When you have a young big man who takes the reigns over as the team’s leader both on and off the court, that tells us something special is brewing. LaMarcus did not only make Blazer fans forget about Brandon Roy, they have them wanting to move on from him. Portland is a team with of heartaches with Greg Oden, Roy and the medical staff. LaMarcus Aldridge made a lot of those disappear by rejuvenating the city with a playoff birth and received an all star snub while doing it. Even without Portland’s two top picks of Oden and Roy, the future is very bright with this Texas native.
When Brandon Roy went down with his injury last season Aldridge stepped up in a way I had no idea he was capable of. I thought he deserved not only the Most Improved Player Award but I considered him an MVP candidate. He was the best player and unquestioned leader of a team that still achieved a 6 seed in the tough West despite being hampered by tons of injuries while experienci...
The NBA players union believed it had made progress in negotiations with the owners on Wednesday, but the arrival of the most free-spending owner in the league on Thursday blew up any positive momentum, Yahoo! Sports reports. Paul Allen, known for building the Portland Trail Blazers into the successful-yet-shameful "Jail Blazers" of the late-1990s and early 2000s by handing...
The city's spectator fund makes about $77,000 from each Blazers game at the Rose Garden.
Magic and the Showtime Lakers, Bill Walton and the Portland Trail Blazers, Lew Alcindor - right before he became Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - and the Milwaukee Bucks. When Bill from Howell, Mich., wanted to know some of Keith Langlois' favorite NBA teams of all time, those are the ones True Blue Pistons details.