6:36 AM EDT, Tue April 23, 2019
Blazer's Edge 3 hours ago
Blazers vs. Thunder Game 5 Preview

Blazers vs. Thunder Game 5 Preview

The Moda Center will be rocking as the Blazers look to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2016. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (Series: 3-1 Portland) Tuesday April 23, 2019 - 7:30 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Jusuf Nurkic (out)Thunder injuries: Hamidou Diallo (out), Andre Roberson (out) How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, TNTHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Welcome to Loud City The Portland Trail Blazers were able to split the two games in Oklahoma City and are looking to close out the...
Blazer's Edge 8 hours ago
The Jump: Blazers Show Resiliency and Resolve

The Jump: Blazers Show Resiliency and Resolve

Rachel Nichols and company discuss how the Trail Blazers recovered from last year’s playoff sweep by dominating the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Portland Trail Blazers garnered a segment on The Jump with Rachel Nichols on Monday afternoon. Nichols discussed the team’s recovery from last year’s playoff sweep, the threat of breaking up Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum in the backcourt, the death of Paul Allen, and the injury of Jusuf Nurkic before examining how the team is now up 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The crew agreed that Portland both resolve and resiliency in their wins...
Blazer's Edge 10 hours ago
Lillard, Stotts Commit to Composure Against Thunder

Lillard, Stotts Commit to Composure Against Thunder

Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune quotes Portland’s star guard and his coach advancing a united theme. After the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of their first round series, Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune wrote about the Blazers leading 3-1 and what’s to come in Game Five. Portland head coach Terry Stotts talked about how while it feels good to get a win on the road against a team that swept them in the regular season, the Blazers still have to finish the job on Tuesday. “To get a win on their court feels good,” Stotts said. “We did a lot...
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Damian Lillard reveals when Blazers are a ‘complete’ team

Damian Lillard reveals when Blazers are a ‘complete’ team

Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard says when small forwards Al-Farouq Aminu and Mo Harkless are hitting their shots from beyond the arc, the Blazers are a “complete team.” Aminu hit four 3-pointers on his way to scoring 19 points in Game 4 against the Thunder. Meanwhile, Harkless added 15. “When he’s hitting […] The post Damian Lillard reveals when Blazers are a ‘complete’ team appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge 15 hours ago
Blazers Push Beyond Their Playoff Past

Blazers Push Beyond Their Playoff Past

According to Scott Cacciola of the New York Times, this Blazers squad is relishing the challenge of the playoffs. Following last year’s sweep in the NBA Playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers approached this season’s series against the Oklahoma City Thunder looking to start anew, reports Scott Cacciola of the New York Times. According to Cacciola, players returned to training cap in the fall ready to address where they had fallen short in the playoffs. Shooting guard CJ McCollum addressed the opportunity posed by this year’s playoffs. “I approached it the same way I always do: as a...
Rip City Project 17 hours ago

After Winning Game 4, the Portland Trail Blazers Could Be Destined For the Western Conference Finals

After picking up a huge win in game 4, the Portland Trail Blazers could be destined for the Western Conference Finals. The Portland Trail Blazers were able to secure a huge victory on Sunday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Now, they are headed back to Portland with a chance to end the series on […] After Winning Game 4, the Portland Trail Blazers Could Be Destined For the Western Conference Finals - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge 17 hours ago
A Trio of Blazers Playoffs Questions

A Trio of Blazers Playoffs Questions

Nuggets or Spurs? How far can Portland go? The Portland Trail Blazers own a 3-1 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder in their best-of-seven, first round NBA playoffs series. With but one victory remaining before advancement—assuming heavily that it’s forthcoming—Blazers fans are already beginning to look onward to later rounds and opponents. Today in the Blazer’s Edge Mailbag we answer a trio of such questions, tempting fate to please the masses. Dave, Do you think if the Blazers get to the conference finals its legit or is it mostly bracket based? Wayne Who said bracket-based...
Blazer's Edge 18 hours ago
Post-Game Pressers: Stotts, Lillard, and McCollum Reflect on Win

