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Beyond The Buzzer:
Leading all rookies in scoring (18.3 per game), assists (6.5 per game) and 3-pointers made (105), Blazers point guard Damian Lillard earned his 3rd straight Rookie of the Month award on Friday – so it’s comes as no surprise that the rookie standout has been invited participate in the NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge in Houston this month:
According to Chris Haynes, CSNNW:
Portland Trail Blazers rookie standout Damian Lillard has been invited to participate in the NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge during All-Star Weekend in Houston, CSNNW.com has learned.
According to a person close to the rookie point guard, the three-time Rookie of the Month has every intention of accepting the invitation.
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The 2012-13 NBA season has seen all sorts of surprises, and while Damian Lillard was supposed to be good, few saw him being this good this fast for the Portland Trail Blazers.
The NBA recently released its All-Star rosters, and while the absence of Damian Lillard is understandable considering his first-year status, the league made a huge mistake depriving the fans...
Damian Lillard had 23 points and the Portland Trail Blazers got revenge for a loss to Utah the night before with a 105-99 victory Saturday night.
Utah defeated the Blazers 86-77 on Friday night in the first game of the back-to-back between the division rivals.
J.J. Hickson added 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Blazers, who have won four of their last six after a season-high six...
The Portland Trail Blazers split a home-and-home series with the Los Angeles Clippers just about a week back, and now they’ll try and do the same when they host the Utah Jazz in the second game of a back-to-back.
Matchup: Portland (23-23) vs. Utah Jazz (26-21)
Venue: Rose Garden Arena
Time: 7:00 PM PT
Date: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013
Portland is just one game...
On the road again
The Portland Trail Blazers just wrapped up a home-and-home series with the Utah Jazz, which means it’s time to pack their bags and head on out for a seven-game road trip.
Matchup: Portland Trail Blazers (24-23) @ Minnesota Timberwolves (18-26)
Venue: Target Center
Time: 5:00 PM PT
Date: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Game one of the trip puts the team in Minnesota to take...
The Portland Trail Blazers have been full of surprises this year, but there is one thing that Blazer fans are not surprised about; the Blazer bench, or lack thereof. Fans knew coming into this season that the team had no depth, and the lack of depth is really beginning to show for the Blazers.
Consistency is hard to come by in the NBA, but it is what makes a good team. The Blazers’...
The Portland Trail Blazers have enjoyed an offensive surge during their home winning streak, but that hasn't translated to any road success lately.
That may change against a slumping Minnesota Timberwolves team they've dominated in recent years.
The Trail Blazers look to snap a four-game road losing streak Monday night as they try to win for the 10th time in 11 trips to...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- On Friday night, Portland shot 36.7 percent from the field and scored a season low in an 86-77 loss to Utah at EnergySolutions Arena. Imagine the satisfaction coach Terry Stotts felt as the Trail Blazers improved to 50.7 percent in a 105-99 victory over the Jazz Saturday night at the Rose Garden. "Twenty-four hours makes a difference," Stotts said...
via Boston Globe:
Greg Oden has only played a total of 82 games since entering the NBA in 2007. Since then he’s had a total of three surgeries on both knees. Once a highly esteemed prodigy, Oden’s career unfortunately continued to spiral downward after repeated micro-fracture surgeries. He last played on Dec. 5, 2009 with Portland, but over the course of his career he has...