Best photos from the Portland Trail Blazers' 15-day road trip
Best photos from Blazers road trip
Welcome back to the PNW, Blazers!
The Portland Trail Blazers (39-25) are coming off a 15-day, seven-game road trip on the East Coast. With games at Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Boston, Toronto, Charlotte, and Memphis, Portland leaves the East Coast with a 5-2 record (losses to Toronto and Memphis).
Scroll through to see the best photos from the trip...
Welcome to RipCity, Enes Kanter
Newly acquired Enes Kanter makes his debut for the Portland Trail Blazers against the Brooklyn Nets. Portland comes away with the 113-99 victory and Kanter records a near double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds. Not a bad first showing!
The emergence of Headband Harkless.
Since this first game on the road trip, Moe Harkless has been sporting a headband and playing well in it... superstitious much? Harkless says the headband is going to stay for awhile.
Dunk Contest in Philly
The Blazers held their own dunk contest against in Philadelphia.
It all started when Jake Layman posterized Boban Marjanovic (he's 7'3") and got the whole team fired up. From that point on, Harkless and Chief joined the dunk party in the Blazers' 130-115 win over the 76ers.
Crashing the Boston Tea Party
The Blazers took advantage of a struggling Boston Celtics team with a 97-92 win in the TD Garden.
Damian Lillard drops 33 points in a battle of two of the best point guards in the league (Lillard and Kyrie Irving).
What are you doing Kyle?
Yes, this isn't a photo of the Blazers, and Portland dropped it's first game on this seven-game road trip in Toronto thanks to a fadeaway jumper from Kawhi Leonard, 119-117.
But this photo is too good not to share.
Where the Hood at?
It's in Charlotte.
Rodney Hood has his best game in a Trail Blazers uniform dropping 27 points (21 in the fourth quarter alone) against the Hornets.
Tough loss in Memphis
5-2 is great, but 6-1 sounds better.
Regardless, the Blazers dropped their second loss of this road trip 120-111 to the Memphis Grizzlies. Lillard and McCollum combine for 51 points but it's not enough to get one last win before returning home to Portland.