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Who did the Hotline Bling music video better: Drake or...Steve Blake?!

The Detroit Pistons are crazy for this one. Rap superstar Drake's latest hit "Hotline Bling" will be heard in NBA arenas constantly this year. That's especially true in Toronto, where Drake is a Raptors executive and often catches games at courtside. But the conference rival Pistons decided to let one of their own shine instead of Drake, in the most hilarious way possible. Yes...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Steve Blake have a substantial role with the Pistons?

Journeyman point guard Steve Blake is no stranger to signing with a team and not being projected to receive big minutes. At least initially, that looks like the case with Blake and the Detroit Pistons. Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy was warned by his brother, Jeff, how this movie usually plays out, though. Here's more from Keith Langlois at Pistons.com:  The motivation for...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nets trade newly acquired Steve Blake for Quincy Miller

Just a couple of days ago, the Nets had too many point guards. Now, they don't have enough.From Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game:The Nets acquired Blake on draft night as part of the trade which brought Rondae Hollis-Jefferson over and sent Mason Plumlee to Portland. Brooklyn is now down to just Jarrett Jack and Shane Larkin after dealing Blake Monday and buying out Deron Williams...
Via Fox Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons bolster backcourt, acquire veteran Blake in trade with Nets

  The Detroit Pistons have acquired guard Steve Blake from the Brooklyn Nets in a trade for forward Quincy Miller. The Pistons announced the deal Monday night. Blake has played in 812 NBA games in 12 seasons with Washington, Portland, Milwaukee, Denver, Golden State and both Los Angeles teams. He averaged 4.3 points last season with Portland. The 35-year-old Blake gives Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Steve Blake for Quincy Miller

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have acquired guard Steve Blake from the Brooklyn Nets in a trade for forward Quincy Miller. The Pistons announced the deal Monday night. Blake has played in 812 NBA games in 12 seasons with Washington, Portland, Milwaukee, Denver, Golden State and both Los Angeles teams. He averaged 4.3 points last season with Portland. The 35-year...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Blake from Nets for Miller

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have acquired guard Steve Blake from the Brooklyn Nets in a trade for forward Quincy Miller. The Pistons announced the deal Monday night. Blake has played in 812 NBA games in 12 seasons with Washington, Portland, Milwaukee, Denver, Golden State and both Los Angeles teams. He averaged 4.3 points last season with Portland. The 35-year-old...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Steve Blake for Quincy Miller

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have acquired guard Steve Blake from the Brooklyn Nets in a trade for forward Quincy Miller. The Pistons announced the deal Monday night. Blake has played in 812 NBA games in 12 seasons with Washington, Portland, Milwaukee, Denver, Golden State and both Los Angeles teams. He averaged 4.3 points last season with Portland. The 35-year...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons trade for Nets G Steve Blake

According to RealGM.com, the Pistons have acquired Nets guard Steve Blake in exchange for Quincy Miller. Pistons Acquire Steve Blake From Nets For Quincy Miller (reports @ShamsCharania): http://t.co/M3VjJABpZE pic.twitter.com/9wb9YOIE8M — RealGM (@RealGM) July 13, 2015 The 35-year old Blake has averaged 6.7 PPG whose not bad at distributing the ball and taking looks from downtown...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Did the San Antonio Spurs Already Win NBA Free Agency?

PORTLAND, OR – APRIL 27: Steve Blake #5 and LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers after the win against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on April 27, 2015 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images) R.C. Buford, the general manager of...
Via The Sports Journal
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting to know Steve Blake, one of the newest Nets

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson wasn't the only guy the Nets brought back when they traded away Mason Plumlee during Thursday's draft. They also acquired Steve Blake from the Blazers, giving them a third point guard on the roster to add to Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack. Don't know much about Blake? NetsDaily's Anthony Puccio has you covered:(H/t to NetsDaily's Anthony Puccio.)Photo Credit...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Blake opts in with Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Steve Blake has decided to forego free agency and accept his player option to remain in Portland. Blake opted into his contract worth $2.2 million for the 2015-16 season.Here's more from Blazers.com:Portland Trail Blazers guard Steve Blake has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Blake Exercises 15-16 Player Option With Blazers

Steve Blake has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season with the Portland Trail Blazers. Blake (6-3, 172) appeared in 81 games for the Trail Blazers last season. In 350 games (232 starts) over five seasons with Portland, Blake holds averages of 7.8 points (41.4% FG, 39.8% 3-PT, 78.2% FT), 2.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists. For his career, Blake has averages of 6.7 points (40...
Via RealGM
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard Hitting Stride At Right Time For Portland Trail Blazers

