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Tweet Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is probably your 2012-2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, and deservedly so. He leads all rookies in scoring (18.4) and assists (6.5) while playing 38.5 minutes a game, good for the fourth in the league behind Luol Deng, Kevin Durant, and Nicolas Batum. The sixth overall [...]
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The Portland Trail Blazers have been around since 1970 when they became an expansion team. Since then some of the NBA’s greatest talents have called Rip City home and donned the Blazer Uniform. Here are the top 5 Portland Trail Blazers of all-time.
5. Brandon Roy (The Natural)- Even though he only played for five seasons Brandon was the most productive Blazer for the last...
Landing backup point guard Eric Maynor just before yesterday’s trade deadline was a good move for the Portland Trail Blazers. They got rid of a trade exception and the rights to Georgios Printezis and were also forced to waive Ronnie Price.
In return, they get a proven point guard who can play quality minutes to spell Damian Lillard or even play alongside him. Compared to Price...
Hit the panic button?
The Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to come out of the All-Star break with new energy, new motivation and a new sense of urgency. Unfortunately, they came out looking just as sluggish as before, and they failed to take down the conference’s worst team, the Phoenix Suns.
Matchup: Portland (25-29) @ Los Angeles Lakers (26-29)
Venue: Staples Center
Not getting easier
The Portland Trail Blazers have lost seven straight games, and while the Boston Celtics aren’t what they used to be, they’re still a tough opponent for a young Rip City squad.
Matchup: Portland (25-30) vs. Boston Celtics (29-26)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 6:00 PM PT
Date: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
The playoffs are becoming less and less likely with each grueling...
MOVING ON UP
Lakers point guard Steve Nash collected his 10,142nd assist on Wednesday, pushing him past Magic Johnson and good for fourth on the NBA's all-time list.
After their great win Friday night in Phoenix, the Celtics will head north to Portland to visit the Trail Blazers. The Blazers currently sit at just 25-29 and tenth in the western conference. The Celtics recent win over the Suns put them at a nice 29-26, still just seventh in the east. I won't make a prediction for this one for fear of being wrong, but I'll still do my five...
Heading in to the All-Star break—and the unofficial halfway point of the year0151the Portland Trail Blazers found themselves trending in the wrong direction. They had lost three straight games, were witnessing their record continue to fall below .500 and had seemingly lost some of the mojo that had them in the improbable hunt for the playoffs.
With trips to Miami and...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace was woken up by several police officers Tuesday morning because three actors decided to rehearse a scene for his movie at his Westside condo complex, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Unaware the rehearsal was
We thought this little piece of information was interesting considering Steve Nash's struggles this year, the Los Angeles Lakers' struggles, and Nash's leg injury earlier in the season. The Lakers' point guard has passed another former Lakers' star, Magic Johnson, on the all-time assists list.Nash was able to do so in the third quarter of last night's win...
Playing in their first game since owner Jerry Buss died, the Los Angeles Lakers played like a team Wednesday night in an emotional 113-99 victory over their greatest rival, the Boston Celtics.
Dwight Howard led the team with 24 points and 12 rebounds,
Los Angeles Lakers center admits he was out of shape before the season, which he says has cost the team some victories. "You've got to have energy and I want to bring that energy every night," Howard said in a revealing interview
The 2012/13 NBA season looked like it was going to be all about power packed backcourt duos. The offseason saw numerous high profile guard combos hook up - the Lakers with Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant; Houston's Jeremy Lin and James Harden; Brooklyn teamed up Joe Johnson with Deron Williams. But which NBA backcourt starting pair have produced the most wins for...
Kobe Bryant guaranteed that the Lakers would make it to the playoffs this week. Coming out of the ALl-Star break and after the death of Lakers owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, the Lakers have won in two in a row. Kobe’s teammates, Dwight Howard and Steve Nash are on board with his mission as is the the team’s head coach, Mike D’Antoni:
“It’s not a question of if we make the playoffs...