Portland’s Thomas Robinson says he’s not focused on revenge against Rockets

Although Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson was never given much of a chance to shine during his brief stint with the Houston Rockets last season, he says he harbors no hard feelings towards his former team (and upcoming playoff opponent), telling reporters he’s more focused on helping the Blazers advance to the second round than he is on exacting some sort of revenge...
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First Round Preview: Rockets(4) Vs Trail Blazers(5)

When both teams have the same record, you need to look at different parameters to decide which team is going to take it home. Houston Rockets: Pros and Cons James Harden: He averaged 25.4 PPG this season(5th on scoring leaders) and managed to record a career high of 6.1 APG. Harden has emerged as a ... The post First Round Preview: Rockets(4) Vs Trail Blazers(5) appeared first on The League News.
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NBA Playoffs Simulation - Portland Trail Blazers vs Houston Rockets

These are two of the top scoring teams in the NBA and we should be in for some entertaining basketball!  The Rockets averaged 107.7 points per game while the Trail Blazers put up 106 per night.  Our Simulation has the Blazers winning in 7 games.Game 1Trail Blazers 106Rockets 110 (OT)Rockets lead series 1-0This was a tight one the entire game, as neither team held a double digit...
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Houston Vs. Portland NBA Playoffs Odds, Predictions 2014

2014 NBA Playoffs odds and betting predictions for the first round series between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers.
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Uniting The Ringless: Damian Lillard Foot Locker Ad Kills

Retirement has proven to be little respite for living NBA legends Karl Malone and Chris Webber, and former NFL starsBarry Sanders and Ladainian Tomlinson, who are reminded of their ring-less professional careers in the new spot from Foot Locker, “No Rings”. Airing today and throughout the start of playoff action, the new commercial features Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian...
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2014 NBA playoffs: Previewing Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets

Rip City vs. Clutch City The Portland Trail Blazers are returning to the NBA playoffs, and their first-round matchup will be against James Harden, Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. No. 5 Portland Trail Blazers vs. No. 4 Houston Rockets Portland (54-28), Houston (54-28) Game 1: Sunday, April 20 6:30 PM PT | TNT/KGW Regular Season Series D12 or L.A.? Who will thrive in Round...
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NBA Western Conference First Round Preview – How Each Matchup Will Impact The Portland Trail Blazers ☆

The playoffs kick off this weekend, and most notably, the Portland Trail Blazers are in the postseason for the first time since the 2010-11 season when they lost to Dallas in the first round. LaMarcus Aldridge is the only starter from that season still with the team, although Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum had big roles off the bench in what would become Brandon Roy’s final...
Via Oregon Sports News
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Portland Trail Blazers Are Ready For Work

Monday night I was able to meet and talk to Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts. After our conversation I was struck with how charismatic Stotts is and I can see why players would want to play for him. He laughed, he joked, he seemed very carefree despite having the playoffs right around the corner and having members of the local media questioning his job security. Stotts made...
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If you’re a pro athlete, (especially a superstar) the last thing you wanna do is go through a legendary career ringless. As Portland Trailblazers superstar upstart DAMIAN LILLARD prepares to avoid such a fate this postseason, he can’t help but offend some very legendary people in this latest Footlocker ad… Lol! Ringless NFL legends Barry Sanders and LaDanian Tomlinson are...
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Trail Blazers' Joel Freeland returns in regular season finale

The Portland Trail Blazers entered the regular season finale on Wednesday with little to play for, as they had already secured the number five seed in the Western Conference playoffs. But the game had some significance to Joel Freeland, who returned to play for the first time since February 11 due to a sprained MCL in his right knee. Verse Photography via Wikimedia CommonsAs...
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The Slant – Episode 159 ☆

Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune joins The Slant with Brad Stein and talks about the possibilities of MLB coming to Portland and the Portland Trail Blazers’ chances of defeating Houston. Download & Listen Here
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Portland Trail Blazers / Houston Rockets Playoff Preview

The NBA’s regular season concluded Wednesday night, which saw the Portland Trail Blazers tough out a 6-point win against the LA Clippers. Both teams decided to rest key players in preparation for the playoffs. The game didn’t mean a whole lot to the Blazers. Going into Wednesday night’s game, Portland was guaranteed the five seed in the West and will play the four seed Houston...
Via Oregon Sports News
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Blazers get season finale with win over Clippers

