Trail Blazers vs Mavericks Tuesday, 04/19/11 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. Nowitzki, Bench Lift Mavs Over Trail Blazers

    Written by Grant Lucas on Apr 19, 2011

    Fueled by Dirk Nowitzki's 14 fourth-quarter points, the Dallas Mavericks (2-0) pulled away and put away the Portland Trail Continue Reading

  3. 04.18.11 Trail Blazers Courtside Podcast

    Written by DHawes22 on Apr 19, 2011

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

  4. Around The World: April 19

    Written by DHawes22 on Apr 19, 2011

    Included in today's topics are Wallace finds home on the road, the Game Two adjustments, Portland needs more from Matthews Continue Reading

  5. 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

  6. 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

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Game Two: Trail Blazers @ Mavericks Thread

After giving up Game One 89-81, the pressure now has shifted into the Trail Blazers' corner. Portland will look to get back at it Tuesday night at 6:30 pm and in order to get the all important split, they must find a way to get more out of Wesley Matthews & Gerald Wallace. In the first half of Game One, those two were 0-6 from the floor. Wallace picked it up in the second half, scoring 8, but he never seemed to be 100% comfortable out there, while Wesley finished with only 2 points on 1-3 shooting in 19 minutes. Chalk it up to first game jitters for Gerald and early foul trouble for Matthews. One player who had no jitters and continued his torrid play against Dallas was LaMarcus Aldridge who posted 27 points and 6 rebounds. And despite shooting uncharacteristically bad from 3 (2-16) and at the foul line (9-13) Portland still held a 72-66 lead midway through the 4th. With that all said, it took a 24 point night (9-14 FG, 6-10 From 3) from Jason Kidd to get the Mavericks over the hump.

So Rip City, how does Portland bounce back in Game Two?continue

My Starting 5

Actual score:

Average predicted score:

Player Pts Ast RB
#12   LaMarcus Aldridge 24 2 10
#7   Brandon Roy 0 0 0
#88   Nicolas Batum 10 2 0
#5   Rudy Fernandez 1 1 3
#24   Andre Miller 18 8 6
#8   Patty Mills 0 0 1
#23   Marcus Camby 5 1 8
#1   Armon Johnson 0 0 0
#2   Wesley Matthews 13 0 1
#3   Gerald Wallace 18 6 7
#17   Chris Johnson 0 0 0
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