Trail Blazers vs. Dallas Mavericks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trailblazers vs. Mavericks

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Dallas Mavericks. You have to give Kaleb Canales a ton of credit for getting the team chemistry back together. Raymond Felton has taken a ton of heat this year, but he was awesome last night.

Nets vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Nets vs. Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the New Jersey Nets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and nine rebounds and Nicolas Batum added 20 points and 10 rebounds as host Portland downed New Jersey. Portland led 46-44 at halftime.

Hornets vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Hornets vs. Trailblazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Thursday night’s game between the New Orleans Hornets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers were still able to win this one because they were playing one of the worst teams in the league. J.J. Hickson was great off the bench again. Luke Babbitt poured in a career-high 16 points in just 17 minutes off the bench.

Thunder vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Thunder vs. Trailblazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers. J.J. Hickson was a great pickup by the Blazers and he is showing his value. Jamal Crawford has been disappointing of late. This is a guy who has carried teams in the past with scoring ability, but he is in a major slump.

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers

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.

Trail Blazers vs. Lakers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Raymond Felton, Portland Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers. The Blazers took the Lakers down to the wire, but just couldn’t pull it out in this one. LaMarcus Aldridge and newcomer J.J. Hickson both played well while Jamal Crawford continued to slide.

Bucks vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Bucks vs. Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday night’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Portland Trail Blazers. LaMarcus Aldridge went 7 for 11 from the floor and 7 for 8 from the charity stripe. He also led the team with 12 rebounds. Once again the opponent lit up the Blazers from three-point range. The Bucks won big.

Rick’s Picks: The weekly Portland Trail Blazers all-stars

Wallace

NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Rick Stella weighs in with his Trailblazers weekly three all stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through March 19th of the Portland Trailblazers 2011-12 campaign. LaMarcus Aldridge was a beast this week. A mainstay at the First Star position in this column, Aldridge put up 21 points, on 9-18 from the field and a perfect 3-3 from the charity stripe vs. the Bulls.

Trail Blazers vs Thunder blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Blazers vs Thunder

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City. It’s hard to understand why, but the Blazers can’t seem to get out on three-point shooters this season. Like most of the guards on this team, Wesley Matthews has struggled most of the year. LaMarcus Aldridge struggled through this game.

Trail Blazers vs. Bulls blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trail Blazers vs. Bulls

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Chicago Bulls. A nice win for their new interim coach Kaleb Canales. Nicolas Batum filled up the stat sheet last night. He poured in 15 points while grabbing nine boards. Jamal Crawford continued to struggle.

Let’s Try to Make Sense of Portland’s Deadline Day

Gerald Wallace

NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Rick Stella tells us the Trail Blazers have made the decision to part ways with Nate McMillan, it was announced today by Team President Larry Miller. McMillan will no longer serve as Portland’s head coach. Assistant Coach Kaleb Canales has been named interim head coach. Also Gerald Wallace and Marcus Camby were moved to New Jersey and Houston.

Trade Analysis: Trailblazers & Nets swap bodies on deadline day

Shawne Williams

NWSB insider Steve Lee brings us news of deadline day trade between the Portland Trail Blazers and the New Jersey Nets. The Blazers receive Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and the Nets first round pick. The Blazers gave up Gerald Wallace for that, uh, haul. The first rounder is projected to be a lottery pick, does that count for anything?

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