MEYERS LEONARD RUMORS

Blazers re-sign Meyers Leonard to four-year, $41 million deal

The Portland Trail Blazers have re-signed restricted free agent Meyers Leonard to a four-year, $41 million deal. Meyers Leonard has agreed to a 4-year, $41M deal to stay with Portland, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 10, 2016 Leonard, a lottery pick of Portland back in 2012, averaged 8.4 points and 5.1 rebounds in 61 games (10 starts...
Via Sportsnaut
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard apologizes for his cheapshot on Jimmer Fredette

Jimmer Fredette might've attempted his last NBA field goal on Tuesday night.In the dying moments of the New York Knicks' 104-85 blowout loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, the former BYU standout/on-again, off-again NBA guard attempted a three-point shot at the top of the arc.Myeers Leonard didn't take too kindly to this, chopping a forearm down onto Fredette's thigh.The Columbian...
Via FOX Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

What does Meyers Leonard's diet look like?

Portland Trail Blazers starting power forward Meyers Leonard has been out the past couple weeks with a shoulder injury, and could miss the next month of action. But that shouldn't stop him from maintaining a strict diet.Here's what Leonard eats for dinner every day, per For The Win:Leonard was shooting just 25.8 percent from behind the three-point line before he hurt his shoulder...
Via FOX Sports
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Exploring why the Trail Blazers have yet to extend Meyers Leonard

Meyers Leonard apparently "loves" Portland as a city and a basketball organization. So why hasn't he signed a long-term extension with the Trail Blazers? The sweet-shooting seven footer has a rare skill-set that makes him extremely valuable on offense, and Portland has all the cap space in the world to commit over the next few years. Here's some deeper analysis courtesy of The Oregonian...
Via FOX Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Extension Dilemma: Meyers Leonard

In addition to training camps and preseason games going on across the league this month, it’s time for draftees of the Class of 2012 to negotiate extensions with their teams. If no deal is reached by October 31, then the player will become a restricted free agent next July 1. Some deals, like those for franchise cornerstones Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard, have already been struck...
Via The Sports Post
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard’s future with the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard made the transition from a seldom-used benchwarmer to a much more refined and polished role player over the course of the 2014-2015 NBA season. His marked improvement indicates that he may move up further on the depth chart. It is also safe to assume that with more minutes, he will handle more responsibilities for this young team moving...
Via isportsweb.com
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard: 'Once the opportunity was there, I took advantage'

It took a while for Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard to earn some regular time in the rotation, but good things happened once he did.Leonard, the 11th pick of the 2011 draft, played just 355 minutes during the 2013-14 season. This season, it took multiple injuries for him to see the floor. Leonard stayed ready, however, and ended up finishing the year as one of the team...
Via FOX Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Increasing Meyers Leonard’s Role Crucial For Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers are two weeks away from the official beginning of an offseason worth dreading. Much of their roster will be free to sign wherever they please, including two of their stars, LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews. There is a great deal up in the air and while that is the case, it is also important to focus on the players Portland has under control. Among...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

How Meyers Leonard can turn around career for Portland Trail Blazers

Bust. Over-hyped. Underachiever. These are words that Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard has already heard following his second season in the NBA, but they’re words that he’s ignoring in his quest to become an integral part of a contending rotation. According to The Oregonian‘s Joe Freeman, the big man knows he has to work on his game, but he believes he can...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Portland Trail Blazers player spotlight – Week 9

Earning Minutes Name: Meyers Leonard Position: C Last Week’s Stats: 4.0 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 50% FG When you think about the 2012 NBA Draft, Damian Lillard comes to mind. The Portland Trail Blazers selected the floor general to be their point guard of the future, and needless to say, the selection has worked out. Then there’s Meyers Leonard. The 7’1″ center was chosen 11th...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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