Heat show interest in Dorell Wright

The Miami Heat could use some reinforcements. With Dwyane Wade, Goran Dragic, Luol Deng and Beno Udrih all suffering from various injuries, it only makes sense for the Heat to make a few calls, especially as the team continues to hang around in the Eastern Conference in seventh place at 23-20. Some might think the front office would use this time of year to work the trade phones...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Signing Dorell Wright or Tony Wroten

As the Miami Heat currently go through a three-game losing streak and a number of injuries, the team may be looking on the outside for help. Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports that the Heat have inquired about former NBA players Dorell Wright and Tony Wroten. Wright is a former Heat player who spent six years (2004-2010) with the franchise, while Wroten is a free agent after...
Via Heat Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Marries Nina Earl

Russell Westbrook married Nina Earl on Saturday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The couple met while they were both at UCLA playing basketball. Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Serge Ibaka, Dorell Wright and James Harden were in attendance. "They both couldn't be happier and can't wait to spend the rest of their lives together," a source said.
Via RealGM
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorell Wright is headed to China

Dorell Wright spent last year on Portland's bench, unable to scrap together minutes outside of garbage time or the occasional moonlight as an emergency stretch four. He turns 30 this season, and instead of fielding a veteran's minimum deal from another NBA team, Wright will take his talents to China. Good for him. He'll earn more money and see the court way more often over there...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorell Wright Signs With Chongqing Dragons

Dorell Wright has agreed to sign in China with the Chongqing Dragons. Wright has most recently played for the Portland Trail Blazers. Wright and the Miami Heat also held talks.
Via RealGM
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorell Wright Considering Offer In China

Dorell Wright is considering an offer to play in China during the 15-16 season. Wright was most recently with the Portland Trail Blazers and has also been in contact with the Miami Heat.
Via RealGM
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Still in Contact with Free Agent Forward Dorell Wright

A familiar face just might return to the Miami Heat this upcoming season. Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports that the Heat and free agent forward Dorell Wright have maintained contact with one another, and Miami has expressed the willingness to continue talking in the near future. Jackson states the following in his weekly Sunday column: “The Heat has maintained contact...
Via Heat Nation
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro Bball Report Week In Review 07/26/15

On Pro Bball Report recently: Bigger Better Raptors, Luis Scola rebounds, Terrence Ross to bounce-back, a Tyler Hansbrough return, targeting Dorell Wright, Camp invites for Ronald Roberts, Axel Toupane and Michale Kyser, Team Canada defeats Team USA, Jamal Murray, Brady Heslip, Anthony Bennett, wins Silver at Pan Am Games and more.
Via Pro Bball Report
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agent Dorell Wright Says He Would ‘Embrace’ Return To Heat

The Miami Heat could be looking at a familiar face this offseason to improve their three-point shooting. Dorell Wright, who played with the Heat from 2004 until 2010 and won a championship with the franchise in 2006, expressed to 560 WQAM during an interview that he could see himself returning to Miami. Wright stated the following when asked on if he could see himself playing in...
Via Heat Nation
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors Delon Wright Inks His Rookie Contract

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have signed guard Delon Wright from the University of Utah to his rookie scale contract. Wright, the brother of Portland Trail Blazers veteran Dorell Wright, will join the team for NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
Via Pro Bball Report
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Experts Discuss Rip City’s Approach To 2015 NBA Draft

Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey has constructed a roster that’s appeared in back to back postseasons, and secured the franchise’s first trip to the conference semifinals since the year 2000. But with no guarantees that all five members of the previous two seasons’ starting lineup will return next year, and the pending contract negotiations of both Damian...
Via Oregon Sports News
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Draft Season Is Here – Delon Wright

Previous Scouting Reports: Joseph Young Rondae Hollis-Jefferson R.J. Hunter Sam Dekker Montrezl Herrell Christian Wood The Portland Trail Blazers have been blessed lately with hitting on incredible guards in the past few drafts. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum headline the list. Will Barton and Allen Crabbe have shown flashes of potential for second round picks. There are a lot of...
Via Oregon Sports News
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Defining Success For The Portland Trail Blazers

Just a little over a month ago, the nation was starting to jump on the Portland Trail Blazers bandwagon. They were starting to get recognition as possibly one of the contenders in the West, some analysts were even picking them to advance to The Finals. This is all following a hot start to the season and a couple key acquisitions at the trade deadline in Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers X-Factor: C.J. McCollum

