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Rip City Project 3 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Did Kawhi Leonard want Damian Lillard on Clippers?

Ex-Portland Trail Blazers guard Earl Watson said Damian Lillard confided in him about joining a super-team. Did Kawhi Leonard want him to join the Clippers? Earl Watson, ex-teammate of Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, tweeted on August 12, saying that Dame had been approached about joining a super team before he signed his last […] Portland Trail Blazers: Did Kawhi Leonard want Damian Lillard on Clippers? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project 9 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard finishes No. 8 in 2019-20 NBA MVP voting

For the fourth time in five seasons, Damian Lillard appeared on an NBA Most Valuable Player award ballot. In 2019-20, he finished with the No. 8 spot. It’s been nearly a month since he officially put the cap on his 2019-20 season, but the accolades continue to come for Damian Lillard. Giannis Antetokounmpo brought home […] Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard finishes No. 8 in 2019-20 NBA MVP voting - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Sep 17, 2020
Should the Blazers Target Jae Crowder in Free Agency?

Should the Blazers Target Jae Crowder in Free Agency?

Photo by Abbie Parr/ Dan Favale of Bleacher Report believes Portland could lure Crowder with a long-term deal. The Portland Trail Blazers will face an important offseason as the team continues its efforts to compete for a championship during the Damian Lillard era. Portland will have decisions to make about its own roster heading into NBA Free Agency, like whether to guarantee Trevor Ariza’s contract for next season. Even if they decide to keep the veteran wing, Dan Favale of Bleacher Report believes the team should target Heat forward Jae Crowder with their Mid-Level Exception: Like...
Blazer's Edge Sep 17, 2020
Lillard and Nurkic Demonstrate the Value of Chemistry

Lillard and Nurkic Demonstrate the Value of Chemistry

Talent wins games, but culture defines franchises. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is known for his deep three point shots, his clutch, game-winning moments, and his ability to bring his team back from a deficit. Beyond that, he’s clearly stepped into his role as THE leader among his teammates, both on and off the court. Countless stories paint Lillard reaching out to new teammates when they come to the Blazers, Whether they’re a rookie or a seasoned veteran coming in from another team, Portland’s star is known to offer new players his phone number, his home, his guidance,...
Rip City Project Sep 16, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Is Damian Lillard already a Hall of Famer?

Damian Lillard added yet another All-NBA Team nod to his accolades earlier today. Is it safe to say he’s already a Hall of Famer? When all is said and done, few players in NBA history will have the on-court and off-court résumé to match that of Damian Lillard. This evening, he was named to his […] Portland Trail Blazers: Is Damian Lillard already a Hall of Famer? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
DeseretNews.com Sep 16, 2020
Rudy Gobert, Damian Lillard named to All-NBA teams

Rudy Gobert, Damian Lillard named to All-NBA teams

Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert (27) goes up for a shot as Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic defends during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Gobert was named to the All-NBA third team on Wednesday. | Ashley Landis, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, formerly of Weber State, were named to All-NBA teams on Wednesday. Gobert garnered third team honors and Lillard second team recognition. Gobert’s accolade comes a little over a week after he...
Blazer's Edge Sep 16, 2020
Damian Lillard Named to 2020 All NBA Second Team

Damian Lillard Named to 2020 All NBA Second Team

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Lillard joins Chris Paul, James Harden, and Luka Doncic as the best guards in the NBA. Damian Lillard has been named to the 2019-20 All NBA second team. The Portland Trail Blazers guard averaged 30.0 points and 8.0 assists over 66 games during an abbreviated regular season. He received 6 votes out of a possible 100 for first team, 82 for second team, and 8 for third team. This is the fifth time Lillard has been named to an All-NBA team, his third time making the second team (2015-16 and 2018-19). He made the All-NBA first team in 2017-18. Lillard...
Blazer's Edge Sep 16, 2020
Damian Lillard ‘Excited’ to Be a ‘Girl Dad’

Damian Lillard ‘Excited’ to Be a ‘Girl Dad’

