Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers’ Jan. 20 matchup with the Washington Wizards. Portland needs a win, and they need one now. For the first time in franchise history, they have lost five straight games by six points or less. All five games have seen the blazers attempt to come from behind, which means the team needs to establish momentum early. The key matchup is going to be between Damian Lillard and John Wall. Nicolas Batum and Meyers Leonard are day-to-day.
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.
Seattle Washington’s NBA Star Jamal Crawford is organizing the Jamal Crawford H206 Classic. How does Jamal Crawford, Spencer Hawes, Brandon Roy, Jason Terry, Nick Collinson, Nate Robinson Isaiah Thomas, Kevin Durant, John Wall, Carmelo Anthony, LaMarcus Aldridge sound for a pick up game? Seattle Charity Basketball Game coming soon.