So, it's official. The Houston Rockets are coming to town. It's not the most ideal matchup for the Trail Blazers, but hey, it's the playoffs! Rip City Uprise! Blaze the Trail Cat tried to dunk a ball while on rollerblades! WOOOOOO!!
Um, here is the playoff schedule:
Game 1 - Sat. 4/18 @ Portland - 7:30 pm - ESPN
Game 2 - Tue. 4/21 @ Portland - 7:00 pm - NBA TV/KGW
Game 3 - Fri. 4/24 @ Houston - 6:30 pm - ESPN
Game 4 - Sun. 4/26 @ Houston - 6:00 pm - TNT/KGW
Game 5* - Tue. 4/28 @ Portland - TBD - TBD
Game 6* - Thu. 4/30 @ Houston - TBD - TBD
Game 7* - Sat. 5/2 @ Portland - TBD - TNT/KGW
Want proof of how excited Portlanders are about all this? Check out the 3am scene at the Rose Garden (courtesy of the best blog on the planet, BlazersEdge). Also, the team is having a Pep Rally at Pioneer Courthouse Square scheduled from 12-3 pm today. There will be players, coaches, and enough pep to kill a horse.