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Tom Penn, at one time the Portland Trail Blazers vice president for basketball operations, is a candidate for the Philadelphia 76ers' general manager position, CBSSports.com reported Sunday. Penn interviewed for the 76ers' position recently, and would work under team president Rod Thorn if he's hired. Penn has expertise in the NBA salary cap and the fine points of the collective bargaining agreement. Penn has worked as an ESPN analyst since being let go by the Blazers two years ago.
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The 2012 Las Vegas Summer League is officially behind fans in Rip City, and the Portland Trail Blazers showed us a few things throughout their five games this past week.
5) Damian Lillard Is A Dynamic Scorer
Damian Lillard’s 26.5-point-per-game average showed us exactly what we already knew heading into the Las Vegas Summer League—the kid is a flat-out scorer...
What do the new guys bring to the table?
This summer has seen the Portland Trail Blazers bring on a number of new faces who will join the team for the 2012-13 NBA season.
The team’s roster has six new names on it since June’s NBA draft.
Here’s a look at what each new player will bring to the team next year:
Sasha Pavlovic is the most recent addition to the Trail...
“Nicolas will absolutely live up to this contract.” These are the words of Portland Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey after officially matching the offer that Nicolas Batum signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The deal is reportedly worth approximately $46 million over four years. Double-digit millions is a lot of money for a player [...]
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The term “Point Guard of the Future” is loosely thrown around when discussing young guards these days. However in Portland, they may very well have their man. Damian Lillard from Weber State was the number 6 pick in this years draft, and is wholeheartedly living up to his potential. In the NBA summer league held in Las Vegas, Lillard has progressively gained a sense of comfort...
LaMarcus Aldridge said he is "98 percent" healed from March surgery on his right hip and is one week away from being cleared.
Joel Przybilla will reportedly meet with Milwaukee later this week.
Will Barton scored 27 points on 10-for-17 shooting for Portland.
LaMarcus Aldridge was disappointed that the Blazers were unable to acquire Roy Hibbert in free agency.