Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies Friday, 01/04/13 AT 05:00PM

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    Postgame quotes from Terry Stotts, Wesley Matthews and Will Barton along with key stats from Portland's 86-84 defeat of Continue Reading

  2. Trail Blazers Dig Deep On D For W in Memphis

    Written by erikgundersen on Jan 4, 2013

    LaMarcus Aldridge put together his most dominant defensive performance of the year, with 12 rebounds and five blocks to Continue Reading

  3. Trail Blazers To Face Gritty Memphis Team

    Written by erikgundersen on Jan 3, 2013

    After starting their stretch of four games in five nights with a huge upset in New York, the Trail Blazers (16-15, 8th in Continue Reading

  4. Damian Lillard Named Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie Of The Month For December

    Written by trailblazers on Jan 2, 2013

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was named Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for December, it was Continue Reading

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Trail Blazers @ Grizzlies Game Thread


The Grizzlies live and breathe Grit n Grind basketball. It's their team identity and the style of play that's got them to where they are currently - a 20-9 record and a clear path to home-court advantage in the playoffs. Really, only JJ Hickson can match that brand of basketball for 48 minutes, so Portland would be wise to "pretty" the game up. The Trail Blazers should push the tempo at any given chance, attack the basket, shoot the open 3 and try to get as many possessions out of this game as possible. It's this one becomes a slobberknocker, grinf-it-out affair, it really plays into Memphis' hands. That's not to say the Blazers shouldn't fight for every rebound, but this game needs to be up in the 100's for the Trail Blazers to win.

So Rip City, what are your keys to victory?Continue>>>

My Starting 5

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Player Pts Ast RB
#12   LaMarcus Aldridge 15 3 12
#88   Nicolas Batum 11 4 5
#8   Luke Babbitt 5 0 0
#2   Wesley Matthews 21 4 2
#4   Nolan Smith 0 0 0
#21   J.J. Hickson 19 1 11
#0   Damian Lillard 11 8 5
#5   Will Barton 4 1 1
#18   Victor Claver 0 0 0
#19   Joel Freeland 0 0 4
#1   Jared Jeffries 0 0 0
#24   Ronnie Price 0 1 1
#3   Sasha Pavlovic 0 0 0
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