PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS NEWS

Trail Blazers-Spurs Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers may have defeated the San Antonio Spurs earlier this week, but Robin Lopez was lost in the process. Thomas Robinson looks to pick up the slack again Friday night when the Northwest Division-leading Trail Blazers return to San Antonio for the first time since being ousted in last season's playoffs. Portland (20-6) was eliminated in five games by the Spurs...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders Suspended One Game By NBA For Pushing Nicolas Batum While Elevated

Larry Sanders has been suspended one game for pushing Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward basket on Dec. 17, the NBA announced on Thursday. The incident took place in the Portland Trail Blazers' win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Via RealGM
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Mathews hilarious face expression over referees “junk” being in his face

Last night in the fourth quarter of the Portland Trail Blazers game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Wesley Mathews was trying to check in at the scorers’ table late in the game. While Mathews was sitting down, a referee was talking to the table when his “junk” came dangerously close to Mathews – at least in his mind. WATCH: The post Wesley Mathews hilarious face expression...
Via Pass The Pill
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazer Wesley Matthews Did Not Like This Ref's Crotch this Close to his Face

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews did not like this ref's crotch this close to his face. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sara Jean Underwood Makes Ugly Sweaters Look Great

Sara Jean Underwood went to the Portland Trail Blazers game last night wearing a Rip City ugly Christmas sweater. There’s nothing really that ugly about anything in this photo, we just thought you’d like to see it. We didn’t know she was a Blazers fan.
Via COED
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez Injury Presents Both Challenges And Opportunities For Portland Trail Blazers

“Six to seven weeks.” You could just about hear the collective groan from Portland Trail Blazers fans across the globe when those words were uttered. That’s how long the Blazers will be without their starting big man, Robin Lopez. The guy many had credited with being the single biggest factor in the team going from league-wide afterthought to playoff darling, will be sidelined...
Via Oregon Sports News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders dirty push causes Nicolas Batum to fall hard (Video)

Larry Sanders committed a dirty play on Wednesday night when he pushed Nicolas Batum from behind as Batum was going up for a dunk, causing the Blazers forward to fall hard on his face. Sanders was charged with a flagrant one foul for the dirty act, and Batum was well enough to get up and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blazers rally, top Bucks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-97 Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players. Damian Lillard added 29 points and seven assists for the Blazers, who have won three straight and eight of 10 despite losing starting center...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge scores 23 points to help Trail Blazers rally past Bucks

  LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-97 Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players. Damian Lillard added 29 points and seven assists for the Blazers, who have won three straight and eight of 10 despite losing starting center Robin Lopez to a broken...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blazers rally, top Bucks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-97 Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players. Damian Lillard added 29 points and seven assists for the Blazers, who have won three straight and eight of 10 despite losing starting center...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge, Trail Blazers rally to beat Bucks 104-97

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-97 Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players. Damian Lillard added 29 points and seven assists for the Blazers, who have won three straight and eight of 10 despite losing starting center Robin...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum takes nasty fall after slam dunk against Milwaukee Bucks

There are times when players in the association have to be careful when attempting slam dunks and during tonight’s Trail Blazers-Bucks game, Nicolas Batum had a scary moment. In the fourth quarter of play, Batum skied for a two-handed slam dunk but in the process of landing, he took a hard fall onto the Moda Center floor: Here’s another angle of the play which shows Batum...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why do the Portland Trail Blazers not feel like contenders?

The Portland Trail Blazers (19-6) sit atop the Northwest Division in the Western Conference with the surging Oklahoma City Thunder (12-13) still seven games back in the race for homecourt advantage come playoff time, but why don’t the Blazers feel like serious contenders? On paper, the Blazers have quietly put together one of the deepest teams in the Association. (14 players on...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why do the Portland Trail Blazers not feel like contenders?

The Portland Trail Blazers (19-6) sit atop the Northwest Division in the Western Conference with the surging Oklahoma City Thunder (12-13) still seven games back in the race for homecourt advantage come playoff time, but why don’t the Blazers feel like serious contenders? On paper, the Blazers have quietly put together one of the deepest teams in the Association. (14 players on...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez To Miss 6-7 Weeks With Fractured Hand

Robin Lopez posted on his official Twitter account that he will be sidelined six to seven weeks due to his fractured hand. "Thanks for all your thoughts & support! It'll be 6 or 7 weeks til I'm on the floor again thanks to this bum hand. Can't wait!!! #NeverSayDie," Lopez tweeted. Lopez sustained the injury in the Portland Trail Blazers' win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Robinson Salvages My Year

Did you see it? Were you a witness to the greatest 9 minutes of this young NBA season? It happened during Monday night’s Portland Trail Blazers-San Antonio Spurs game, a fully fledged Thomas Robinson sighting. For me, and perhaps for Thomas Robinson as well, it was like an early Christmas present, a moment that I have been waiting for since game 1 of the regular season. Before...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks at Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have been one of the NBA's most improved defensive teams, but they figure to be tested without their starting center. The Milwaukee Bucks could also be challenged with their second-leading scorer injured. Robin Lopez will not play for Portland as it seeks a fourth straight home win Wednesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks, who will be missing Jabari Parker...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez fractures his right hand

Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez suffered a fracture in his right hand. He is expected to miss approximately a month. Via Yahoo! Sports: Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez is expected to miss four weeks with a fractured right hand, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Lopez will meet with a hand specialist on Tuesday in Portland. Lopez suffered the injury pursuing a rebound...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers have been one of the NBA's most improved defensive teams, but they figure to be tested without their starting center. The Milwaukee Bucks could also be challenged with their second-leading scorer injured. Robin Lopez will not play for Portland as it seeks a fourth straight home win Wednesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks, who will be missing Jabari Parker...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez Breaks His Right Hand – What Do The Portland Trail Blazers Do Now?

The San Antonio Spurs decided to sit some of their key players Monday night while visiting the Portland Trail Blazers. Portland won the game 108-95, but suffered a huge loss in the process. Robin Lopez injured his shooting hand during the third quarter, hitting his hand on Boris Diaw while going for a rebound. After the game, head coach Terry Stotts confirmed that Lopez in fact broke...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez Out Indefinitely With Broken Hand

Robin Lopez is out indefinitely with a broken hand. Lopez suffered the injury in Monday's win by the Portland Trail Blazers over the San Antonio Spurs.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers defeat shorthanded Spurs 108-95

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard had 23 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers downed the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 108-95 on Monday night. LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 points and 14 rebounds for the Blazers, who have won seven of their last nine games. But starting center Robin Lopez injured his right hand early in the second half and did not...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 12/15

Looking at the big picture, the road has been kind to the Portland Trail Blazers so far this season. I mean, even though the competition has been Eastern Conference-heavy on the road, 8-4 is still a very good record, especially after a 3-2 road trip that included a four-games-in-five-nights stretch. Every team goes through that kind of stuff; the NBA is discussing cutting preseason...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Portland Trail Blazers Become San Antonio North?

Gregg Popovich has been an anomaly in the NBA for years. One of the best coaches ever, yet at the same time, one of the most unorthodox. The goodwill and reputation that Popovich has built in his time in San Antonio has given him the ability to make moves and do things on his team that no other coach in the league would have the ability to do. The past couple years, as his stars...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs-Trail Blazers Preview

After his Portland Trail Blazers were knocked out of last year's playoffs, LaMarcus Aldridge said the eventual NBA champion San Antonio Spurs had "showed us where we are trying to go." Now Aldridge and the Northwest Division-leading Blazers have a chance to see just how far they've come Monday night when they face San Antonio for the first time since that second-round postseason...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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