 2015

Blazers go home down 0-2 after backcourt gets dominated again, 97-82

It was done in a different way. There was hope at the beginning. But the Memphis Grizzlies still whooped the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2 to take a 2-0 […]

Arron Afflalo (shoulder), Chris Kaman (ankle) OUT for Game 2

About 90 minutes before Game 2 of the Trail Blazers-Grizzlies series, the team announced that Arron Afflalo would not play. But they added another crucial name to the list: back-up […]

The Scouting Report: Memphis Grizzlies, Game 2

  Projected Memphis starters: Mike Conley, Courtney Lee, Jeff Green, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol Projected Portland starters: Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Nicolas Batum, LaMarcus Aldridge, Robin Lopez Injuries: Arron Afflalo (shoulder) questionable Damian Lillard didn't play his […]

Trail Mix: Arron Afflalo questionable for Game 2, Pancarta-gate rages on

The first few games of the playoffs were so bad that the machine has had to make stories out of basically nothing and it's led to a public apology, about, […]

Trail Mix: Blazers reportedly scared Aldridge will leave and “Pancarta-gate”

So you thought Game 1 was bad? Well the news cycle has done the Blazers one better. Not only is their fear of LaMarcus Aldridge leaving in the offseason, they […]

Blazers get beat up by Grizzlies in Game 1, 100-86

Let's start with the bad news for the Portland Trail Blazers first. They got beat on 100-86 and Memphis didn't really let them get comfortable. LaMarcus Aldridge looked like Zach Randolph […]

The Scouting Report: Memphis Grizzlies, Game 1

Memphis projected starting line-up: Mike Conley, Courtney Lee, Tony Allen, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol Portland projected starting line-up: Damian Lillard, Allen Crabbe, Nicolas Batum, LaMarcus Aldridge, Robin Lopez So it begins. Sunday at 5PM […]

Blazers’ guard Arron Afflalo (shoulder) doubtful for Game 1, Alonzo Gee questionable

The Portland Trail Blazers updated their injury report for Game 1 on Saturday morning. And unpredictably, it showed that Arron Afflalo is doubtful for the first game of their Western […]

Blazer Banter’s (fake) 2015 NBA Awards

DISCLAIMER: I do not have a ballot. But this is what mine would look like if I did. I tried to go outside of the box for some of these. Also, […]

Blazers vs. Grizzlies: First round schedule, brief analysis

Here we go. The Portland Trail Blazers will face the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. It's the first ever meeting between the two sides in […]

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