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NorthWest Sports Beat:
With the previous busy day being had in Portland today and their Coach firing (MCMillan), and two trades, (Marcus Camby and Gerald Wallace) being shipped out what nobody realized is that there are now extra bodies in RIP City.
Enter Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams, Hasheem Thabeet and Jonny Flynn.
Portland's roster is sitting at 17 players. Two guys need to be released so that Portland is at the maximum of 15 players.
We've found out via Joe Freeman of The Oregonian on his Twitter account...
Quote: A league source tells me the #Blazers intend on waving center Greg Oden. Marc Stein of ESPN then tweeted
Quote: Source w/knowledge of Blazers' thinking says team has informed Greg Oden's camp that Oden is being waived for needed roster room after deals Two very credible sources. Looks like Greg Oden's days with the Portland Trailblazers is numbered.
More soon when we find out more.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Trail Blazers have waived center Greg Oden, ending the former No. 1 overall pick's disappointing career in Portland.
Oden was limited to just 82 games by injuries since the Blazers took him over Kevin Durant with the first selection in the 2007 draft. He recently underwent his third microfracture knee surgery, the second on his left to go with one on the right.
Marcus Camby was slightly frustrated after watching Raymond Felton commit yet another turnover. In great tackling form he took out his frustrations on poor Landry Fields. Being down by 30 points early in the third probably didn’t make matters any better.
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The New Jersey Nets acquired forward Gerald Wallace from the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday for center Mehmet Okur, forward Shawne Williams and a protected first-round pick, Yahoo! Sports reported.
Wallace, 29, is averaging 13.3 points and 6.6 rebounds this season for the Trail Blazers.
The 32-year-old Okur, who is currently nursing a back injury, is averaging 7.6 points and...
I learned something today: in the seven-year-old girl demographic, Luke Walton = bad, Gerald Wallace = good. Who knew? [youtube]IqQt01uFXyc&[/youtube]
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the New Jersey Nets have acquired Gerald Wallace from the Portland Trail Blazers for two injured players and a protected first-round draft pick.
The Nets sent center Mehmet Okur and forward Shawne Williams to Portland along with their own 2012 draft pick. The pick is protected if it is in the top three, according to the person, who...
The NBA trade deadline passed at 3pm ET on Thursday and surprisingly there weren’t as many deals made as expected. Dwight Howard signed an agreement saying he won’t opt out of his contract after the season, so he stayed with the Magic. However, Orlando failed to acquire any additional help. The Lakers and Blazers were two big movers on Thursday.
The Lakers got a new point guard...
A person familiar with the deal says the Houston Rockets have acquired center Marcus Camby from Portland and Derek Fisher and a 2012 first-round pick from the Los Angeles Lakers in separate trades.
The Rockets are sending point guard Jonny Flynn, center Hasheem Thabeet and a second-round pick to the Trail Blazers and forward Jordan Hill to the Lakers. The person spoke Thursday on...
Oh Dwight Howard, will you ever make up your mind?
After originally demanding a trade, Howard claimed he would stay with the Orlando Magic through next season. Then yesterday he went back on that saying he wouldn’t give up the opt-out clause in hi contract.
Well today, just hours before the NBA’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, Howard has reversed course again, claiming he will not opt...
Another Dreadful Performance
It has become almost commonplace of late, but the Portland TrailBlazers put up another dreadful performance last night. The Indiana Pacers led by as many as 30 points in the fourth quarter before clearing the bench and letting the Blazers cut the final margin to 17.
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Indiana 92, Portland Trailblazers 75
When: 7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, March...