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Portland Trail Blazers: Does LaMarcus Aldridge Regret Leaving?

There was chemistry on the court but whispers off as two players tried their best to bring their team back to respectability.  We thought we would be witnessing the next John Stockton and Karl Malone duo but as one talent began to shine the other looked on as the praise, torch and pressure was lifted from his shoulders and handed to another. LaMarcus Aldridge was entering the final year on his contract with the Portland
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NBA: Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum Looking to Cement Themselves As The League’s Best Backcourt

The Portland Trail Blazers have exceeded all expectations this season. Most thought they would be the bottom feeders of the Western Conference. Instead, they are fighting for a playoff spot. A lot of the credit goes to their backcourt of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum, who have become one of the league's better one-two punches. Many feel the McCollum/Lillard backcourt only trails the Splash Brothers (Klay Thompson and Steph Curry)
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2015 NBA Free Agency Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge Ready To Spur-n Blazers For San Antonio?

On the eve of perhaps one of the biggest free agency periods in league history, Portland Trail Blazers power forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge appears ready to head for the deep heart of Texas. The 29-year-old 6’11 Aldridge, considered one of the biggest free agent targets, who averaged 23.4 points and 10.2 rebounds, has been linked to the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors. One team that appears ready
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2015 NBA Playoffs: INSCMagazine’s West First Round Picks

With the start of the 2015 NBA playoffs right around the corner, it is time for teams to prepare for the “second season” to begin. Below are INSCMagazine’s Western Conference quarterfinal predictions. Golden State Warriors (1) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (8): After pulling of thrilling down-the-stretch wins against the Oklahoma City Thunder and defending champion San Antonio Spurs to wrap up the eighth seed in the rugged West, the New
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Quick Shots Recap: Irving Torches Blazers With Career-High 55 In 99-94 Cavaliers Win CLEVELAND – In what felt like an NBA Finals Game 7, Kyrie Irving put on a long-range display for the ages in helping the (27-20) Cleveland Cavaliers win their eight straight over the (32-15) Portland Trail Blazers, 99-94. With LeBron James watching from the sidelines due to a sore wrist, the 2014 All-Star Game MVP single-handily made his case for another appearance as a reserve, and after scoring 93
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NBA News & Notes: James Returns Home, Thomas Traded To Suns and Bosh Staying In Miami

[caption id="attachment_28096" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Chris Covatta- Getty Images North America[/caption] Today marked a busy day for the NBA with the featured story being that LeBron James has decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after spending his last four seasons with the Miami Heat. There were also several trades today one involving  Houston Rockets point guard  Jeremy Lin and the other Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas got sent to
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NBA : The Top Ten Superstars of Today

[caption id="attachment_21797" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Marc Serota/Getty Images North America)[/caption]   There are many players in the NBA that can lay claim to the title of being a star. Few however, can lay claim to being a “superstar” A superstar—in my opinion—is defined as a player that makes others better with him on the court, is a big TV ratings/media draw, an individual that can cause intense love/hate from fans alike,
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Warriors Defense Frustrates Blazers And Stephen Curry Leads The Way Offensively

[caption id="attachment_21179" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Ezra Shaw- Getty Images[/caption] After allowing an average of 112 points in their past five games the Golden State Warriors faced a difficult task defensively against the  Portland Trail Blazers the highest scoring team in the NBA at 109.5 points per game. The first quarter set the tone for the Warriors defensively allowing 22 points and holding the Blazers leading scorer LaMarcus Aldridge scoreless on 0-5 shooting. Stephen Curry started strong scoring 11 points and dishing
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NBA : Are The Portland Trail Blazers Contenders?

[caption id="attachment_18984" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America)[/caption] The Portland Trail Blazers are for real, and they reinforced that notion with a gritty 113-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. Although they defeated the San Antonio Spurs at the beginning of the month, the Blazers' 10-game winning streak has been riddled with wins over unproven squads like the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors,