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2013-01-26 23:03:18

Tickets to see the Portland Trail Blazers are selling at surprisingly low prices even though the team is playing playoff basketball. Whiztix.com, a ticket search engine, can help get the best deals possible on seats. (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 The Portland Trail Blazers have not made the playoffs since the 2010-2011 season, but the 2012-2013 season, could break this streak. So far this season the Trail blazers have been playing .500 basketball which is good enough to be tied for the 8th and...

2009-04-30 23:33:15

Ron Artest scored 27 points Thursday and Houston rolled to a 92-76 win over Portland that put the Rockets into the second round of the playoffs. Houston held the Trail Blazers to 37 points in the first half and Portland went quietly the rest of the way. The Rockets eliminated Portland in six games and earned a second-round meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers. It is the first playoff series triumph for Houston in a dozen years. A 3-pointer by Von Wafer touched off a 10-point run early in the...

2009-04-29 00:40:46

Portland parlayed a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter into an 88-77 win over Houston Tuesday to remain alive in their Western Conference quarterfinals. Brandon Roy scored eight of his 25 points in the final quarter as the Blazers turned a 68-64 deficit into a 79-68 lead. Houston battled back to grab a four-point lead with 9:30 to play, but the Portland took the lead for good on a free throw by Steve Blake and three-pointers by Travis Outlaw and Roy with less than 5 minutes remaining. I've never...

2009-04-26 23:15:17

Yao Ming had 21 points and 12 rebounds Sunday to lead Houston to an 89-88 win over Portland and a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference playoff series. Yao bounced back from two consecutive substandard performances -- 11 points in Game 2 and seven points in Game 3 -- to help get the Rockets within one win their first post-season series win since 1997. Game 5 is set for Tuesday in Portland. Luis Scola had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Shane Battier had 14 points, eight rebounds and six...

2009-04-22 00:44:42

Brandon Roy pumped in 42 points to carry Portland to a 107-103 win over Houston, evening the playoff series between the Trail Blazers and Rockets at 1-1. Roy scored a dozen points in the fourth quarter, which included an 11-1 stretch run by the Blazers, and also pulled down seven rebounds for the game. Portland outscored Houston in the fourth quarter, which began with the game tied 73-73. Roy hit a free throw and Aaron Brooks scored on a three-pointer to put Portland ahead 105-103 with 1.5...

2009-04-12 00:57:59

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points and the Portland Trail Blazers continued their playoff push Saturday with an 87-72 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers. A 29-14 second period gave Portland a 46-31 halftime advantage, and from that point, Los Angeles barely stayed competitive. Aldridge also had nine rebounds. Brandon Roy scored 15 with three rebounds and four assists, Rudy Fernandez scored 13 with four rebounds, and Joel Przybilla scored 10 with 14 rebounds for Portland. Steve Blake added 10...

2009-04-10 23:44:41

Travis Outlaw's two free throws with 18 seconds left Friday expanded Portland's lead to seven and the Trail Blazers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 106-98. The Lakers went cold down the stretch, with Kobe Bryant missing two 3-pointers and turning the ball over as well in the final minute. Portland won its 51st game of the season and stayed within a half game of San Antonio in the race for the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference. Brandon Roy scored 22 points to lead Portland and both Steve...

2009-04-08 21:05:27

Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge led a stunning comeback Wednesday that brought Portland a 95-83 victory over San Antonio. The Trail Blazers won in San Antonio for the first time in 12 tries and downed the Spurs for only the fourth time in their last 24 meetings overall. San Antonio fell back into a tie with idle Houston for first place in the Southwest Division. Both teams have four games remaining. New Orleans, which also had the night off, is now 1 1/2 games out of the top spot in the...

2009-04-07 22:35:21

Travis Outlaw banked in the go-ahead basket with 13.3 seconds left Tuesday, completing Portland's 96-93 rally win over Memphis. Portland, which trailed by as many as 18 points in the game, is a half-game behind Houston for the fourth seed in the West after its fifth victory in six games. Brandon Roy scored eight of his 24 points in the final 2 minutes. Rudy Fernandez and LaMarcus Aldridge each added 15 points for Portland. O.J. Mayo led Memphis with 31 points but missed a game-tying...

2009-04-06 14:27:10

Orlando's Dwight Howard and Dallas's Jason Kidd were selected the NBA players of the week, the league announced Monday. Howard, for the second consecutive week, was the player of the week for the Eastern Conference while Kidd took the Western Conference award for games played March 30-April 5. Howard averaged 23.7 points, 15.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks last week while the Magic was going 3-1. He had his ninth 20-point, 20-rebound game Saturday when he finished with 21 points and 23 rebounds...

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