Trail Blazers-Rockets matchups: Expect bench for both teams to be a wild but little-played card
Bench play figures to be a wild card entering the first-round playoff series between the Trail Blazers and Rockets, if for no other reason than neither team leans that heavily on its reserves.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
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Will Barton Scores Career High, Trail Blazers Beat Clippers 110-104
Apr 14, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Portland Trailblazers guard Will Barton before the first half against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center.
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Will Barton had a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers downed the Los Angeles Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale last night, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Miami Herald
Blazers defeat Clippers 110-102
Will Barton had a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers downed the Los Angeles Clippers 110-104 in the regular-season finale Wednesday night, with both teams resting key players in advance of the playoffs.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Trail Blazers Tune Out Jazz With Minimal Effort 111-99
Apr 11, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard controls the ball during the first half against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Trail Blazers don't practice before flying to Utah, leaving some questions hanging
The Trail Blazers have a flight this afternoon to Salt Lake City, where they will take on the Utah Jazz on Friday.
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3 Major Reasons the Trail Blazers should Rest their Starters
Dec 2, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge speaks with small forward Nicolas Batum , point guard Damian Lillard , center Robin Lopez and shooting guard Wesley Matthews during the fourth quarter of the game against the Indiana Pacers at the Moda Center.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Robinson's game continues to grow with Blazers
At this time two years ago, Thomas Robinson's team was getting ready to play against Anthony Davis's team in the 2012 NCAA Championship game.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Trail Mix: Blazers Healthier Than Most And Dorell Wright Gets Engaged?
Kevin Pelton of ESPN.com's insider section wrote in today's Per Diem column about how injuries impact teams.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Medford Mail Tribune
Aldridge, Blazers beat Grizz
Aldridge scored 28 points in his third game back from injury and the Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to three games with a 105-98 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Quick: When it comes to recent improvement, Mo Williams and Trail Blazers aren't splitting hairs
Teammates say the excellent play of Mo Williams has coincided with changing his hair from the boosie fade to a more closely cropped style .
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Will Barton earns a spot in Trail Blazers' late-season rotation...
It appears coach Terry Stotts is settling on his lineups for the Trail Blazers' final nine games, and his nine-man rotation will include second-year guard Will Barton.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Missed Will Barton dunk turns into Lillard hustle play
A lob pass to Portland Trail Blazers guard Will Barton was off the mark. Off enough that even the uber athletic Barton couldn't quite get it to the rim.