2:16 AM EDT, Thu September 23, 2021
Blazer's Edge 2 hours ago
Stephen A Smith: Blazers May Offer McCollum, Covington And Picks For Simmons

Stephen A Smith: Blazers May Offer McCollum, Covington And Picks For Simmons

Photo by Steph Chambers/ The ESPN personality believes the Blazers have made an offer for Simmons but are wary of alienating CJ McCollum. The Portland Trail Blazers might be willing to offer CJ McCollum, Robert Covington and two first round picks for disgruntled Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons, according to ESPN’s Stephen A Smith. The vocal personality says sources had told him the Blazers franchise had kept potential offers quiet in order to placate McCollum if the deal was not consummated. Wow! What a mess in Philadelphia right now with the @Sixers. Seems...
Rip City Project 4 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers rumors: Ben Simmons / CJ McCollum trade update

The Ben Simmons sweepstakes hit their peak in the media this week, with ESPN’s NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reporting that the controversial Australian star won’t report to training camp for the Philadelphia 76ers. Here are the latest Portland Trail Blazers rumors. ESPN Sources: Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons will not report for opening of training […] Portland Trail Blazers rumors: Ben Simmons / CJ McCollum trade update - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project 8 hours ago

Do Portland Trail Blazers bite with Ben Simmons’s diminished trade value?

The Portland Trail Blazers might be able to take advantage of the growingly tumultuous situation that’s brewing in the City of Brotherly Love, as the Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons have come to an impasse. Simmons has made it clear that the situation between he and the team has gone past the point of amends. […] Do Portland Trail Blazers bite with Ben Simmons’s diminished trade value? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge 12 hours ago
Lillard Lands Just Outside Top Ten

Lillard Lands Just Outside Top Ten

Photo by Steph Chambers/ In SI’s Top 100, Dame is the 6th Blazers player to make the list this year. Sports Illustrated’s third installment of their ninth annual “Top 100 NBA Players” sees Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard featured at no. 11. The Blazers had four players ranked from 100-51, and added a fifth player in the 50-31 ranking, before rounding out their current lineup with their sixth inclusion on the list. Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo cites Lillard’s prolific scoring and how consistently he can play at the highest level in the league as...
Blazer's Edge 16 hours ago
Don’t Underestimate Powell’s Upside in Year Two with the Blazers

Don’t Underestimate Powell’s Upside in Year Two with the Blazers

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via The Church of Roy podcast is back to discuss where the Trail Blazers landed in this year’s NBA player rankings. The Church of Roy podcast returned this week to discuss where the Trail Blazers are landing in the annual player rankings. Before getting to the rankings from Sports Illustrated and ESPN, hosts Brian Wilcox and Steve Dewald take a deep dive into the burgeoning relationship between center Jusuf Nurkic and coach Chauncey Billups. Brian and Steve touch on the noteworthy quotes from post from The Athletic’s Jason Quick. Steve...
Rip City Project Sep 21, 2021

How Portland Trail Blazers players rank within 2022 NBA free agency class

The Portland Trail Blazers have three players entering the 2022 NBA free agency class and if they’re left to test the market, they’re sure to command plenty of attention. Jusuf Nurkic, Robert Covington, and Anfernee Simons‘s contracts are all set to expire at the end of the upcoming season. The 2022 free agency class could […] How Portland Trail Blazers players rank within 2022 NBA free agency class - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 21, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers sign NBA Champion Quinn Cook

The Portland Trail Blazers have just signed two-time NBA Champion and former Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors guard, Quinn Cook to a one-year non-guaranteed deal. The Athletic’s NBA Insider Shams Charania had the news as usual. Free agent guard Quinn Cook is signing a non-guaranteed deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, sources tell […] Portland Trail Blazers sign NBA Champion Quinn Cook - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Sep 21, 2021
Blazers Sign Quinn Cook

Blazers Sign Quinn Cook

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via According to Shams Charania, the deal is non-guaranteed. The Portland Trail Blazers have signed point guard Quinn Cook to a non-guaranteed deal, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Free agent guard Quinn Cook is signing a non-guaranteed deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 21, 2021 Cook last played for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2020-21 season. He averaged 2.1 points across 16 appearances with the Lakers and...
Blazer's Edge Sep 21, 2021
CJ McCollum Makes Top 50 of SI’s Player Rankings

