NWSB Managing editor and Portland Trail Blazers writer “Q” tells us the complete Blazers team schedule and 2012 Matchups. The NBA Season is over, the awards have been given out, the NBA draft is behind us too. Does the NBA season really stop? The Trail Blazers tip-off their 43rd NBA season by hosting the Steve Nash & Kobe Bryant led Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, Oct. 31. LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews get ready.