10:04 AM EST, Sat December 20, 2014

Fantasy Update

15 hours ago
Rotoworld
Allen Crabbe will start at small forward for Friday's game vs. the Spurs with Nicolas Batum (knee, wrist) unavailable.
16 hours ago
Rotoworld
Nicolas Batum (knee) has been ruled out for Friday's game vs. the Spurs.
Dec 18, 2014
Rotoworld
Larry Sanders has been suspended for Thursday's game against Sacramento for pushing Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated towards the basket.
Blazersedge 7 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Preview

The Blazers are in New Orleans today for a 4:00 p.m. tilt against Anthony Davis and the Pelicans. Portland is playing its second game in two nights after dropping the Spurs in a triple-overtime thriller yesterday. Portland Trail Blazers (21-6) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (13-12)Saturday, December 20Smoothie King Center; New Orleans, LA | 4:00 p.m. PST | Local TV/Radio: CSNNWHD; 620 AMOut for the Blazers: Robin Lopez, Nicolas Batum (questionable) | Out for the Pelicans: Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans (game-time decision)SBN Affiliate: The Bird Writes | Timmay's Viewing Guide | Blazer's Edge...
Blazersedge 14 hours ago

Complete Coverage: Portland Trail Blazers vs. San Antonio Spurs

The Blazers kick off a four-game road trip tonight with their second matchup against the San Antonio Spurs in the last four days. Portland Trail Blazers (20-6) vs. San Antonio Spurs (17-9)Friday, December 19AT&T Center; San Antonio, TX | 5:00 p.m. PST | Local TV/Radio: CSNNWHD, ESPN; 620 AMOut for the Blazers: Robin Lopez, Nicolas Batum (questionable) | Out for the Spurs: Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Patty MillsSBN Affiliate: Pounding the Rock | Timmay's Viewing Guide | Blazer's Edge Night The Blazers kick off a four-game road trip tonight against the Spurs in San Antonio. Portland hosted...
Rotoworld 16 hours ago

Nicolas Batum (knee) out Friday vs. the Spurs - Nicolas Batum (G/F) Portland Trail Blazers

Nicolas Batum (knee) has been ruled out for Friday's game vs. the Spurs.
Robin Lopez ranks 'The Simpsons' episodes, Nicolas Batum banged up: Game day links

Robin Lopez ranks 'The Simpsons' episodes, Nicolas Batum banged up: Game day links

A look around the web at the latest Blazers and Spurs news before tonight's 5 p.m. tipoff in San Antonio.

Bucks' Larry Sanders suspended 1 game for shove of Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum

The NBA has suspended Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders without pay for his foul on Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum during the fourth quarter of Wednesday's game.

Nicolas Batum may miss some games

Nicolas Batum was in a lot of pain on Thursday thanks to a nasty fall on Wednesday due a Flagrant 2 foul from Milwaukee's Larry Sanders when the Portl...
Blazersedge Dec 19, 2014

Nicolas Batum May Sit Against the Spurs

Trail Blazers swingman Nicolas Batum may be forced to miss more time with multiple injuries following a scary fall. Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum took a hard fall Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. As a result, Bucks big man Larry Sanders served a single-game suspension for pushing Batum, which led to the scary incident. NBA has suspended Larry Sanders one game for flagrant foul on Nicolas Batum last night. — Erik Gundersen (@blazerbanter) December 18, 2014 As of now, Batum, who has already missed four games to injury this season, is listed as questionable for...
For Nicolas Batum, violent fall comes with concerns: Trail Blazers forward questionable vs. San Antonio Spurs

For Nicolas Batum, violent fall comes with concerns: Trail Blazers forward questionable vs. San Antonio Spurs

The Blazers' starting small forward said he cannot bend his left knee or move his right wrist, putting his status for Friday's game vs. the San Antonio Spurs in doubt.

Larry Sanders suspended for pushing Batum, will miss Kings game

Sacramento, Calif. - Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended without pay for Thursday night's game against Sacramento after his push on Portland's Nicolas Batum was upgraded by the league to a flagrant-2 foul.
Rip City Project Dec 18, 2014

Nicolas Batum, Trail Blazers narrowly avoid catastrophe

With three minutes to go against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, Nicolas Batum took a terrifying spill. The combined force of his driving dunk, a push in the back from Larry Sanders, and gravity landed him directly on his face from several feet in the air, whipping his spine from head to toe. He […] Nicolas Batum, Trail Blazers narrowly avoid catastrophe - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Dec 16, 2014

Nicolas Batum hosts Junior Wheel Blazers basketball game

Prior to the Portland Trail Blazers’ game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, in which the Wheel Blazers wheelchair basketball team performed the halftime show, Nicolas Batum treated the Junior Wheel Blazers to a morning of holiday hoops at the Trail Blazers practice facility. He played basketball with the kids and presented them each […] Nicolas Batum hosts Junior Wheel Blazers basketball game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Dec 16, 2014

Nicolas Batum’s Shooting Slump – Seeking Answers

On Saturday against the Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers small forward Nicolas Batum hit over 50% of his shots for only the second time all season (
Blazersedge Dec 10, 2014

Blazers vs. Timberwolves Final Score: 90-82; Minnesota's Defense Stymies Portland

Portland had a sloppy night in Minnesota, and were unable to overcome Minnesota's defense. Despite missing five players, including two of their three leading scorers, Minnesota gave the Blazers everything they could handle and more. Damian Lillard had 23 points and seven rebounds, but it was in vain as the team that gave Philadelphia their first win of the year stunned the Trail Blazers at the Target Center, 90-82 Tuesday night. Minnesota's gameplan from the start was clear as they double teamed Aldridge every time he touched the ball.  Lillard and Nicolas Batum started hot from outside,...
Blazersedge Dec 6, 2014

Weekly Update: Three point shots, Batum looks hurt and Matthews deserves a big contract

In this edition of the Blazer's Edge Weekly Update, we discuss how the Trail Blazers live and die by the three point shot, how Nicolas Batum looks hurt and why Wesley Matthews will inevitably get a big contract this offseason.
Rip City Project Nov 29, 2014

Nicolas Batum in rare 3-point slump – What’s going on?

Nicolas Batum has missed his last 17 consecutive three-point attempts, representing the driest drought of his NBA career by a wide margin. His last successful attempt came in the first quarter against the Boston Celtics on November 23rd. This yawning chasm has swallowed his three-point field goal percentage, dragging it down from an exceptional 39.4 […] Nicolas Batum in rare 3-point slump – What’s going on? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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