5 Reasons Why Portland Trail Blazers Aren’t For Real in 2014

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

Jrue Holliday

Tonight, Jrue Holiday showed that he can be one of the best point guards in the league. Thanks to his brilliant game, the New Orleans Pelicans were able to defeat one of the best teams in the NBA. On paper, this game looked to […]

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Chris Paul

The Los Angeles Clippers tip off against the Portland Trail Blazers, and this one might even be a Western Conference playoff preview. Blake Griffin just seems to rub other power forwards the wrong way doesn’t he? His ejection from the […]

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C.J. McCollum Portland Debut

The Portland Trail Blazers went into this past offseason knowing that addressing their bench was of the utmost importance. After a 2012-2013 NBA season in which their bench essentially cost Portland a spot in the postseason, the Blazers realized that […]

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Aldridge

Damian Lillard. Enough said right? Okay fine, will give you a bit more. You want to know how much swag Lillard has? The last player to hit game winning shots in back-to-back games was Mike Bibby circa 1995; that is […]

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Aldridge

Most of the time, the NBA MVP award goes to the best player on the best teams. Coming into this season, the list of MVP candidates were James, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets, […]

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Steve Dykes

The Portland Trail Blazers are favored (-2.5) in this one on the road against the Detroit Pistons; this shows the respect Vegas has gained for the Blazers in recent weeks and they are a team to watch out for. Their […]

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Blazers Steve Dykes

Houston Rockets @ Portland Trail Blazers (-3) The Pick: Blazers, 108-99 In the first matchup of the top two scoring offenses in the NBA, the Rockets won in convincing fashion (116-101) on the road, but they are a long-shot to repeat […]

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The surprise of the NBA and the West has to be the conference leading Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers are built mainly of middle salary players with the exception of LaMarcus Aldridge, who play well as a team. They are second in the league […]

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Monta Ellis

Dallas Mavericks‘ Dirk Nowitzki has called new teammate Monta Ellis “explosive” before. Once again, Ellis, starting shooting guard for the Mavericks, backed up veteran power forward Nowitzki’s props. This time, he was also a finisher, which made him Dallas’ blaze […]

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