Are The Portland Trail Blazers Playoff Material?

When you look at the bubble of the NBA Western Conference playoff race, almost all the talk is about whether the Los Angeles Lakers can recover and make it into the playoffs. None of the talk seems to surround the team that’s actually holding the #8 spot in the West right now and is playing good basketball. That would be the Portland Trail Blazers. With the Blazers getting some national attention tonight, as the back end of the Thursday night TNT doubleheader when they host Miami, let’s take a look at what they’ve done, what they’ve got and what the prospects for getting into the playoffs.