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Blazer's Edge Feb 12, 2019
Labissiere Hoping to Help Blazers After Trade

Labissiere Hoping to Help Blazers After Trade

Jamie Hudson of NBC Sports Northwest catches up with the newest Blazer. At the 2019 NBA trade deadline, the Portland Trail Blazers acquired forward Skal Labissiere of the Sacramento Kings in exchange for forward Caleb Swanigan. Labissiere recently talked with NBC Sports Northwest’s Jamie Hudson about what value he brings to the team: Just do the little things, come in and help the team out anyway I can...Whether it’s talk on defense, set good screens...I see that the offense, it’s really, like the bigs have to set a lot of screens for Dame and CJ to get them open. Labissiere has yet...
Rip City Project Feb 8, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Analyzing Skal Labissiere’s Game

On Thursday, the Portland Trail Blazers acquired Skal Labissiere from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Caleb Swanigan. Here is a breakdown of his game. The Portland Trail Blazers made a trade right before the trade deadline. No, unfortunately, they did not acquire Nikola Mirotic, Taurean Waller-Prince, or Aaron Gordon. Instead, the front office made […] Portland Trail Blazers: Analyzing Skal Labissiere’s Game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hoops Habit Feb 8, 2019

NBA Trade Grades: Kings, Blazers swap Skal Labissiere for Caleb Swanigan

The Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers swapped reserve power forwards at the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline. Here are the NBA Trade Grades for both sides. The week leading up to the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline was hectic. Numerous players changed addresses, greatly shifting the NBA landscape in the process. Among the flurry of crazy […] NBA Trade Grades: Kings, Blazers swap Skal Labissiere for Caleb Swanigan - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Rip City Project Feb 7, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers acquire Skal Labissiere

The Portland Trail Blazers traded for the Sacramento Kings’ Skal Labissiere. In their second move before the NBA trade deadline passed, the Portland Trail Blazers acquired Skal Labissiere from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Caleb Swanigan. This wasn’t the headliner type of deal that some fans hoped for, but Labissiere adds some intriguing depth […] Portland Trail Blazers acquire Skal Labissiere - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Feb 7, 2019
Skal Labissiere Gives the Trail Blazers Small Improvements

Skal Labissiere Gives the Trail Blazers Small Improvements

The Sacramento forward is an interesting prospect, but has a ways to go. The Portland Trail Blazers traded forward Caleb Swanigan to the Sacramento Kings for Skal Labissiere at the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline. The swap involves two power forwards who barely play. It’s not expected to “move the needle” much, but Labissiere brings incremental improvements, plus a bit of potential, to Portland’s roster. Labissiere is a 6’11 power forward, the 28th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Coming out of Kentucky he was touted for his wingspan and shooting ability, two qualities which have not changed...
ClutchPoints Feb 7, 2019
Kings acquire Caleb Swanigan from Blazers for Skal Labissiere

Kings acquire Caleb Swanigan from Blazers for Skal Labissiere

With just under an hour before the end of this season’s trade deadline, the Sacramento Kings pulled the trigger on a deal, sending Skal Labissiere to the Portland Trail Blazers for Caleb Swanigan. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report this deal between the Kings and Blazers: The Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to […] The post Kings acquire Caleb Swanigan from Blazers for Skal Labissiere appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Feb 7, 2019
Blazers Acquire Skal Labissiere from Kings for Swanigan

Blazers Acquire Skal Labissiere from Kings for Swanigan

Portland adds the third-year power forward in exchange for Swanigan. The Portland Trail Blazers have traded second-year forward Caleb Swanigan to the Sacramento Kings for third-year power forward Skal Labissiere, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It is Portland’s second deal ahead of the NBA Trade Deadline, as they also added Rodney Hood from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. The Kings have traded Skal Labissiere to the Blazers for Caleb Swanigan, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 7, 2019 Labissiere has fallen out of the rotation in...
Blazer's Edge Jan 21, 2019
Bleacher Report trade proposal would bring Kevin Love to Portland

Bleacher Report trade proposal would bring Kevin Love to Portland

Bleacher Report’s Zach Buckley suggests the Blazers could trade Evan Turner, Anfernee Simons and Caleb Swanigan for Kevin Love and David Nwaba of the Cavaliers. As the Feb 7 trade deadline approaches, Zach Buckley of Bleacher Report offered several potential trades that could have big impacts on the league including one that would bring Kevin Love to the Portland Trail Blazers. The proposal involves the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love and David Nwaba in a trade for Portland’s Evan Turner, Anfernee Simons and Caleb Swanigan. Such a move would bolster the Blazers offense with a proven...

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