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Portland Trail Blazers Mailbag – How Many Games Will The Blazers Win?

July 1st was the beginning of the end for the most recent era of Portland Trail Blazers basketball. Eighty percent of the starting lineup headed to new teams and the Blazers started a youth movement. In the past few months, the roster has started to round out. The new identity of the team is yet to be seen, but no matter what, the team on the field on October 28th will look completely...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge and Lillard left off Portland's all-time starting five

The Portland Trail Blazers have had some truly great players. Some, like Bill Walton and Brandon Roy, tragically had careers cut short by injury. Others, like Greg Oden and Sam Bowie, were all but prevented from having a career at all. But beyond the dark clouds shines more than a few bright lights. The Oregonian's compiled five of them right here, as selected by the publication...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. McCollum Talks Damian Lillard, His Game And The 2015-16 Portland Trail Blazers

By Joshua Vinson / @TheJoshAVinson There are three seasons in the NBA: the regular season, the postseason and the free-agency season, which may be just as interesting as the first two. Every team goes through this, but one team saw a complete face-lift to its starting core this offseason. The Portland Trail Blazers, a team that was a tweak or two away from competing in the NBA Finals...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Damian Lillard’s Kingdom Now

All hail Damian Lillard. It won’t be easy, but it’s for the best. When the Portland Trail Blazers ran through LaMarcus Aldridge, they — even with Aldridge and Brandon Roy for six seasons — never made it past the first round. The dynamic of late was Aldridge, three set shooters, and designated rebounder Robin Lopez. Wesley Matthews’ anterior cruciate ligament tear slowed...
Via Oregon Sports News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard's new 'Lumberjack' sneaker gets a release date

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is one of the sneaker game's brightest stars. Whenever Adidas drops one of his signature shoes, it's worth checking out. The latest edition, the appropriately titled "Lumberjack" adidas D Lillard 1's, is unlike all the others, and, according to, will be released this Friday. Here's what separates this shoe from...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard releases new rap song called 'Free Bands'

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been pumping out the hits this offseason. While many NBA players before him have made the transition to making music, Lillard is showing that he's prolific with his work off the court as well. Here's more from Mike Richman of The Oregonian:  Another Monday in the offseason means another rap song from Trail Blazers point guard Damian...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Damian Lillard Soldiers On

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has had quite a busy offseason. It began on a high note, inking a five-year, $120 million contract extension with the only NBA..... The post The Big Dance: Damian Lillard Soldiers On appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Damian Lillard Worth $120 Million Dollars?

Five years. One hundred twenty million dollars. Those are the reported terms of the max contract extension Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard signed this summer, extending the control the Blazers have over him to six years in all. The reason the number, $120 million, was so large is because Lillard’s extension will kick in next summer, when the NBA’s salary cap...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Damian Lilliard delivers great graduation speech

Former Weber State basketball player Damian Lillard left school a year early when he decided to enter the 2012 NBA draft. It was a gamble, especially with him coming from a small school. It also paid off, as Lillard was selected by the Portland Blazers with the sixth pick that June. Three years later, and Lillard’s NBA career has taken off. He’s helped turn the Blazers into...
Via Sportsnaut
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blazers announcer botches Damian Lillard call

Damian Lillard is quickly becoming one of the NBA’s best clutch players.  Tuesday night in OKC, Lillard hit a three to send the game into OT that looked a lot like the one he hit against the Houston Rockets in last year’s playoffs. That shot certainly entered the memory of Blazers analyst Mike Rice.  But in calling back to the Rockets buzzer beater, he had a slight geography...
Via Awful Announcing
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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