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WATCH: Blazers coach Terry Stotts looks ahead to Tuesday's game with the Warriors.

Stotts met the media Monday at a San Francisco hotel.
Via The Oregonian
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blazers coach Terry Stotts talks about Portland's loss on Sunday.

Stotts says the Blazers will make adjustments before Game 2.
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Varejao, Henderson ejected after Game 1 scuffle

The fireworks have been set off right from the get-go in the second-round series between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers. In the third quarter of Sunday’s Game 1 victory for the Dubs at Oracle Arena, Blazers swingman Gerald Henderson made contact with Warriors big man Anderson Varejao away from the ball. Varejao responded by kicking his leg up and appearing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Stumble Early In Game One Loss To Warriors

OAKLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers had roughly 36 hours to prepare for Game One of their Western Conference Semifinals matchup versus the Golden State Warriors after eliminating the Clippers in Game Six at the Moda Center on Friday night. There was only so much film they could watch, only so many Warriors-specific plays they could learn before a 12:30 pm tipoff Sunday afternoon...
Via Forward Center
1 day ago

Al-Farouq Aminu's Twitter Feed Reveals History of Offensive Comments

The tweets are five to six years in the past, but they're shocking. A post by imgur user JewishDoggy has revealed a history of tweets by Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu involving questionable and disturbing statements about homosexuality. The imgur page is titled, "Here's another collection of old tweets from NBA players". Aminu's tweets are part of a larger collection...
Via Blazer's Edge
1 day ago

WATCH: Clippers guard Rivers returns to game after 11 stitches to eye

Austin Rivers has been heavily criticized throughout his NBA career, but no basketball fan can speak ill of the effort he gave during Friday night’s playoff loss to the Portland Trailblazers. Rivers, filling in for the injured Chris Paul, scored 21 points and dished out eight assists, grabbed six rebounds, and didn’t turn the ball over on the night. He finished +2 overall in...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Terry Stotts on matchup vs. Warrors: "It's going to be a challenge"

Terry Stotts on matchup vs. Warrors: "It's going to be a challenge"
Via The Oregonian
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Austin Rivers bloody after nasty elbow to head

Austin Rivers was down with a nasty cut around his eye after taking an inadvertent elbow to the head during Game 6 of the Clippers’ series with the Trail Blazers on Friday night. Rivers was going after a rebound when Al Farouq-Aminu caught him with an elbow around the eye: Rivers received a total of 11 stitches for cuts above and below his eye. According to ESPN’s Lisa Salters...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Game 6 preview and prediction

The Portland Trail Blazers are currently one win away from advancing to the Western Conference Semifinals.  This is the same team that lost four of its five starters this summer.  It’s the team that everyone wrote off before the season started, and then when they made it to the postseason, everyone doubted them off a second time.  With a decisive 108-98 Game 5 victory on the...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Trail Blazers embrace their rite of playoff passage in Los Angeles

Sports always carry a richly psychological component, but for the Portland Trail Blazers, the between-the-ears reality of high-stakes competition was never more profound than on Wednesday night. In Game 5 of the Western Conference first round against the Los Angeles Clippers, the Trail Blazers figured to win. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin were out. J.J. Redick was far from 100 percent...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers fans arrive late to Staples Center for Game 5 vs Blazers

The Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers entered Wednesday night’s Western Conference first round Game 5 match-up knotted up at 2-2. However, the fans there for opening tip at 7:00 pm PST made it seem like the Clippers and Blazers were playing a meaningless game in mid-March between two non-playoff teams. Late arriving crowd at Staples Center for the early 7pm start...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Portland Trail Blazers became the luckiest team in the NBA

The Portland Trail Blazers weren’t even supposed to make the playoffs. After losing LaMarcus Aldridge, Robin Lopez, Nicolas Batum, Wesley Matthews and Arron Afflalo last summer, everyone expected the Trail Blazers to make a beeline for the lottery. Ever so quietly, they cobbled together an athletic, capable group of young veterans, players who know what they’re doing but still...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers zing DeAndre Jordan on Twitter over horrible free throw

DeAndre Jordan is one of the worst free throw shooters in the NBA, and the Los Angeles Clippers big man put his shortcomings on full display during Monday night’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. And the Blazers let him hear it via their official Twitter account: Our staff is currently looking into the wind issue inside the arena. Should have a report soon. pic.twitter.com...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers players do not know their Taylor Swift songs

When you think about the music most likely to be filling up the iPods of NBA players, odds are not many of you would include Taylor Swift. After witnessing an in-game "Name That Tune" gimmick run by the Portland Trail Blazers, there may be some empirical evidence to back that assumption up. Apparently the Blazers aren't Taylor Swift fans. https://t.co/rfzJGXUZFx — Eric Griffith...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Portland stars are making a documentary about the infamous 'Jail Blazers'

Few NBA teams have been as fascinating as the Portland Trail Blazers of the early 2000s. Better known as the "Jail Blazers," those Portland teams not only won big (making two Western Conference finals) but were filled with controversial personalities like Rasheed Wallace, Zach Randolph and others.They truly were a one-of-a-kind, impossible-to-duplicate team. And now, get ready America...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers' C.J. McCollum named NBA's Most Improved Player

The NBA rolled out another of its postseason awards Friday when it announced that Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum has been named its Most Improved Player.McCollum  received 101 first-place votes and 559 total points, easily outpacing Hornets guard Kemba Walker, who finished second overall and had just seven first-place votes and 166 total points. McCollum, 24, blossomed...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Portland Trail Blazers Should Win Three Of The Major Postseason Awards

With the NBA regular season coming to a close last night, and the playoffs still a few days away, it’s time to take a moment to reflect on the NBA season at hand and pass out some hardware. Most year’s there are many more deserving candidates than spots on the ballot, and this year is no exception. Because of this fact, it’s hard to say there is a right choice or a wrong choice...
Via Oregon Sports News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Season Player Grades – Part Two

With the regular season now at an end for the Portland Trail Blazers, it’s time for the most cliché thing a blowhard with a keyboard like me can think of: Player Grades! We did the five players that played the most minutes per game this season yesterday. Today, we grade the performances of the rest of the players that played at least 10 minutes per game this season. This requirement...
Via Oregon Sports News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Season Grades – Part One

With the Portland Trail Blazers’ regular season ending tonight, and the postseason about to start this weekend, it’s time for the most cliché thing a blowhard behind a keyboard like me can think of: Player Grades! To expedite the process, I’m going to take a look at the 10 players that played double-digit minutes per game this season. Those excluded are either little-used...
Via Oregon Sports News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA flameout Adam Morrison has a doomsday bunker

Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Kyle Wiltjer recently revealed that Adam Morrison, who starred at Gonzaga before flaming out in the NBA, apparently has a doomsday bunker all set up because he fears an impending apocalypse. "The guy is fully equipped if there was an apocalypse,” Wiltjer said on a recent Pardon My Take podcast, via For the Win. “He’s got food stationed away. Everything...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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