Trail Blazers Pregame: Coach Stotts' expectations tonight & his 80s perm

Jamie Hudson

It's 80s night at Moda Center tonight!

Get ready for big hair and bright colors as the Blazer and Magic battle it out.

Before the Trail Blazers and Magic tip-off at 7:00p.m. tonight on NBC Sports Northwest and on the 'MyTeams' App, Blazers head coach Terry Stotts discussed how he expects Orlando's height to be a challenge on the boards, and he also mentioned that Nikola Vucievic and Johnathon Issac could give them matchup problems.

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Coach Stotts also added that he would describe himself in the 80s as a guy with a perm and a gold chain. 

HEAR FROM COACH STOTTS HERE:

BLAZERS INJURY REPORT:

Mario Hezonja (back spasms) is available and Nassir Little (back spasms) is OUT for tonight's game vs. Orlando.

MAGIC INJURY REPORT:

Al-Farouq Aminu (right knee; meniscus tear), BJ Johnson (two-way) and Josh Magette (two-way) are OUT.

STANDOUT GAME NOTES:

Hassan Whiteside has 34 blocks over the last nine games (3.78 per game), representing the most blocks in the NBA during that span. The next closest player has 21 blocks (Jakob Poeltl). Whiteside has blocked at least two shots in each of the last five games.

Trail Blazers Pregame: Coach Stotts' expectations tonight & his 80s perm originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

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