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- Rockets confident even as they face 'must-win' Game 2 against Trail Blazers April 23, 2014Jeremy Lin rejoins the team after missing Tuesday's practice with flu-like symptoms.Mike Tokito | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Trail Blazers shootaround: Other playoff series serve as reminders for Portland to stay focused April 23, 2014The Blazers have watched as Game 1 winners around the league have fallen in Game 2.Mike Tokito | email@example.com
- Trail Blazers-Rockets: Which team will win Game 2? (poll) April 23, 2014Can Portland take a commanding 2-0 series lead, or will Houston bounce back and even the series at 1-1?Tim Brown | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets, Game 2 preview April 23, 2014The Blazers lead the series 1-0, with Game 2 set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Houston.Mike Tokito | email@example.com
- Trail Blazers' biggest fear; Hack-a-Howard success; Oregon State Beavers without Hallice Cooke: The Oregonian sports top 5 (links) April 23, 2014Also, the speech that resurrected the Trail Blazers, and Canzano wants to know: Does the NBA want us to believe in its officials?Karly Imus | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Omer Asik wants another chance to slow LaMarcus Aldridge April 23, 2014Omer Asik’s stint on LaMarcus Aldridge lasted just three minutes before he picked up his third foul and returned to the bench. He never was back on the floor with Dwight Howard again, though that could be one of the changes Kevin McHale has planned. “We are going to do some stuff differently,” McHale said. “You watch the game and find out what it is.” Asik, however, said defending Aldridge is the top priority and that if he is back on him the plan will be to battle him better before Aldridge catches the ball, rather than after he is going up for his shot.
- Dwight Howard says he needs to be selfish and demand the ball more often April 22, 2014With the Houston Rockets down 1-0 after dropping Game 1 at home in its Western Conference quarterfinal series with the Portland Trail Blazers, Dwight Howard apparently took a long look at himself and came to the conclusion, “You know what? I need to be more selfish.” The Rockets center said on Tuesday that heading into […] The post Dwight Howard says he needs to be selfish and demand the ball more often appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
- The Portland Trail Blazers Remind Us That We Remember The Great Ones April 22, 2014In sports, we live for the great ones. We remember the great ones. When did the Portland Trail Blazers’ game one broadside across the bow of the increasingly unlikable Houston Rockets become a great one? There are a lot of correct answers, as Terry Stotts said in his post-game press conference. But you knew for sure that it was a great one when the Portland Police department tweeted, “We don’t normally endorse theft, but stealing 1 from the @HoustonRockets is just fine with us.” And I don’t normally endorse generalizations, but we need a rule that all NBA playoff games that go over three hours go straight to ESPN Classic. The Blazers and Rockets played forever on Sunday night. That game started after 8:30 PM local time, so Monday morning for folks in Houston started driving home from the Toyota Center as Antonio Harvey crowed in the background, “I gotta get some video of these people leaving the arena with their sad faces!” If you are a Blazers fan, you felt good – of course. But if...
- NBA Admits Referees Should Have Awarded Howard Two Free Throws On Late Boxout With Freeland April 21, 2014The NBA acknowledged the officials missed a late call in the Portland Trail Blazers' 122-120 overtime win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 on Sunday. "After video review by the league office, we have determined that the officials were incorrect in assessing a foul to the Rockets' Dwight Howard with 10.8 seconds remaining in overtime," Rod Thorn said in a statement. "The foul should have been called on the Blazers' Joel Freeland and Howard should have been awarded two free throws."
- LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard Run Wild For 77 Points April 21, 2014The visiting Blazers led by LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard gave all the Rockets they could handle combining for a jaw dropping 77 points and 27 rebounds in a 122-120 OT victory in Game 1. Lillard tallied 31 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. While Aldridge posted a monster double-double consisting of 46 points and 18 rebounds. The post LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard Run Wild For 77 Points appeared first on Hooped Up.
- Cold-Shooting Sixers Lose 24th Straight March 23, 2014Philadelphia’s streak is two short of the N.B.A. record of 26, and the Sixers face two tough games at San Antonio and at Houston.
- Mavericks Avoid Collapse March 8, 2014Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points, Devin Harris hit the go-ahead shot in the final minute, and the host Dallas Mavericks rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Portland Trail Blazers after blowing a 30-point lead.
- Nets Endure Most Lopsided Loss Since 2003 February 27, 2014The Nets were unmerciful critics as they took turns roasting their play in an embarrassing defeat at Portland.
- N.B.A. Game of the Week: With Paul Back, Beware of Clippers February 10, 2014The star point guard Chris Paul, who returned Sunday after an 18-game absence, is set to lead Los Angeles against Portland, which has struggled recently with its 3-point shooting.
- Busy Lillard Tests His Durability February 9, 2014Damian Lillard, who has started every Portland game since being drafted in 2012, is slated to participate in multiple All-Star events and may be included on the United States national team.