4:49 PM EDT, Sun August 19, 2018
Blazer's Edge 1 hour ago
When Ex-Blazers Will Return During 2018-19 Season

When Ex-Blazers Will Return During 2018-19 Season

Here’s when former Blazers like Will Barton and Ed Davis will return to Portland. It’s usually a big deal when former Portland Trail Blazers make their first return to Portland, either to give them applause for their time with the team or to let them know they’re not missed. Three more players will join the list of ex-Blazers around the league this season, with Ed Davis, Shabazz Napier and Pat Connaughton all not returning. Let’s see when former Blazers will make their return to Portland: LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs): Oct. 20San Antonio will also visit Portland on Feb....
Blazer's Edge 2 hours ago
Steph Curry Calls CJ/KD Beef “Pure Entertainment”

Steph Curry Calls CJ/KD Beef “Pure Entertainment”

Curry finds a way to laugh about the whole thing with Bill Simmons of The Ringer. Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is the latest to give his thoughts on the CJ McCollum and Kevin Durant beef that sprung up this summer. To recap: Durant told McCollum directly that the Portland Trail Blazers won’t win the championship this year, McCollum later called his move to the Warriors “soft,” and then things were all okay. Curry says the way NBA Twitter ran with the story was the best thing of all on the Bill Simmons podcast: Simmons: Who’s on your radar? Do you want to call anyone...
Blazer's Edge 3 hours ago
Blazer5 Gaming Loses in NBA 2K League Playoffs

Blazer5 Gaming Loses in NBA 2K League Playoffs

The No. 1 seed heading into the tournament faced an early exit. The Portland Trail Blazers’ esports team, Blazer5 Gaming, lost in the single-elimination quarterfinals of the NBA 2K League playoffs Friday. This is the inaugural season of the 2K League that launched earlier this year. Seventeen NBA teams have affiliates in the league, with more on the way. That's the season. pic.twitter.com/EBrmNbbnCx— Blazer5 Gaming (@blazer5gaming) August 18, 2018 Thank you to our amazing fans for an unbelievable first season. We'll be back even stronger next year. pic.twitter.com/FWyT7al3ri—...
Blazer's Edge 3 hours ago
Zach Collins’ Offensive Game Needs Work

Zach Collins’ Offensive Game Needs Work

The young big man is mostly known for defense, but here are some goals for him on the offensive end in Year 2. “It’s our responsibility to move him back closer to the basket. We compared him a lot to like a Kevin McHale, LaMarcus Aldridge when he was younger – even like a young Rasheed [Wallace]. And we moved him away from the basket…What I’d like to see is him getting back to being more of an inside-outside threat.” - Neil Olshey on ESPN at the Draft Combine This is what the Trail Blazers President of Basketball Operations said when discussing plans for Zach Collins heading...
Rip City Project 20 hours ago

Blazers: 5 goals for Meyers Leonard to achieve in the 2018-2019 season

Meyers Leonard is coming off the worst season of his six-year career with the Portland Trail Blazers. What does he need to do this offseason to get back in the rotation? The summer of 2015 vacated nearly an entire roster for the Portland Trail Blazers. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum were the only guaranteed starters, […] Blazers: 5 goals for Meyers Leonard to achieve in the 2018-2019 season - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 21 hours ago
Blazers could be an eventual suitor of Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler

Blazers could be an eventual suitor of Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler

The Portland Trail Blazers, who have long been looking for a third superstar to join Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, could find one in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler. According to an article by Grant Hughes for Bleacher Report, Butler could be a prime target for Rip City by next season’s trade deadline. Jimmy Butler […] The post Blazers could be an eventual suitor of Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Aug 18, 2018
CJ McCollum, Jimmy Butler, Evan Turner Cited in NBA Trade Deadline Suggestions

CJ McCollum, Jimmy Butler, Evan Turner Cited in NBA Trade Deadline Suggestions

Grant Hughes of Bleacher Report says a pair of Portland guards are worth a look at the 2018 NBA Trade Deadline. The 2019 NBA Trade deadline is still months away, but Grant Hughes of Bleacher Report is already looking ahead to possible moves that didn’t come to fruition this summer, but still might. A couple Portland Trail Blazers guards feature prominently in the article listing one player each NBA team should target by February. Hughes goes pie-in-the-sky for the Trail Blazers themselves, suggesting they target Minnesota Timberwolves wing Jimmy Butler without trading away Damian Lillard...
Blazer's Edge Aug 18, 2018
Eggers Explores the Gary Trent Connection for Trail Blazers

Eggers Explores the Gary Trent Connection for Trail Blazers

When Duke wing Gary Trent Jr suits up for the Blazers this fall, he’ll be following in his father’s footsteps. Gary Trent Jr. won’t be the first draft pick to suit up for the Portland Trail Blazers when the 2018-19 NBA season commences this October. Frankly, he won’t even be the first Gary Trent. As most people know, Trent’s father, Gary Trent Sr., played in Portland from 1995 to 1998 before departing for Toronto in the famous deal that brought Damon Stoudamire to the Rose City. Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune profiled the relationship between father and son this week in an...
Blazer's Edge Aug 18, 2018
Video: 10 Minutes of the Best Blazers Highlights from 2017-18

