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The Raymond Felton Project didn’t go nearly as well as the Portland Trail Blazers expected, but did they do well in their off-season? Additions and Subtractions: Drafted Damian Lillard, Meyers Leonard, Will Barton; Re-signed Nicolas Batum, J.J. Hickson; Signed/Traded Jared Jeffries, Sasha Pavlovic,Victor Claver, Ronnie Price; Lost Jamal Crawford, Raymond Felton, Kurt Thomas, Joel [...]
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We've learned via Oregon Live this week that the starting lineup for the 2012-13 Trail Blazers is: Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Nicolas Batum, LaMarcus Aldridge and J.J. Hickson.
The season is almost here.
"J.J. is the incumbent," Stotts said. "I'm not saying he's going to be the starting center opening night. We'...
Portland : NBA Draft Grade A
(6) Damian Lillard, PG; (11) Meyers Leonard, C; (40) Will Barton, SG
Portland really needed a point guard badly and they got the best point guard out of this draft in Lillard. Lillard stock has been on the rise for a long time now. Don’t be fooled by him playing at a small school. Lillard biggest strength is his ability to score the ball...
So yeah, Nicolas Batum punched Juan Carlos Navarro in the nuts during the Olympics. It was a low blow (no pun intended) and it was an act of frustration and desperation. Here, Batum reflects back on the incident and how he regrets it:
“What I’m mad about is what I showed to people about myself, what I showed about the game, about France, everything…I feel bad about it because...
On Monday, when the rest of the country will be coming off another thrilling football weekend, complete with college upsets and some head scratching NFL refereeing … here in Portland, another even will take place that needs to be noted:
Trail Blazers training camp opens for the 2012-13 season.
After a summer filled with turnover, including a new coach and GM, the focus finally...
Person 1 – “Hey, the Blazers are bringing in a two-time NBA Champion this offseason.”
Person 2 – “Really, who?”
Person 1 – “Take a guess. I will give you two hints. He was a former Laker and has local ties to the Northwest.”
Person 2 – “Is it Luke Walton?”
Person 1 – “Nope, it’s Adam Morrison.”
Person 2 – “Wait him?!”
I’m not going...
Playing for the New York Knicks is something that only a select few individuals get an opportunity to do. Rarely do players get a chance at multiple runs with the Knicks, but Raymond Felton is a player that has a second chance.
When Raymond Felton signed with the team as a free agent before the 2010-2011 season he was living out a dream of being a Knick. Felton went on to...
Our own Leon from the Knickswag had a chance to do a Q & A with Jared Zwerling of ESPN.com today.
Jacobsen Leon: Hi Jared, thank u for agreeing to our first twitter interview for Knickswag.com a grassroots Knicks site for the fans. Jacobsen Leon: Who in your opinion has been the biggest off-season signing for the Knicks and why?
JaredZwerling: J-Kidd. I think he’ll clean...