Found December 22, 2011 on
We asked the 2011-12 Blazers the best and worst parts of having five new players. It's the first installment of our Meet the Blazers series.
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Lifelong northwest hoops fan Steve Lee point out some great career accomplishments by the now retired Brandon Roy in his Moments In Time Blazers tribute. The former Portland Trailblazers, Washington Huskies, and Garfield High School wonder boy. Roy proved that he didn't need to score in order to be a threat for the Blazers.
Starting center Marcus Camby tweaked his left knee during the Blazers' morning shootaround and will not play tonight against Jazz; Kurt Thomas will start in his place.
The Blazers forward, now the team's unquestioned leader, lets past slights - real and perceived - fuel his desire for improvement.
Portland Trail Blazers veteran forward/center Marcus Camby was ruled out of the team's preseason finale on Wednesday after injuring his left knee during warmups.
Kurt Thomas drew the start in place of Camby, who is expected to have an MRI on Thursday.
A 15-year veteran, Camby averaged 4.7 points and 10.3 rebounds last season for the Trail Blazers.
Damn Jeremy Evans. No that dunk didn’t count, it was called a charge. Gerald Wallace did have his feet outside the circle, although I think he got them there after Evans took off. That said, we’re not going to argue a borderline call in a preseason game. I didn’t know much about Jeremy Evans until…
The Blazers star says he thinks the team is better than last year, with a deep bench and growing chemistry.
The 6-foot-11 forward is lethal from 18 feet out, but he has added an inside game to his repertoire.
The 6-foot-5 guard is the Blazers' top player off the bench.
The 6-foot-7 Wallace is the Blazers' starting small forward.
The Blazers can offer Nicolas Batum a five-year extension.
Symbolic of Bill Walton reminiscing on the better days he had with the Trail Blazers where he was hailed as the saviour of the Portland franchise and quickly delivered with a championship, multiple all-star appearances and a league MVP award. This piece from Jacob Weinstein captures a moment of “Big Red” with the Clippers wishing he could smell the sweet roses of his injury...
LaMarcus Aldridge's 18-footer, Jamal Crawford's crossover, Craig Smith's "O Curl" -- the 2011-12 Blazers talk about their moves and shots on the court.
The 6-foot-7 Smith is nicknamed the "Rhino" and has a tenacious, rugged and energetic game.
The 6-foot-11 Johnson should see time at backup forward and center.