Trail Blazers vs Heat Tuesday, 03/08/11 AT 04:30PM

  1. Trail Blazers Bring The Heat In Miami

    Written by ShalamarClark on Mar 8, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers were the only ones shining in the “Sunshine State” after Tuesday’s 105-96 win over the Miami Continue Reading

  2. Around The World: March 8

    Written by DHawes22 on Mar 8, 2011

    Included in today's topics are Gerald Wallace didn't see trade coming, Crash won't change, Blazers survive Orlando, Andre Continue Reading

  3. Terry Stotts Named Trail Blazers Head Coach

    Written by trailblazers on Mar 8, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers signed Head Coach Nate McMillan to a two-year contract extension, it was announced today by General Continue Reading

  4. Preview: Torching Trail Blazers Zip To Miami In Back-To-Back

    Written by ShalamarClark on Mar 7, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers have won three straight in Miami and they look to split the series for the second year in a row Continue Reading

  5. Original Trail Blazer Ed Manning Passes Away

    Written by DHawes22 on Mar 7, 2011

    One of the original Trail Blazers, Ed Manning, passed away yesterday at the age of 68. Selected from Chicago in the 1970 Continue Reading

  6. LaMarcus Aldridge Named Kia NBA Western Conference Player of the Month

    Written by trailblazers on Mar 2, 2011

    Portland Trail Blazers forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge was named the Kia NBA Western Conference Player of the Month for Continue Reading

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Trail Blazers @ Heat Game Thread

After taking care of business against the Magic, the Trail Blazers have won six consecutive road games but face the daunting task of playing the Heat on the second half of a back-to-back. Miami has lost five of six, including four straight and their lone win coming against the Wizards at home. After losing yet another game in the 4th quarter to the Bulls on Sunday, there were rumblings that the Heat players were crying after their latest setback. Now this could go one of two ways for Portland. The first: Miami could be in a state of emergency and if Portland brings it hard early on, Miami will falter. The second: Miami may want to send a message to the basketball world and come out playing with a purpose.

Nearly two months ago to the day, the Trail Blazers let a 7-point lead slip their grasp during the final two minutes at the Rose Garden. Had Bosh not been there at every opportune time with a mid-range bucket (9-17), the outcome may have been different. If PDX can find a way to shut down one of the Big 3 and force Miami's role players to beat them, the odds of a Blazer win skyrocket. LA needs to play like the superstar he is and watch for Andre Miller to be the X-Factor. Chalmers, nor Bibby, can handle him the post. If we can get two guys going down low and the shooters bring their A-game, Portland walks away victorious.continue

My Starting 5

Actual score:

Average predicted score:

Player Pts Ast RB
#12   LaMarcus Aldridge 26 1 4
#7   Brandon Roy 14 1 0
#88   Nicolas Batum 11 1 4
#5   Rudy Fernandez 3 2 2
#24   Andre Miller 14 5 3
#8   Patty Mills 2 4 1
#23   Marcus Camby 3 1 8
#1   Armon Johnson 0 0 0
#2   Wesley Matthews 10 5 3
#3   Gerald Wallace 22 1 9
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