Game Thread: Portland Trail Blazers @ Warriors 2012-02-15

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» Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:52 pm
Portland Trail Blazers (15 - 13) @ Golden State Warriors (11 - 14)

Start time: 7:00 PM PST @ The Oracle Arena
Local TV: CSN Bay Area
Nat TV: ESPN

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors:
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C - Andris Biedrins
PF - David Lee
SF - Dorell Wright
SG - Monta Ellis
PG - Stephen Curry

Probable starters for the Portland Trail Blazers:
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C - Marcus Camby
PF - LaMarcus Aldridge
SF - Gerald Wallace
SG - Wesley Matthews
PG - Raymond Felton

Team leaders:
PPG - M. Ellis (22.7) | L. Aldridge (23.3)
RPG - D. Lee (10.0) | M. Camby (9.6)
APG - S. Curry (6.7) | R. Felton (6.5)
SPG - S. Curry (2.0) | G. Wallace (1.6)
BPG - E. Udoh (1.5) | M. Camby (1.7)
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» Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:23 pm
Go Warriors! We usually play well against Portland.
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» Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:21 am
For those of us still believing in the pipe dream of a playoff berth this is a huge game. 2.5 games behind the 8th spot, which just happens to be Portland.
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:42 pm
Portland lost last night, so we are only 2 games behind them and Memphis.

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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:49 pm
I hear Aldridge isn't going to play...big plus for the Dubs!
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:54 pm
This is a huge game, and a game they should win.
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:07 pm
We have to win this one! I'm gonna stay awake tonight once again, if we can win this one, we are making a statement about Warriors being in the PO this season.

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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:59 pm
I'm sure you all know, but yes Aldridge is not playing tonight.

I saw that he got hurt early last night and was kind of hoping he would take this game off.

To me, this is one of the biggest matchup problems for us and now it's a lot better.

Camby will still give us problems but they will not occur on the offensive side.

I like our chances a lot more now, the Warriors always seem to play better on national TV, I'm glad I finally get to watch for once.

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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:34 pm
Sad to see that we're only up 7 after out rebounding them 15 to 5 and out shooting them 58% to 38%
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:40 pm
It's getting better with Nate hitting threes. Warriors are 5 of 5 from 3 point land.

Can't believe it though that we don't have a single player in All-Star. Monta should have been there probably, Klay for sure, and Brandon and Klay at least should compete in 3-point competition.

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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:44 pm
The NBA All-Star game is one of the biggest jokes in the sports world. It's a complete popularity contest and only players from big market teams ever make it.
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:59 pm
Awful play during these last minutes. No rebounds, missed shots...
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:19 pm
As usual, too many second chances. Loving the ESPN feed, don't have to listen to Fitz.
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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:08 pm
Now I'm getting pissed. How many times are we going to finish 4 on 1 fastbreak with a 3 point shot? That's why we can't separate ourselves from Blazers tonight.

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» Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:10 pm
Sometimes Nate's decision making confuses me. I have to say, if that would have gone in it would be looked like a great decision but you are going from a 35% shot with a 3 to an 70 to 80% shot with a layup.

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