Rick’s Picks: The weekly Portland Trail Blazers all-stars

Wallace

NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Rick Stella weighs in with his Trailblazers weekly three all stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through March 19th of the Portland Trailblazers 2011-12 campaign. LaMarcus Aldridge was a beast this week. A mainstay at the First Star position in this column, Aldridge put up 21 points, on 9-18 from the field and a perfect 3-3 from the charity stripe vs. the Bulls.

Trail Blazers vs Thunder blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Blazers vs Thunder

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City. It’s hard to understand why, but the Blazers can’t seem to get out on three-point shooters this season. Like most of the guards on this team, Wesley Matthews has struggled most of the year. LaMarcus Aldridge struggled through this game.

Trail Blazers vs. Bulls blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trail Blazers vs. Bulls

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Chicago Bulls. A nice win for their new interim coach Kaleb Canales. Nicolas Batum filled up the stat sheet last night. He poured in 15 points while grabbing nine boards. Jamal Crawford continued to struggle.

Let’s Try to Make Sense of Portland’s Deadline Day

Gerald Wallace

NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Rick Stella tells us the Trail Blazers have made the decision to part ways with Nate McMillan, it was announced today by Team President Larry Miller. McMillan will no longer serve as Portland’s head coach. Assistant Coach Kaleb Canales has been named interim head coach. Also Gerald Wallace and Marcus Camby were moved to New Jersey and Houston.

Trade Analysis: Trailblazers & Nets swap bodies on deadline day

Shawne Williams

NWSB insider Steve Lee brings us news of deadline day trade between the Portland Trail Blazers and the New Jersey Nets. The Blazers receive Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and the Nets first round pick. The Blazers gave up Gerald Wallace for that, uh, haul. The first rounder is projected to be a lottery pick, does that count for anything?

TrailBlazers Camby Trade Analysis: Love ‘em & Hate ‘em style…

Camby Trade

NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Blair Thomas tells us keeping Jamal Crawford and Raymond Felton indicates that the team will go point guard shopping in the off-season after their contracts come off the books. Marcus Camby was already looking ahead to a Caribbean vacation at this point in the season. He was traded for Hasheem Thabeet and Jonny Flynn the Houston Rockets.

Trail Blazers vs. Knicks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trail Blazers vs. Knicks

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. N.Y. Knicks. There are numerous guards in the NBA that finish with 11 or more assists by themselves, but the Blazers could only muster 11 assists against a terrible Knicks defense. LaMarcus Aldridge was 5 for 15 again tonight and scored only 15 points.

Trail Blazers vs. Pacers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Blazers vs Pacers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Tuesday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Indiana Pacers. The shooting woes in Indianapolis last night were just horrific. LaMarcus Aldridge was 5 for 15, Nicolas Batum was 3 for 11, and Raymond Felton was 2 for 8. The Blazers got to the free throw line 38 times last night. That’s not bad.

Rick’s Picks: The weekly Portland Trail Blazers all-stars

Raymond Felton

NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Rick Stella weighs in with his Trailblazers weekly three all stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through March 12th of the Portland Trailblazers 2011-12 campaign. Ray Felton gets a bit of special recognition this week for not only making this list for the first time. This week LaMarcus Aldridge played like Washington owed him money.

Trail Blazers vs. Wizards blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trailblazers vs. Wizards

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Washington Wizards. Portland was 26 of 27 from the free-throw line and connected on its first 26 attempts until Raymond Felton missed one in the final minute. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 24.7 points over the last three games. Nice win Rip City.

Trail Blazers vs. Celtics blog: love ’em & hate ’em

TrailBlazers vs. Celtics

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Boston Celtics. Paul Pierce and Ray Allen each scored 22 points and the Celtics rebounded from a lopsided loss and handed one to Portland on Friday night. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Trail Blazers with 22 points. Portland has lost 5 of 6.

Trail Blazers vs. Timberwolves blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trailblazers vs. Timberwolves

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kevin Love went for 29 points and 16 rebounds as host Minnesota beat Portland for the second time in three games. Raymond Felton collected 23 points and nine assists for Portland, which shot 39.5 percent in the second half.

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