Post-Game Pressers: Stotts, Lillard, and McCollum Reflect on Win

After a 111-98 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the focus is on demeanor and attitude ahead of Game 5 in Portland. Following the Game 4 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-98, Coach Terry Stotts, Damian Lillard, and CJ McCollum spoke to the media. All three talked about the role demeanor and attitude has played in the series so far, as well as the Trail Blazers’ focus on improving over last year’s sweep and what they look to take back to Portland for Game 5. Terry Stotts Coach Stotts spoke about how important Al-Farouq Aminu is to the team, stating that Aminu “gives a great...
Hoops Habit 19 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: 3 takeaways from big Game 4 win vs. Thunder

The Portland Trail Blazers bounced back from their Game 3 loss to take a 3-1 lead in their first round series. Here are three takeaways from Game 4. The Portland Trail Blazers took down the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-98 Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It is their first playoff win on the road since […] Portland Trail Blazers: 3 takeaways from big Game 4 win vs. Thunder - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints 19 hours ago
Blazers’ Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum admit they have matured after last 2 early playoff exits

Blazers’ Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum admit they have matured after last 2 early playoff exits

The Portland Trail Blazers have endured relentless humiliation after being not only upset, but swept by a lower-seeded opponent in the first round of the 2018 playoffs, following another sweep, this time at the hands of the top-seeded Golden State Warriors in 2017. The backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum are keenly aware of […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum admit they have matured after last 2 early playoff exits appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge 20 hours ago
Stotts Borrowed Sheed’s ‘Both Teams Played Hard’ Phrase

Stotts Borrowed Sheed’s ‘Both Teams Played Hard’ Phrase

Head Coach Terry Stotts paid tribute to Rasheed Wallace after the Trail Blazers’ Game 4 win over the Thunder. The Trail Blazers secured a 3-1 lead over the Thunder with a 111-98 victory on Sunday. The heated contest between the two Northwest Division rivals has produced plenty of antics on the court, but Head Coach Terry Stotts stole the show when he called back to former Blazers forward Rasheed Wallace when describing the play in Game 4. During the postgame press conference, Stotts used one of Sheed’s trademark phrases (via @BenGolliver). After Game 4 win over Thunder, Blazers coach...
ClutchPoints 20 hours ago
Thunder’s Russell Westbrook not concerned with jump shot barrage in Game 4 vs. Blazers

Thunder’s Russell Westbrook not concerned with jump shot barrage in Game 4 vs. Blazers

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook wasn’t concerned about his woeful shooting night in a Game 4 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, nor by his shot selection throughout the game — one that included a heavy dose of mid-range jump shots, which mostly clanked off the rim. Blazers point man Damian Lillard has been […] The post Thunder’s Russell Westbrook not concerned with jump shot barrage in Game 4 vs. Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 20 hours ago
Damian Lillard says Blazers did not want to derail focus in Game 4 vs. Thunder by complaining about foul calls

Damian Lillard says Blazers did not want to derail focus in Game 4 vs. Thunder by complaining about foul calls

Damian Lillard came out determined in his approach to a crucial Game 4 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, one that could give the Portland Trail Blazers a massive upper hand in the series by putting their first-round playoff rivals on the brink of elimination heading back home to the Moda Center for Game 5. The […] The post Damian Lillard says Blazers did not want to derail focus in Game 4 vs. Thunder by complaining about foul calls appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 21 hours ago
Damian Lillard says Blazers had ‘business-like mentality’ during Game 4 against Thunder

Damian Lillard says Blazers had ‘business-like mentality’ during Game 4 against Thunder

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers took a business-like approach to Game 4 of their first-round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, knowing what was at stake. The Blazers won the first two games at home, but took a road loss in Game 3, and could’ve risked a potential swing of momentum by losing […] The post Damian Lillard says Blazers had ‘business-like mentality’ during Game 4 against Thunder appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 21 hours ago
Blazers’ CJ McCollum reveals promise he made to himself after getting swept last year

Blazers’ CJ McCollum reveals promise he made to himself after getting swept last year

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum made a promise to himself after his team was swept out of the first round by the New Orleans Pelicans. Following a disappointing exit and a promise to Jennifer later, the shifty guard swore to himself he’d no longer be bounced out this early from the NBA playoffs. “We […] The post Blazers’ CJ McCollum reveals promise he made to himself after getting swept last year appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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  • 3 Al-Farouq Aminu

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  • 2 Jusuf Nurkic

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