Sunday , Mar , 07 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Portland Trail Blazers Team Report – March 7

=== Portland Trail Blazers Team Report – March 7 ===

(Sports Network) – The Portland Trail Blazers visit the Los Angeles Clippers
tonight at the Staples Center.

This is the third meeting of the season between the two clubs. Both teams
have picked up a win on its homecourt in the two previous contests. The
teams will also play on March 24th at the Rose Garden.

Portland has won six of eight and nine of the last 12 meetings with the
Clippers. The Blazers have lost two straight and five of their last seven at
the Clippers. The home team has won 12 of the last 14 contests in this series.

The Blazers, who have lost two straight as the visitor, are a dismal 11-20 on
the road this season.

Portland is 1-6 in Sunday games this season.

The Blazers come into tonight’s game fresh off a win. Zach Randolph scored 23
points to lead Portland to an easy 91-70 win over Utah on Saturday at the Rose
Garden.

Darius Miles added 19 points, while Damon Stoudamire had 13 points and eight
assists for the Trail Blazers, who snapped their four-game losing streak.
Derek Anderson also contributed 13 points and seven assists in the win.

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