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Report: Steve Blake signs two-year deal with Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers and Steve Blake have reached agreement on a two-year, $4 million contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Yahoo Sources: Steve Blake reaches agreement on two-year deal to return to the Portland Trail Blazers. http://t.co/mxK88IkmTV — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 10, 2014 Blake, 34, agreed to take the Blazers’ biannual exception...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

If You Had To Choose … Wesley Matthews Or Nicolas Batum

For the average person, Summer time is what you wait for all year, especially in the Pacific Northwest. The rain finally stops, and the sun comes out from its painfully long 9-month vacation, allowing for many opportunities to get outside and spend time with loved ones while soaking it in for these amazing months of paradise. That is a brief description of Summer for the AVERAGE...
Via Oregon Sports News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum plays one-on-one with his dog

For those of you that grew up as basketball fans during the 1990s, you should remember fondly the movie “Air Bud” where a child’s dog plays on his basketball team helping them to victory. It appears that Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum’s dog, also like Air Bud, has some quality basketball skills. Watch the Instagram video below as Batum’s dog defends him one...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum's dog plays basketball, is a real-life 'Air Bud'

Nicolas Batum's dog playing basketball is the real life Air Bud. This dog has got some mad game.
Via Gamedayr
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Police Twitter posts Nicolas Batum ‘Batman’ tweet after game 4 win

For those of you who didn’t already know, the “That NBA Lottery Pick” office is based in Portland, Oregon and with the Blazers now up, 3-1 in their playoff series, the city is pretty pumped to get to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in over ten years. After last night’s overtime victory, the Portland Police decided to post a classic Batman-related tweet...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How Nicolas Batum has earned his big contract

No regrets here The Portland Trail Blazers had a big decision to make this past summer surrounding small forward Nicolas Batum. The Minnesota Timberwolves made him a four-year, $45 million offer, and Portland had to choose whether they wanted to risk overspending, or risk losing a great player by letting him walk. The Blazers chose to take a chance and spend the money, and Nicolas...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Batum comes up big in much needed Portland win

Batum leads Blazers in double OT The Headline: With the Blazers desperate for an East Coast win, Nicolas Batum hits a last-second three in double OT to seal the deal. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers When: 7:30 ET, Saturday, December 1, 2012 Where: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland) Officials: Leon Wood, Mark Lindsay, Ed Malloy Attendance: 16,624 Love ‘em Portland finally...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Despite Batum’s best efforts, Blazers fall to spurs 109-112

Batum takes huge step in Portland loss The Headline: Nicolas Batum asks for the ball in the fourth and delivers, but not even that saves Portland from falling just short. San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trail Blazers When: 10:00 ET, Saturday, November 10, 2012 Where: Rose Garden (Portland) Officials: Derek Richardson, Ron Garretson, Nick Buchert Attendance: 20,447 Love ‘em 1. Batum...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum punch: Competitive edge or simply uncalled for?

Batum did what!? The Portland Trail Blazers created a culture of well-mannered community members following the Jail Blazers era in the early-2000s, and as a result, the team has lacked that certain edge that it takes to compete with the best of the best year in and year out. Nicolas Batum has probably never been called edgy in his life, but the Olympics have seemingly brought out...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Nic Batum Viciously Punches Juan Carlos Navarro in Groin During Closing Seconds of Olympic Quarterfinal

Nic Batum is a sore loser, but Juan Carlos Navarro is going to be sore after this one. In the closing seconds of Spain's 66-59 victory over France, the French Batum wound up and committed a very hard foul on Navarro. It's unclear whether Batum was aiming for a sensitive area or just got carried away committing a hard foul, but either way it's very painful to watch. Check...
Via NESN.com
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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