10:32 AM EDT, Fri July 01, 2022
Blazer's Edge 8 hours ago
Blazers Sign Gary Payton II with MLE

Blazers Sign Gary Payton II with MLE

Photo by Josh Leung/NBAE via Portland lures a guard away from the World Champions. The Portland Trail Blazers have reached a contract agreement with NBA free agent Gary Payton II, most recently seen with the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. Payton II will join a backcourt featuring Damian Lillard, Anfernee Simons, Josh Hart, and 2022 lottery pick Shaedon Sharpe as Portland continues to assemble what they hope will be a contending squad around Lillard. Shams Charania of The Athletic tweeted news of the contract, valued at three years, $28 million. Free agent Gary...
Blazer's Edge 10 hours ago
Blazers Could Be Chasing Gary Payton II, Bruce Brown

Blazers Could Be Chasing Gary Payton II, Bruce Brown

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Jake Fischer says Portland has offered the acclaimed defender a competitive contract. The Portland Trail Blazers have reportedly offered Gary Payton II a contract of around $8 million a year in NBA free agency. The rumor was tweeted by Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer, who said the Blazers also might be chasing Brooklyn Nets wing Bruce Brown. Gary Payton II has drawn a strong offer from the Trail Blazers among other suitors, sources said. I’m told Portland has the richest contract, roughly $8M, out to the versatile defender, but still...
Blazer's Edge 15 hours ago
NBA Free Agency Live Show

NBA Free Agency Live Show

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Danny and Brandon go live during NBA Free Agency 2022! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! NBA Free Agency opened at 3 PM PST and hosts Danny Marang and Brandon Sprague will have you covered for all of the opening deals that come through, live at 4 PM PST. Anfernee Simons and the Trail Blazers have agreed to a new 4-year, $100m deal! The Jalen Brunson deal with the New York Knicks likely had Bill Duffy’s group asking the Blazers for a bit more before finalizing the contract. With Simons locked up, what’s the next step? Joe...
Blazer's Edge 16 hours ago
Blazers Forward Joe Ingles Signs with Milwaukee Bucks

Blazers Forward Joe Ingles Signs with Milwaukee Bucks

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via The former champs get a new forward off of Portland’s ledger. Portland Trail Blazers free agent forward Joe Ingles has signed a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports broke the news on Twitter today at the opening of the NBA free agency period. Free agent forward Joe Ingles reached an agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell @YahooSports Keith Smith of salary site Spotrac reports that Ingles signed for the full, non-taxpayer MLE, which is just north of $10 million. Joe Ingles got the full...
Blazer's Edge 16 hours ago
Trail Blazers, Anfernee Simons Reach $100 Million Deal

Trail Blazers, Anfernee Simons Reach $100 Million Deal

Photo by Patrick McDermott/ The restricted free agent returns after agreeing to one of first deals done on in free agency, 2022. The Portland Trail Blazers have signed NBA free agent Anfernee Simons to a four year, $100 million contract extension, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons has agreed on a four-year, $100 million contract extension, his agent Bill Duffy of @BDA_Sports + WME Sports tells ESPN. The 23 year old guard’s new deal was one of the first announced during free agency. Simons is expected to start at...
Blazer's Edge 17 hours ago
Blazers Name 2022 NBA Summer League Roster

Blazers Name 2022 NBA Summer League Roster

Photo by Alika Jenner/ Several familiar names will populate Portland’s bench in Las Vegas this year. The Portland Trail Blazers have announced their NBA Summer League roster for 2022. Fielding a balanced, veteran-packed lineup—including several players who saw major minutes during the 2021-22 regular season campaign—the Blazers will be threats to walk away with the Summer League championship, or at least a few All-Tournament nominations. Shaedon Sharpe, the 7th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, will be the featured player on the roster. His lottery position,...
Blazer's Edge 21 hours ago
Latest NBA Free Agent Signings and Trade Rumor Tracker

Latest NBA Free Agent Signings and Trade Rumor Tracker

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Get all your news in one place on Day 1 of the 2022-23 NBA Season! The NBA Free Agency period begins today at 3:00, Pacific time, 6:00 Eastern. With the annual moratorium coming to an end, all 30 NBA franchises, including the Portland Trail Blazers, will chase available players like buffet patrons when the crab legs are refilled. Some have cap space, others mid-level exceptions, but everyone will take their shot at the ideal acquisition at some level. Trades are commonplace during early-to-mid July as well. Some teams will be...
Blazer's Edge 21 hours ago
Another Potential Issue Facing the Blazers in the Season Ahead

