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Blazersedge Feb 25, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers Guard Steve Blake Will Exercise Contract Option

Jabari Young of CSNNW reports that Blake doesn't intend to retire after the season. Jabari Young of CSNNW is reporting that Steve Blake intends to exercise his contract option for next season, his 13th tour of duty in the NBA. At age 34 - 35 by week's end - Blake's crossover days are approaching the finish line. In the middle of his 12th season, he admitted to thinking about the retirement, understanding the window for winning a championship is closing. It makes the wins and losses, especially as the playoffs approach, more important. "I've thought about it for sure," said Blake of...

Steve Blake, twice part of midseason trades, offers perspective on Arron Afflalo's transition to Trail Blazers

Steve Blake has made midseason moves to playoff teams twice in his 12-year career and offers unique perspective on the adjustment new Blazer Arron Afflalo has ahead of him.

Blazers guard Steve Blake pays respect to Jerome Kersey, gets league approval to change number

Looking for a way to honor the Trail Blazers legend, Blake will no longer wear No. 25 and will begin wearing No. 5 on Friday in Utah.
CSN Washington Feb 19, 2015

Steve Blake plays numbers game to honor Trail Blazers legend

The ex-Maryland star and now a guard for the Trail Blazers felt a connection with former Portland great Jerome Kersey, who passed away on Wednesday. Blake found a way to honor him.
Rip City Project Feb 19, 2015

Steve Blake changes jersey number to honor Jerome Kersey

According to The Oregonian’s Jason Quick, Steve Blake has received permission from the league to change his jersey number from 25 to 5 in honor of the late Jerome Kersey, who passed away on Wednesday. Kersey wore the number 25 for the entire decade that he played for the Portland Trail Blazers (1984-1995). Blake wasted […] Steve Blake changes jersey number to honor Jerome Kersey - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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