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Tops in Rip City history
After what for many was a “ho-hum” NBA All-Star weekend, we quickly jump into our Marty McFly DeLorean to refresh our memories of how the Portland Trail Blazers have fared over the years.
LaMarcus Aldridge has been the latest Blazer to find his name on the Western Conference ASG roster, however despite his elite level of play during the regular season...
J.J. Hickson could be on the move, if the Portland Trail Blazers find the right deal.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Portland is open to moving Hickson "but hasn't found an appealing offer yet." Brooklyn is reportedly interested, but it's not clear if the Nets have the assets to get him.
Hickson is in the midst of a career season. In 52...
Heading in to the All-Star break—and the unofficial halfway point of the year0151the Portland Trail Blazers found themselves trending in the wrong direction. They had lost three straight games, were witnessing their record continue to fall below .500 and had seemingly lost some of the mojo that had them in the improbable hunt for the playoffs.
With trips to Miami and...
To trade J.J. Hickson or not, that is the $7.6 million dollar question that the Portland Trail Blazers face as today's NBA trade deadline approaches.
As of noon today, NBA teams will essentially be stuck with the rosters they have until free agency and the draft this summer. The NBA rumor mill has been relatively quiet heading into this year’s deadline, with Atlanta'...
We are now 53 games into the season and the Blazers (25-28) are sitting in the 9th spot in the West. That puts them 3 games behind Houston for the coveted 8th seed. At a glance, it’s easy to look at their current 5-game losing streak and sub .500 winning percentage and conclude that the Blazers are a bad team. Then you might find yourself tossing and turning at night with nightmares...
A new start
The Portland Trail Blazers entered All-Star Weekend on one of their worst cold streaks of the season, but after a few days rest, a fresh start could be just what the team needs.
Matchup: Portland (25-28) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-36)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 7:00 PM PT
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
It’s time to make a push at the playoffs, and it begins with Tuesday...
In the shadows of the night, keeping a watchful eye over the city, protecting the innocent and striking fear in the hearts of criminals he stands ready.
Now if you are thinking this reminds you of a superhero you are right and Blazers' Nicolas Batum may be that hero.
Batum has been given the nickname "Batman" seeing how his name sounds like the iconic hero but...
The festivities and hoopla surrounding the NBA All-Star Game have come and gone. It is now time for the Portland Trail Blazers to make the best of the 29 games remaining on the regular season schedule. Not to sound somber, as the Blazers are just three games back of the eighth position in the Western Conference, currently held by the Houston Rockets. They still have a fighting chance...
It's the NBA trade deadline today, and many local fans are wondering if the Portland Trail Blazers will be making a move, and what those moves or the lack thereof will do to change the current build of the team. The chances of a move being made appear to be 50/50, based on what you may have heard.
50/50 is an interesting probability, especially with regard to the Blazers...