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Reporters look back at Brandon Roy's short, but brilliant, basketball career

The Legend, The Natural, Brandon Roy

“Roy is probably the best player I’ve played against. To me he is the best shooting guard. Not on defense now, defense is kind of suspect. He’s the best player I’ve played against, outside from a guy from my hood in Queensbridge. A guy named Mike Chafley. He went to jail a couple of years when he was 15 or 16 years old, but he was the best player I played against, and now...

Brandon Roy reaction: 'He would be a great coach' (your comments)

Trail Blazers fans continue to react to the retirement of Brandon Roy.

This Is What Gred Oden Looked Like on Trail Blazers Media Day

 Pretty sad.  This is what Greg Oden looked like at the Portland Trail Blazers media day.  His doctors cleared him last Thursday to start expanding his rehabilitation until he suffered a set back Friday that will likely put his 2011-2012 season in jeopardy.  The Trail Blazers had to restructure his contract to fit the set back.  Oden hasn't played a game in more than two...

Brandon Roy to Announce Medical Retirement

As reported by ESPN, the young career of Portland’s All-Star guard Brandon Roy will be cut short due degenerative knee issues. "This is a very difficult and painful day," Roy said in a statement released by the team. "I love the game, I love the Portland Trail Blazers and I love our fans, but after consulting with my doctors, I will seek a determination that...

With Raymond Felton at the wheel, Trail Blazers shift into a higher gear

Known for his methodical offense in recent seasons, coach Nate McMillan has shortened the shot clock in practice to better use Felton's skills.

Trail Blazers adjusting to Raymond Felton's up-tempo style (video)

Nate McMillan, forward Nicolas Batum and new point guard Raymond Felton talk about what Felton brings to the offense following practice Monday.

Greg Oden reaction: 'I went from completely stoked for the upcoming NBA season to wishing they had stayed on strike' (your comments)

Trail Blazers fans react to Greg Oden's latest setback in his knee rehabilitation.

Not Fadeaway: Farewell To Brandon Roy's Perfect Step-Back

Brandon Roy retired from professional basketball last week, at the age of 27 and after just five seasons in the NBA. He has, he told the Portland Trail Blazers, "degenerative knees." More »

More decisions loom for Trail Blazers after this season

The retirement of Brandon Roy, the health of Greg Oden and a roster laden with expiring contracts raises the specter of rebuilding.

Nolan Smith, Armon Johnson compete for role of Trail Blazers' backup point guard

Coach Nate McMillan will used all of training camp to decide who will back up starter Raymond Felton.

The Portland Trailblazers sign Kurt Thomas

The Trailblazers have signed 39-year old center Kurt Thomas to a 2-year deal. Thomas played in 52 games (37 starts) for the Bulls last year and he averaged 22.7 minutes, 4.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He has now played in 1,018 games (630 starts) in his NBA career and he is averaging 25.5 minutes, 8.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. With Marcus...

Report: Trail Blazers in pursuit of Jamal Crawford's David Aldridge reports the Blazers are one of four teams "in hottest pursuit" of the free agent guard.

The Rock

So, there we were on the first day of training camp.  Or, as you've probably heard it nicknamed by now, Black Friday. The Trail Blazers had just gotten the word that LaMarcus Aldridge

Trail Blazers sign Kurt Thomas

The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to terms with forward/center Kurt Thomas. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Thomas, 39, holds career averages of 8.6 points (48.6 FG%), 6.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16 seasons with Miami, Dallas, New York, Phoenix, Seattle, San Antonio, Milwaukee and Chicago. “We’re excited to be adding [...]

Trail Blazers sign 16-year veteran center Thomas

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers have signed 16-yard NBA veteran center Kurt Thomas.
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