PORTLAND -- The Portland Trail Blazers have lost their last seven games and are owners of a subpar 33-43 record.
But that doesn't mean they're disinterested in the final six games of the season. Especially tonight's game at 8 at the Rose Garden against the Dallas Mavericks.
"Right now they need to win a game,'' coach Rick Carlisle said after Sunday morning's shootaround. "So they’re going to come out here with cans blasting and guns blazing and kitchen sinks being flung.
"It’s a weird time of year. They’ve gotten a lot of experience for the younger guys, they’ve won a lot of games and they’ve had a better year than expected by a lot of people, and tonight we’re getting to get the best game they’ve got.''
-- Dwain Price
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