Blazers: Clyde “The Glide” Drexler
When you think about the all-time greats in Portland Trail Blazers history, a handful of names come to mind. Bill Walton and Maurice Lucas were prominent big men. Terry Porter and Kevin Duckworth were perfect in the up-tempo system of the 90s.
But among all of the legends, one name sticks out as arguably the greatest of all time—Clyde Drexler...
Celtics (33-11) vs. TrailBlazers (24-25)
January 18, 1980
The Portland TrailBlazers made their lone visit to Boston on January 18. The proud franchise, still struggling to find an identity after their lone championship in 1977, was moving on from the Bill Walton Era after he departed to the San Diego Clippers as a free agent following the 1979 season.
Walton and Portland...
With the news this week that LaMarcus Aldridge made the NBA all star team I thought I'd dig up a little Blazers history and tell you who's made it to the game before him from Rip City.
Trail Blazers All-Stars
Clyde Drexler (8): 1986, 1988-94
Sidney Wicks (4): 1972-75
Maurice Lucas (3): 1977-78
Brandon Roy (3): 2008-10
Kevin Duckworth (2): 1989, 1991
With fewer than three weeks until the start of the NBA’s 41st season, we’re previewing all 25 teams. Whatchu say? Twenty-five teams? Yup. We’re looking at every franchise in addition to shining a light on the new Eastern Conference expansion Charlotte Hornets and Western Conference expansion Miami Heat. And if Charlotte’s more East than Miami, I’ll apparently be previewing...