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Portland Trail Blazers: Steve Blake Signing Grade

Portland Trail Blazers: Steve Blake Signing Grade By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 years, $4.2 million It was recently announced that Steve Blake and the Portland Trail Blazers had come to an agreement to bring the veteran point guard back to the team. Blake has already had two stints in Portland, first in the 2005-06 season, then a longer period from 2007...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Portland News: Steve Blake agrees to two-year deal

The Portland Trail Blazers have reached an agreement with point guard Steve Blake, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The former Maryland Terrapin has bounced around the NBA during his career, having played for Washington, Milwaukee, Denver, both Los Angeles teams, Golden State, and now he will be making his third stint in Portland.According to Wojnarowski, the contract...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Contract Status Analysis

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Contract Status Analysis By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… For Blazer fans that awoke to the news this morning that star forward LaMarcus Aldridge had decided not to sign a contract extension this offseason it might have felt like their (sports) world was caving in. However the move was not totally unexpected and is based more...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard doesn’t like fan’s suggestion of lizard nickname

It seems that almost every famous NBA player has a notable nickname and Portland Trail Blazers stand-out guard Damian Lillard doesn’t have one….yet. Earlier today, Lillard did an online chat with ESPN’s SportsNation and one fan decided to suggestion a lizard nickname for Damian. After the comment was made, Lillard was quick to block it from becoming a thing: I guess Damian...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge won't re-sign until next summer

Many consider the 2015 free agency class to be as good as this summer. The list of talent could include Rajon Rondo, Kevin Love and Marc Gasol. Add another name to that list, because Portland Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge will delay re-signing an extension until next season.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsAldridge recently spoke with the Oregonian's Joe...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Wants to be the Best Blazer Ever

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is coming off the best season of his career, and he isn’t planning on taking his talents elsewhere anytime soon. Despite refusing to sign a contract extension this summer, Aldridge has made it clear he wants to remain a Blazer, according to Joe Freeman. LaMarcus Aldridge tells The Oregonian he will not sign a contract extension with...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard throws down nasty slam dunks at his basketball camp

After a great second season for the Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard is holding his annual kids camp this week. Nearing the end of the first day of the camp, Lillard decided to show off his aerial abilities for the campers on hand. Check out the two nasty slam dunks in the below Instagram video: That second one was pretty darn nice… *** Lillard image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Checking In With The Portland Trail Blazers Offseason

Free agency has gotten off to a slow start this summer. Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James have yet to make their respective decisions, and that seems to be holding everything up. Once they decide where they will sign, everything else will fall into place for the rest of the NBA. Free Agency With the Portland Trail Blazers not in the running for big name/high paid players, they presumably...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Damian Lillard- Lillard has already turned into a great NBA player for this Trail Blazer team. He will be the starter for this team for a long time, only being 23 years old. Shooting Guard Nicolas Batum- Batum is a weird player because he is a good three-point shooter, but not a good mid-ranger shooter. He is not very constant, but is a very productive player for this...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Chris Kaman signing means for Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Finds Its Big Man. The Portland Trail Blazers entered free agency knowing one thing: It needed to improve its bench. That could be done in a number of different ways, but as it turns out, general manager Neil Olshey spent his energy looking for big men, and a big man he found in Chris Kaman. On Thursday night, Portland came to terms with Chris Kaman on a two-year, $9...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter ‘open’ to signing with Portland Trail Blazers?

Rumor Time Has Begun. NBA free agency is set to begin on Monday, June 30 at 9:00 p.m. PT, and while the Portland Trail Blazers are stuck with the bi-annual and mid-level exceptions as their only avenues toward improvement, there’s one former All-Star who is reportedly interested in joining Rip City. In a recent report from CSNNW.com’s Chris Haynes, Damian Lillard listed Mo...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez posts selfie with ‘Simpsons’ doppelganger Sideshow Bob (pic)

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez created a temporal rift in the space-time continuum — or something — when he posted a selfie of himself with an image of his Springfield doppelganger — Sideshow Bob from “The Simpsons” — in the background. Given the proximity of Lopez’s visage and the Bob image, the photo makes […] The post Robin Lopez posts selfie with ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers interested in Josh McRoberts

The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off of a very exciting season, and are looking to add more depth to their roster to make another run next season. According to a report from Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com, the Blazers are interested in signing free agent power forward Josh McRoberts. McRoberts was a key piece for the Charlotte Hornets last season, and took big steps towards proving...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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