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    Saturday, March 30th (All times Eastern)

    Portland Trail Blazers (33-39) at Golden State Warriors (41-32), 10:30 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - Only a major disaster down the stretch can keep the Golden State Warriors from capturing a playoff berth and they will try to move closer to that goal Saturday versus the Portland Trail Blazers.

    The Warriors haven't made the playoffs since 2006-07 and are currently sixth in the Western Conference -- 1 1/2 games ahead of the Houston Rockets and four games clear of the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers.

    Golden State continued its current five-game homestand with Wednesday's 105-98 loss to the Sacramento Kings and had won two straight and four of five games. David Lee posted his second straight 20-point, 10-rebound game (27th overall) and Steph Curry ended with 17 points and a season high-tying 12 assists in the setback.

    The Warriors were coming off an impressive win over the Lakers and dropped to 24-11 at home. Sacramento had a 21-9 advantage in second chance points and held on for the win even though Golden State had a 68-38 difference in the paint. Still, Warriors coach Mark Jackson had issues.

    "We talked about it (pre-game): We are not good enough to show up and (expect to) win ballgames," Jackson told NBA.com. "That's not who we are, and we will not be successful with that approach. If we gave the same energy and effort that we did against the Lakers (on Monday), we win this ballgame. We did not."

    Jackson's unit will host New Orleans on Wednesday, then will visit Phoenix before returning home for three straight games. A win Saturday will give Golden State its first winning season since 2007-08 (48-34).

    Portland is back on the road for two games and lost both of its home games on its last residency. The Blazers, who went 2-3 on a recent road trip, lost to Brooklyn on Wednesday and suffered a 105-95 setback to Utah Friday night.

    Playing without star big man LaMarcus Aldridge (sprained right ankle), the Blazers were dominated in the second half to the tune of a 63-43 difference. Rookie Damian Lillard led the charge with 24 points, Nicolas Batum and J.J. Hickson both had 17 points and rookie Meyers Leonard and Wesley Matthews ended with 12 apiece in defeat, Portland's third straight and fifth in seven tries.

    "They played well, we made some mistakes defensively and turned the ball over maybe five out of eight possessions," Lillard said of the playoff-hopeful Jazz. "They took advantage of it."

    Utah scored 24 points off 16 Portland turnovers.

    The Trail Blazers are 11-26 away from the Rose Garden and 3 1/2 games behind in the Western Conference postseason chase. They will also visit Utah before heading back home for five in a row.

    Aldridge, meanwhile, is averaging 21.0 ppg this season and could make a return Saturday against the Warriors with the playoffs at stake.

    Portland lost a 103-97 decision at Golden State on Jan. 11 this season and will host the Warriors on April 17. The Blazers are only 4-14 in their last 18 trips to Oracle Arena.

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    Welcome to Great38 Tampa Bay WTTA-TV/DT - WFLA News Channel 8

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

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      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

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      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

      Updated:

      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

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      • Comfortable start to the work week in Tampa Bay

        Comfortable start to the work week in Tampa Bay

        Monday, May 4 2015 3:47 AM EDT2015-05-04 07:47:21 GMT
        With a mostly sunny sky and relatively low humidity, it should be a comfortable start to the work week.
        With a mostly sunny sky and relatively low humidity, it should be a comfortable start to the work week.
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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