Wesley Matthews, Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum and Robin Lopez each got what they wanted by starting in all 82 regular season games, the first time the Portland Trail Blazers have had four guys in the same season accomplish such a feat. The also got the win they wanted in the season finale by defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 110-104 at the Moda Center Wednesday night. Portland...
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Weekly Portland Trail Blazers video highlights and analysis – Week 24

Light at the End of the Tunnel The 2014 NBA playoffs are right around the corner, and the Portland Trail Blazers have locked up a first-round matchup with the Houston Rockets. Following a week that saw Portland go 3-0, the team from the Pacific Northwest has just one game to go. The recent win over the Golden State Warriors was arguably the most important victory of the year, but...
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NEWS: NBA Damian Lillard Inks Huge Contract Extension With Adidas

Damian Lillard is stacking his bread to the ceiling! the 2nd year NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers) inked a long-term extension contract with Adidas that is reportedly worth $100 million over 10 years. This deal is said to be one of the richest ever given to a pro basketball player Damian recently shared the moment of signing his extension with his Instagram followers. The caption...
Via More Than Stats
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NBA Jersey Swaps: Damian Lillard with the Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Jersey Swaps: Damian Lillard with the Los Angeles LakersTo request other jersey swaps, tweet us at @NBAandNFLInfo or comment below
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Portlandia cheers up the Blazers

On last week’s episode of the IFC show Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein visited the Trail Blazers locker room to try to cheer the team up after a loss. We are all women… except Damian Lillard.
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Portlandia cheers up the Blazers

On last week’s episode of the IFC show Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein visited the Trail Blazers locker room to try to cheer the team up after a loss. We are all women… except Damian Lillard.
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Damian Lillard Talks Smack On Ringless Sports Legends Barry Sanders, Chris Webber & More

Foot Locker spokesman and Portland Trailblazers superstar Damian Lillard inadvertently takes shots at ringless sports legends Barry Sanders, Chris Webber, Karl Malone and LaDainian Tomlinson (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today) The post Damian Lillard Talks Smack On Ringless Sports Legends Barry Sanders, Chris Webber & More appeared first on No Coast Bias |.
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Blazers Damilian Lillard Featured in Commercial With Chris Webber & Karl Malone Clowning “Ringless Athletes”

On the heels of the announcement that Portland Trailblazers guard Damiel Lillard has re-upped with Adidas, securing the third largest endorsement deal for an NBA player behind LeBron James and Derrick Rose – 10-year deal reportedly worth $100 million – check out this hilarious Footlocker spot featuring the guard making fun of athletes who don’t have a ring. The spot features...
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Damian Lillard: Overcoming Obstacles

From growing up in Oakland, to growing his game at Weber State, Damian Lillard has risen to prominence with the Portland Trailblazers. Gary Payton sat down with Lillard to talk about his journey to NBA stardom.
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Damian Lillard disses retired stars with 'no rings' in Foot Locker ad (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard stars in a new Foot Locker commercial promoting their new adidas gear. In the hilarious ad, Lillard talks about not wanting to be "one of those guys that never won a ring". Unfortunately, that gets Lillard into trouble not only with retired NFL running backs Barry Sanders and LaDanian Tomlinson, but with retired NBA stars Chris...
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Damian Lillard ‘No Rings’ Commercial Pokes Fun at Ringless Sports Greats (Video)

The only thing left for Adidas and Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard to do after the announcement of their huge $100 million contract extension was follow it up with a memorable sneaker ad. Mission accomplished with their new “No Rings” commercial. The hilarious spot makes light of sports figures who never won championships and features Karl Malone, Chris Webber, LaDainian...
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Report: Damian Lillard Signs Massive $100 Million Sneaker Deal With Adidas

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard recently signed a blockbuster contract extension on his sneaker endorsement deal with Adidas reportedly worth $100 million throughout a 10-year span. Lillard, the reigning Rookie of the Year, has exploded into a dynamic basketball player at the point guard position. He’s currently averaging 20.8 points and 5.6 assists per game in...
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Damian Lillard Stars in a “Ringless” Commercial

It’s been three years since the Portland Trail Blazers played a playoff game as their last performance in the postseason happened in 2011. Back then, they were kicked out of the first round with a 2-4 record. That was their third straight postseason appearance and […] The post Damian Lillard Stars in a “Ringless” Commercial appeared first on The League News.
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