The Portland Trailblazers once again find themselves with their backs against the wall in their efforts to avoid another year’s first round elimination. This year, Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks have given Portland all they can take, however Portland has managed to win the two home games so far, including a Lazarus-level effort from 23 points down to win what seemed like a hopeless game at home Saturday afternoon. Portland’s hopes now seem to pin on winning tonight’s game to even the series and getting an elusive win in Dallas for game seven. But, so far Portland hasn’t been able to find a way to win a Dallas game yet. So the the task for the Blazers seems daunting to say the least.
If the Blazers can’t find a way to win tonight, then this game becomes their season finale and Summer vacation starts early for the team.