MEYERS LEONARD RUMORS

Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard out 2-3 with with ankle sprain

The Portland Trail Blazers entered the All-Star break with a two-game losing streak. They will try to end the losing streak tonight against the Southwest Division leading San Antonio Spurs.  The Blazers will be without  backup center Meyers Leonard with a sprained ankle.  That will put additional pressure on starter Robin Lopez, who is averaging 10.7 points and 8.4 rebounds per...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 19, 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

Trail Blazers: A look ahead at Meyers Leonard’s sophomore season

What to expect With the 2013-14 NBA season quickly approaching, Damian Lillard has garnered most of the attention for the Portland Trail Blazers. The attention is well-deserved, as his rookie campaign was beyond noteworthy, but there’s one player who has slipped under the radar entering his second season. Meyers Leonard is coming off of a rookie year that saw both ups and downs...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 14, 2013  |  1 Comment

Neil Olshey Placing Job In The Hands Of Meyers Leonard

The Portland Trail Blazers had their opportunities.  J.J. Hickson was allowed to leave, eventually signing with Denver.  Gorgui Dieng was still available at number ten in the 2013 NBA Draft.  The Blazers passed on him and instead selected Jeff Withey, the center out of Kansas in the second round.  But Neil Olshey turned Withey, regarded by many scouts as the best interior defender...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard Still Out With Sprained Ankle

Meyers Leonard has been out since December 29th, and he's not ready to come back.  The rookie center for the Portland Trail Blazers rolled his ankle in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers and has not been able to return since.  Now, it appears he will be out an another couple weeks.According to Chris Haynes of CSN Northwest, Leonard has made progress in recovering from his...
Via NBA Injury News
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Don’t Trade Meyers Leonard

After 6 games, the Portland Trail Blazers, 2-4, are off to a predictable start for this season of low expectations.  What is also unsurprising is the ever present hum of the NBA rumor mill, or in this day in age, the tweets coming from Twitter.  Thursday evening scout and featured writer for Crossover Chronicles, Wendell Maxey,  @w_maxey, tweeted out Leonard is a young rookie...
Via Oregon Sports News
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Leonard – one handed, alley-oop throwdown

Last night, Portland Trail Blazers rookie Meyers Leonard threw down one monster dunk against the Denver Nuggets. Coby Karl drove into the lane to go up for a layup and when three Nugget defenders converged he lofted the ball into the air. Next thing you know Leonard goes up high and throws down the pass with one hand. Nice moves for the eleventh pick in the draft, could a NBA...
Via My Sports Rumors
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Portland rookie Meyers Leonard throws down dunk on Wilson Chandler

Look for the dunk of the night from last night's NBA preseason action?Check out this alley-oop dunk thrown down by Portland Trail Blazers rookie Meyers Leonard against the Denver Nuggets:
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers rookie Meyers Leonard gets reunited with his soldier brother (Video)

Usually here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we don't get to post many touching videos but this clip of Portland Trail Blazers rookie Meyers Leonard is one of those clips.Back when Meyers was playing for the University of Illinois, his brother Bailey Leonard was serving overseas with the US military in Afghanistan.However, one day during an Illinois practice during Leonard's senior...
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October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Blazers’ Meyers Leonard’s reunion with his Marine brother is the most touching video you’ll see today

Doggiess. Daddies. Mommies. Sisters. And...Brothers. Here's Portland Trail Blazers rookie Meyers Leonard’s reunion with his US Marine brother, Bailey. **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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September 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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