Injuries have been plaguing the Portland Trail Blazers and one player who will now have a more significant role in this series against the Memphis Grizzlies is guard C.J. McCollum. With Wesley Mathews out for the season due to a torn left Achilles tendon and Arron Afflalo dealing with a right shoulder sprain, McCollum has stepped up and has played well in their absence. Everyone...
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle Of The Injured – Reserves Must Step Up For Both Portland Trail Blazers And Memphis Grizzlies

The Portland Trail Blazers enter the postseason with one of their more valuable players, Wesley Matthews, out for the year rehabbing a torn Achilles, Nicolas Batum hobbled by a shoulder strain, fellow starter Arron Afflalo mired by a knee bruise, and sparkplug guard C.J. McCollum bugged by a ankle injury. If that wasn’t enough, forward Dorell Wright is expected to miss the series...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Season Ending Player Report Cards

It’s that time of year again. Playoff time, you ask? No not quite, yet. We’re still a day away from arguably the most highly anticipated NBA playoffs since Magic and Bird were queued up for the Finals. Things have been so crazy out West in fact, that the San Antonio Spurs won 21 of 24 down the stretch before losing on the season’s final night, causing them to drop from the...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Bench Grades

Today, each Portland Trail Blazer bench player who’s played significant time with the team will get a grade on their season. I know it’s a wee bit cliché to do grades when everybody else does, but this is a Blazer-centric space, and I’ll toss in some player-specific analysis to explain why that player got the grade he did. What I mean by “significant time” is each Blazer...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorell Wright Out 4-6 Weeks With Fractured Left Hand

Dorell Wright is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks with a fracture in his left hand, the Portland Trail Blazers announced Friday. Wright is averaging 4.6 points per game this season.
Via RealGM
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland's Dorell Wright out 4-6 weeks with fractured hand

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland Trail Blazers forward Dorell Wright is expected to miss four to six weeks because of a fractured bone in his left hand. Wright injured his non-shooting hand in Wednesday's 126-122 loss at home to the Los Angeles Clippers and X-rays confirmed he fractured the fourth metacarpal bone. The Blazers announced his prognosis on Friday. Wright is averaging 4...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorrell Wright Fractures Fourth Metacarpal Bone In Hand

Dorell Wright sustained a fracture of his 4th metacarpal bone in his left hand on Wednesday night the Portland Trail Blazers announced. Wright's status is TBD. The Blazers lost to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday at home.
Via RealGM
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

March Madness: Sweet 16 Day 2

Freshman and potential lottery pick Justise Winslow had his way with the Utah Utes Friday night.  In day two of Sweet Sixteen action, several NBA draft prospects took the floor including Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow, Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis, Utah’s Delon Wright and UCLA’s Norman Powell. After the conclusion of the four games, the Bulldogs and Blue Devils...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert throws down wicked right-handed dunk against Blazers

Who can stop the Stifle Tower? Rudy Gobert gets the offensive board and throws down this SUPER STRONG right-handed jam. Poor Dorell Wright getting shoved out of the way: Gobert can only get more frightening from here on out. *** Rudy Gobert pic from Getty Images. Vine by Mike Gallagher.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah beats Georgetown 75-64 to return to the Sweet 16

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Utah is headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade. Brandon Taylor scored 14 points and Delon Wright added 12 and the fifth-seeded Utes beat No. 4 Georgetown 75-64 on Saturday night. The Utes (26-8) will travel to Houston to play the winner of Sunday's game in Charlotte, North Carolina, between top-seeded Duke (30-4) and No. 8 San Diego State...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 5 seed Utah gets past No. 4 seed Georgetown to return to Sweet 16

  Utah is headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in a decade. Brandon Taylor scored 14 points and Delon Wright added 12 and the fifth-seeded Utes beat No. 4 Georgetown 75-64 on Saturday night. The Utes (26-8) will travel to Houston to play the winner of Sunday's game in Charlotte, North Carolina, between top-seeded Duke (30-4) and No. 8 San Diego State (27-8). Utah hasn...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 March Madness 2nd Round – Preview Of Portland Games

At last, my favorite time of the year is here. I can’t get enough of the blood, sweat, and tears shed during the NCAA Tournament. This is March Madness. Portland will once again host games during the rounds of 64 and 32. Portland has hosted games in 2009 and 2012. This will mark 3 times in the past 7 years. I feel that this can add to Portland’s recent bid for a potential NBA...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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