Trail Blazers vs Mavericks Saturday, 04/16/11 AT 06:30PM

  1. Trail Blazers Face Elimination In Game 6

    Written by Grant Lucas on Apr 27, 2011

    For the second time this series, the Portland Trail Blazers (2-3) return to the Rose Garden with their backs against the Continue Reading

  2. Portland Aims To Knot Up Series

    Written by Grant Lucas on Apr 18, 2011

    With Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs looming, the Portland Trail Blazers (0-1) will look for a different outcome than what the Continue Reading

  3. Despite Aldridge's 27, Mavs Close Out Game 1

    Written by Grant Lucas on Apr 16, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to grab a 68-63 lead in the fourth quarter, but Dirk Nowitzki Continue Reading

  4. Dakota's Chris Johnson Named NBA D-League's Defensive Player Of The Year

    Written by DHawes22 on Apr 16, 2011

    Dakota Wizards center Continue Reading

  5. Trail Blazers To Host Game 1 Broadcast Viewing Party At The Rose Garden Saturday

    Written by DHawes22 on Apr 15, 2011

    The Portland Trail Blazers will host a free broadcast viewing party at the Rose Garden this Saturday for Game 1 of the Trail Continue Reading

  6. Around The World: April 15

    Written by DHawes22 on Apr 15, 2011

    Included in today's topics are playoff previews, matchups & predictions, Blazers shrug off upset chatter, veterans Camby Continue Reading

  7. Portland Heads To Dallas To Steal Opener

    Written by Grant Lucas on Apr 15, 2011

    For the second consecutive year, the Portland Trail Blazers will kick off the NBA Playoffs as the Western Conference's sixth Continue Reading

  8. McMillan Tells Players To 'Seize The Moment'

    Written by ShalamarClark on Apr 14, 2011

    McMillan, who was named the NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month for April, continued by stating, “In life, you don’t Continue Reading

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Game 1: Trail Blazers @ Mavericks Thread

The Trail Blazers wrapped up the regular season with a 48-34 mark, good enough for the sixth seed and a playoff date with the Dallas Mavericks. In the four-game season series, the two teams split with each winning twice on their home floor. Although the season series is knotted at two games a piece, since the acquisition of Gerald Wallace, the Trail Blazers are 2-0 against the Mavericks, winninga hotly contested battle, 104-101, on March 15th and running away with a 104-96 victory on April 3rd. This will be the fourth time these two franchises will have played one another in the postseason (1985, 1990, 2003) with the Trail Blazers holding a 2-1 edge. And everyone remembers the Mavs jumping out to a 3-0 series lead in 2003 before the Blazers fought back to force a Game 7. It all starts Saturday night in Big D! Let's get it on!

So Rip City, how can the Trail Blazers steal Game 1?continue

My Starting 5

Actual score:

Average predicted score:

Player Pts Ast RB
#12   LaMarcus Aldridge 27 2 6
#7   Brandon Roy 2 3 2
#88   Nicolas Batum 14 4 2
#5   Rudy Fernandez 6 1 2
#24   Andre Miller 18 6 4
#8   Patty Mills 0 0 0
#23   Marcus Camby 4 5 18
#1   Armon Johnson 0 0 0
#2   Wesley Matthews 2 0 1
#3   Gerald Wallace 8 1 5
#17   Chris Johnson 0 0 0
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