Meyers Leonard 2016-17 Season in Review

Blazers center Meyers Leonard had a disappointing season from any perspective. What ailed him? The 2016-17 season for the Portland Trail Blazers was like hopping aboard the California Screamin’ ride at Disneyland’s California Adventure park; the lows were low, the highs were high, and the team bounced between the two without a moment’s warning. Meyers Leonard’s season however...
Via Blazer's Edge
15 days ago

Where did it all go wrong? A post-mortem for the Western Conference first round

The Western Conference playoff teams had to get through the Warriors, but that doesn't mean they didn't have high hopes. Advance and survive is the rule, because you never know who might get hurt, or which 40-year-old dunk champion might come out of his cryogenic chamber and dominate. There's playoff veterans and teams brand-new to the playoffs, but no one wants to get rooked!However...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ McCollum wants Blazers to pursue Paul George in offseason

CJ McCollum is trying to pre-order his tickets to the PG-13 movie.The Portland Trail Blazers guard held a Twitter Q&A on Thursday due to his flight being delayed and was asked who he would like to see the team pursue in the offseason. McCollum replied simply by tagging the handle of Pacers star Paul George. The Pacers and the Blazers were both swept in the first round, and the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers-Timberwolves game postponed; slippery court caused by Disney on Ice

Monday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center has been cancelled due to poor court conditions. The court was reportedly slippery, thanks to condensation, which was caused by warm weather and ice under the court. Disney on Ice took place at the venue last night: Multiple Blazers complained about the court conditions while warming...
Via The Comeback
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Look: Meyers Leonard throws down a pair of posterizing slams against Celtics

Meyers Leonard might be auditioning to compete in next month’s dunk contest because the Portland Trail Blazers big man just threw down a pair of posterizing slams against the Boston Celtics on Saturday. Watch as Leonard posterizes Celtics big man Jordan Mickey not once but twice in the same game: Meyers brought his to work today — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA...
Via The Sports Daily
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Meyers Leonard on his season-high scoring night, matchup with DeMarcus Cousins

Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard matched his season-high for scoring (16 pts) in a 102-89 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, December 28.
Via The Oregonian
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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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