Did Alec Burks Really Screw Up?

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Last Friday, Alec Burks created a Twitter mini-rage when he took a shot at the end of the quarter with enough time for the Blazers to hit a 3 at the buzzer. But was it really a mistake?

The Downbeat #1004 - Drafting PGs, D-Will, Playoff

We take a look around SB Nation, look at which PGs have helped themselves in the tournament, how to draft them, our schedule, and D Will.

Blazers Improvise Well But Can't Handle Jazz

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The Blazers started hot, suprising the Utah Jazz in the first half. A ferocious finish from Mo Williams, and Portland's inability to defend the paint, rebound, or get a good crunch-time look without LaMarcus Aldridge in uniform doomed the Blazers.

Final: Jazz Tune Out the Blazers, 105-95

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Minus LaMarcus Aldridge, the Portland Trail Blazers played well against the Utah Jazz but came up short down the stretch. This was a heartbreaking game if you're hoping for the playoffs, and perfection if you'd like the 12th pick of the draft.

CHAT: Jazz and Blazers Battle Without Aldridge!

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Chat about tonight's game between the Utah Jazz and Portland Trail Blazers!

Blazers Put Season on the Line against Utah Jazz

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Portland's season-long quest for the playoffs comes down to two weekend games against division rival Utah. The Jazz are competent, not overwhelming. But they present problems the Blazers haven't solved all year. Will the Blazers bloom or fade?

How many of our 5 games in 7 nights will we win?

We lost to Dallas last night. We have four games left: vs PHI, vs PHX, @ POR, and vs BKN.

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