NWSB Insider and Rip City hoops blogger Jason Hartzog reviews the Portland Trail Blazers April 3rd matchup versus the Memphis Grizzlies. He points out it was a rough night for Joel Freeland and Meyers Leonard. They both showed some of their offensive ability. However, it was their lack of defense that stood out in this one. Will Barton followed the rest of the team with horrible shooting.
Steve Lee one of our Portland Trailblazers bloggers reports on the NBA preseason matchup between the Blazers and the Jazz last night at the Rose Garden in Portland. A week before the team tips off their schedule, the Blazers have kicked off the 2011-12 season in the right direction. With LaMarcus Aldridge sidelined due to his recent heart condition Wesley Matthews was a pleasant surprise.