9 Games in February

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Irish Trader, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. Irish Trader

    Irish Trader Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2018
    Messages:
    60
    Likes Received:
    41
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Here is the schedule for February six road games with most of them against teams that are in playoff position. Six games on the road three at home. Not looking good based on our road record. Good news is only one back to back against OKC. I think if we salvage 3-6 in this month we will be about average. Anything better than this is a bonus.

    Tue, Feb 5
    vs[​IMG]Miami
    7:30 PM
    TNT
    1,199 tickets as low as $10
    Thu, Feb 7
    vs[​IMG]San Antonio
    7:30 PM
    TNT
    1,330 tickets as low as $11
    Sun, Feb 10
    @[​IMG]Dallas
    12:00 PM 1,303 tickets as low as $22
    Mon, Feb 11
    @[​IMG]Oklahoma City
    5:00 PM 839 tickets as low as $8
    Wed, Feb 13
    vs[​IMG]Golden State
    7:00 PM 2,589 tickets as low as $58
    Thu, Feb 21
    @[​IMG]Brooklyn
    4:30 PM 3,704 tickets as low as $32
    Sat, Feb 23
    @[​IMG]Philadelphia
    10:00 AM 774 tickets as low as $14
    Mon, Feb 25
    @[​IMG]Cleveland
    4:00 PM 2,285 tickets as low as $3
    Wed, Feb 27
    @[​IMG]Boston
    4:30 PM 2,700 tickets as low as $31
     
  2. ThePosterFormerlyKnownAsTheHCP

    ThePosterFormerlyKnownAsTheHCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    46,390
    Likes Received:
    22,210
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    N.E.P.
    God damn. That trip at the end of February. The team will be gone 15 days!
    We had a 13 day trip once back during the Bassy days. This will be the longest I can ever remember.
     
  3. BigGameDamian

    BigGameDamian Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2012
    Messages:
    15,822
    Likes Received:
    4,195
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Looks like the schedule. If we beat Golden State and OKC it means we can beat them in the playoffs.
     
    bodyman5000 and 1 likes this.
  4. Eastoff

    Eastoff I admit it, I own a Meyers Jersey

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2009
    Messages:
    15,072
    Likes Received:
    2,647
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Tualatin
    I'm confused, that happens a lot I know. Why will you ge gone 15 days? Golden State is played here. 21 to 27 is only 6. Does the trip continue into March?
     
  5. TBpup

    TBpup Writing Team

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2013
    Messages:
    12,438
    Likes Received:
    17,277
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Investment Management / Financial Planner
    Location:
    Lake Oswego
  6. TorturedBlazerFan

    TorturedBlazerFan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2018
    Messages:
    9,725
    Likes Received:
    10,509
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Baby Daddy
    Location:
    Chasing my kids
    TBpup likes this.
  7. CupWizier

    CupWizier Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2009
    Messages:
    5,720
    Likes Received:
    4,164
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    retired
    Yeah, but we can still watch Kevin Love








    sitting on the bench in street clothes.:biglaugh:
     
  8. BonesJones

    BonesJones YouTube - TrueBlazerFan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2015
    Messages:
    33,574
    Likes Received:
    25,239
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    3-6 is not average. At least 4-5, but I expect 5-4.
     
    Chris Craig likes this.
  9. KingSpeed

    KingSpeed Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2008
    Messages:
    56,054
    Likes Received:
    16,355
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    actor
    Location:
    New York
    Maybe he meant above average overall record?

    I think we’ll do around 6-3. We’ve been decent on the road lately, winning close games at GS, Sacramento, and Utah.
     
  10. BonesJones

    BonesJones YouTube - TrueBlazerFan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2015
    Messages:
    33,574
    Likes Received:
    25,239
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    That makes even less sense.
     
  11. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Is this team for real? Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2008
    Messages:
    23,201
    Likes Received:
    23,695
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I think he's saying it's the average record this team would achieve facing that schedule if they played it out a large number of times.
     
    kjironman1 and TorturedBlazerFan like this.
  12. TorturedBlazerFan

    TorturedBlazerFan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2018
    Messages:
    9,725
    Likes Received:
    10,509
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Baby Daddy
    Location:
    Chasing my kids
    I read that as better than the average team would do with that kind of schedule. Language is fun.
     
    kjironman1 likes this.
  13. Rhal

    Rhal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2009
    Messages:
    12,723
    Likes Received:
    2,382
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    UPS
    Location:
    Portland
    18-0
     
  14. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    7,954
    Likes Received:
    7,349
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ironworker
    Location:
    Portland
    The team gets back after the 5th. Toronto, Charlotte and Memphis on the road to start March.
     
  15. ThePosterFormerlyKnownAsTheHCP

    ThePosterFormerlyKnownAsTheHCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    46,390
    Likes Received:
    22,210
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    N.E.P.
    We leave for NYC Feb.19th and return from Memphis March 6th

    A8FBC09F-3C70-418C-9C35-B18486B2AE0A.jpeg
     
    Eastoff and kjironman1 like this.
  16. BonesJones

    BonesJones YouTube - TrueBlazerFan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2015
    Messages:
    33,574
    Likes Received:
    25,239
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    Thatd be at least 4-5.
     
  17. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Is this team for real? Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2008
    Messages:
    23,201
    Likes Received:
    23,695
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Comparing home and road performances to date, we should by all rights only be favored in the first two games and the Cleveland game. I think 3-6 is actually an accurate baseline. Wins in Dallas or Brooklyn should be considered upsets.
     
  18. BonesJones

    BonesJones YouTube - TrueBlazerFan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2015
    Messages:
    33,574
    Likes Received:
    25,239
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    We should be favored to win in both. Much better than Dallas so far and Brooklyn will be without Dinwiddie.
     
  19. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Is this team for real? Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2008
    Messages:
    23,201
    Likes Received:
    23,695
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Dallas is so much better at home it's ridiculous. Their home record is basically on par with ours. If they were capable of winning on the road, they'd be right in the middle of the playoff chase. We're an underdog there.

    I had forgotten about Dinwiddie's injury. That said, they're no pushovers, they still have Russell and Napier at point, and we'll be their first game after the all-star break. That's still going to be a very tough game.

    Point is that the OP viewing 3-6 as a baseline for us over that 9-game spread is not unreasonable or indefensible, even if you see it differently.
     
    oldmangrouch likes this.
  20. BonesJones

    BonesJones YouTube - TrueBlazerFan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2015
    Messages:
    33,574
    Likes Received:
    25,239
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    We should win one of those two games.
     

Share This Page