Weekend Recap: A Split in Florida for Blazers

December 21st, 2009 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »

This weekend, Portland played a back to back against Orlando and Miami on the front end of a tough four-game road trip. At times in the last couple weeks it seemed that this trip was a daunting task. I thought we could lose all four games, but thanks to the resiliency of our All-Star and the help of certain players who don't play quite enough, The Blazers were able to put up a fight in Orlando, and then outlast the Heat in Miami.

First things first, Orlando.

Due to various other activities I wasn't able to fully absorb this game. I listened to pieces of it on the radio but didn't view the second half until this morning. All I know is I had some fun reactions last night when I was told about the play of certain Blazer players. You know who you are. Something like, "No way LaMarcus only had 3 points and 1 rebound," or "Martell couldn't have been 1 for 11."

Not only that, but Bayless was 0 for 5 in the second half and obviously we sputtered in Orlando. I'll move on from this game, but here's the box score in case you missed some of the finer statistical points.

Now, let's get on to the good st ...

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