9:20 AM EDT, Mon June 25, 2018
Addicted To Quack 3 hours ago
Tom Snee, 2018 Punter, Commits to Ducks

Tom Snee, 2018 Punter, Commits to Ducks

The punting prospect from Australia could play a major role immediately. The Oregon Ducks picked up another recruit on Sunday, but unlike the previous two recruits of the day, this one is eligible to play immediately. Australian Punter Tom Snee has committed to the Ducks Committed to OREGON! Major thanks to both Nathan Chapman and @JohnnyPKA from @ProkickAus for getting me to this point, and @CoachBDub and @coach_cristobal for providing me with the opportunity of a lifetime! Can’t get to work for the upcoming season!! #ScoDucks pic.twitter.com/BtWDiCXpNn— Tom Snee (@tom_snee) June...
Addicted To Quack 8 hours ago
Josh Delgado, 2019 4* Wide Receiver, Commits to Ducks

Josh Delgado, 2019 4* Wide Receiver, Commits to Ducks

Duck Football received their second commitment of the day- this time on the offensive side of the ball. The Oregon Ducks are riding a red-hot streak after Josh Delgado committed to the University of Oregon. The 5’ 11, 172-pound receiver is the fifth 2019 commit in the last two weeks. Marcus Arroyo is credited with being the primary recruiter. 247 sports rates him as the 31st ranked receiver, and the 27th best player out of Florida. Delgado joins these recent 2019 commits Offensive Lineman - Malesala Aumavae-Laulu Defensive Tackle - Sua’ava Poti Wide Receiver - Jaron Waters ...
Blazer's Edge 12 hours ago
Blazers, Nike Partner to Makeover Public Basketball Courts

Blazers, Nike Partner to Makeover Public Basketball Courts

The Trail Blazers and Nike have together donated over $1 million dollars to revitalize basketball courts at 30 different public parks in Portland. Portland outdoor basketball players can keep an eye out for significant improvements to 100 different courts across 30 different Portland public parks in the coming months. The Portland Trail Blazers and Nike recently announced they have contributed over $1 million dollars to give many public courts in the Portland Metro area a much-needed upgrade. Per a press release from Portland Parks & Recreation: Up to 100 courts across Portland will be...
Rip City Project 12 hours ago

NBA Draft 2018: Portland Trail Blazers’ Gary Trent Jr. could fill hole left by Allen Crabbe

The Portland Trail Blazers acquired Duke University guard Gary Trent Jr. in a draft-night trade that felt like an afterthought. But he could be a steal. The name Gary Trent Jr. has a familiar ring to longtime Portland Trail Blazers fans. That’s because his father, the senior Gary Trent, played 192 games in Rip City […] NBA Draft 2018: Portland Trail Blazers’ Gary Trent Jr. could fill hole left by Allen Crabbe - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge 16 hours ago
McCollum Gets NBA Draft Tour From Adam Silver

McCollum Gets NBA Draft Tour From Adam Silver

The NBA’s commissioner shows McCollum the ins and outs of the draft in a video by The Players’ Tribune. It’s been five years since CJ McCollum was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers, with his ascension from the bench to starter to Most Improved Player. David Stern was commissioner when he heard his name called, but this year McCollum visited the draft to tour behind the scenes with Adam Silver (video courtesy of The Players’ Tribune): NBA Commissioner Adam Silver shows @CJMcCollum what really goes down behind the scenes at the 2018 NBA Draft. pic.twitter.com/yksOyL9nRg— The...
Building The Dam 16 hours ago
Oregon State Baseball: Pat Casey Talks About The College World Series Final And How The Beavs Got There

Oregon State Baseball: Pat Casey Talks About The College World Series Final And How The Beavs Got There

OSU defeated Mississippi State twice to get to the finals, but now have to beat Arkansas twice for a championship. The Oregon State Beavers have secured a spot in the national championship game thanks to two wins against Mississippi State. After their latest win over the Bulldogs in Omaha, OSU head coach Pat Casey spoke to members of the media about the result and what they expect from their next opponent: the Arkansas Razorbacks. The words in bold are from the moderator or the media members in attendance. Opening Statement “First of all, we’re proud of our club to fight through the...
Addicted To Quack 17 hours ago
Ducks continue recruiting hot streak, nab No. 1 JC Prospect.

Ducks continue recruiting hot streak, nab No. 1 JC Prospect.

