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Trail Blazers still in playoff hunt as they head to L.A. (Mar 26, 2017)

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10 hours ago

Damian Lillard: The Portland Trail Blazers's High-Powered Scoring Engine

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1 day ago

How Jusuf Nurkic Screens Transform the Trail Blazers Offense

One little play run slightly differently opens up all kinds of options. Today’s Blazer’s Edge Mailbag question has to do with a lost art: setting screens. If you have a Portland Trail Blazers question, send it to blazersub@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to answer! Dear Dave, Michael Holton stated on Courtside last night (3/20) that the success of Dame's and Nurk's pick...
Via Blazer's Edge
1 day ago

CSN Northwest Adopts Mobile Streaming

Comcast subscribers can now watch Trail Blazers games on mobile devices. CSN Northwest, a major carrier of Portland Trail Blazers broadcasts, has announced a change in the way Blazers content will be delivered. According to a press release dated today, Trail Blazers games will now be accessible via streaming on mobile devices. This will also be true of CSN pre- and post-game shows...
Via Blazer's Edge
1 day ago

Lowe: Noah Vonleh Should Grow into a Rotation Player

ESPN’s Zach Lowe likes what he’s seeing from the young Portland forward. If you’ve been noticing the improved play of Portland Trail Blazers forward Noah Vonleh over the last few weeks, you’re not alone. We mentioned Vonleh’s synergy with Jusuf Nurkić in the latest edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast. Now he’s getting national notice as Zach Lowe of ESPN praises him...
Via Blazer's Edge
2 days ago

Allen Crabbe Is The Key To Portland Trail Blazers Playoffs Drive

The Portland Trail Blazers are in a dogfight for the eighth and final spot of the Western Conference Playoffs with the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks. If the Blazers are to earn the right to seek a prayer’s chance against either the Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs, they will need more than Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic and one very large, prehistoric...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago

Derrick Rose: Winning more important than money in free agency decision

Derrick Rose might not just follow the cash in free agency this summer.Addressing the media before Thursday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers, the New York Knicks point guard said that winning will be a bigger priority than money when he chooses which team to sign with this offseason.“Not even thinking money. I’ve got more than enough money saved. If I stopped playing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazing A New Trail – Former Blazer Antonio Harvey Discusses Portland Marijuana Business

It was a shock to all of Rip City when Portland Trail Blazers radio analyst Antonio Harvey was let go by the organization, alongside television analysts Mike Rice and Mike Barrett. Harvey, a former Trail Blazer himself, joined long-time radio play-by-play announcer Brian Wheeler on the airwaves in 2005. Over the next 11 years, he would solidify himself as rush-hour regular for those...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago

Brent Musburger admits he once bet on a game he broadcasted

Now that he’s out of traditional broadcasting and working on a Vegas sports gambling show, former CBS and ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger has finally let his guard down and admitted he once bet on a game he called.Musburger gambled on a Lakers-Trail Blazers game back in the 1980s. He claims that although he’s bet on many other games throughout his life, that was the only time...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Does big win over Spurs prove Trail Blazers are a playoff team?

The Portland Trail Blazers had not won a game in San Antonio in more than three years, but it was just their night Wednesday as they held on to beat the host Spurs 110-106. The unexpected victory moved Portland two games behind the Denver Nuggets for the eighth seed in the Western Conference playoff picture. The Trail Blazers were also just the second team since Feb. 13 to hand the...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Western Conference bottom feeders to watch down the stretch

We’re less than a month away from the end of the NBA’s regular season, so it’s time to focus our attention on the teams who won’t play in this year’s postseason. We’ll have at least four more games for each of the 16 playoff teams, so use these last 15 or so games to check out some of the NBA’s best young players who aren’t in a position to lead their teams to the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge cleared to play after heart-related scare

The San Antonio Spurs will be at 100 percent for the final stretch of the regular season.LaMarcus Aldridge, who had an "occurrence of a minor heart arrhythmia" last week, has been cleared to return to all basketball-related activities, the team announced Wednesday. Aldridge will be available for the Spurs' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.Via the Spurs...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Clifford Robinson reveals he suffered brain hemorrhage

