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The Blazers open the lockout-shortened season at home against Jrue Holiday and the 76ers at 7 p.m. Monday.

Trail Blazers opening-day shootaround: Center Marcus Camby will start, 10 Blazers will play and other notes

Marcus Camby will start tonight against the 76ers, who are a "very athletic team" that "gets up and down the floor," according to coach Nate McMillan.

Trail Blazers 107, 76ers 103: Nate McMillan's postgame comments (video)

Trail Blazers head coach Nate McMillan talks about Portland's 107-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in the season opener.

Trail Blazers coach Nate McMillan plans to turn Gerald Wallace loose this season

The rugged forward, in his first full season as a Blazer, will be a key to success as the team opens the season Monday against Philadelphia.

Stephen Jackson admits he checked out after Wallace trade

Bobcats fans are going to just read this nod in agreement. Bobcats front office members, too. Stephen Jackson admitted last season when Charlotte traded Gerald Wallace to Portland he pretty much mentally checked out from the Bobcats. Here are the quotes, via Rock Bonnell at the Charlotte Observer. “When Gerald left, I really left,’’ Jackson…

Trail Blazers and loyal fans resume their close relationship after lockout

The NBA's labor dispute did little to dampen the enthusiasm of those at the Rose Garden for the delayed start of the 2011-12 season.

Sixers Make It Close At The End But Fall To Portland 107-103

Turnovers are one of the major reasons the Eagles will be sitting at home just like the rest of us when the playoffs start.  It’s also the main reason the Sixers lost the first game of their season to the Portland Trailblazers. Last night Philadelphia started out their regular season with a 107-103 loss to the [...]

Early Struggles Doom Sixers In 107-103 Loss To The Trailblazers

The 76’ers tried to run with the Portland Trailblazers early in their season opener, only to have it cost them in the end. The host Blazers, energized by the opening night home crowd jumped on the visiting Sixers with an array of dunks, layups and offensive rebounding that set the tone in their 107-103 victory [...]

76ers-Suns Preview

With the NBA seemingly thin on talent at the center position, Phoenix's Robin Lopez and Philadelphia's Spencer Hawes appeared to be two more big busts after disappointing 2010-11 seasons. Each 7-footer showed in this week's opener he still could end up being a major contributor, though only one can help his team get its first victory as the Suns host the 76ers on Wednesday...

Gunman Decides Not To Rob The 76ers' Lou Williams, Lets Williams Take Him For Fast Food Instead

That's the story Williams told reporters in the locker room prior to tonight's season-opener against the Trail Blazers in Portland, anyway. According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Williams said a man approached him as his car was stopped on a Philly street on Christmas Eve, knocked on the car's window, and brandished a gun. The man then recognized Williams. More »

Sacramento Kings (1-0) at Portland Trail Blazers (1-0), 10 p.m. (ET)

A pair of early unbeatens collide tonight in the Rose City, as the Portland Trail Blazers play host to the Sacramento Kings.

Athlete Weekly Rundown: Former Super Bowl winner Ben Utech suffering memory loss at 30, Retirees file a rash of lawsuits against the NFL over head injuries & Peja Stojakovic and Brandon Roy retire due to injuries

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