This Team Is Special

photo from nba.com Any time a doubt or a concern about this team is raised, they go out and prove their worth.  Remember when people were questioning their ability to finish in clutch moments?  Remember when their performance on the road was in question?  Remember when people thought the key to beating them was as…

The L-Train Is Cruising

bardowndandyco.blogspot.com Ok, so it is about time LaMarcus Aldridge is included in the MVP conversation.  Against the team many believe to be the best in the Western Conference, he scored a career best 31 points and 25 rebounds.  it is important to keep in mind he managed these 25 boards against a healthy Dwight Howard.…

MVP, MVP, MVP!

stepianrules   The chant of M-V-P has already rung throughout the Moda Center, and now the rest of the NBA is starting to take notice.  LaMarcus Aldridge has already made it very clear he is a legitimate All-Star and one of, if not the best PF in the league.  Now he is being included in…

Best In The West

oregonlive.com   With the first quarter of the season completed, the Blazers now hold a record of 18-4, ranking them in the #1 spot in the Western Conference.  It seems fair now to say that this is indeed a team that can hold one of the top four spots come playoff time.   The doubts…

Blazers Bounce Back

The test was presented to Portland after they laid an egg in Phoenix.  They were tasked with proving they can bounce back strong after dropping their first game after an 11 game winning streak, and they did just that in L.A. as they defeated the Lakers 114 to 108.   The final score really doesn’t…