The behemoth offensive lineman from Navarro College selects the UO as his landing spot. When current Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal was named recruiter of the year by Rivals in 2015, the question whether or not he would be able to earn such a title without an elite and storied program like Alabama behind him remained. At this point, at least, it appears that question has an emphatic answer. Continuing an unprecedented hot streak in recruiting and maintaining his status as an offensive line guru, Cristobal and Oregon secured the commitment of Malesala Aumavae-Laulu,...
Blazer's Edge 18 hours ago
Inside Anfernee Simons’ Year at IMG Academy

Inside Anfernee Simons’ Year at IMG Academy

A closer look at Portland guard Anfernee Simons’ year at IMG Academy. The mystery behind the Trail Blazers’ first-round pick Anfernee Simons has been a topic of debate in the aftermath of the NBA Draft. Thanks to IMG Academy’s cooperartion, Blazer’s Edge contributor Steve Dewald gained access to Simons’ raw numbers from his post-grad season. Along with statistics, IMG Academy supplied information on how their program guides aspiring athletes along a path to reach their goals. With this information, we hope to shine a light on Simons’ path to Portland. Don’t Call It a High...
Blazer's Edge 19 hours ago
Ranking Nurkic Among the Best Free-Agent Centers

Ranking Nurkic Among the Best Free-Agent Centers

Adam Fromal of Bleacher Report ranks Nurkic No. 5 among the best free-agent centers. With the NBA Draft over, the Portland Trail Blazers will turn their focus to NBA Free Agency. Portland’s free agency period will likely revolve around starting center Jusuf Nurkic, who is expected to hit restricted free agency. Ranking the best centers of this summer’s free-agent center class, Adam Fromal of Bleacher Report places him No. 5: The Jusuf Nurkic roller-coaster ride is filled with dizzying highs and perilous lows. He’ll string together clunkers in which he racks up turnovers, forces...
ClutchPoints 19 hours ago
Blazers news: Damian Lillard hilariously shuts down Cavs fan’s request

Blazers news: Damian Lillard hilariously shuts down Cavs fan’s request

After the Portland Trail Blazers were bounced in the first round by the New Orleans Pelicans, there were some questions about whether or not the Trail Blazers would make some drastic changes this offseason, one of which is trading Damian Lillard. That has led to fans tweeting at Lillard hoping he will get to their […] The post Blazers news: Damian Lillard hilariously shuts down Cavs fan’s request appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project 19 hours ago

Blazers add four new players to Summer League roster

The Portland Trail Blazers have added four new players to its Summer League roster. They will join Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan, Jake Layman and Wade Baldwin on the team. With the NBA Draft in the books, free agency becomes step No. 2 of the offseason. On July 1, teams can start making their push for […] Blazers add four new players to Summer League roster - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Jun 24, 2018
Blazers Add Archie Goodwin to Summer League Roster

Blazers Add Archie Goodwin to Summer League Roster

Goodwin will make a return to Portland, according to Michael Scotto of The Athletic. Guard Archie Goodwin will reunite with the Portland Trail Blazers, this time on their Summer League team, according to Michael Scotto of The Athletic. Goodwin signed a training camp deal with the Blazers last September before being cut after five preseason games with the team. Former 2013 first-round draft pick Archie Goodwin will play in Summer League with the Portland Trail Blazers, a league source told The Athletic. Goodwin was in training camp with Portland last year.— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto)...
Rip City Project Jun 23, 2018

What is the IMG Academy, and why did Blazers draft pick Anfernee Simons go there?

Portland Trail Blazers fans are getting to know first-round draft pick Anfernee Simons. Doing so requires knowing a little about the IMG Academy. We’re starting to learn a little bit more about Anfernee Simons, whom the Blazers chose with the 24th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. But what do we know about the […] What is the IMG Academy, and why did Blazers draft pick Anfernee Simons go there? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hoops Habit Jun 23, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 reasons Anfernee Simons was a bad pick

The Portland Trail Blazers apparently gave Anfernee Simons a promise that they would select him if available at pick No. 24 in the 2018 NBA Draft. Here’s why that may have been a bad decision. The Portland Trail Blazers held onto their No. 24 pick and selected guard Anfernee Simons in the first round of […] Portland Trail Blazers: 5 reasons Anfernee Simons was a bad pick - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Blazer's Edge Jun 23, 2018
Profiling Blazers Draft Pick Anfernee Simons

Profiling Blazers Draft Pick Anfernee Simons

Buddy Collings of the Orlando Sentinel profiles Portland’s newest draft pick. Anfernee Simons became the Portland Trail Blazers’ newest tantalizing project when they selected him 24th in the 2018 NBA Draft. The 6’3 guard came out of IMG Academy instead of the traditional college path, leading to a fair amount of mystery surrounding him and his game. Buddy Collings of the Orlando Sentinel has done a fair job de-mystifying Simons’ journey, profiling his journey through and past high school in Florida. Collings quotes Edgewater High coach Jason Atherton on Simons: “He’s a steal,”...

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