‘Bruise Brothers’ Hand Blazers Another Lopsided Loss

Posted by Associated Press on April 23, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can be just as effective outside the paint.

Hey, they can even shoot 3-pointers.

Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Grizzlies beat Portland 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise’s first 2-0 lead in a playoff series.

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Blazers in 0-2 Hole Against Memphis

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 22, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Portland Trail Blazers lost game two of their first round NBA Playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night, 97-82.

The Blazers were once again short-handed as both Arron Afllalo and Chris Kaman missed the game due to injuries.

The Grizzlies had five guys score in double figures.  LaMarcus Aldridge again led Portland with 32 points …

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Blazers Catch the Memphis Blues

Posted by Associated Press on April 20, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Beno Udrih is doing his best to make sure the Memphis Grizzlies can ease Mike Conley and Tony Allen back into the lineup from their injuries.

Udrih scored 20 points in the best playoff game of his career, and the Grizzlies never trailed in routing the Portland Trail Blazers 100-86 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the …

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Blazer Mania Lives On

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on April 16, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Trail Blazers fans were invited to three pep rallies across the state on Thursday to celebrate the team’s playoff appearance.

16-year-old Natasha was one of the lucky winners of playoff tickets to the first home game.  A small crowd gathered in the park blocks by Portland State University.

Students and fans had a ball.  They dressed up in black …

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Blazers Meet Memphis in First Round of NBA Playoffs

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 15, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — After an 82-game regular season, the Portland Trail Blazers have made the playoffs.

The Blazers won the Northwest Division of the Western Conference and earned the 4th seed.  They ended up with a record of 51-31, however fifth-seed Memphis finished at 55-27.  Therefore, the Grizzlies will have home court advantage in the seven-game series.

The Grizzlies were …

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