When a player as valuable as Wesley Matthews goes down with a season-ending injury, it is vital for the supporting cast to step up. And not just the depth at his position; the likes of wing players Nicolas Batum and Arron Afflalo, in addition to backup guards Steve Blake and CJ McCollum … everyone. That means when Matthews tore his Achilles tendon, backup center Meyers Leonard...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Blake changes uniform number to honor Jerome Kersey

The NBA world received said news earlier this week that former Portland Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey passed away at the age of 52 due to a blood clot. Kersey spent 11 seasons with the Blazers, wearing uniform No. 25 for each of them. That number is now being worn by Steve Blake, or it used...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Blake Honors Jerome Kersey, Changes Jersey Number

Portland Trail Blazers guard Steve Blake will honor the passing of former player Jerome Kersey by changing his jersey number to 5, so the franchise can retire the number 25 Kersey wore while playing in Portland. “Jerome Kersey meant a lot to this team and to this city,” said Blake. “I’ve known Jerome for a long time now and wanted to honor him and his vast contributions...
Via Hooped Up
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly gif Roundup – 2/13

Another round of the best sports gifs of the week. Never seen this before last week. Now it happens twice. Way to go guys. Dwight Howard with a good old-fashioned dick tap after his interview. Tap? Maybe a grab. Just sayin. Swaggy P makes Steve Blake look like a 6th grader with this crossover. Shabazz [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post Weekly gif Roundup ...
Via No Coast Bias
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Young puts Steve Blake on floor with nasty crossover (Video / GIF)

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young broke out a nasty crossover that put Portland Trail Blazers point guard Steve Blake on the floor during the second quarter of Wednesday night's game at the Moda Center.Young stopped on a dime to set himself up for the jumper, while Blake was left on skates.Young scored 9 points off the bench, but the Blazers got the last laugh with the 102-86...
Via Holdout Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nick Young Absolutely Destroyed Steve Blake’s Ankles Tonight

It’s been a tough month for Nick Young, though he managed to regain a little bit of his swag tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers. In fact, the L.A. native looked just like the old Swaggy P with this sick crossover and score. Unfortunately, Young’s victim was his former teammate, Steve Blake. The post VIDEO: Nick Young Absolutely Destroyed Steve Blake’s Ankles...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Notes: Steve Blake, Chris Kaman Stabilize Blazers’ Bench

Stats are for losers, but for the last two seasons, the lack of stats coming from their bench prevented the Portland Trail Blazers from being winners what it mattered. The Blazers look like a shoo-in for the NBA playoffs, but thanks to a revitalized bench they could do more than just make the postseason field. Steve Blake and Chris Kaman have filled a...
Via NESN.com
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ankle Insurance: Steve Blake catches Evan Turner slipping

Evan Turner has earned repeat offender status after getting caught for an unpaid bill by Steve Blake. Blake told Turner to pay up before the game, but Turner wasn’t having that. Blake made him understand how important having Ankle Insurance was on the lords day. His right to left crossover put Turner in a spin cycle and Blake hit the three. I hate it had to be you ET. The cross...
Via The Front Office News
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Continuity can come with a price as told by Terry Stotts

The Portland Trailblazers are a team returning a lot of guys to their roster. They bring back the majority of their roster, if not all of it, and added key pieces like Chris Kaman and Steve Blake, who will be coming to Portland for the fourth time in his career.  This is the kind of […]
Via Project Spurs
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers – Three Things To Look For Heading Into The Season

As crazy as it seems, the basketball season is here. Seriously. Here in Portland, Media Day is Monday Sept 29th; training camp is the ensuing week, leading up to Wells Fargo Fan Fest on Sunday October 5th. Long story short, basketball is back. After the incredible, expectation-shattering season last year, there are a lot of hopes and dreams floating around Rip City. The spirit...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Now With Mo Williams Gone, Who Will Step Up On The Portland Trail Blazers Bench?

The Portland Trail Blazers officially said goodbye to last year’s backup point guard Mo Williams on Monday. While Williams’ departure was hardly a surprise, Blazers faithful were really hoping he’d take a pay cut to return to Rip City. And now the Blazers are facing the same question that plagued them last year: how will their backups play? If the NBA were only judged on the...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

How NBA free agency has impacted Portland Trail Blazers

NBA free agency. It’s a time for teams to get better, and that’s exactly what the Portland Trail Blazers did with the shrewd signings of Chris Kaman and Steve Blake. Although Portland, tucked away in the Pacific Northwest, didn’t make many headlines with these acquisitions, it’s clear that they’re going to be rotation players in the 2013-14 season. Steve Blake, while...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Have The Portland Trail Blazers Improved This Offseason?

Amidst all the headline news of LeBron James and his eventual return home to Cleveland, there was actually some other things going on around the NBA, believe it or not.  What I want to talk about is the loss of Mo Williams and the signing of both Chris Kaman and Steve Blake. These moves in Rip City seemed to be quite minor, and seemingly ineffective to the franchise when looked...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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