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Lillard and his fiancee are expecting twins. Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard announced at the end of August that he and his fiancee are expecting twins. The two parents already have a son together, the adorable Dame Jr., but the twins will mark the arrival of another son and Lillard’s first daughter. Lillard recently told Blazers sideline reporter Brooke Olzendam that he’s “excited” about becoming a “girl dad”: “I always wanted my son to have a brother, because I know what it means to have a brother ... also knowing that...
Blazer's Edge Sep 16, 2020
Youthful Trail Blazers Bench Vacillates Between Hope and Disaster

Youthful Trail Blazers Bench Vacillates Between Hope and Disaster

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Dave and Dia take on the thinnest part of Portland’s roster: the guys who don’t start. When people talk about the Portland Trail Blazers, particularly during the off-season, they tend to focus on the top of the roster: Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, and Jusuf Nurkic. That’s understandable. The Top 3 Trail Blazers are far more famous (and talented) than the rest of the roster. Today we’re going to go the other way today, though. In our weekly Wednesday chat, Dave Deckard and Dia Miller will try to define Portland’s bench, how strong it is, and what...
ClutchPoints Sep 16, 2020
Blazers’ Damian Lillard brings back Paul George’s ‘bad shot’ quote after awful miss vs. Nuggets in G7

Blazers’ Damian Lillard brings back Paul George’s ‘bad shot’ quote after awful miss vs. Nuggets in G7

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George horrendously missed a 3-pointer in Game 7 of the Western Semis against the Denver Nuggets. Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard took this as an opportunity to retaliate at George for the latter’s ribbing of his 30-foot 3-pointers. Via Twitter, a fan asked Lillard if George’s terrible miss […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard brings back Paul George’s ‘bad shot’ quote after awful miss vs. Nuggets in G7 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project Sep 16, 2020

Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum roast Clippers on Twitter

Patrick Beverley famously sparked a Clippers and Trail Blazers beef in the seeding games. Now after blowing a 3-1 lead, Dame and CJ roasted them on Twitter. The Trail Blazers and Clippers went at it in the Bubble seeding games prior to the NBA playoffs. After Damian Lillard missed two key free throws at the […] Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum roast Clippers on Twitter - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Sep 16, 2020
Lillard, McCollum React to Clippers Losing Series vs. Nuggets

Lillard, McCollum React to Clippers Losing Series vs. Nuggets

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Portland’s backcourt didn’t hold back after the Clippers were bounced from the playoffs. The Los Angeles Clippers blew a 3-1 series lead and fell in Game 7 to the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday after being considered one of this year’s top title contenders. The entire basketball world took notice of LA’s collapse, including Portland Trail Blazers players Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. Portland’s backcourt unleashed a series of digs at the Clippers following Game 7. Enjoy the carnage below: Yoooo @Dame_Lillard you got an extra villa available...
ClutchPoints Sep 15, 2020
Blazers’ Damian Lillard clowns Patrick Beverley after Clippers blow 3-1 series lead vs. Nuggets

Blazers’ Damian Lillard clowns Patrick Beverley after Clippers blow 3-1 series lead vs. Nuggets

Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard could not help but rub salt into the wounds of the Los Angeles Clippers following Tuesday night’s monumental Game 7 collapse against the Denver Nuggets. Lillard took aim at none other than Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, asking the feisty veteran about his plans now that he’s on vacation. However, […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard clowns Patrick Beverley after Clippers blow 3-1 series lead vs. Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 15, 2020
Proof Damian Lillard is the best point guard in the NBA today

Proof Damian Lillard is the best point guard in the NBA today

Although he and his team literally limped across the finish line, Damian Lillard had an incredible season this year for the Portland Trail Blazers. Some would argue that Lillard reached an entirely new level and has ascended into the top spot among point guards in the league. On the Locked On Blazers Podcast, host Mike […] The post Proof Damian Lillard is the best point guard in the NBA today appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 15, 2020
Vince Carter sees Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘like a Damian Lillard’

Vince Carter sees Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘like a Damian Lillard’

As part of an appearance on Tuesday morning’s episode of ESPN’s “Get Up,” former Slam Dunk Contest champion and eight-time All-Star Vince Carter likened Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo to Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard. During his appearance, Carter noted that Antetokounmpo needs “a big-time scorer” to play alongside. And despite the fact […] The post Vince Carter sees Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘like a Damian Lillard’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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