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Gameday Thread: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers

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The Blazers commemorate their NBA Title, and play the Lakers at 7:30 pm, only on ESPN. Come chat with us!

Blazers 1977 Reunion Group Photo
The 1977 NBA Champion Portland Trail Blazers take a team photo during their reunion.
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The Blazers start their run to the All-Star break tonight, as the short-handed Lakers visit the Moda Center. D’Angelo Russell is out for a few weeks, and will miss tonight’s game. After salvaging a win in Boston at the end of a rough 1-3 road trip, the Blazers hope to beat the Lakers for the third time this season, helping to keep that 8th playoff seed within reach.

Portland will be short two players tonight:

Today’s game features the Blazers’ celebration of the 40th anniversary of their only NBA Championship! But good luck seeing it on TV: For unknown reasons, it’s not being broadcast on any local network, just ESPN.

Now, on to a little music. Here’s a classic from Los-Angeles-based Buffalo Springfield.

How To Watch Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers:

Time: 7:30 pm, PST
TV: ESPN
Online Streaming: ESPN Streaming
Radio: Rip City Radio, 620 am

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The Rules!

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1. No videos or pictures please, including embedded stuff from Twitter.

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