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2016-2017 Portland Trail Blazers Preseason Preview – Biggest Questions, Key Dates, And More!

Last year the Portland Trail Blazers were projected to win 26 games and to slide into the NBA Draft Lottery. Damian Lillard and company had other ideas as they went on to win 44 games in the regular season, heading to the postseason as the 5 seed in the Western Conference. After surprising the league to make the Playoffs, the Blazers beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago

WATCH: Terry Stotts talks defense after Day 2 of Portland Trail Blazers training camp

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts after Day 2 of training camp on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Evan Turner prepared to play multiple positions for Portland Trail Blazers

Offseason addition Evan Turner talks about playing some backup point guard as well as other positions with the Portland Trail Blazers this season.
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers Training Camp Day 2 – Practice Notes

The Blazers completed their second morning practice of training camp. Here is what you need to know. The Portland Trail Blazers met at the practice facility in Tualatin for their second day of training camp on Wednesday. Players were once again competitive in drills, but none of the non-contract players have emerged as the front-runner for the one remaining roster spot. Here is a...
Via Blazer's Edge
1 day ago

All About Trail Blazers Big Men

The Blazer’s Edge Podcast covers all the guys over 6’10” making news in Portland and around the NBA. The Blazer’s Edge Podcast is on the air! Today’s show is all about the Big Men. Co-host Dan Marang and I talk about Meyers Leonard and Mason Plumlee developing their games, the legacy of Kevin Garnett and Chris Bosh, Ed Davis putting on pounds (and likely taking them off...
Via Blazer's Edge
1 day ago

New challenges face Portland guard CJ McCollum in Year 4

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) CJ McCollum became a starter for the Trail Blazers last season, broke out as the NBA's Most Improved Player then signed a big contract over the summer. Driving him all along the way was third-year pressure. ''Because I knew that was a make-or-break year for me. I know that going into year three I hadn't played particularly well. I'd had flashes, but I just...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Injury Updates: Meyers Leonard, Festus Ezeli, Noah Vonleh

The regular season begins in less than one month. Will the Trail Blazers’ bigs be ready to go on opening night? The Portland Trail Blazers have three big men that are currently recovering from injury. As training camp begins and preseason nears, we caught up with them at media day to check on their progress. Meyers Leonard On April 8, Leonard underwent successful surgery to repair...
Via Blazer's Edge
2 days ago

WATCH: Portland Trail Blazers' Allen Crabbe excited and at ease entering Year 4

Portland Trail Blazers wing Allen Crabbe discusses his new contract, what he worked on during the offseason and the team chemistry ahead of the 2016-17 season.
Via The Oregonian
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No more surprises, now the Blazers want to build on success

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Last season the Trail Blazers were all about defying expectations. This season they want to build on them. ''We did great things last year, now it's time to prove it up,'' guard Damian Lillard said. ''It's time to show that what we did - that's who we are, that's what we're capable of as a team, and we can do better.'' On Monday, the Blazers had their first...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarron, Jason Collins speak in support of LGBTQ rights at DNC

Golden State Warriors assistant head coach Jarron Collins and his brother Jason spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in support of LGBTQ rights. Jason is perhaps best known as the first active publicly gay athlete in the four major men’s professional sports in the United States. He signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Feb. 23, 2014, playing 11 minutes...
Via The Comeback
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: CJ McCollum agrees to max contract with Blazers

CJ McCollum’s wallet just got a lot fatter. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Monday, McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers. The deal comes with no options and no trade kickers. Portland guard CJ McCollum has reached agreement on a four-year, $106M maximum contract extension, league sources...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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