Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trailblazers vs. Suns

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recaps Monday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns. The Blazers are officially out of the running for the 2012 playoffs. Coach Canales has been preaching defense, so he had to be extremely disappointed in last night’s effort. You could make a solid argument that J.J. Hickson has been Portland’s best player.

Trail Blazers vs. Sacramento Kings blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Blazers vs. Kings Love 'em & Hate 'em

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recaps Sunnday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Sacramento Kings. The Blazers are officially out of the running for the 2012 playoffs after dropping a close one to the Kings. The team is further decimated with injuries with Nicolas Batum and Raymond Felton aggravating previous injuries.

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

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers. J.J. Hickson started in place of star forward LaMarcus Aldridge and scored a game-high 23 points and had 13 rebounds. Aldridge is nursing a sore right hip. Jamal Crawford scored 21 points off the bench in the first half.

Trail Blazers vs. Milwaukee Bucks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Trail Blazers vs. Bucks

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks knocked down 12 three-point jumpers in this one. Portland continually gave very good shooters open looks. Brandon Jennings, Beno Udrih, and Ersan Ilyasova combined to make 10 out of 13 shots from beyond the arc.

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.

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

Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Thusday night’s game between the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers won 97-93 over a solid Memphis team who sits fourth in the Western Conference playoff standings. Portland gets right back after with a game tonight at Staples Center against the Lakers tonight. Nice game Wesley Matthews.

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.

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