NWSB insider and Trail Blazers blogger Blair Thomas brings us his 2011-2012 Portland Blazers report card. He looks at positives like being on the Clippers heels at the top of the West and the re-emergence Jamal Crawford. He looks at concerns like the team’s inconsistency and Raymond Felton’s poor performance as of late. He also hands out his mid-season awards.
State of the Portland Trail Blazers. Steve Lee our man with his pulse on the Trailblazers NBA Hoops beat is back with another edition of the Notebook. The February 23rd, 2012 edition. Nice win over the Spurs minus their stars, and big news Greg Oden was undergoing a minor procedure on February 20th to clean out debris in his left knee, when the surgeon determined that there was additional damage. Surprise.
NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Rick Stella wants to know what needs to change in RIP City to stop this inconsistent 2011/12 season. Does Nate McMillan need to leave? Does a trade need to be made? Lots of NBA rumors are out there, including a trade for Steve Nash. How is LaMarcus Aldridge’s ankle? Are these midseason hurdles most teams endure? The Blazers find themselves falling out of playoff contention.
NWSB Insider and resident northwest hoops blogger Steve Lee weighs in on the 2012 NBA trade deadline fast approaching and the nba rumors surrounding favorite northwest son Steve Nash. He pieces together five Ideal Relocation Plans for Nash (these trades are done with helping both teams to some degree), what do you think?
NWSB Portland Trail Blazers insider Rick Stella weighs in with his five trades the Blazers should be looking at making in 2012. Its a fun take using the NBA trade machine. Portland moving Raymond Felton, Wesley Matthews, or Nicolas Batum for starters, getting back Steve Nash, D.J. Augustin, Jrue Holiday, Lou Williams, and James Harden. Here are the five best trade options for Portland.
State of the Portland Trail Blazers. Steve Lee our man with his pulse on the Trailblazers NBA Hoops beat is back with another edition of the Notebook. The February 15, 2012 edition. The next four stops on the season for Nate McMillan’s troops has the Blazers squaring off against Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors, LA Clippers, and Jamal Crawford’s old team the Atlanta Hawks. LaMarcus Aldridge is an all-star too!
NWSB Managing editor and Northwest NBA hoops blogger “Q” tells us the Portland Trailblazers 2012 NBA Championship Odds, the 2012 Western Conference odds, and provides NBA betting futures lines from Bovada sportsbook for all NBA teams in 2012. The Blazers have talent, but what they also have are a lot of question marks on the roster.
Portland Trailblazers fan and blogger Q weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers game on Saturday night. Marcus Camby had 20 rebounds and Gerald Wallace scored 17 points as the Trail Blazers improved to 11-1 at home this season and beat the Nuggets for the fifth straight time at the Rose Garden.
Portland Trailblazers fan and blogger Q weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Trail Blazers vs. Kings game on Thursday night. Another loss for RIP City on the road. This was an all too familiar sight for a team that is now 3-9 away from the Rose Garden. Kurt Thomas put up 10 points and 5 rebounds in just 18 minutes. LaMarcus Aldridge continues to put up huge numbers.
Portland Trailblazers fan and blogger Q weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Bobcats vs. Trail Blazers game on Wednesday night. Blowout doesn’t begin to describe this one. It was nice to see guys like Craig Smith, Elliot Williams, Armon Johnson, Luke Babbit, and Nolan Smith get some extended minutes last night.
Portland Trailblazers blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Kings vs. Trail Blazers game on Monday night. Portland (10-7) started the first of three consecutive games in three nights with a solid victory, A little physical play and huge nights from Jamal Crawford and Gerald Wallace, were the big factors in this one.