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Why The Rockets Will Not Upset the Blazers

Published by on April 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Over the course of the season, the records of the Houston Rockets and Portland Trailblazers were very similar. The Blazers checked in with a 54-28 record while Houston finished 53-29. Both records are spectacular in light of some of the trials the teams faced.

Portland spent the entire season without starting small forward Martell Webster. Webster had been showing improving defense on the perimeter but was more important in his role as a defense-stretching three-point specialist. His outside shooting forced teams to stay at home on him, which force them to help on the Blazers' post men from other quarters. 
Without Webster, the starting job fell to Nicolas Batum. This was not an anticipated move si...

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