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Kyrie Irving Got Mobbed In Locker Room, Doused With Water By Teammates Following Career-Night

Kyrie Irving’s Cavs teammates were certainly excited about the 22-year-old point guard leading to the Cavs to victory over the Portland Trail Blazers and setting a new career-high in points with 55. Watch as Irving gets soaked by water from his teammates after Wednesday’s game. From Kyrie’s Instagram: lol better quality moment with my brothers. #thankful […] The post Kyrie...
Via Diehardsport
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Announcer Went Ballistic After Kyrie Irving’s Game-Winning Three

Austin Carr and Fred McLeod clearly were pumped about Kyrie Irving’s three-pointer in the final seconds of Wednesday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. “OHHHHH KYYYYYYYRIEEEEEEE”. [Via] The post Cavs Announcer Went Ballistic After Kyrie Irving’s Game-Winning Three appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Kyrie Irving Drop a Double Nickel Against the Portland Trailblazers

Kyrie Irving had to shoulder the load with LeBron James out nursing a minor wrist injury. With the Cavs being 1-8 without the King this season, Irving knew he had to take it to the next level to keep their winning streak alive. I guess you can say taking his game to the next level was an understatement as Irving channeled his Uncle Drew as he went for a career-high 55 points. If...
Via The Front Office News
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kyrie Irving gets a Gatorade bath following 55-point night

Kyrie Irving scored a career-high, and current-season NBA-high, 55 points in Wednesday night’s  huge win over the Portland Trailblazers. Irving was the man of the night, earning the on-court post-game interview in addition to the horse that surrounded his locker following his shower. Thanks to Tristan Thompson, we get some rare locker room footage of the team’s post-game huddle...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James misses Cavs-Blazers game due to wrist injury

The Cleveland Cavaliers are riding high, owners of a seven-game winning streak, but to continue it, they’ll need to do so without LeBron James. The Cavaliers announced just before Wednesday night’s tipoff that James would miss his career-high 10th game of the season with a sore right wrist. He is also likely to miss an 11th game on Friday against Sacramento. LeBron James out...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers-Cavaliers Preview

LaMarcus Aldridge's surprising return couldn't have come at a better time for the Portland Trail Blazers, who picked up a needed win over a tough Eastern Conference opponent last time out. Another victory could be hard to come by against LeBron James and a surging Cleveland Cavaliers team looking to exact some revenge. After their last game was postponed, the visiting Trail Blazers...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Mascot Starts Twitter Beef With Portland Trail Blazers Player

Robin Lopez is not only recovering from a fractured hand he suffered earlier this year but also the Twitter beat-down the Cavs mascot Moondog handed the Portland Trail Blazers’ center. Take a look at how the Twitter conversation went down. No offense @rolopez42, but I only feud with the more high profile of twin brothers. […] The post Cavs Mascot Starts Twitter Beef With Portland...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Portland Trailblazers: Does Damian Lillard deserve to be an All-Star?

Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers goes up for a dunk against the Boston Celtics during the game at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The stars are starting to align.  As February 15th and the NBA All-Star Game draw closer and closer, the debate swirling around the composition of each conference’s roster rages fierce.  Last...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 1/26

Every NBA week is eventful in its own way, but for the Portland Trail Blazers, it seemed doubly so. You could pack a month’s worth of drama and worry into the last six days in Rip City: LaMarcus Aldridge’s torn left thumb ligament, Nicolas Batum getting shut down to heal that balky right wrist, the continued absences of Robin Lopez and Joel Freeland as injured players joined...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Clock Is Ticking On Nicolas Batum

It was Blazers 103, Wizards 96 on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Moda Center. It was another comeback win for Portland, this one fueled emotionally and physically by LaMarcus Aldridge, playing hurt, and playing on into the foreseeable, if tenuous, future. The message from Aldridge, who wanted to play, and the Blazers, who, knowing full well their history with their...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge postpones surgery on thumb, will play tonight

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Portland Trail Blazers center LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to postpone surgery on his thumb, and will play Saturday night against he Washington Wizards. BREAKING: LaMarcus Aldridge (ligament tear left thumb) puts surgery on hold; will play tonight versus Washington. — Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) January 24, 2015 Aldridge has a radial...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Off Surgery, Will Play Saturday

