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Pressure Points: How Did Game 1 Change Game 2?

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their playoff series on Sunday night. What does that victory mean for Game 2? What's changed, what's intensified, and what trends carry over as these teams face off again?

Pressure Points: How Did Game 1 Change Game 2?

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their playoff series on Sunday night. What does that victory mean for Game 2? What's changed, what's intensified, and what trends carry over as these teams face off again?

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Blazers vs. Rockets Game 2 Preview

The Blazers pulled off the Game 1 upset over the Rockets Sunday night behind 77 combined points from LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard. The Rockets look to slow them down tonight while getting more from James Harden and Dwight Howard.

Blazers vs. Rockets Game 2 Preview

The Blazers pulled off the Game 1 upset over the Rockets Sunday night behind 77 combined points from LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard. The Rockets look to slow them down tonight while getting more from James Harden and Dwight Howard.

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Lopez, Aldridge Draw "Most Improved Player" Votes

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez and All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge were both among the players to receive votes for the 2014 Most Improved Player award.

Lopez, Aldridge Draw "Most Improved Player" Votes

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez and All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge were both among the players to receive votes for the 2014 Most Improved Player award.

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Blazersedge and The Dream Shake Discuss Games 1&2

Dave Deckard of Blazersedge.com and Patrick Harrel of TheDreamShake.com go back and forth about the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets, what happened in Game 1 of their playoff series, and what we can look forward to in Game 2.

Blazersedge and The Dream Shake Discuss Games 1&2

Dave Deckard of Blazersedge.com and Patrick Harrel of TheDreamShake.com go back and forth about the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets, what happened in Game 1 of their playoff series, and what we can look forward to in Game 2.

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Full Court Press: Get Ready For Game 2

A round-up of coverage before Game 2 of a first-round playoff series between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers.

Full Court Press: Get Ready For Game 2

A round-up of coverage before Game 2 of a first-round playoff series between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers.

Playbook Breakdown: Can Beverley Stop Lillard?

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley has been hounding Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard all season on defense. How did things go in Game 1 of the playoffs?

Videocast: Transitioning from Game 1 to Game 2

In this Videocast, Dave and Sam cover a number of key topics about the Blazers' Game One victory, including the spectacular play of LaMarcus Aldridge, the importance of rebounding and, of course, the officiating.

Stotts Finishes 6th In Coach Of The Year Voting

Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts finished sixth in the 2013-14 Coach of the Year voting.

Game 1 Recap: Individual Performances

How did the Portland Trail Blazers fare individually in their 122-120 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their series? Who dazzled and who has room to grow?

NBA Says Referees Blew Call That Fouled Out Howard

The game referees incorrectly ruled that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard committed a foul on Portland Trail Blazers forward/center Joel Freeland during overtime of Portland's 122-120 road win in Game 1 on Sunday.

PLAYOFF CHAT: Three Game 2's Tonight!

Chat about the 2014 NBA Playoffs!

Patrick Beverley (Knee) To Play In Game 2

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will reportedly play in Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers after spraining his right knee.

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Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge discusses his performance in Game 1 against the Houston Rockets.

Podium Recap: Stotts, Lillard React To Game 1

Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts and All-Stars LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard reacted to a 122-120 overtime victory in Game 1 over the Houston Rockets.

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The ultimate coverage and analysis of the Portland Trail Blazers
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Aldridge, Howard, and Refs Star in Blazers Win

The Portland Trail Blazers take a 1-0 series lead over the Houston Rockets in a game that will go down in history for the performances of LaMarcus Aldridge, Dwight Howard, and NBA officials.

Blazers Upset Rockets 122-120 in OT, Take 1-0 Lead

The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets played into overtime in Game 1 of their 2014 NBA Playoff Series in the Toyota Center Sunday night.

Shaq: "Robin Lopez Is Barbecue Chicken"

TNT's Shaquille O'Neal refers to Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez as "barbecue chicken" during halftime of Game 1.

Full Court Press: Get Ready For Game 1

A round-up of links in preparation for Game 1 of a Western Conference playoff series between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers.

Playoff Mailbag: Defense, Twists, and 54 Wins

The Blazer's Edge Mailbag covers all your last-minute playoff questions including Portland's chances, defense, twists and wrinkles, plus the significance of 54 wins.

Terry Stotts Talks Playoffs On 750 AM

Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts discusses the upcoming playoff series with the Houston Rockets in a radio interview.

Playoffs Chat: Underdogs Win! Underdogs Win!

Chat about the opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs!

Blazers vs. Rockets Series Preview

Dave Deckard and Chris Lucia of Blazersedge.com preview the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets first-round playoff matchup in a back-and-forth exchange.

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Do Regular Season Losses Predict a Portland Loss?

Blazer's Edge member erastus25 did the research on all previous best-of-7 matchups between the number 4 and 5 seeds, to learn what role previous head-to-head games predict the result.

Inside Blazers' Business With Chris McGowan

A Portland Business Journal cover story about Portland Trail Blazers president Chris McGowan.

Is Neil Olshey Executive of the Year?

In this Videocast, Dave and Sam debate who is more deserving of a postseason award: Terry Stotts as the Coach of the Year, or Neil Olshey as the Executive of the Year.

Q&A With The Dream Shake

Blazersedge.com and sister site The Dream Shake bat around a Q&A regarding the upcoming playoff series between the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets.

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