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The NBA Trade Deadline is creeping up on us, February 21 to be exact. The biggest concern for the Portland Trail Blazers is what they should to do with center J.J. Hickson. Let’s take a further look into their options.
J.J. Hickson has his fans and he also has his critics. Me? I have bounced back and forth over the season. If I were general manager Neil Olshey, there is no doubt in my mind that I would lose sleep on deciding what to do with this guy. I would be tossing and turning at night, counting his double-doubles until I fall asleep. Then, as soon as I am about to fall asleep, it would come to me – one of those often moments on defense where he is completely lost – and I’m right back to where I started.
I have seen enough. I have made up my mind. I am opposed to the idea of the Blazers keeping Hickson long-term. I do, however, think that keeping him around the rest of the season is in the team’s best interest. Unless they can land this final trade proposal I thought o...
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In just over a week, the February 21st NBA trade deadline will have come and gone and the Portland Trail Blazers will be the same team then as they are today. The crux of the deal or the anti-deal is the Blazers lack of assets that other teams want or the Blazers are willing to part with. Yes, they have a talented starting five. But as it has been discussed ad nauseam the Blazers...
During the third quarter of Wednesday night’s match-up between the Portland Trailblazers and New Orleans Hornets there was a little bot of a collision, which happened off the court. Check out the below video of the Blazers’ J.J. Hickson went after a loose ball out of bounds and his momentum was not about to be stopped, even by an unsuspecting female fan. The two collided and...
Greg Oden never lived up to the expectations in Portland.
Reports state the Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of offering Oden a two-year contract following the Feb. 21st trade deadline.
As fans in Portland scratch their heads his play on the court isn’t what most fans should be disappointed with as the team moves past the Greg Oden era of Trail Blazers basketball.... Read more
All-Star Weekend nears
The Portland Trail Blazers will face off against the New Orleans Hornets to conclude a six-game road trip Wednesday night, and they could desperately use a win heading into All-Star Weekend.
Matchup: Portland (25-27) @ New Orleans (18-34)
Venue: New Orleans Arena
Time: 5:00 PM PT
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
The road trip hasn’t gone as well as fans...
Can PDX do it again?
The Portland Trail Blazers have only traveled to Miami once since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, but they came away with a 105-96 victory in that lone road meeting.
Matchup: Portland (25-26) @ Miami Heat (34-14)
Venue: AmericanAirlines Arena
Time: 4:30 PM PT
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
The Blazers took down the Heat when they faced off in January...
As LeBron James continues his superhuman run as of late, he decided to show off his aerial exploits in the 4th quarter against the Portland Trail BlazersWatch as LeBron is guarded by former Cavaliers teammate Sasha Pavlovic who has little chance of stopping this poster dunk:
Tweet LeBron James set an NBA record on Tuesday night against the Portland Trailblazers, becoming the first player to score 30+ points in six straight games while shooting over 60 percent. Against the Blazers, LeBron went off for 30 points on 73.3 percent shooting and added nine assists and six boards just for good measure. [...]