NBA Playoffs: Five Reasons Portland Trail Blazers Could Pounce in the West?

April 14th, 2010 by Hoops4life Leave a reply »


This article is written by Phil Kovalev, Hoops4Life columnist. This article also can be found at

I Believe. 

Alongside the breezy winds and the arousing sound of bird tweets, that the month of April brings within itself, there's something out there that no man expects. With 8 games separating the No. 1 (LA Lakers) and No. 8 (OKC Thunder) seeds in the Wild West, nothing is predictable.

Yet, most unlikely, and very similar to the Houston Rockets of 2009 (Beating Portland without home advantage in the first round and taking the Lakers to game 7, without Yao in the second), my honest opinion tells me the Portland Trail blazers are going to be the Black (with red and silver trim) Horse of the Western Conference this year. 

Elaboration is a must.


No Roy

Well, a lot of you would probably think i've gone into some kind of a self-destruct mode, but the truth might just stand for me here. The Portland Trail Blazers have played some of their best offensive basketball this year, with Brandon Roy on the sidelines.

Now, I'm not sayi ...

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