Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers Jan. 23 matchup with the Indiana Pacers. The Blazers are in the midst of their longest losing streak of the season, and they’re facing an Indiana team that has defeated its last five West Coast opponents, including the Memphis Grizzlies twice. The key matchup can be found at the small forward position between Paul George and Nicolas Batum. Damian Lillard and Danny Granger are questionable.
NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Steve Lee Stella tells us all about what true Rip City hoops fans already know. The Blazers have drafted poorly in their history. Possibly the poorest of all NBA teams. Many fans are well aware of the wisdom and success that was put into and come out of selecting such memorable names as Sebastian Telfair, Martell Webster, Greg Oden, LaRue Martin and Sam Bowie.
NWSB insider Steve Lee brings us an NBA draft preview piece today. Where will the University of Washington’s Tony Wroten land in this year’s 2012 NBA Draft? Steve lists 5 possible destinations. Many envision Wroten to fall into the role of a player similar to that of Larry Hughes, Gilbert Arenas or Seattle grown Michael Dickerson when he hits the bigtime. Could it be for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2012?