NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers. J.J. Hickson started in place of star forward LaMarcus Aldridge and scored a game-high 23 points and had 13 rebounds. Aldridge is nursing a sore right hip. Jamal Crawford scored 21 points off the bench in the first half.
NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers. Raymond Felton and LaMarcus Aldridge both played well for the Blazers while Jamal Crawford, Wesley Matthews and the Portland bench failed to show up. The Blazers pulled it out in the end, though.
NWSB insider Blair Thomas raises an interesting question regarding Washington State Cougars men’s hoops. Is Ken Bone the right man to lead in 2012? Although he has a winning record in his current stay with Washington State, his lack of recruiting and conference wins may ultimately doom him in the end.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Portland TrailBlazers head coach Rick Adelman. After getting his start with the Blazers in the late 1980′s, Adelman has gone onto become one of the best NBA journeymen coaches of our time. Adelman took the vast majority of teams he coached to the playoffs, making the conference championship several times with multiple teams. He is now in Minnesota where he turned them into contenders from the doormats they used to be.
Washington Huskies insider Brandon Choate brings you a comparison of great magnitude from the UW Hoops program. With the debate ongoing about whether current Dawgs Tony Wroten and Terrence Ross will go pro after the conclusion of this season, he brings comparison to two ex-Huskies who were in similar situations. Detlef Schrempf and Nate Robinson were both chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft.
Portland Trailblazers fan and NWSB Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors game on Wednesday night. Thursday the Blazers take on the Clippers. Jamal Crawford buried the biggest shot of the game for the win. They’ll likely be without LaMarcus Aldridge again, so it will be a battle to stop Blake Griffin and company.