Blazers Pelicans

Game Notes: Two Things to Watch for in Blazers/Pelicans Game 2

Often seen as an afterthought in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans came out in game one of their series against the Portland Trail Blazers and showed that they will be a tough out over the next week and a half. Despite a bad shooting night and falling down by 19, the Blazers managed

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Damian Lillard

It’s time to give Damian Lillard the respect he deserves

Not a single reporter or expert predicted the Portland Trail Blazers to be sitting in the third seed in the Western Conference. No one saw this coming at all. A lot of their success has to do with the play of one of the best backcourts in the league today. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum

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Evan Evaluations: The Wild Wild West

The Western Conference has been hectic this year in the NBA. The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors have separated themselves in the Western Conference from the rest of the competition, but the rest of the teams are fighting for their lives. From number three and down, the Western Conference is up for grabs when

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CJ McCollum

Society Top 50: No. 27 – CJ McCollum

Name: CJ McCollum Ranking: 27 Team: Portland Trail Blazers 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 23.0 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 3.6 APG, 0.9 SPG, 48 FG%, 42.1 3PT%, 91.2 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 19.9 PER, 58.5 TS%, 7.6 WS, 3.2 OBPM, -2.3 DBPM, 2.1 VORP The Breakdown If you like players that can go from 0

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Portland

Desperation is running high in Portland

The Portland Trail Blazers have found themselves in a position of win or go home. Desperation is running high as they attempt to find an answer to come away with a victory. Game 3 was a tale of two halves that began as an energetic run by Portland. Their defense was swarming, the ball was

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JaVale McGee

Defense and JaVale McGee play hero in Warriors Game 2 victory

The debate of whether Kevin Durant should take the floor in Game 2 was the center of discussion leading up to last night’s tip-off. Should he play or should the Warriors not take a chance? Well, KD didn’t play and the Warriors still won by 29 points – go figure. This game was all about

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VIDEO: CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combine for 75 points in Game 1 vs. Warriors

The Portland Trail Blazers fell short in their attempt of upending the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the teams’ first round playoff series on Sunday afternoon, but the dynamic backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum put on a scoring exhibition for the ages.  Lillard (34 points) and McCollum (41 points) combined to

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Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard

Who’s going to be the next man up for the Portland Trail Blazers?

Jusuf Nurkic was ruled out just before the first game between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers and Game 1 proved that they need him back as soon as possible. CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combined for 75 points and the Trail Blazers still lost. This is a sight for sore eyes for

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NBA 2K17 Playoffs Simulation

The NBA 2K gods have spoken… With the NBA Playoffs about to start and majority of basketball fans love the NBA 2K series I decided to do a simulation of the 2017 NBA Playoffs on the virtual hardwood, courtesy of NBA 2K17 on the Xbox One platform What I did was that I started the

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Portland Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers need an all-around effort to take down the Warriors

The Portland Trail Blazers have a tough uphill battle in front of them taking on the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The multitude of Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant is a lot to deal with. While many may view the Warriors as the favorite, Damian

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