Now that they've officially locked up a postseason berth, the Portland Trail Blazers have a little bit of time and breathing room to enjoy the fruits of their labors — like, for example, the opportunity to share some laffs with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein on the Rip City-repping IFC series "Portlandia."
OK, my timeline might be a bit off — evidently, the Blazers filmed their portions of the latest episode of the hit sketch show back in October. The finished product did air Thursday night, though, so let's take a look at what transpired when All-Stars Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge, center Robin Lopez, reserve forward Thomas Robinson and rookie guard C.J. McCollum meet Toni and Candace, the owners and proprietors of beloved local bookstore Women & Women First, who have just finished doing their part to empower and elevate the performance of the Blazers' dance team, only to see the Blazers themselves looking a bit down in the mouth:
Sure, the Michael Jordan misdirect's allRead More »from The Blazers got a pretty bad pep talk and Paul Allen made a Kickstarter video on 'Portlandia' (Video)