Will the Portland Trail Blazers make the NBA playoffs? Do you want them to?

The Portland Trail Blazers kicked off the post-All-Star stretch with a 112-103 road win over the Orlando Magic on Thursday.  The win pulled the Blazers (24-33) a game back of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. ...

Will the Portland Trail Blazers make the NBA playoffs? Do you want them to?

The Portland Trail Blazers kicked off the post-All-Star stretch with a 112-103 road win over the Orlando Magic on Thursday. 

The win pulled the Blazers (24-33) a game back of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. 

With 25 games remaining in the regular season, Portland is one of five teams -- along with the Denver Nuggets, Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks -- battling for the No. 8 seed, which likely means a first-round matchup with Golden State.

Of those 25 games: 14 are at home; 11 are on the road; five are on the second night of a back-to-back; and 10 are against teams currently above .500. 

Here's a look at the remainder of the schedule: 

February

Sunday 2/26 @ Toronto Raptors
Tuesday 2/28 @ Detroit Pistons

March

Thursday 3/2 vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Saturday 3/4 vs. Brooklyn Nets
Monday 3/6 @ Minnesota Timberwolves
Tuesday 3/7 @ Oklahoma City Thunder
Thursday 3/9 vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Saturday 3/11 vs. Washington Wizards
Sunday 3/12 @ Phoenix Suns
Tuesday 3/14 @ New Orleans Pelicans
Wednesday 3/15 @ San Antonio Spurs
Saturday 3/18 @ Atlanta Hawks
Sunday 3/19 @ Miami Heat
Tuesday 3/21 vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Thursday 3/23 vs. New York Knicks
Saturday 3/25 vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Sunday 3/26 @ Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 3/28 vs. Denver Nuggets
Thursday 3/30 vs. Houston Rockets

April

Saturday 4/1 vs. Phoenix Suns
Tuesday 4/4 @ Utah Jazz
Thursday 4/6 vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Saturday 4/8 vs. Utah Jazz
Monday 4/10 vs. San Antonio Spurs
Wednesday 4/12 vs. New Orleans Pelicans

So we ask you: Will the Blazers secure the final playoff spot in the Western Conference? 

Bonus question: Do you want the Blazers to make the playoffs? Or try for the best lottery position possible? Tell us why or why not in the comments below. 

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