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It’s Synergy Over Seeding For The Portland Trail Blazers Down The Home Stretch

Coming off of one the 2014-15 Portland Trail Blazers signature wins of the season, a (mostly) wire-to-wire 111-95 thumping of the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, it’s easy to get excited and immediately pull up the current NBA standings to see where the they now stack up. Sure, the results are predictable, one more tally mark in the win column, but, more importantly, it...
Via Oregon Sports News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Could Be The Sixth Man The Portland Trail Blazers Has Long Desired

During the 2011-2012 season, the Portland Trail Blazers thought they had it with Jamal Crawford: a jolt off the bench that could greatly help a team with title aspirations. Despite his undeniable ability to score, he was too inconsistent and didn’t provide the defense the bench unit needed to satisfactorily compliment the efforts of the starting five. In the years since, despite...
Via Oregon Sports News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thomas Robinson to Sign with the Nets

Thomas Robinson has been in the NBA less than three years and the former Kansas Jayhawk will now be on his fifth NBA team once his deal with the Brooklyn Nets becomes official. After being dealt by the Portland Trail Blazers in a deal that sent Arron Afflalo to Rip City, Robinson was immediately waived by the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets are in the early stages of a complete makeover...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thomas Robinson to Sign with the Nets

Thomas Robinson has been in the NBA less than three years and the former Kansas Jayhawk will now be on his fifth NBA team once his deal with the Brooklyn Nets becomes official. After being dealt by the Portland Trail Blazers in a deal that sent Arron Afflalo to Rip City, Robinson was immediately waived by the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets are in the early stages of a complete makeover...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies-Trail Blazers Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies were one of the league's hottest teams heading into the All-Star break, but experienced some trouble in their final two road games before that hiatus. The Grizzlies have had fewer issues in some of their recent visits to Portland, but the Trail Blazers might get a boost from a pair of players who could make their team debuts Sunday night. Memphis (39-14) has...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Afflalo, Gee formally join the Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey already knows plenty about what Arron Afflalo can bring to Portland. Now all that's left is the chemistry. The Blazers acquired Afflalo and forward Alonzo Gee in a five-player deal with the Nuggets at the trading deadline. In return, Portland sent Thomas Robinson, Will Barton and Victor Claver and a lottery-protected...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Versus Podcast: The Trade Deadline Chaos Episode

On this edition of The Versus Podcast, we're blessed to have Nate Duncan and Jonathan Tjarks on the air to talk about the madness of the NBA Trade Deadline. The post Nate Duncan & Jonathan Tjarks vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Trade Deadline Chaos Episode) appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Acquire Arron Afflalo in big time deal

Today’s trade deadline was expected to be a game changer, and when the clock struck six, the day’s events don’t disappoint. The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired Arron Afflalo from the Denver Nuggets in addition to backup forward Alonzo Gee. The Nuggets in turn receive Thomas Robinson, Will Barton, Victor Claver and a lottery draft pick in 2016. Afflalo has averaged 14.5...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 2/20

The Portland Trail Blazers actually did it. They finally pulled the trigger and brought over shooting guard Arron Afflalo in a trade with their division rival, the Denver Nuggets. The fact that they did it isn’t in the least surprising; the whole league has known of GM Neil Olshey’s man crush on Denver’s multitude of wing players for some time, and Portland’s had a season...
Via Oregon Sports News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Acquires Arron Afflalo During NBA Trade Deadline Frenzy

Needing a boost off the bench and a potential starter if and when Wesley Matthews leaves town this summer, Portland Trail Blazers’ GM Neil Olshey pulled the trigger on a deal that brought Denver sharp shooter Arron Afflalo and reserve defensive specialist Alonzo Gee to the Rose City. Afflalo, known mostly for his outside shooting prowess than anything else, could provide the spark...
Via Oregon Sports News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Robinson Agrees To Buyout With Nuggets

Thomas Robinson and the Denver Nuggets have agreed upon a buyout. Robinson is in search of an expanded role. The Nuggets acquired Robinson in their deadline trade of Arron Afflalo.
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Arron Afflalo-Alonzo Gee Trade Grade

(Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Denver Nuggets Trade: Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee Portland Trail Blazers Trade: Thomas Robinson, Victor Clavor and Will Barton In the first trade of the deadline day, the Denver Nuggets traded away Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee as part of their rebuilding effort. In return they got...
Via HoopStuff
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down all 11 deals of the 2015 NBA trade deadline

The 2015 NBA Trade Deadline came and went like a whirlwind, leaving basketball fans scratching their heads. Let us help you make sense of it all. The post Sorting Through The Madness Of The 2015 NBA Trade Deadline appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo traded to Portland in five-player deal

Arron Afflalo was traded by the Denver Nuggets along with Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday hours before the trade deadline expires. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the trade and says Portland is sending a future first and second-round pick, Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver, and Will Barton to the Nuggets. Afflalo is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Acquire Arron Afflalo from the Nuggets

In the first semi-major deal of the NBA trade deadline, the struggling Denver Nuggets sent Arron Afflalo to the Portland Trail Blazers as part of a five-player deal on Thursday. Portland is also acquiring Alonzo Gee in the deal. In his eighth season out of UCLA, Afflalo is averaging 14.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. He’s seen as a legitimate perimeter scorer that will help...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Nuggets trade Afflalo to Blazers in 5-player deal

DENVER (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the Denver Nuggets have sent Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trail Blazers in a five-player deal. In return, the Nuggets receive Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver and Will Barton, along with first- and second-round draft picks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Send Arron Afflalo to Portland

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, of Yahoo Sports, the Denver Nuggets have traded Arron Afflalo to the Portland Trailblazers in a five-player trade. Denver has traded Arron Afflalo to Portland, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015 Along with Afflalo the Nuggents sent Alonzo Gee to the Trailblazers, in return they were […]
Via Full Scale Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Nuggets trade Afflalo to Blazers in multiplayer deal

The Denver Nuggets traded guard Arron Afflalo and forward Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trail Blazers for forward Thomas Robinson, guard Will Barton, forward Victor Claver and future lottery-protected first- and second-round picks, as first reported by Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 Insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Afflalo was in the middle of his first season back in Denver after being traded...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo traded to the Blazers

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports the Denver Nuggets have sent Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trailblazers in exchange for Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson, a 2016 lottery protected 1st round pick and a 2nd round pick. Blazers will send Will Barton, Victor Claver, a future lottery protected 1st and a second-round pick to Denver for Afflalo...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Trade Aaron Afflalo To Trail Blazers in 5-player deal

The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo in a five-player trade, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Along with a future first and second-round draft picks, the Blazers will send forwards Thomas Robinson and Victor Claver and guard Will Barton to the Nuggets, sources said. Portland acquires forward Alonzo Gee in the trade, too. Denver has traded...
Via Thacover2
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Trade Arron Afflalo to Portland Trail Blazers

The Denver Nuggets have agreed to trade Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver, Will Barton, a 2016 protected 1st round and a 2nd round pick. Portland was desperate for bench scoring and Afflalo can provide just that. Afflalo was playing 33 minutes per game for the Nuggets and averaged 14.5 points per game...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers Acquire Arron Afflalo From Nuggets

The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired Arron Afflalo in a trade with the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets will acquire Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson, a future lottery protected first rounder and a second rounder from the Blazers for Afflalo and Alonzo Gee. The Blazers will send their own 2016 first rounder (lottery protected). If it's not conveted, it becomes protected...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets increase their asking price for Afflao and Chandler

Arron Afflalo and Wilson Chandler have been two of the hottest names in trade rumors for a while. Neither of them will come cheap, however, as the Nuggets have recently increased their asking price for these players.  (H/T Marc Stein)
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Seek Multiple Picks For Both Wilson Chandler, Arron Afflalo

The Denver Nuggets have maintained a high asking price for Wilson Chandler and Arron Afflalo. The Nuggets received two future first round picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers last month for Timofey Mozgov. The Nuggets are seeking two first rounders for Chandler and a first and second round pick for Afflalo. The Portland Trail Blazers have been strongly linked to a trade with the Nuggets.
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers Appear Most Likely Destination For Arron Afflalo

The Denver Nuggets are expected to receive a first round pick in exchange for Arron Afflalo before the deadline. The Portland Trail Blazers appear to be the most likely club to execute a trade for Afflalo.
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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