The Portland Trail Blazers will open their 2013-14 home schedule against the defending Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Rose Garden. Portland will tip-off its 44th NBA season on the road vs. Phoenix on Wednesday, Oct. 30, it was announced today by the NBA.Continue Reading
The Portland Trail Blazers made a late run against the Memphis Grizzlies, Saturday, but ultimately came up short, falling 93-89 at the FedEx Forum.
Portland (28-36) trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half and by 12 points, 91-79, with four minutes remaining in the game.
A Wesley Matthews putback then sparked a 10-0 Trail Blazers run over the next three minutes, pulling Portland within one possession of the Grizzlies, 91-89, with 32 seconds to play.
The Trail Blazers defeated the Grizzlies 97-93 Thursday, clinching the season series against Memphis and snapping Portland's two-game losing streak.
Portland defeated Memphis 97-84 Tuesday, snapping the Grizzlies 7-game winning streak as center Marcus Camby led the way with 22 rebounds and five blocks.
Portland looks to end its road trip on a winning note Saturday at Detroit, 4:30 p.m., on Comcast SportsNet and 750 AM The Game.