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BRANDON ROY RUMORS & GOSSIP

How Chris Paul Almost Played with Brandon Roy and the Trail Blazers

Many remember the Chris Paul trade debacle of 2011, but fewer may recall rumors of his potential arrival in Rip City the year before. Monday morning, Geoffrey Arnold of The Oregonian released an article referencing reports from 2010 that Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clipper was "nearly traded to the Blazers." There were a number of reports saying Paul, looking to escape the losing...
Via Blazer's Edge
10 days ago

Surging Portland Trail Blazers Streak Into All-Star Break, Defeat Houston Rockets 116-103

The Portland Trail Blazers were expected to be one of the lowly teams in the powerful Western Conference this season after losing eighty percent of their starting lineup.  Safe to say no one saw the Trail Blazers in playoff position heading into the All-Star break.  Well, no one except the young Trail Blazers themselves. “We just embraced the challenge,” said Portland guard...
Via The Sports Journal
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Wesley Matthews ‘On the Rise’ Caricature Art

In case you missed it, Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews on the rise enjoying a career year and he also just surpassed Brandon Roy in games played for Rip City. Not bad for a guy that was undrafted. Art by Muideen Ogunmola aka Blocknation. The post Wesley Matthews ‘On the Rise’ Caricature Art appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

ROY — Indicator of Future Success??

Yesterday, as we predicted, Michael Carter-Williams was named the 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year. MCW captured 104 of the 124 first place votes and joined Allen Iverson as the only two rookies in 76ers’ franchise history to take home that award. To be honest, Carter-Williams had more than a great year, he had a historic year.  MCW became just the third player dating back to 1950...
Via Philadunkia
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Portland Trail Blazers - The Missing Dynasty, The Missing Trophies

Last week, fellow OSN writer Ryan Chase and I discussed going back and redrafting the 2007 or the 2012 drafts. That got me to thinking that if we went back just two years further to 2005, we could remake history and make the Portland Trail Blazers a team for the ages, even if it only lasted a year or two before potential greed destroyed what could have been a dream team right...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Of The Year - The Only “ROY” This Town Seems To Remember

Brandon Dawayne Roy:  College All-American, 2007 NBA Rookie of the Year, 3-time NBA All-Star, and 29-year-old husband, father of 2, and retiree.  You may remember him as the player most responsible for resurrecting the Portland Trail Blazer franchise, but you likely forgot amidst this season’s first-half success who he really was, and what he really meant to the team this city...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Joins List of Former All-Stars Who Suffered Knee Injuries

It’s not the norm for basketball players to come back the same player after a serious knee injury, let a lone two. Derrick Rose is a former league MVP and is only 25 years old but has suffered two major knees injuries in three years. Even before his last injury it seemed Rose was favoring is uninjured ( now injured) knee. So when the “uninjured” knee went out of him in Portland...
Via Sports Mockery
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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