Ben Golliver

GIF: Russell Westbrook three-pointer and the foul twitpic.com/e1ztiw

Ben Golliver

GIF: Jeff Teague hits the three and the MJ shrug (better angle) twitpic.com/e1zpqg

Ben Golliver

GIF: Jeff Teague hits three, goes to the MJ shrug twitpic.com/e1zpa7

John Canzano

Spoke to the man in charge of NBA officials today. Read it: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Ben Golliver

Craig Sager tribute art http://t.co/nngDEpR8rb

John Canzano

Nine road teams have won games so far in these NBA playoffs. That’s more than ALL of last season in the playoffs, per NBA.

Joe Freeman

It's "desperation time" for Houston Rockets, James Harden as #Blazers have neutralized All-NBA guard: oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Chris Haynes

Update: #Blazers to distribute red LED Glow Sticks prior to Game 3 and 4 versus the Rockets csnnw.com/blazers/source…

John Canzano

PART 2: NBA says percentage of correct calls for typical game ‘in the 80s’ oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

John Canzano

PART 1: Ex-NBA official Tim Donaghy says Blazers-Rockets was a referee power struggle oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

CJ McCollum

I haven't ever seen a shot chart like this though

Mike Tokito

The Rockets' 21-20 road record is the worst among the eight Western Conference playoff teams.

Mike Tokito

Awesome slideshow by @bruceely showing Patrick Beverley snatching ball from #Blazers owner @Paul Allen oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Mike Tokito

#Blazers are basically taking today off, no film work until tomorrow. They were in Houston until 10 a.m.

Mike Tokito

Terry Stotts joked about Joel Freeland's 4 fouls in 1:15: "I didn't tell Joel we weren't in hack-a-Howard yet."

Ben Golliver

Bobcats' Josh McRoberts fined $20,000 for forearm to the neck of Heat's LeBron James bit.ly/1iiHqhM

Erik Gundersen

Trail Mix: Lunchmeat wp.me/p3CpBY-Rp http://t.co/73pg7rmDul

Paul Allen

The Great Elephant Census will reveal the extent of poaching & urgent need to protect existing populations in Africa. bit.ly/1mwjDwM

Erik Gundersen

Got that number because Aldridge went 5-6 at the line on the three fouls from Asik.

Erik Gundersen

Looked like McHale's answer to Aldridge was to play Asik more. 9 LA post-ups v. Asik: 3 fouls, 3 makes, 3 misses=1.222 Points Per Possession

Sean Meagher

Damian Lillard on LaMarcus Aldridge: 'What can they do to stop him?' – oregonlive.com/blazers/index.… #blazers #RipCity #BlazersVsRockets

Ben Golliver

Give and Go w/ @Rob Mahoney on what to do with Roy Hibbert, Memphis' chances, best individual matchups, and more: bit.ly/1ptGo6y

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: Dwight Howard says 'it's not over with' after falling behind 0-2 – oregonlive.com/blazers/index.… #blazers #ripcity #BlazersVsRockets

Damian Lillard

What I do for the community... Is genuine and because I feel that way. I don't need an award to approve anything. #ThisAintForShow

Damian Lillard

Met Steve francis last night... One of my favorite players growing up. When I was 10 he let me come on the court and shoot during warmups.

Kerry Eggers

'@Damian Lillard on @LaMarcus Aldridge in Game 2: "I couldn't get it going. A lot of guys weren't hitting shots. But L.A. played like an MVP again"

John Canzano

Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies is the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy presented to the 2013-14 NBA Sportsmanship Award winner.

John Canzano

Canzano: LaMarcus Aldridge. Period. My column: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Allen Crabbe

Happy birthday to my rock ... Love you momma http://t.co/zG8JkD2kjc

Ben Golliver

LaMarcus Aldridge went off again in Game 2, but it wasn't a straightforward sequel bit.ly/1tFnDwt http://t.co/U2t8E4rOgA

Chris Haynes

Houston we have a problem: #Blazers kicked their ass, up 2-0 going to Portland where the guys know fans will bring it csnnw.com/blazers/blazer…

Ben Golliver

"Game 3 is our season." James Harden

Dwight Jaynes

Blazers go 2-0; Houston goes into a state of shock csnnw.com/blazers/blazer…

Mike Tokito

New post: Struggles of Rockets' James Harden carry over into locker room argument with reporter oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: LaMarcus Aldridge talks about finding his rhythm in Game 2 – oregonlive.com/blazers/index.… #blazers #ripcity #BlazersVsRockets

John Canzano

The Rockets aren’t empty-handed, just empty-hearted right now. Due to LaMarcus Aldridge. Read it: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

John Canzano

LaMarcus Aldridge owns this playoff series right now. My column: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Erik Gundersen

Dorell Wright also had quite the juicy stat line: 15 points, 4 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists and 2 steals in 18 minutes.

Nicolas Batum

Ok I have to correct my self: it's Rip City against the world!

Erik Gundersen

After going 3/12 from midrange in Game 1, Aldridge went 13/19 in Game 2. http://t.co/ad731OlIHP

Erik Gundersen

Aldridge Drops 40 Again As Blazers Take 2-0 Series Lead Back Home wp.me/p3CpBY-Rl

Kerry Eggers

It's 43 points & win No. 2 for @LaMarcus Aldridge on son Jaylen's 5th birthday. LA: "He texted me and said I looked like Spiderman when I dunked"

Nicolas Batum

15 against the world, that's who we are! We going back home Rip city! #playoffs2014 #RipCity http://t.co/M2mcwy5LbD

Mike Tokito

James Harden got into a snippy argument with a national reporter. Ended with Harden calling the reporter "weirdo."

