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Greg Oden's injury-plagued Blazers tenure is reportedly coming to an end, with the news that the team plans to place the center on waivers five years after they made him the #1 pick in the draft.
Since the infamous Sam Bowie draft pick over Michael Jordan in 1984, the Portland Trail Blazers have been cursed with injuries to star players. It all started with Brandon Roy being drafted in 2006, and becoming Rookie of the Year. Roy became a huge part of the team and was on a roll to have a storybook NBA career until injuries forced him into retirement this season. Then...
Talks between the Blazers and Wolves on Jamal Crawford are intensifying.
Jason WhitneyDuring last nights blowout win against the the Portland Trail Blazers, Iman Shumpert’s windmill dunk was the highlight of the night. Too bad we couldn’t have seen him in the dunk contest. Check out this dunk: Technorati Tags: Iman Shumpert, Shumpert windmill dunkSports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists
The fire sale continues in Portland. As the Trail Blazers have finalized a deal with the Houston Rockets that will send soon to be 38 year old center, Marcus Camby, to the Rockets in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick, former Uconn center Hasheem Thabeet and former Syracuse Orange point guard, Johnny Flynn.
Camby should serve as a useful tool to the Rockets who have already put...
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Greg Oden’s time with the Blazers has come to an end after five years. The Blazers are waiving Oden to make room for their trade acquisitions. Along with Oden, Chris Johnson was waived also.
[Related: Portland Trail Blazers fire Nate McMillan]
Portland also requested waivers on centers Greg Oden and Chris Johnson today.
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 New Jersey Nets are set to land forward Gerald Wallace from the Portland Trail Blazers, Yahoo! Sports reported Thursday.
The Nets will send center Mehmet Okur and forward Shawne Williams to Portland, along with a first-round draft pick in exchange for Wallace, according to the report.
The two teams, who reportedly have agreed to the trade in principle, have until Thursday&...
The Portland Trail Blazers have made several moves today, as they sent forward Gerald Wallace to the New Jersey Nets. Along with that, they have also fired head coach, Nate McMillan. The Blazers will receive Mehmet Okur and Shawne Williams in the trade. Wallace was rumored to be traded to Orlando before this season started that would send Dwight Howard to the Nets. However...
It’s been a busy day for the Portland Trailblazers. Trading away key assets such as Marcus Camby and Gerald Wallace. According to Yahoo Sports, now they have made one more impact move, they have fired Nate McMillian.
There’s ugly, and then there’s ugly– and watching the Portland Trailblazers play basketball as of late is ugly of the italicized variety. Tonight’s game against the Indiana Pacers holds true to that as the Blazers fall 92-75.
Portland shot an abysmal 31% from the field going 20-64 in the game. They shot just 2-15 in the first quarter which is the fewest field goals Portland...
Per Yahoo Twitter account for Adrian Wojnarowski, in a move that most expected today the Portland Trailblazers have traded Gerald "Crash" Wallace to the New Jersey Nets for Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and a first-round pick.
Wallace will be an unrestricted free agent if he opts out of his player option of $11.4 million for next season.
It was the end of the line last...
The Nets and Blazers are closing in on a deal involving Gerald Wallace.
The Kings reportedly declined a trade offer from the Nuggets of Nene for DeMarcus Cousins.