Former Portland Trail Blazer Clifford Robinson revealed on Tuesday that he was hospitalized last week after suffering a brain hemorrhage.Robinson, who has been receiving treatment at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland since last Wednesday, said in a statement that the hemorrhage was “minor” and his condition is improving.“I want Trail Blazers fans and friends...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nurkic leads Trail Blazers over 76ers 114-108

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 28 points and 20 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-108 in overtime on Thursday night. Nurkic also had eight assists and six blocks in Portland's fourth straight win. Damian Lillard finished with 24 points but did not make a 3-pointer, snapping a streak of 42 games with at least one 3. Philadelphia...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ McCollum: T’Wolves should have had to forfeit postponed game

The Minnesota Timberwolves-Portland Trail Blazers game that was postponed earlier this week due to unsafe playing conditions at Target Center has been officially rescheduled. And Blazers guard CJ McCollum isn’t happy about it one bit.The Timberwolves, along with the Trail Blazers, made the announcement via Twitter that the game would be made up on April 3, a scheduled off-night...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Trail Blazer forward Clifford Robinson in hospital

Former Portland Trail Blazer Clifford Robinson is in a hospital in Portland being treated for an undisclosed medical issue.Robinson’s family sent out a statement about the hospitalization, but did not share many details:“Former Portland Trail Blazer Clifford Robinson is being treated at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He is grateful for the support of family and friends...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers announce Ed Davis is out for the season following shoulder surgery

The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Tuesday that center Ed Davis underwent arthroscopic surgery in his left shoulder.While the surgery was a success, his season is officially over. Davis has played in 46 games for Portland this season, starting in 12.He was averaging 4.3 points and 5.3 rebounds in 17.2 minutes per game, down from 6.5 points and 7.4 boards in 20.8 minutes per...
Via Sportsnaut
18 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers, Timberwolves players concerned about court, sitting on ice at Target Center

The Portland Trail Blazers are in Minnesota for a road game against the Timberwolves Monday night, and players from both teams are concerned about playing conditions.The court at Target Center is currently sitting on a sheet of ice, and moisture is a real problem. At this point there is no further information, but this situation bears monitoring. At the time of this writing, the...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: Time to gear up for the home stretch

With 21 games left in the regular season, the Portland Trail Blazers find themselves a game-and-a-half out of the eighth and final postseason spot in the Western Conference.  Currently riding a two game win streak (beating Oklahoma City and Brooklyn), it’s now or never for the Blazers to go on a run and try and clinch a postseason berth.  The rest of the week sees them play Minnesota...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Festus Ezeli will undergo rare knee surgery involving a cadaver donor

When you’re 6-foot-11, it can be very difficult to find pants in your size. Turns out it can be very difficult to find knee tissue in your size, as well. Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli will undergo an extremely rare surgical procedure on his left knee next week, after waiting months to find a suitable cadaver donor, according to ESPN. We don’t have a lot of details...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Portland Trail Blazers 2016-17 midseason review

Portland Trail Blazers 2016-17 midseason review
Via The Oregonian
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

The guard tandems you'd want in a 2-on-2 tournament

One of the NBA's recurring annual debates centers around the best backcourts in the league, whether we're talking present-day backcourts or all-time backcourts. It's always a fun endeavor, and there are myriad ways to settle the argument: rings, All-Star appearances, win-loss record, what have you.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we take a look at arguably the four...
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February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum says Jusuf Nurkic will 'help us right away'

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum after Tuesday's practice on new teammate Jusuf Nurkic, acquired Sunday from the Denver Nuggets. Get complete Portland Trail Blazers coverage at http://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/ Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=oregoniannews See more on our website: http://www.oregonlive.com/#/0 Follow us on Twitter: https...
Via The Oregonian
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL teams troll NBA for social media mandate

The NBA recently sent out a mandate to all 30 teams regarding social media interaction in the wake of a few so-called “Twitter wars” between teams.ESPN’s Tim MacMahon scooped this story, noting the Association’s memo “cited three specific examples of material that would be inappropriate for posts on official team accounts: Disparage, belittle or embarrass an individual...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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