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Mehmet Okur played 11 NBA seasons.
BEST OF MAXIM
Damian Lillard, one of two outstanding picks by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2012 NBA Draft, has started his NBA career off on a high note, at least through four games.
The young point guard from Weber State has been impressive so far as he has shown all it takes to be a standout point guard at the NBA level.
Though there is always room for improvement, Lillard...
Top Blazers Last 7 Days
The Portland Trail Blazers returned to the court last week to kick off the 2012-13 NBA season, and so returns my weekly Rick’s Picks column.
I know you missed it.
Portland opened the new season in stunning fashion, going 2-2 over their first four games, with one of the wins being notched in the incredibly hyped home opener against the Los Angeles Lakers...
Adam Morrison won America’s heart while playing for college basketball’s perennial Cinderella, Gonzaga. Unfortunately, he has not had the same effect on NBA general managers, and he is now without basketball-related employment.
With no NBA team in need — or want — of his services, Morrison is going back on his original statement that he would retire if he did not make the...
The Portland Trail Blazers are coming back home following a 1-2 road trip that saw them put together one brilliant second-half comeback while collapsing in the fourth quarters of the other two contests.
Matchup: Portland (2-2) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (3-2)
Venue: Rose Garden Arena
Time: 7:30 PM PT
Date: Nov. 8, 2012
The Blazers may have home-court advantage on their side...
Who’s up next?
The Portland Trail Blazers have made it through their first five games of the season, and while the results weren’t always what we wanted to see, the team remained competitive in each and every contest early in the year.
The team now enters its second five-game stretch with a record of 2-3, and while the first of the bunch will be as tough as they come, the schedule...
What kind of player was Damian Lillard going to be in the NBA? Was he worth a high first round pick? These are the questions the Portland Trail Blazers had to contend with when they were making their picks, and it looks like they made the right choice.
Let’s examine the local media covering the PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS. Newspaper- The Oregonian is the city’s local newspaper. It’s sports section has space dedicated to the Trail Blazers. Beat reporters Jason Quick (Twitter), Joe Freeman (Twitter), Mike Tokito (Twitter) and Sean Meagher (Twitter) have the Blazers covered. Columnist John Canzano (Twitter) will also have a take
Clippers vs Blazers: NBA love ‘em & hate ‘em breakdown
The Headline: Led by former Blazer Jamal Crawford, L.A. tops Portland 103-90 in this back-and-forth contest.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers
When: 10:30 ET, Thursday, November 8, 2012
Where: Rose Garden (Portland)
Officials: Tom Washington, Mark Lindsay, Eric Lewis
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Los Angeles Clippers built a Mount Everest-like lead in the first half Thursday night at the Rose Garden. They wound up needing nearly every bit of that advantage in a 103-90 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers sliced what was once a 24-point deficit to four with seven minutes to go before the visitors regained command to seize their second...