In an astonishing twist, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to put off thumb surgery and will suit up for the team’s game against the Washington Wizards Saturday night. Portland had originally announced on Thursday night that the power forward was expected to miss six-to-eight weeks after tearing the radial collateral ligament in his left thumb. At that...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland's Thomas Robinson is no bust

​ I feel bad for Thomas Robinson. I really do. It seems like the NBA is as open and fair a competition as you could ever devise to find out who the best basketball players are in the world. If you can’t cut it in the NBA, it seems like you should have nobody to blame for yourself. I think that’s the case—for the most part. Sometimes, though, a player’s personal development...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Sink Or Swim Time For The Portland Trail Blazers

Minutes before tip-off of the Trail Blazers match up against the Boston Celtics, Portland announced that the diagnosis of LaMarcus Aldridge’s thumb injury was a little worse than thought. Portland Trail Blazers PR tweeted, “MRI confirms Portland F LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in left thumb. He will undergo surgery; out for 6-8 weeks.” Losing one of...
Via Oregon Sports News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Trail Blazers fans said - 1/22

Coming into the game the Trail Blazers had the second-best record in the West.  Despite some key injuries, in the minds of Blazers fans losing at home to the lowly Celtics was not a viable option.  And I'm not sure if it was just because they were playing Boston, but the deflated ball jokes were rampant.My No. 1 favorite:After Jared Sullinger dove for the lose ball in the lane...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge Thumb Injury Causes Him To Miss Up To Two Months

LaMarcus Aldridge thumb injury forces Portland to lose their superstar for 6-8 weeks. ESPN reports that Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge thumb injury issues will cause him to miss the next six to eight weeks. The hopeful all star suffered the injury on Monday against the Sacramento Kings  tearing the radial collateral ligament in his left thumb. An MRI on Thursday...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge out 6-8 weeks with thumb injury

Portland Trail Blazer big man LaMarcus Aldridge will undergo surgery on his left thumb after he injured it in Thursday’s game against the Phoenix Suns. The team lost that game 118-113 and it looks like they’ve lost Aldridge for almost two months now. #Blazers say MRI reveals that LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in left thumb. He will have surgery, miss...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge will undergo surgery to repair ligament tear, out 6-8 weeks

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Portland Trail Blazers center LaMarcus Aldridge has a radial collateral ligament tear in his left thumb and will undergo surgery. Aldridge is expected to miss the next 6 to 8 weeks. Aldridge was injured while trying to strip the ball from DeMarcus Cousins in the second quarter of Portland’s 98-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Jan...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers’ Batum with 30 seconds of fail

Oh boy! Talk about a moment in time the Blazers’ Nicolas Batum will want to forget. Soooooo where do I begin? Batum air-balled twice in a row and then proceeded to gift wrap the ball to the Clippers’ Chris Paul with one easy turnover. As Homer Simpson would say, “D’oh!” The post Blazers’ Batum with 30 seconds of fail appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adidas Hoops & Damian Lillard Unveil “D Lillard 1″ Signature Sneaker (Pictures)

Damian Lillard, Portland Trailblazers “It’s Dame Time” reads the slogan for latest addition to the Adidas Hoops roster. Tuesday was an eventful evening for ‘Rip City’ fans and Portland Trailblazers’ elite point guard Damian Lillard for the official unveiling of the “D Lillard 1″ performance shoe. Adidas Hoops incorporated two silhouettes to lead the storm, a...
Via Basketball Bicker
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard posterizes two Lakers with an electric dunk (VIDEO)

No point guard currently in the NBA possesses greater leaping ability than Damian Lillard. It’s no secret that he can dunk better than any other player at his position, which he’s shown by competing in the NBA’s dunk contest in the past. Lillard reminded basketball fans why he’s such a great dunker during Sunday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Blazers...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  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

Robin Lopez responds to Khloe Kardashian dating rumors

Robin Lopez responded to rumors that Khloe Kardashian might have interest in him with some fantastic sarcasm. There have not been any reports that Lopez and Kardashian are dating, but a gossip item said the reality TV personality has interest in the Trail Blazers center. Here is the item from the New York Daily News...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robin Lopez continues feud with Pistons mascot

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez and opposing team mascots just do not get along. Lopez once called The Raptor the league’s most annoying mascot, pushed (Rockets mascot) Clutch and wrestled (Pistons mascot) Hooper a year ago. Some things never change. Lopez and the Trail Blazers traveled to Detroit for a matchup with the Pistons on Tuesday night. And Lopez caught a...
Via The Sports Daily
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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