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Aldridge puts Portland on top of Denver

The Nuggets hung tough, but LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds and former Nuggets Arron Afflalo chipped in 21 and five to power the Portland Trail Blazers (47-25) to a 120-114 win over Denver (28-46) in a high-scoring affair Saturday night in Portland. The Nuggets were without forward Danilo Gallinari, who was taking a breather on the second night of a back-to-back....
Via Mile High Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory. Portland increased its Northwest Division lead to 6 1/2 games over second-place Oklahoma City, which lost to Utah 94-89. The Blazers have 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Thunder nine...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hey Portland, Kevin Durant’s Career Is In Jeopardy Now Too! Feel Better?

ESPN’s Bill Simmons summed it up best, “Cant mess around with feet.  Can’t.  Can’t.  Can’t.  Not in basketball.  I’m worried.” That’s the sentiment surrounding the latest news of Kevin Durant’s lingering foot injury.  And due to such, coupled with the sensitivity in this neck of the woods regarding Greg Oden, I’m wondering (In my best Colonel Nathan Jessup...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: The Answer To Their Losing Problem

  (Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… A friend of mine who is a Portland Trail Blazers fan (fanatic actually) emailed me a couple days ago, asking what the problem was with her team. They Blazers have recently lost 5 straight games, almost lost a 6th to a Jazz team whose best player who didn’t play and only have...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ McCollum’s Progress May Just Be The Silver Lining Portland Trail Blazers Fans Are Looking For

It seems like just the other day that the Portland Trail Blazers were starting to garner some steam as a legitimate dark horse championship contender. Newly acquired super-sub Arron Afflalo was acclimating himself well to the lineup, and the Blazers were putting the screws to the Dallas Mavericks, on their way to a 5-game winning streak, with four of the five wins coming against...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FAIL: The Portland Trail Blazer's blimp crashed into the crowd last night

Here's from the crowd footage of the blimp crash at a December Trail Blazers' game.Yeah, it did it again. [Rodger Sherman] Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Week Preview – 3/24

If you’re still down from the Portland Trail Blazers coming back from their Eastern road trip battered, bruised and beaten, I’ve got some good news for you. The Blazers will still be in the fourth seed in the Western Conference playoffs as long as they win the Northwest Division, and that seems more likely with each passing day. The Oklahoma City Thunder don’t know when their...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers struggle approaching late season stretch

Lamarcus Aldridge summed up the Portland Trail Blazers latest stretch on Saturday: “When it rains, it pours.” The Trail Blazers have lost four straight, including two losses to Eastern Conference teams they should have beat and a hard loss to the Washington Wizards. The loss to Memphis Saturday was especially tough, the Grizzlies being a top contender in the Western Conference...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez pranked by Grizzlies mascot (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez was pranked by the Memphis Grizzlies mascot 'Grizz' prior to Saturday night's game at the FedExForum.Lopez is known for his fueds with opposing team mascots, so Grizz decided to help his fellow mascots get even. Grizz set up Lopez by offering to shake his hand and giving him a hug while planting a giant "KICK ME" sign on his back.Shortly...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard uses emojis to silence Twitter hater

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard was just minding his business, talkin' about the weather on Twitter on Thursday during an eastern road trip, observing a climatic difference between two Florida cities separated by about 200 miles. Then out of the woodworks came some dude on Twitter who tried to knock Lillard down a peg. But then Lillard used some emojis to jab right...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs’ Moondog trolls Robin Lopez with gift to his brother

For the last two years, Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez has made a living off teasing mascots. Whenever the Blazers hit the road, mascots are in danger. He’s had a noted history with Cleveland Cavaliers mascot Moondog. That history — and the Cavs’ home date with the Brooklyn Nets tonight — led to the above hilarious Instagram post earlier this afternoon. Of course...
Via Waiting For Next Year
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers wear shirts showing support for Wes Matthews

Last week, the Trail Blazers lost a valuable member of their team when Wes Matthews went down with what was later determined to be a torn left Achilles tendon. The injury will force Matthews to miss the remainder of this season and generally carries a recovery time of eight to nine months. Prior to Wednesday’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Matthews gives a heart-felt message on his injury

Portland was dealt a huge blow when guard Wesley Matthews injured his Achilles heel. That injury will put him out for the rest of the season. Now Portland will have to march on without the sharp-shooting guard, leaving Wes feeling down, yet optimistic. Matthews took to his Instagram and left a heart-felt message to his fans, his thoughts on the injury and more. I would be...
Via Crossover Chronicles
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Fan Hits Half Court Shot, Wins A Car

On Thursday night, one Trail Blazers fan managed to do the near-impossible. He actually sunk one of those half-court shots that often act as little more than time-wasters during breaks in game play. People were understandably pumped about it. According to Bleacher Report, the fan won himself a new Toyota Avalon, which starts off at Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wesley Matthews tears Achilles, will miss rest of season

The Portland Trail Blazers received devastating news when Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports announced that Wesley Matthews will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season. Portland’s Wesley Matthews suffered a left torn Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of season, a league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) March 6, 2015   Matthews, a...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard named player of the week

The Portland Trail Blazers have won three straight and it appears Damian Lillard is heating up. The Trail Blazers guard was named Western Conference player of the week Monday after averaging 26 points on 49% shooting in the team’s last three games. Lillard has averaged 50% from beyond the 3 point arc as well as 5 rebounds and 6 assists. This is the second time this season that...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Kersey died from blood clot in his lungs

Beloved longtime Portland Trail Blazers forward Jerome Kersey died Wednesday because of a blood clot that broke, medical officials announced Thursday. Dr. Larry Lewman of the Oregon state medical examiner’s office shared the news with The Oregonian and says a blood clot from Kersey’s left calf broke loose, traveled to his lungs and clogged his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Kersey, Michael Jordan and the 1987 Dunk Contest

Jerome Kersey recent passing allows us to remember when "Mercy" Kersey and Michael Jordan squared off in the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest. The post When Jerome Kersey And Michael Jordan Squared Off In The 1987 NBA Slam Dunk Contest appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Blazers F Jerome Kersey passes away

Former longtime Portland Trailblazers forward Jerome Kersey died on Wednesday at the age of 52, the team confirmed. Kersey was a second-round pick by the Blazers out of Longwood in 1984 and played 11 of his 17 career seasons in Portland. Kersey averaged 10.3 points per game throughout his career, including a career-best 19.2 points...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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