Trail Blazers vs Spurs Tuesday, 02/01/11 AT 07:00PM

  1. Aldridge's 40 Rocks League Leading Spurs

    Written by ShalamarClark on Feb 1, 2011

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 40 points on 16-of-23 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds for Portland as the Trail Continue Reading

  2. Trail Blazers 99, Spurs 86: Post-Game Notes

    Written by caseyholdahl on Feb 1, 2011

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 40 (16-23 FG) points and pulled down 11 rebounds for the Trail Blazers … Aldridge Continue Reading

  3. Wesley Matthews Named To Rookie/Sophomore Game

    Written by caseyholdahl on Feb 1, 2011

    Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews has been selected to play in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam by the NBA's Continue Reading

  4. 01.31.11 Trail Blazers Courtside Podcast

    Written by DHawes22 on Feb 1, 2011

    Listen to the latest edition of Trail Blazers Courtside, your weekly internet, television and radio show devoted to all Continue Reading

  5. Preview: Free Throws Can Help Trail Blazers Move Past Spurs

    Written by ShalamarClark on Jan 31, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers can win their longest stand at home when the San Antonio Spurs come to town on Tuesday, but they Continue Reading

  6. Trail Blazers Assign Armon Johnson To D-League's Idaho Stampede

    Written by trailblazers on Jan 28, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned rookie guard Continue Reading

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Trail Blazers vs. Spurs Game Thread

After losing two straight, the season doesn't get any easier for the Trail Blazers, who face the league's best team, the San Antonio Spurs.Back on December 12th, the Spurs handled the Blazers 95-78 and left no doubt who the superior team was. But, this time around, the game will be played in the Rose Garden. Although Portland's dropped two straight at the RG, they always seem to get up for the big games.

Portland did a phenomenal job on the glass against the Celtics on Thursday, winning the rebounding battle 49-42, and they'll have to do the same against Tim Duncan and DeJuan Blair of the San Antonio Spurs. In that game the guards really showed up on the backboard, Wesley pulled down 7, Dre 5 and even Patty & Rudy combined for 6. If the Blazers can continue to own the glass, their chances of pulling off the upset increase exponentially. These aren't your Dad's Spurs though. SA is #5 in both points (104) and FG% (.470), so Portland must bring the defense and keep this a long scoring affair. The once grind-it-out Spurs, now love to run and gun. continue

My Starting 5

Actual score:

Average predicted score:

Player Pts Ast RB
#12   LaMarcus Aldridge 40 2 11
#10   Joel Przybilla 0 0 4
#52   Greg Oden 0 0 0
#88   Nicolas Batum 8 0 6
#5   Rudy Fernandez 3 3 3
#24   Andre Miller 18 9 2
#33   Dante Cunningham 3 0 6
#8   Patty Mills 4 3 2
#1   Armon Johnson 0 0 0
#8   Luke Babbitt 0 0 0
#2   Wesley Matthews 21 0 1
#4   Sean Marks 0 0 0
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