MEYERS LEONARD RUMORS

Meyers Leonard talks about how he's worked through his slump

Portland Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard isn't having the type of season many expected before the year began. He isn't knocking down threes and his overall efficiency is way down from where it was a year ago.A shoulder injury stagnated his progress, but over the past few games Leonard has returned to form. Here's what he told SB Nation's Blazer's Edge about how he made the improvement...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

What does Meyers Leonard's diet look like?

Portland Trail Blazers starting power forward Meyers Leonard has been out the past couple weeks with a shoulder injury, and could miss the next month of action. But that shouldn't stop him from maintaining a strict diet.Here's what Leonard eats for dinner every day, per For The Win:Leonard was shooting just 25.8 percent from behind the three-point line before he hurt his shoulder...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Exploring why the Trail Blazers have yet to extend Meyers Leonard

Meyers Leonard apparently "loves" Portland as a city and a basketball organization. So why hasn't he signed a long-term extension with the Trail Blazers? The sweet-shooting seven footer has a rare skill-set that makes him extremely valuable on offense, and Portland has all the cap space in the world to commit over the next few years. Here's some deeper analysis courtesy of The Oregonian...
Via Fox Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Extension Dilemma: Meyers Leonard

In addition to training camps and preseason games going on across the league this month, it’s time for draftees of the Class of 2012 to negotiate extensions with their teams. If no deal is reached by October 31, then the player will become a restricted free agent next July 1. Some deals, like those for franchise cornerstones Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard, have already been struck...
Via The Sports Post
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard’s future with the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard made the transition from a seldom-used benchwarmer to a much more refined and polished role player over the course of the 2014-2015 NBA season. His marked improvement indicates that he may move up further on the depth chart. It is also safe to assume that with more minutes, he will handle more responsibilities for this young team moving...
Via isportsweb.com
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Increasing Meyers Leonard’s Role Crucial For Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers are two weeks away from the official beginning of an offseason worth dreading. Much of their roster will be free to sign wherever they please, including two of their stars, LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews. There is a great deal up in the air and while that is the case, it is also important to focus on the players Portland has under control. Among...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Injury Update: Meyers Leonard missed Saturday's game with shoulder injury

The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off a season in which they won 54 games and lost in the Western Conference Semifinals to the eventual NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. Although first in the league in rebounding, the Blazers were 22nd in the league in points allowed. During the Summer League, the Blazers will look for improvement from center Meyers Leonard, who saw less playing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How Meyers Leonard can turn around career for Portland Trail Blazers

Bust. Over-hyped. Underachiever. These are words that Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard has already heard following his second season in the NBA, but they’re words that he’s ignoring in his quest to become an integral part of a contending rotation. According to The Oregonian‘s Joe Freeman, the big man knows he has to work on his game, but he believes he can...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard out 2-3 with with ankle sprain

The Portland Trail Blazers entered the All-Star break with a two-game losing streak. They will try to end the losing streak tonight against the Southwest Division leading San Antonio Spurs.  The Blazers will be without  backup center Meyers Leonard with a sprained ankle.  That will put additional pressure on starter Robin Lopez, who is averaging 10.7 points and 8.4 rebounds per...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Portland Trail Blazers player spotlight – Week 9

Earning Minutes Name: Meyers Leonard Position: C Last Week’s Stats: 4.0 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 50% FG When you think about the 2012 NBA Draft, Damian Lillard comes to mind. The Portland Trail Blazers selected the floor general to be their point guard of the future, and needless to say, the selection has worked out. Then there’s Meyers Leonard. The 7’1″ center was chosen 11th...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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