November 13, 2008

Dwyane Wade gets a lot of Calls. Blazers Win. 104-96

Make that 2-0 to start the 5 game road trip?  Who is this new founded, road dominating, actually hanging on to a lead, team?  Who has the next Rookie of the Year?  Who has a big goofy 7 footer who sings N*Sync?  Who actaully fills their arena unlike the Miami Heat?  "Your" Portland Trail Blazers, damnit!

Quick recap:

Quite the game again last night against Wade, Beasley and crew.  The game started out looking like blowout material with LaMarcus receiving untouched layout after untouched layup.  There was actually a 14 point lead in there I believe until the old Blazers showed up instead of laying the hammer down.  Still, the game over the last 6 minutes of the 4th, was never really in jeopardy and Brandon Roy once again came up huge.

Game thoughts in fantastical bulleted format:
  • Dwyane Wade goes 11-15 from the line, puts up 36 points, draws in about 6 phantom calls, throws down a huge two-hander over 3 Blazers, and the Blazers still win!
  • Oh and Greg Oden returned as well!  He did have one bucket and a free throw allowing him to sneak into the box score, finally.
  •  Rudy, Rudy, Rudy.  Was he not in the freakin' zone last night?
  • Sergio actually played pretty well against the Heat's horrible point guard combinations.
  • Did anyone see Oden make Beasley into his b*tch?
  • Why is Chris Quinn logging minutes for an NBA team over someone like Dan Dickau?
  • Marion not playing was a gift.
  • LaMarcus needs to not disappear after starting out so hot.
  • Thank you again Brandon Roy.  Every time Wade made it a point to go at him, he returned the favor.  It is nice to see him maturing into a very elite level of player.
Highlights for those missing the 2 channel action:

Box score.

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Matt 11/13/08, 8:47 AM  

Dan Dickau shout out! Go Zags! Excellent game, I'm still seething about the calls for Dwayne Wade. It bugs me like no other.

Anonymous 11/13/08, 8:50 AM  

Dickau baby! He would whoop Chris Quinn's arse with his eyes closed.

Jack Brown 11/13/08, 7:48 PM  

I know I'm not supposed to say this, but Chris Quinn is better than Disaster Dan. Seriously.

Anonymous 11/13/08, 8:51 PM  

I know Dan is bad, but this is Chris Quinn we're talking about here. :)

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