The Portland Trailblazers Is the Scariest Team in the NBA Bubble

The Portland Trailblazers entered the NBA bubble with a lot of uncertainty. How will Jusef Nurkic play after coming back from a horrific injury? Will the smaller Carmelo Anthony be as effective scorer for them? Could they make a run at Memphis for that 8th seed in the West? They have responded by going 3-1 with wins over Memphis, Denver and the Houston Rockets. The only loss they’ve suffered is from Boston. In that game, they trailed by as much as 20-something points in the first half. In the second half, they actually took the lead but ran out ... [read more]

Golden State Warriors Battle the Portland Trailblazers

This is the other semifinal match-up in the Western Conference as the defending champs, Golden State take on the Portland Trailblazers. Coming into this game, the talk in this series or in the NBA is the injury status of Stephen Curry, who’s likely to win his 2nd consecutive MVP award. The original diagnosis got him possibly returning on May 9th, which would be game 4 of this series, which takes place in Portland, but he’s targeting a much earlier date. The Warriors reached this point by beating the Houston Rockets in the first round 4-1, ... [read more]

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