Gameday Open Thread: Wizards vs. Blazers

UPDATE: LaMarcus Aldridge landed on the foot of a Wizards player and badly rolled his ankle in the opening moments of tonight's game. He has a left ankle sprain, and will not return. See Ben's post below for live updates (I'll update the GDT too).

Note: Nicolas Batum is replacing Wesley Matthews in the starting lineup tonight, according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com and Blazers Radio's Brian Wheeler.

It's the start of a back-to-back-to-back, all nationally televised. Tonight, the Washington Wizards visit the Rose City to play the Portland Trail Blazers (7:10 tip-off). You know how this works by now, it'll either be a blow-out, or come down to the wire. After a contentious practice, will the Blazers come out inspired tonight?

Injury Report: Marcus Camby has a bruised ankle but is expected to play.

Read: Dave's Preview | Blazers Media Notes | Facebook | Ben's onsite updates on Twitter
Watch: Comcast Sportsnet (Portland) | Blazers live streaming | NBA TV (National, no League Pass tonight!)
Listen: 750 AM The Game (Portland) | NBA Audio League Pass (Free)

The usual rules apply:

1. No swearing | 2. No pictures | 3. Be Nice!
4. Don't discuss unofficial game streaming, even when the game is on NBA TV.

And, of course, have fun. Go Blazers! -- Tim

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