All five Blazers starters played exactly 20 minutes in Tuesday's preseason game and none of them did much of anything to note.
Nicolas Batum had a full stat line of five points, four rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block, LaMarcus Aldridge had nine points, five rebounds, two steals and a block, and Damian Lillard had nine points and zero assists in their 20-minutes of run. Robin Lopez had five points, two rebounds and zero blocks, and Wesley Matthews, now apparently over his heart ailment, had six points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal. This is really the first time the starting unit has played together this year, and it showed. All five players should be drafted in fantasy leagues, as we expect the Blazers to rely heavily on the starting unit again this season. Oct 8 - 1:15 AM