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Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum comes up short in three-point contest, skills challenge at All-Star weekend

Getting invited to Saturday night's events is a testament to McCollum's leap NBA relevancy this season.
Rip City Project 11 hours ago

NBA Jersey Ads Loom in Future

The NBA will have preliminary meetings this Sunday about adding Ads to NBA jerseys Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com recently reported that the league has sent out a memo that will look into adding advertisements to NBA jerseys. The response from players around the league have been lukewarm to say the least. Former Trail Blazer LaMarcus Aldridge […] NBA Jersey Ads Loom in Future - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project 15 hours ago

Portland’s Rising Stars

A look at the fastest risers on the Trail Blazers’ roster The All-Star weekend is underway. Last night’s Rising Star Challenge has concluded, but it raises the question; which Portland players are on the fastest rise this season? The Trail Blazers had no representation in last night’s game, even though they sport one of the […] Portland’s Rising Stars - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

From AAU to the Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard's basketball life has been defined by loyalty

As Lillard has evolved into one of the NBA's brightest stars, he hasn't ditched one of the elemental traits that has defined his basketball life and elevated him into the leader of the franchise.

Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum added to Three-Point Contest at All-Star Weekend

McCollum was added to the Three-Point Contest, a part of the All-Star Saturday Night festivities, as a replacement for Miami's Chris Bosh, who withdrew from the contest due to a strained calf.
Rip City Project Feb 12, 2016

Trail Blazers: Friday Tid Bits (2/12/16)

Trail Blazers news and notes from the week Trail Blazers Climb Power Rankings (Bleacher Report) Portland has gone 8-2 in their last ten games, including three straight wins over Western Conference playoff contenders. This hasn’t gone unnoticed, as Bleacher Report has them ranked 12th. This is a four spot jump since last week. The Trail […] Trail Blazers: Friday Tid Bits (2/12/16) - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 12, 2016

Bill Simmons: Howard a Fun Gamble for Rip City

Trail Blazers Trade Rumor: Basketball guru Bill Simmons suggests a Portland/Houston deal involving Dwight Howard. Speculation continues on the Dwight Howard trade front and the Trail Blazers’ available cap space has them in line as a player. Bill Simmons of HBO has recently suggested a trade that would involve Portland sending Mason Plumlee (Simmons mixing […] Bill Simmons: Howard a Fun Gamble for Rip City - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

As Trail Blazers prep for NBA trade deadline, players lobby to keep status quo

As President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey gages the trade landscape, the overachieving Blazers tout their chemistry and ask to see how far this group can go.
Rip City Project Feb 11, 2016

Trail Blazers Trade Rumors: Interest in Shabazz Muhammad

Trail Blazers Trade Rumors: Could Portland be among the teams interested in Shabazz Muhammad? The Trail Blazers have recently been linked to rumors regarding the availability of T’Wolves forward Shabazz Muhammad. Minnesota is among the teams that are likely to be active as the trade deadline approaches. They are currently 20 games below .500 and […] Trail Blazers Trade Rumors: Interest in Shabazz Muhammad - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Trail Blazers' playoff chase, why they're playing so well: Rip City Report

Trail Blazers' playoff chase, why they're playing so well: Rip City Report

Joe Freeman and Casey Holdahl talk about a variety of Trail Blazers topics in the latest edition of their Rip City Report podcast.

Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum aims to win Skills Challenge amid busy All-Star weekend

McCollum is set to compete in the Skills Challenge at All-Star Star Saturday Night, but he has plenty of other obligations to manage during his two days in Toronto.

Damian Lillard passes Brandon Roy on Portland Trail Blazers all-time scoring list

Lillard finished with 31 points giving him 6,119 career points in 293 games ahead of Roy, who finished his Blazers career with 6,107 points in 321 games across five seasons.
Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard explains reasons for rejoining USA Basketball

Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard explains reasons for rejoining USA Basketball

Lillard recently spoke with USA Basketball director Jerry Colangelo over the phone, discussing the reasons he had opted out of the last summer's team camp after he was a part of the team in 2013 and 2014.

Watch: James Harden, Dwight Howard respond to J.B. Bickerstaff's remark that Houston Rockets are 'broken'

Dwight Howard and James Harden respond to interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff's comments that Houston is "a broken team"

Postgame video, highlights: Trail Blazers move into 7th in Western Conference playoff race

The Oregonian/OregonLive Blazers beat reporters Joe Freeman and Mike Richman discuss Portland's win over Houston, Damian Lillard passing Brandon Roy on the franchise's all-time scoring list, and if Neil Olshey should make a move at the trade deadline.

Trail Blazers Player News

  • Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    From AAU to the Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard's basketball life has been defined by loyalty

  • Noah Vonleh

    Noah Vonleh

    Moe Harkless takes on challenge of James Harden; Noah Vonleh tries acupuncture: Trail Blazers notebook

  • Mason Plumlee

    Mason Plumlee

    USA Basketball: Damian Lillard, Mason Plumlee react to exclusion from national team competition

  • Gerald Henderson

    Gerald Henderson

    Gerald Henderson's 'bounce' is back for Trail Blazers as NBA trade deadline nears

  • Meyers Leonard

    Meyers Leonard

    Recapping the Enemy: The View From Portland

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