Another Potential Issue Facing the Blazers in the Season Ahead

Photo by Steph Chambers/ Portland has plenty of players looking to be their second option. How many can fit? The Portland Trail Blazers will head into the 2022 NBA Free Agency period carrying a roster already stocked with veteran talent. They’ve managed to build an interesting roster around franchise superstar Damian Lillard, trying to make another run at relevance in the NBA’s Western Conference. As far as we know right now, the rotation will look something like this: Point Guard—Damian Lillard, Anfernee Simons Shooting Guard—Anfernee Simons, Josh Hart, Shaedon...
Blazer's Edge 22 hours ago
Chris Haynes Talks Durant and Lillard, Blazers Free Agency

Chris Haynes Talks Durant and Lillard, Blazers Free Agency

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via It’s a very special episode of Dave and Dia with a national media guest star! Your favorite Portland Trail Blazers podcast is back once again! It’s episode 84, and with Dave unavailable, Dia enlists the help of Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes to guest star on the Dave and Dia show. The two chat all things Trail Blazers, of course. Dia asks Chris the tough questions. Is there weight to the Kevin Durant to Portland rumors? How is Damian Lillard looking after a season away and a major surgery? What happened to the. OG Anunoby rumors? Who...
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Blazers to play Clippers in NBA preseason game at Seattle

Blazers to play Clippers in NBA preseason game at Seattle

The Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Clippers will play a preseason game at Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena on Oct. 3, the teams announced Wednesday.
Blazer's Edge Jun 29, 2022
Blazers Extend Qualifying Offer to Anfernee Simons

Blazers Extend Qualifying Offer to Anfernee Simons

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Portland has tendered an official offer to their star guard. Here’s what it means. The Portland Trail Blazers have extended a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Anfernee Simons. The move signals Portland’s intention to retain the guard, the first step in the free agency process. Since the Blazers have now tendered the offer, Simons has three options before him. He can negotiate with Portland for a contract extension. If the two sides can come to a mutually-agreeable accord, they will reunite for the duration of that new...
Blazer's Edge Jun 29, 2022
One Roster Issue for the Blazers Heading into Free Agency

One Roster Issue for the Blazers Heading into Free Agency

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports The Blazers have made moves, but they haven’t solved all their problems yet. Based on their moves so far in the 2022 off-season, the Portland Trail Blazers will field a more talented and diverse lineup in their upcoming campaign than they have at any time since 2014-15. They’ve added depth and talent at nearly every position, fulfilling their promise to build a strong lineup around perennial NBA All-Star Damian Lillard. The Blazers are not done tinkering yet. The NBA free agency, trade, and signing period will commence next week. Portland...
Blazer's Edge Jun 29, 2022
Blazers 2022-23 Preseason Schedule Announced

Blazers 2022-23 Preseason Schedule Announced

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Portland will open the exhibition schedule in Seattle versus the Clippers. The Portland Trail Blazers preseason schedule for 2022-23 has been announced. The Blazers will play five preseason games, four against Western Conference rivals. The schedule begins on October 3rd at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle as the Blazers take on the Los Angeles Clippers. Here is the full schedule, as released by the Blazers: Monday, October 3rd at 7:00 PM at Los Angeles Clippers, Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle Tuesday, October 4th at 7:00 PM vs Utah Jazz,...
Blazer's Edge Jun 29, 2022
Survey: Who Will the Blazers End Up With After Trades Are Done?

Survey: Who Will the Blazers End Up With After Trades Are Done?

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Portland has reportedly been after several players. Which will they get? Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week we ask questions of the most plugged-in Portland Trail Blazers fans and fans across the country. The Blazers have been rumored to be lurking around the edges of the NBA trading field, waiting for an opportunity to get one more name to join their presumed starting lineup of Damian Lillard, Anfernee Simons, Jerami Grant, and Jusuf Nurkic. Possibilities of sign-and-trades with the two free agents in...
Blazer's Edge Jun 29, 2022
Latest NBA Free Agents, Trades, and Rumors 2022

Latest NBA Free Agents, Trades, and Rumors 2022

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Extensions, options and trades are confirmed as rumors heat up before free agency tomorrow. The NBA offseason is in full swing with teams and players agreeing to extensions, picking up options and finalizing trades. With free agency set to open at 3pm PT tomorrow, rumors are also flowing like mad. We’ll keep you up to date on the latest in this post, informing you what the other 29 NBA teams besides the Portland Trail Blazers are doing to keep their hopes strong for the coming season. The Denver Nuggets and Washington Wizards have...

Trail Blazers Player News

  • 5 Anfernee Simons

    Anfernee Simons

    Blazers Sign Gary Payton II with MLE

  • 4 Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    Blazers Sign Gary Payton II with MLE

  • 2 Josh Hart

    Josh Hart

    Blazers Sign Gary Payton II with MLE

  • 1 Jusuf Nurkic

    Jusuf Nurkic

    The truth behind Kevin Durant’s alleged Portland visit that sparked Blazers trade rumors

  • 1 Joe Ingles

    Joe Ingles

    Blazers Forward Joe Ingles Signs with Milwaukee Bucks

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