Erik Gundersen

Portland's starting line-up O-RTG tonight: 154.6. Dude.

John Canzano

I'll join @KGWNews LIVE from Toyota Center next at 10p to talk Blazers 2-0 lead.

Kerry Eggers

Terry Stotts on @LaMarcus Aldridge: "I've seen him have a fantastic season. but these two games are as well as I've seen him play."

Kerry Eggers

Rockets coach Kevin McHale: "I told the guys; it's the first team to four (wins), not to two. we have to go up there and grind out a win."

Robin Lopez

Another great team W, gotta keep our heads down & stay respectful. Nice to see @Mariners get the win v. the Astros too #RIPCITY #NeverSayDie

Sean Meagher

Quick post off #Blazers' Game 2 win over Rockets, Portland up 2-0 oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Chris Haynes

#Blazers owner Paul Allen, GM Neil Olshey and entire coaching staff waited for each player to make it to locker room to applaud on arrival.

Joe Freeman

Through two playoff games, #Blazers LaMarcus Aldridge has scored 89 points, grabbed 25 rebounds and made 35-59 shots (59%). Wow.

Erik Gundersen

So which team had the Superstars again?

Ben Golliver

Updated Blazers postseason scoring list http://t.co/XnfCqRWajT

Ben Golliver

In 2014 playoffs, only 2 players to attempt at least 19 shots and shoot less than 33 percent are James Harden (Gm 1) & James Harden (Gm 2)

Mike Tokito

As we noted the other day, the only other #Blazers team to take a 2-0 series lead with two road wins was the '77 title team.

Mike Tokito

Wow, wow and wow. Nothing flukey about this win as #Blazers win 112-105 to take 2-0 series lead with two road wins.

Erik Gundersen

Portland wins Game 2 112-105. How loud you think the Moda Center is going to be on Friday night?

Chris Haynes

Rapid Reaction: #Blazers, led by Aldridge's second consecutive 40 plus-point game, take a 2-0 series lead on Rockets csnnw.com/blazers/blazer…

Joe Freeman

Stunning: #Blazers beat Rockets 112-105 to improve to 2-0 in 7-game series. Game 3 in Portland Friday night.

John Canzano

Final: Portland 112, Houston 105. Blazers lead 2-0. Rockets on the ropes.

Mike Tokito

Clutch foul shooting by No. 1 team in NBA in that category, 6 for 6 in final 42 seconds.

Erik Gundersen

Meyers is exactly right. Lillard did all of the little things tonight.

Erik Gundersen

Lillard goes 3-14 but makes some huge free-throws as well as grabbing a huge board. 16 points, 11 assists and 7 rebounds.

Joe Freeman

Another down-to-the-wire finish. #Blazers lead 108-103 w/ 28.7 secs left after Dame hits 2 FTs.

Kerry Eggers

that was last timeout for Rockets, who were foolish to foul @Damian Lillard there. #Blazers lead 108-103 with 28.7 seconds left

Ben Golliver

GIF: Wesley Matthews all by his lonesome twitpic.com/e1wzva

Joe Freeman

Harden was 5-18 from field, 1-4 from deep, before that cluch three.

Joe Freeman

How does a defense let someone get behind it in that situation? #Blazers lead back to 6, 106-100, with 33 secs left.

Erik Gundersen

Rockets fall asleep in transition. Matthews makes it 106-100 Portland with 33 seconds left.

Mike Tokito

Just a complete breakdown by Rockets letting Matthews get past them after a made free throw.

Kerry Eggers

Incredible defensive lapse by Rockets -- and @Wesley Matthews takes full advantage

Joe Freeman

Dwight Howard to the line for 2. This should be interesting.

Joe Freeman

It's been a forgettable shooting night for Dame (3-14, 2-7), but he damn near has a triple-double: 14 pts, 10 asts, 7 rbs.

Kerry Eggers

The Toyota Center is mighty quiet right now, as you might imagine

Joe Freeman

A clutch offensive rebound and two FTs by Damian Lillard push #Blazers lead to 104-98 w/ 42.8 secs left.

Dwight Jaynes

Great hustle by Lillard to get that rebound.

Kerry Eggers

Good thing for #Blazers: Rockets are 2-for-14 from 3-point range. And they desperately need 3's

Kerry Eggers

Not often does a team get beat 68-28 in points in the paint and still lead in the final minute, as do #Blazers

Mike Tokito

Howard, Harden both have five fouls.

Chris Haynes

Rockets trying to claw back. They're down 102-98 with 1:08 left in game. If they continue to act like defense doesn't exist, they'll fail,

Erik Gundersen

4 point Blazers lead with 1:08 left. Portland ball.

Joe Freeman

And just like that it's a 4-point game. #Blazers lead 102-98 w/ 1:08 left.

Dwight Jaynes

That fast break…. oh man… Aldridge ready for a layup to make it a 10-point lead. Drops it, Houston scores — and it’s six. Now it’s four

Erik Gundersen

Blazers D since the first quarter has been impressive.

Kerry Eggers

That's amazing to get a shot-clock violation there

Dwight Jaynes

Amazing — a 24-second violation at this point of a game? Embarrassing

Dwight Jaynes

For Aldridge, it must feel like shooting a softball into a garbage can