NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, February 11th (All times eastern)
Portland Trail Blazers (21-30) at Washington Wizards (28-20), 1 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Portland Trail Blazers resume their four-game road trip this afternoon against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center.
Portland ended a three-game losing streak with a 108-100 overtime win against the Charlotte Bobcats in the opener of the trip on Friday. Zach Randolph posted 40 points and nine rebounds to lead Portland.
Jarrett Jack had 20 points, nine assists and six rebounds for the Blazers, who will also take on Miami and Orlando on the trip and are 9-16 as the visitor this season. Brandon Roy had 15 points and eight rebounds, while Ime Udoka added 14 points and eight boards.
Meanwhile, the Southeast Division-leading Wizards will wrap up a four-game homestand on Sunday.
Washington has lost three of its last four games and is 1-2 so far on the homestand. On Wednesday, the Wizards dropped a 110-83 decision to San Antonio at the Verizon Center, as Gilbert Arenas had 29 points to lead Washington.
Caron Butler added 15 points and eight boards for the Wizards, who are 19-6 as the host this season.
Sunday's showdown between Portland and Washington is the first of two meetings this season. Both teams split a pair of meetings last season, while the Washington has won five of the last seven meetings.
Portland has lost two straight after winning its last seven at D.C.
02/11 10:57:05 ET