Trail Blazers @ Nuggets Game Thread
After ending their five-game homestand in style against the Spurs, the Trail Blazers will face a familiar foe on the second night of a back-to-back, the Denver Nuggets. How often does this occur? Check out Casey's blog for the rundown. The Pepsi Center, quite possibly the most difficult of any around the NBA for the Blazers to get a win, as proven by Denver's dominant 14-1 record in the Mile High City over Portland in their last 15 games.
To accomplish this, they must contain Nene and Martin on the glass. Denver's a very physically team and they completely manhandled us in the paint last time around without Camby and Marcus won't be there tonight. Second, the Blazers really need Wesley to step up again. His scoring takes the defensive focus away from LA and allows him to work more freely. continue