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ClutchPoints Jun 2, 2019
Damian Lillard teases fans at new music coming soon

Damian Lillard teases fans at new music coming soon

It appears that Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard went back to work immediately following his team’s Western Conference Finals defeat at the hands of the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors. However, the 28-year-old decided to take a quick break from basketball, and instead, opted to start working on his music again. The four-time […] The post Damian Lillard teases fans at new music coming soon appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Jun 1, 2019
Dame on Leaving Portland: “Absolutely Not”

Dame on Leaving Portland: “Absolutely Not”

The Portland Trail Blazers star guard responds to questions about his future with Portland on Instagram live. Damian Lillard responded to a question about a potential departure from the Portland Trail Blazers on Instagram Live Friday night with a simple response: “Absolutely not.” Lillard goes on to elaborate, stating that he is in it for the “long haul.” In the video, he further denies the rumor that he is going to leave the Trail Blazers to play for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Since being selected with the No. 6 pick in the...
Blazer's Edge Jun 1, 2019
Bargain Shopping: Offseason Options

Bargain Shopping: Offseason Options

An early look at how the Trail Blazers can re-tool their roster over the summer. Over Neil Olshey’s tenure as President of Basketball Operations (POBO) the largest portion of the Trail Blazers’ success has been about the backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum—that’s not really up for debate. However, what has taken the Blazers from a fun team to root for to a team that could beat nearly any team on any given night is the organization’s ability to find moves on the periphery. More than anything, or anyone not named Damian Lillard, this will be the defining point of the past 5...
Hoops Habit Jun 1, 2019

OKC Thunder: Three players in 2019 NBA Draft to solve shooting woes

For a team that lacked offensive firepower last year, the OKC Thunder need to turn their attention to shooting in the draft this year. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s season ended thanks to an A-bomb from Damian Lillard. Now their attention needs to focus on the draft. The OKC Thunder should have plenty of options and […] OKC Thunder: Three players in 2019 NBA Draft to solve shooting woes - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Blazer's Edge May 31, 2019
Amara Baptist: Changing the League Behind the Scenes

Amara Baptist: Changing the League Behind the Scenes

A recent piece by Sharon Brown of Complex gets into how female social media managers like Amara Baptist of the Portland Trail Blazers are impacting the NBA. Portland Trail Blazers digital content manager Amara Baptist spends considerable time covering players such as Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, and Jusuf Nurkic, but a recent story by Sharon Brown of Complex covers how female social media managers like Baptist have had an outsize impact on today’s NBA. Baptist took over the Blazers’ social media early last summer, and her coverage quickly set Portland apart from other teams in the...
ClutchPoints May 28, 2019
3 ideal options for the Trail Blazers with pick No. 25 in the 2019 NBA Draft

3 ideal options for the Trail Blazers with pick No. 25 in the 2019 NBA Draft

The Portland Trail Blazers are heading into the 2019 NBA Draft looking to bring in another young role player on a cheap contract. They are currently scheduled to be on the clock with the No. 25 overall pick, which means that they aren’t going to get a star. Even though they aren’t going to get […] The post 3 ideal options for the Trail Blazers with pick No. 25 in the 2019 NBA Draft appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 28, 2019
EXCLUSIVE: Cuttino Mobley talks defending BIG3 title, Clippers, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, and Shawn Livingston

EXCLUSIVE: Cuttino Mobley talks defending BIG3 title, Clippers, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, and Shawn Livingston

Ahead of the BIG3 draft on May 1, ClutchPoints’ Tomer Azarly and Ryan Ward had the opportunity to sit down with several former NBA stars to talk about their transition or their return to Ice Cube’s new basketball league. One of those stars was Cuttino Mobley formerly of the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings, […] The post EXCLUSIVE: Cuttino Mobley talks defending BIG3 title, Clippers, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, and Shawn Livingston appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge May 27, 2019
Corner Threes Could Be Critical to Portland’s Future

Corner Threes Could Be Critical to Portland’s Future

One of the most prized shots in the NBA is also one the Blazers are shaky with. The Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff opponents have utilized the same defensive scheme over the past few years: Don’t let Damian Lillard or CJ McCollum score and force the ball into the hands of Al-Farouq Aminu and Moe Harkless. On October 18th — opening night of the 2018-2019 NBA season — the Los Angeles Lakers brought this same scouting report to the regular season when they faced the Blazers. With 6:48 left in the second quarter of that dramatic opening night victory, Lillard ran in transition...

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