Video: 10 Minutes of the Best Blazers Highlights from 2017-18

Want to see the most glorious plays of the year, including Meyers Leonard getting clocked on a behind-the-back prayer? Here you go. The Portland Trail Blazers didn’t finish the 2017-18 season in grand form, but the year was still packed full of amazing, dramatic, and sometimes just crazy plays. The NBA has compiled a 10 minute video of season highlights, including buzzer-beaters, dunks, over-the-head shots, awesome blocks, and much more. Enjoy!
ClutchPoints Aug 18, 2018
The Blazers’ start to a 10-game playoff losing streak started with Steph Curry

The Blazers’ start to a 10-game playoff losing streak started with Steph Curry

The Portland Trail Blazers have had their share of postseason defeats since they joined the league in 1970. In the past couple of years, Damian Lillard and the Blazers were repeatedly swept in the first round. And you know who the culprit was? Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry. Redditor freshcharity pointed out this interesting fact. […] The post The Blazers’ start to a 10-game playoff losing streak started with Steph Curry appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project Aug 17, 2018

Blazers: 5 goals for Zach Collins to achieve in the 2018-2019 season

Zach Collins scared Blazers fans with an underwhelming 2017 Summer League and preseason debut, but developed mightily through the second half of his rookie season. Here are five goals for him to continue that improvement. Unlike his draft counterpart, Zach Collins did not start his Blazers career well. At the 2017 Summer League, he shot […] Blazers: 5 goals for Zach Collins to achieve in the 2018-2019 season - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Aug 17, 2018
Blazers rumors: Stephen A. Smith says Damian Lillard loves Portland, but wouldn’t mind Lakers or Knicks

Blazers rumors: Stephen A. Smith says Damian Lillard loves Portland, but wouldn’t mind Lakers or Knicks

Will Damian Lillard one day leave the Portland Trail Blazers to join either of the two biggest NBA franchises, namely the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks? Lillard has not expressed any interest of leaving Portland, a team he’s clearly smitten with, but ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith believes that the point guard is […] The post Blazers rumors: Stephen A. Smith says Damian Lillard loves Portland, but wouldn’t mind Lakers or Knicks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Aug 17, 2018
Watch McCollum, Anfernee Simons Work Out with Carmelo and Friends

Watch McCollum, Anfernee Simons Work Out with Carmelo and Friends

NBA workout trainer Chris Brickley showcases several NBA players getting run, including a pair of Trail Blazers guards. August is summer workout time in the NBA, and a couple of Portland Trail Blazers guards are getting in their reps in New York City. Chris Brickley, billed as a “Top NBA Workout Guru” on his Instagram account has captured 2018 NBA Draft pick Anfernee Simons and star guard CJ McCollum working out with fellow NBA members Carmelo Anthony, Trae Young, Mo Bamba, and Lance Stephenson in the Blackops Basketball Pro Run. Simons can be seen in the first two videos. ...
Blazer's Edge Aug 17, 2018
Feast or Famine Awaits in 2018-19

Feast or Famine Awaits in 2018-19

Blazer’s Edge contributors Isaiah De los Santos and Steve Dewald weigh in on Portland’s regular season schedule. The ink has barely dried on the Trail Blazers’ 2018-19 regular season schedule. Portland’s slate of games will feature notable homecomings for former players, LeBron James’ Laker debut, and 12 back-to-back games. With those milestones in mind, Blazer’s Edge contributors Isaiah De los Santos and Steve Dewald exchanged questions about the year ahead. What part of the schedule do you feel gives the Blazers the best chance to capture an extended winning streak? Steve:...
Hoops Habit Aug 17, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: 3 players who could have a breakout 2018-19 season

The Portland Trail Blazers have a ton of talent on their roster and are looking for some players to step up this year. Who is next in line for a breakout season on this Blazers team? The Portland Trail Blazers have the second youngest roster in the NBA and are looking to repeat the success […] Portland Trail Blazers: 3 players who could have a breakout 2018-19 season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Trail Blazers Player News

  • 3 CJ McCollum

    CJ McCollum

    Steph Curry Calls CJ/KD Beef “Pure Entertainment”

  • 2 Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    Blazers: 5 goals for Meyers Leonard to achieve in the 2018-2019 season

  • 1 Ed Davis

    Ed Davis

    When Ex-Blazers Will Return During 2018-19 Season

  • 1 Pat Connaughton

    Pat Connaughton

    When Ex-Blazers Will Return During 2018-19 Season

  • 1 Zach Collins

    Zach Collins

    Zach Collins’ Offensive Game Needs Work

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