10:32 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014

Fantasy Update

19 hours ago
LaMarcus Aldridge (groin) will not play against the Clippers on Friday.
Blazersedge 8 hours ago

Final Preseason Game Recap: Blazers 99, Clippers 89

The Trail Blazers ended their 2014-15 preseason schedule tonight at 4-3, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers, 99-89, five days before the regular season kicks off in Portland. Game flow: Portland took care of the Clippers tonight in Los Angeles, 99-89, ending the 2014-15 preseason with a 4-3 record. The Blazers came out with their normal starting lineup, sans power forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who was out with a sore groin. Big man Chris Kaman started in Aldridge's place in the frontcourt, along with center Robin Lopez and forward Nicolas Batum, while guards Damian Lillard and Wesley Matthews...
Blazersedge 9 hours ago
Blazers vs. Clippers Final Score: 99-89, Portland Easily Beats Los Angeles

Blazers vs. Clippers Final Score: 99-89, Portland Easily Beats Los Angeles

Despite the absence of LaMarcus Aldridge, the Portland Trail Blazers looked ready for the regular season, easily handling the Los Angeles Clippers. The Blazers were led by Damian Lillard (21 points, 4 assists), Chris Kaman (13 points, 9 rebounds), and Meyers Leonard and Joel Freeland off the bench. The Blazers looked solid throughout the first half despite Aldridge's absence. Behind Lillard (18 first half points) and Kaman (13 points), Portland comfortably led through the entire half. In a surprise, Leonard had a solid offensive stretch, scoring 9 points, including a fast break dunk and a...
Blazersedge 13 hours ago

Gameday Thread: Blazers vs. Clippers

The Blazers are back in action Friday night, their preseason finale against the Los Angeles Clippers. It will be televised nationally on NBA TV. Injury Update: Steve Blake is back in action tonight, but LaMarcus Aldridge will sit due to groin injury. The Portland Trail Blazers take on the Los Angeles Lakers in the sixth game of preseason. The bad news is that this game is not being televised by any source available to Portland. The good news is the modification to the rules at the bottom, just for this game. Tip-off Time: 7:30 pmViewing options: NBA TVListening: Local radio,...
Rip City Project 16 hours ago

LaMarcus Aldridge injured, Steve Blake returns

LaMarcus Aldridge tweaked his groin against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, when attempting to steal the ball, The Oregonian’s Joe Freeman reports. Consequently, Aldridge sat out of the Trail Blazers’ Wednesday night game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Head Coach Terry Stotts rested nearly all the starters in that game, so Aldridge’s injury flew under […] LaMarcus Aldridge injured, Steve Blake returns - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers shootaround: Steve Blake returns, LaMarcus Aldridge will sit with groin injury

The Blazers' All-Star power forward will miss the team's final exhibition game with a groin injury; backup point guard Steve Blake returns to team illness.
Blazersedge 20 hours ago

LaMarcus Aldridge Will Not Play vs. L.A. Clippers in Blazers Final Pre-Season Game

The Blazers' Casey Holdahl reports that LaMarcus Aldridge is out with a sore groin. Casey Holdahl of the Blazers tweets that LaMarcus Aldridge will sit out tonight's final pre-season game versus the Los Angeles Clippers: LaMarcus @aldridge_12 (groin) will not play tonight versus Clippers — Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 24, 2014 Aldridge says his groin is just "a little sore" and that he should be fine to play opening night vs. Thunder — Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 24, 2014 Missing one pre-season game, or even all of them, is not a big deal. Over the course of 7 pre-season...

Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge is tied for best power forward in the NBA, GMs say

The Blazers' three-time All-Star ties with the Clippers' Blake Griffin in the survey.

Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge reportedly signs with Jordan Brand

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge has reportedly signed with Jordan Brand and will now exclusively wear Jordan retro and team model shoes both on and off court, according to Trail Blazers team reporter Casey Holdahl.
Rip City Project Oct 20, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge – Defense by the numbers

LaMarcus Aldridge gets a fair bit of flack for being a “soft defender.” I believe this misconception actually stems from a pretty interesting phenomenon. Sometimes when a player dominates one side of the ball without doing so outright on the other, they are deemed insufficient in their area of lesser proficiency. Aldridge is a spectacular […] LaMarcus Aldridge – Defense by the numbers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

LaMarcus Aldridge to launch more 3's

LaMarcus Aldridge is good shooter from mid-range and to become more of a threat he is planning to shoot more jump shots from behind the three-point li...
Rip City Project Oct 15, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge to shoot more threes… Groundbreaking?

The internet has been abuzz today with the news that LaMarcus Aldridge intends to take more three-pointers in the 2014-15 season. Trail Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts has been encouraging him to do so since arriving in Portland two seasons ago. After some hesitation, Aldridge worked on his range this summer and expects to pepper […] LaMarcus Aldridge to shoot more threes… Groundbreaking? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Northwest Sports Beat Oct 14, 2014

Should the Blazers look to part with Aldridge?

NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Steve Lee breaks down the situation regarding Rip City and LaMarcus Aldridge. Although the three-time NBA All-Star has stated he would like to stay in Portland, a step back in team success could change his mind. With free agency around the corner, could PDX target as a free agent next summer? Or even trade the big man?
Should LaMarcus Aldridge shoot more three-pointers?

Should LaMarcus Aldridge shoot more three-pointers?

LaMarcus Aldridge averaged 23.2 points per game during the 2013-14 NBA season. He shot only 15 three-pointers. Is it time for Aldridge to significantly up that total for the 2014-15 NBA season? Sound off!
Blazersedge Oct 14, 2014

LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard MVP Odds

What are the chances of LaMarcus Aldridge or Damian Lillard winning MVP? Which Blazers factor into the scoring title race? How about Terry Stotts for Coach of the Year? Vegas odds revealed here. Sports betting company Bovada.lv (@BovadaLV) has published their odds for various NBA awards in the 2014-15 season. Several Portland Trail Blazers members have made their list this year. M.V.P. LeBron James leads the MVP Odds at 5/6 followed by Kevin Durant at 4/1. LaMarcus Aldridge sits in 12th with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, paying off 33/1. Damian Lillard ties with John Wall for 16th at 80/1...

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