Game 22: New York Knicks 93, Portland Trail Blazers 84

Posted: 7th December 2009 by Busta Bucket in NBA
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Box Score Shorthanded and struggling emotionally, Portland begins their road trip with a loss in New York City . A Blazer team that seemed so deep just a couple months ago, is now trying to fill the void of losing Greg Oden and missing key players in the rotation. There were definitely two different thoughts coming into this game- either Portland would play inspired ball following the devastating loss of Oden, or the depleting injuries would catch up to Portland. Unfortunately it was the latter. Poor three point shooting coupled with even worse perimeter defense left Portland "out-shot from three" 13 to 1. The Good Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge were effective in this game. Brandon picked up the slack offensively while LaMarcus contributed with 13 rebounds. Those two outcomes will hav ...

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