CJ McCollum Makes Top 50 of SI’s Player Rankings

Photo by Steph Chambers/ McCollum came in at no. 38. Sports Illustrated released the second installment of their ninth annual “Top 100 NBA Players” list, featuring players ranked from 50 to 31. After having four players featured on the first installment, the Portland Trail Blazers added a fifth member of their roster to Sports Illustrated’s top 100. Portland’s CJ McCollum was ranked 38, and his increased three point volume and efficiency was noted by contributor Michael Pina as well as his injury contributing to a missed opportunity for McCollum’s first...
Blazer's Edge Sep 21, 2021
Ben Simmons Won’t Report For Camp With Sixers

Ben Simmons Won’t Report For Camp With Sixers

Photo by Abbie Parr/ Adrian Wojnarowski reported the latest in the ongoing saga. Speculation has run wild about where Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers might end up, including possible trades between the Sixers and the Portland Trail Blazers, as Sixers’ President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey has apparently set his cap for Damian Lillard. Now, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN confirms that Simmons is not planning to report for the team’s training camp, which starts next week. According to Wojnarowski, Simmons is aware of the consequences should he miss...
Rip City Project Sep 21, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers: Ranking Damian Lillard’s MVP chances

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, has been playing at an MVP level for two straight seasons now. In 2020, and in 2021, he raised his production, and his efficiency, but unfortunately his teammates weren’t able to stay healthy enough. Though both the West and East are stacked this year, you need to look at […] Portland Trail Blazers: Ranking Damian Lillard’s MVP chances - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Sep 20, 2021
Four Blazers Crack First Half of SI’s Top 100 Players for 2021-22

Four Blazers Crack First Half of SI’s Top 100 Players for 2021-22

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Several Trail Blazers players landed between No. 100 and No. 51 in Sports Illustrated’s annual look at the top players in the NBA. Earlier today, Sports Illustrated released their ninth annual “Top 100 NBA Players” list, starting with players ranked No. 100 to 51. The Portland Trail Blazers made frequent appearances in the rankings, with four different players. Jusuf Nurkić, Norman Powell, Robert Covington, and Larry Nance Jr. all made the cut for today’s portion of SI’s list. Nance Jr. was the first to be mentioned, earning the No....
Blazer's Edge Sep 20, 2021
Can Nurkic Reach a New Ceiling?

Can Nurkic Reach a New Ceiling?

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via The Jacked Ramsays are back to discuss the season ahead for Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic. It’s a Mail Bag Monday on Jacked Ramsays and hosts Danny Marang and Brandon Sprague are back to focus on center Jusuf Nurkic. With training camp just days away, is it time to start getting hyped about the big fella’s outlook for the 2021-22 season? The Athletic’s Jason Quick released an article that details how excited Jusuf Nurkic is to play for coach Chauncey Billups. While it doesn’t mention Terry Stotts directly, Nurkic definitely...
Rip City Project Sep 19, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers: Chauncey Billups expects greatness of Jusuf Nurkic

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic is entering one of the most important seasons of his career, as he will enter free agency in 2022 — and new Head Coach Chauncey Billups expects him to fully capitalize. Talking to Jason Quick of the Athletic, Billups explained how he relayed the importance of this upcoming year for […] Portland Trail Blazers: Chauncey Billups expects greatness of Jusuf Nurkic - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 19, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers: Arvydas Sabonis went in Hall of Fame 10 years ago

In the 1986 Draft, the Portland Tail Blazers owned two picks in the Draft that year. The 86 Draft featured players like, North Carolina center Brad Daugherty who went number one overall to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Auburn forward Chuck Person fourth to the Indiana Pacers and Virginia Tech shooting guard Dell Curry, yes that Dell Curry, […] Portland Trail Blazers: Arvydas Sabonis went in Hall of Fame 10 years ago - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers Player News

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    CJ McCollum

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  • 1 Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    Lillard Lands Just Outside Top Ten

  • 1 Jusuf Nurkic

    Jusuf Nurkic

    Don’t Underestimate Powell’s Upside in Year Two with the Blazers

  • 1 Robert Covington

    Robert Covington

    Stephen A Smith: Blazers May Offer McCollum, Covington And Picks For Simmons

  • Norman Powell

    Norman Powell

    Four Blazers Crack First Half of SI’s Top 100 Players for 2021-22

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