1:43 PM EDT, Sun July 05, 2015

Trail Blazers trade Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Steve Blake to Brooklyn Nets

The Trail Blazers are acquiring Mason Plumlee and Pat Connaughton from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Steve Blake.
NetsDaily Jun 26, 2015

Taking a quick look at the newest Brooklyn Net, Steve Blake

The Brooklyn Nets decided to stay active yet again with a late second round trade that sent Mason Plumlee & Pat Connaughton to Portland for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (#23 pick) & Steve Blake. Blake, 35, will earn $2.2 million this season. He's been a journeymen throughout his 12-year career, playing for seven different teams prior to his trade to the Nets, with a career average of 6.7 points and 4.0 assists per game. He's started in 345 games in his career, but is mostly known for being a decent backup point guard. His best season as a pro came with the Trail Blazers back in the 2008-2009...
Rip City Project Jun 26, 2015

Trail Blazers acquire Mason Plumlee, trade Blake, Hollis-Jefferson

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded the freshly drafted Rondae Hollis-Jefferson along with Steve Blake to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for center Mason Plumlee and swingman Pat Connaughton. Plumlee made some major strides in the 2014-15 season, averaging 8.7 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Nets in just over 20 minutes per game. Connaughton, […] Trail Blazers acquire Mason Plumlee, trade Blake, Hollis-Jefferson - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
NetsDaily Jun 25, 2015

Report: Brooklyn Nets trade Mason Plumlee to Blazers for Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Steve Blake

Brooklyn Nets second-year big man Mason Plumlee seems to have said goodbye to Brooklyn during the second round of Thursday night's NBA Draft. It had been rumored that the Nets were looking to shop Plumlee, who started in place of an injured Brook Lopez, but then regressed as Lopez returned to form. The Nets, however, made two picks without Plumlee being moved. That was, until a Woj Bomb happened. Brooklyn will send Mason Plumlee and Pat Connaughton to the Blazers for Hollis-Jefferson and Blake, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 26, 2015 Pat Connaughton...
Rip City Project Jun 19, 2015

Steve Blake exercises player option, will return

Point guard Steve Blake has opted into the final year of his contract with the Portland Trail Blazers. The team signed him in July of 2014 with their bi-annual exception. As such, Blake will be paid $2.2M in 2015-16. Yet, this was never about the money for either party. Blake and his family love the […] Steve Blake exercises player option, will return - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers' Steve Blake exercises player option for 2015-16 NBA season

The backup point guard exercised his player option for next season.
Blazersedge Jun 19, 2015

Steve Blake Exercises Contract Option with the Portland Trail Blazers

The veteran guard will play another year in the NBA. To the surprise of almost nobody. the Portland Trail Blazers announced today that guard Steve Blake is exercising the option on the final year of his contract. Blake's deal, inked last season, paid him $2.1 million in 2014-15 with a $2.2 million player option for 2015-16. By exercising that option Blake guarantees himself that salary and confirms the obligation against Portland's salary cap beginning in July. Blake averaged 4.3 points on 37.3% shooting with 3.6 assists in 18.9 minutes per game for the Blazers last season. He shot a near...

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