Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 16, 2020) – The Portland Trail Blazers and NBC Sports Northwest will present four weeks of themed Classic Trail Blazers games, reliving the top Trail Blazers games and memorable moments from the past 30 years, starting this Sunday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Highlights of the classic games – which will air on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in each of the next four weeks – include matchups against the Los Angeles Lakers, games featuring Trail Blazers All-Stars from the ‘90s, including Clyde Drexler, Terry Porter and Arvydas Sabonis, as well as buzzer-beaters and franchise record-setting games.

Tuesday games will be preceded by Talkin’ Ducks at 6 p.m., hosted by NBC Sports Northwest Trail Blazers broadcasting talent Jordan Kent. Games on Thursdays will be preceded by Hurd Mentality at 6 p.m., which is hosted by Trail Blazers TV analyst, Lamar Hurd.

Following is the Trail Blazers Classic Games schedule on NBC Sports Northwest:

 

AIR DATE

TIME (PT)

GAME

April 19

6:30 p.m.

2016 First Round, Game 6: Trail Blazers vs. Clippers (From April 29, 2016: 106-103 Blazers series-clinching win; Damian Lillard scored 28 points)

BEAT LA WEEK

AIR DATE

TIME (PT)

GAME

April 21

6:30 p.m.

2000 Western Conference Finals, Game 6: Trail Blazers vs. Lakers (103-93 Blazers win to force Game 7; Steve Smith scores 26 points)

April 23

6:30 p.m.

Jan. 23, 2016: Trail Blazers vs. Lakers (121-103 Blazers win in Kobe Bryant’s last game in Portland; Damian Lillard dropped 36 points)

April 27

8 p.m.

Jan. 31, 2020: Trail Blazers @ Lakers (127-119 Blazers win. Lillard scored 48 points in the Lakers’ first game after the death of Kobe Bryant.)

90’s WEEK

AIR DATE

TIME (PT)

GAME

April 28

6:30 p.m.

1990 NBA Western Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7: Trail Blazers vs. Spurs (From May 19, 1990: 108-105 Blazers win in OT and clinched the series 4-3. Terry Porter dropped 36 points.)

April 30

6:30 p.m.

1990 NBA Western Conference Finals, Game 6: Trail Blazers @ Suns (From May 31, 1990 – 112-109 Blazers win and clinched the series 4-2.)

May 4

8 p.m.

1996 First Round, Game 3: Trail Blazers vs. Jazz (From April 29, 1996:  94-91 Blazers win in OT, down 0-2 in the series. Arvydas Sabonis scored 27 points with 12 rebounds.)

GAME-WINNERS WEEK

AIR DATE

TIME (PT)

GAME

May 5

6:30 p.m.

November 6, 2008: Trail Blazers vs. Rockets (101-99 Blazers win in OT, Brandon Roy hit a 30-ft buzzer-beater against the Rockets)

May 7

6:30 p.m.

December 27, 2018: Trail Blazers @ Warriors (110-109 Blazers win in OT, Damian Lillard scored the game-winning three-point shot in OT in their final game in Oakland)

May 11

8 p.m.

January 7, 2020: Trail Blazers @ Raptors (101-99 Blazers win, Carmelo Anthony scored the game-winning basket and 28 points in the game)

RECORD-SETTING WEEK

AIR DATE

TIME (PT)

GAME

May 12

6:30 p.m.

2014 NBA Western Conference Semifinals, Game 1: Trail Blazers @ Rockets (From April 20, 2014: 122-120 Blazers win in OT, LaMarcus Aldridge dropped a franchise playoff record 46 points, and Damian Lillard added 31 points)

May 14

6:30 p.m.

January 31, 2018: Trail Blazers vs. Bulls (124-108 Blazers win, CJ McCollum scored a franchise-record 28 points in the first quarter and career-high 50 points through three quarters)

May 15

8 p.m.

January 1, 2019: Trail Blazers @ Kings (113-108 Blazers win, Jusuf Nurkic had a historic 5x5 and Damian Lillard scored 25 points)