LILLARD leads BLAZERS over shorthanded Spurs 108 – 95



Postgame on the Court: on shooting with confidence, Portland’s depth and playing fast




Postgame: Coach Terry Stotts on Lopez’s injury, bench depth, success against Spurs




Postgame: on staying focused against shorthanded Spurs, Lopez’s injury


Postgame: on beating Spurs, how team will adjust to playing without Lopez



Lillard, Aldridge lead Blazers by shorthanded Spurs                                               ( )


Season STATS

Postgame QUOTES                                                                                                                        ( )

Rapid Reaction :  Taking Advantage                                                                                   ( )

ROBIN LOPEZ discusses Hand Injury                                                                             ( )

Injury to LOPEZ could effect entire season                                                                    ( )


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Last time a PG got a triple-double was 4/15/05, when Damon Stoudamire had 18pts., 12 rebs, 11 asts vs. GS. Lillard 4 assists away.

Tonight’s game was the first time this season that the Trail Blazers didn’t notch at least 20 assists.

Terry Stotts usually writes the quarter by quarter DefRtg on the white board in the Blazers locker room. Tonight had 119 in 3Q underlined

Coach Popovich giving Terry Stotts tips on good wineries near Dundee out in the hallway postgame

Stotts said he has not yet decided how the rotation will shake out with out indefinitely, but assume gets the call.

Robin called the injury frustrating. No timetable for his return.

, out indefinitely with broken bones in a hand, has played in 265 straight games dating to late in the 2010-11 season with Suns

RoLo talking about having not missed a game in a while, prompting Will Barton to knock on wood. RoLo: “Well, it’s already broken, so… “

on the loss of : “I don’t like it. I don’t like it. I don’t like it. That’s it. Can’t get past ‘I don’t like it.’ “

on loss of : “Don’t even want to think about it. Rolo covers up mistakes. He’s the most unselfish guy on our team.”

Two positives: 1. We got a deep squad 2. Lots of love from the chicks

Blazers G (broken finger) is close to return: “I’m good to go, as long as I can get a practice in and the coaches can see me.”

END Q3: 76, 68 PTS: LA/Dame 18 REB: LA 11, Dame 9 AST: Dame 6

HALFTIME: 48, 43 PTS: Dame 12 REB: Dame 6 AST: 2 with 3 —     

END Q1: 23, 20 PTS: Wes 10 REB: Dame 5 AST: Dame 3 —               

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Just want to thank and for the special moment tonight. Came along way and its a blessing.

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