Here’s the Oregonian reporting on the Portland Trail Blazers, who have won nine games in a row, and for the 2014-15 regular season have a 12-3 record, which ties them with the Houston Rockets for the fourth best winning percentage in the league through Wednesday’s games:
Go ahead and celebrate the Trail Blazers’ nine-game winning streak.
Feel free to savor a nice little three-game sweep of an East Coast trip and yet another second-half comeback.
But, as you do, take your largest dose of satisfaction in this:
“I don’t think we’ve played our best yet,” LaMarcus Aldridge said.
The Blazers continued their sizzling early-season run Wednesday night, defeating the Charlotte Hornets 105-97 before 16,972 at Time Warner Cable Arena. But afterward, the sentiment in the visiting locker room was that this team, despite everything it has done, has a whole lot of room to grow.
“We’ve had games where we’ve looked really good,” Damian Lillard said. “But I still don’t think we’ve played our best.”