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Rip City Project Jan 7, 2019

Why Nik Stauskas is out of the Portland Trail Blazers rotation

Over the last two games, Portland Trail Blazers’ guard Nik Stauskas has been absent from the rotation. Facing off against the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 4, the Portland Trail Blazers did something they hadn’t done all season. They didn’t play newly acquired shooter Nik Stauskas for a single second. In their next game, against […] Why Nik Stauskas is out of the Portland Trail Blazers rotation - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Jan 7, 2019
Jake Layman Getting Chance in Stauskas’ Place

Jake Layman Getting Chance in Stauskas’ Place

With Nik Stauskas struggling, Terry Stotts has turned to Layman to provide wing bench scoring. Portland Trail Blazers forward Jake Layman has gone from starter, to forgotten man, to somewhere in the middle this season, and we’re not even at the halfway point. As of this week, he is once again getting an opportunity to play meaningful minutes for the Blazers. With Nik Stauskas in a major funk over the last three weeks, Terry Stotts finally pulled the plug - at least for now - and inserted Layman in the rotation for Stauskas this weekend. It wasn’t an altogether surprising move; the bench...
Liberty Ballers Dec 30, 2018
Sixers vs. Trail Blazers: Game Preview and Info

Sixers vs. Trail Blazers: Game Preview and Info

The Sixers face off against the Portland Trailblazers, the second game in a five-game road trip. The Sixers will face off against Nik Stauskas and the Portland Trail Blazers tonight in Rip City, the first of two meetings scheduled between the teams. Going into tonight’s game, the Sixers sit in 4th place in the Eastern Conference with a 23-13 record. The Sixers are coming off two full days rest, after a convincing victory over Rookie of the Year runner-up Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz on Thursday. All of the Sixers’ “Big 3” made significant contributions in Thursday’s win,...
Blazer's Edge Dec 26, 2018
What Is the Blazers’ Biggest Regret of 2018?

What Is the Blazers’ Biggest Regret of 2018?

Zach Buckley of Bleacher Report says Portland’s guard focus this summer hasn’t paid off. In light of the coming new year it’s time to look back on the Portland Trail Blazers’ year that was. Over 12 months there will be some decisions that paid off well, and some that didn’t. Zach Buckely of Bleacher Report says Portland’s biggest regret should be its focus on guards in the NBA Draft and in NBA Free Agency: They drafted one rookie (Anfernee Simons) and traded for another (Gary Trent Jr.), both of whom are guards. They added two external free agents (Seth Curry and Nik Stauskas),...

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