Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets prediction and preview

Nicolas Batum Nuggets

Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers’ Jan. 15 matchup against the Denver Nuggets. The Blazers are playing one of the best home teams in the NBA, but it will be the final game of a tough four-game stretch. The key matchup in this one is going to be between Nicolas Batum and Danilo Gallinari. Batum won the matchup the first time around, but he’s on the road this time where he averages more than five points less per contest.

Portland Trail Blazers Nate McMillan’s popularity wilts in the rain

Nate McMillan

NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Blair Thomas reacts to the news out of RIP City recently for people calling for Coach Nate McMillen’s head. Portland fans are hopeless romantics when it comes to their Blazers. and the innocence is cute in a way. This blog post is not an excuse for McMillian but rather a legitimate reason for his inability to win with his roster.

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