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The Portland Trail Blazers sit wedged between two warring NBA cities.
Make that one NBA city warring with Seattle for courting their team. Sound familiar?
You've got to feel for them both.
No city wants an identity as a stepping-stone, or ignorant rube, but that's what happened when Portland's superior sister flushed a major sport out of town.
How much does the Emerald City need the NBA?
Not bad enough to go after the Blazers, but bad enough for the vulture position over the Sacramento Kings.
They're waiting for safe pickings.
One day the Kings belong to Seattle. Then everything flops around and they're staying put. New ownership groups with golden wings swoop around, but the prey won't lie still enough for them to dig in. They won't die.
Neither will the bad blood in Seattle and that might be the problem.
Former NBA owner Howard Schultz of Starbucks fame knows his coffee, but not his Oklahoma businessmen. He sold the...
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The Hansen-Ballmer group, who is attempting to bring the Sacramento Kings to the City of Seattle, has a secret plan to relocate the team if the NBA keep blocking the move.According to a source, the group isn't taking no for an answer, as the NBA relocation committee voted to deny the relocation. The Seattle based investor group not only will increase their bid for the franchise...
A committee of NBA owners re-examined the potential relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle on Monday, and reports say they came to the same conclusion as before: the franchise isn’t moving. The relocation committee will recommend to the league’s owners that the Kings not be allowed to be sold to a Seattle-based group led by investor Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve...
I have seen questions lately from fans asking if the Portland Trail Blazers should trade all-star forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Well, I’m here to tell you that they shouldn’t.
Aldridge is a current all-star that has spent his whole career here. This is a guy who wants to be here. He has built a name for himself … here!
The Blazers have also found him a perfect sidekick...
The Sacramento Kings are staying in California's capitol. That comes after the NBA's Board of Governor rejected the relocation bid which would have moved the team to Seattle.
The vote was 22-8 in favor of keeping the team in Sacramento. NBA Commissioner David Stern did not reveal which teams voted to allow the move. Stern said the next step is meeting with the Maloofs...
Just when you thought that the Sacramento Kings saga couldn’t get anymore insane, one of their owners got chased into a closet by members of the media attending the NBA Board of Governors meeting in Dallas.
After George left a meeting regarding the possible relocation of the Sacramento King to Seattle, he got ambushed by a group of reporters and the fine folks over at Sactown Royalty...
Former Portland Trailblazers coach Nate McMillan believes in Raymond Felton’s talent, but he thinks the point guard was just too overweight during his disappointing stint in Portland last season.
Felton was traded from the New York Knicks to the Denver Nuggets in Feb. 2011 as part of the Carmelo Anthony trade. He was dealt to Portland in a 3-team trade after the season, and he...
It looks like Jimmy Kimmel found out a way to take care of a mistaken identity problem that Jarron Collins and his twin brother Jason have been running into a lot lately.
Jason, who publicly came out as a gay NBA player a few weeks ago, has been all over the news. But it is the split-image resemblance between the two men that has people mistaking the straight Jarron for his...
NBA owners voted Wednesday to reject the Sacramento Kings'
proposed move to Seattle, the latest in a long line of cities that
have tried to land the franchise.
The Portland Trail Blazers have hired Nate Tibbetts as an assistant coach on Terry Stotts' staff.
Tibbetts had been with the Cleveland Cavaliers since 2011.
Last night, late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had Jason and Jarron Collins on to talk about the news of Jason coming out as a gay NBA player.
Below is the full interview in two parts where Kimmel talks with the twins about the moment of Jason coming out to his brother and at one point, Jimmy lightens the mood by giving Jarron, a “I’m The Straight One” t-shirt:
Thats a very solid first team.