Trail Blazers (28-36) vs. Spurs (47-16)

Feb. 21, 2012; Portland, OR, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Daniel Green (4) and Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) battle for a loose ball during the third quarter of the game at the Rose Garden. The Blazers won the game 137-97. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-US PRESSWIRE

– Time: 7:30 p.m.

– TV: FSSW

– Radio: 1200 WOAI, 1350 KCOR

– Trail Blazers injury report: LaMarcus Aldridge (right hip), Raymond Felton (Achilles), Elliot Williams (left shoulder) and Shawne Williams (left foot) are out.

– Spurs injury report: None.

– Best offensive lineup: Felton-Crawford-Batum-Wallace-Aldridge (103.7 minutes) scored 113.9 points per 100 possessions on 46.1 percent shooting.

– Best defensive lineup: Felton-Matthews-Wallace-Aldridge-Camby (404.4 minutes) allowed 97.1 points per 100 possessions on 44.7 percent shooting.

– Best overall lineup: Felton-Crawford-Batum-Wallace-Aldridge outscores their opponents by 9.7 points per 100 possessions.

– Best adjusted plus/minus: LaMarcus Aldridge, +6.49.

– Worst adjusted plus/minus: Jamal Crawford, -6.54.

– In his only game against the Trail Blazers, Tony Parker scored 20 points and dished out nine assists.

– With a win, the Spurs clinch the No. 1 overall seed in the Western Conference.

– The Trail Blazers are 3-7 in their last 10 games, losing by an average margin of 10.7 points.

– Other than Sacramento, Portland has the least amount of road wins in the entire conference.

– In the month of April, Felton averaged 16.4 points and 7.3 assists while shooting 52.9 percent. His absence will force Jonny Flynn (10.4 PER) into action.

– The Blazers are 9-20 since their 40 point victory over the Spurs on Feb. 21.

– JJ Hickson has averaged 13.7 points, 7.8 rebounds and 55 percent shooting since joining the Trail Blazers.

– The Spurs converted on 33 percent of their corner 3-pointers in two games against the Trail Blazers.

Topics: Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs

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  • rtesoro440

    Portland has a pair of 1st round drafts. Maybe they can enter into a trade deal with spurs. This will give a chance for the spurs to draft a big man for its interior. By the way, tonight they play each other for the penultimate game of the spurs. With Aldridge not playing, the spurs are favored to win. Go Spurs!

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