4:26 AM EDT, Thu October 02, 2014
Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews get no social media buzz as one of NBA's best backcourts

Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews get no social media buzz as one of NBA's best backcourts

Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless tabbed Stephen Curry/Klay Thompson and Tony Parker/Manu Ginobili as the NBA's top backcourts. What do you think? Where do Damian Lillard/Wesley Matthews rank?
Behind The Blazers Beat | Oregonian 1 hour ago

For Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, it's been more leg work, less Benihana

The All-Star point guard looks for ways to improve through workouts and a better diet.

Wesley Matthews misses 2nd half of Trail Blazers' practice

The starting shooting guard became sick Wednesday and missed the second half of the Blazers' practice.
Rotoworld 10 hours ago

Wes Matthews (sick) misses some practice - Wesley Matthews (G/F) Portland Trail Blazers

Wesley Matthews missed some of Wednesday's practice due to an illness.

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Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard laments Oakland Athletics' wild card loss: 'I'm used to it'

The All-Star point guard, an Oakland native and Athletics fan, is still reeling from the team's dramatic extra-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals in the MLB playoffs.
Rip City Project 6 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Over/Under 48.5 wins?

On Sept. 30, the Westgate SuperBook released its over/under projections for the upcoming NBA season. Westgate SportsBook set the Trail Blazers over/under at 48.5 wins, tied with the Memphis Grizzlies for seventh-best in the Western Conference. Immediately, my reaction was “That’s too low,” but after some thought, I can’t say I have any qualms with […] Portland Trail Blazers: Over/Under 48.5 wins? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Sights and sounds from Day 2 of Trail Blazers training camp (video)

Day 2 of Trail Blazers training camp brought a lively and lengthy morning session Wednesday, complete with a team scrimmage to cap-off practice.

Trail Blazers work on a little bit of everything during Day 2 of training camp (video)

Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts and forward Nicolas Batum after Wednesday's morning session.

Quick: Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman says his ego is gone, giving hope his stop in Portland will work

After three tumultuous seasons in New Orleans, Dallas and Los Angeles, the 12th-year veteran says he has dropped his ego and is ready to win in Portland.

Trail Blazers fans will get two chances to watch team's preseason games on TV

The Oct. 12 home game against the Clippers will be the lone locally-produced broadcast in the preseason.
What are the Trail Blazers' odds of winning the championship this season?

What are the Trail Blazers' odds of winning the championship this season?

A look at the Blazers' chances of winning the Northwest Division, Western Conference and NBA championship.

Trail Blazers chat at noon with The Oregonian's Joe Freeman

The Oregonian's Trail Blazers beat reporter will be taking your questions at noon today, just before the Blazers open the doors for practice.

Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge has practiced it, but is he ready to add the three-point shot to his arsenal?

The Blazers' All-Star power forward was 2 for 2 on threes when he scored a career-high 46 points against Houston in the playoffs.

What word would the Trail Blazers use to describe this team heading into the season? (video)

Trail Blazers Wesley Matthews, Damian Lillard, Thomas Robinson, Robin Lopez and LaMarcus Aldridge give one word to describe the team heading into the 2014-15 season.
As Trail Blazers training camp opens, CJ McCollum and Will Barton begin battle for rotation spot

As Trail Blazers training camp opens, CJ McCollum and Will Barton begin battle for rotation spot

Two of the Blazers' hungriest young players are in a neck-and-beck tussle for one of the few vacant spots in coach Terry Stotts' rotation.
Rip City Project 22 hours ago

Victor Claver: “We all have to deserve these minutes”

Portland Trail Blazers forward Victor Claver quietly arrived at the courtside club for Monday’s media day as his teammates accommodated clusters of media members wielding cameras and microphones. He was a little late, but I don’t know that anyone noticed. Some players met the media together, while others filtered in at their own pace. He […] Victor Claver: “We all have to deserve these minutes” - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Oct 1, 2014

Steve Blake: “Everyone has played really good”

At media day on Monday, Trail Blazers point guard Steve Blake offered a few words about his plans for the coming season and how the team has looked. I caught him one-on-one only for a moment, but he seemed optimistic about the youngsters and genuinely happy to be back in the Rose City. First off, […] Steve Blake: “Everyone has played really good” - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers Player News

  • 4 Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    For Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, it's been more leg work, less Benihana

  • 2 Wesley Matthews

    Wesley Matthews

    Wesley Matthews misses 2nd half of Trail Blazers' practice

  • 1 Nicolas Batum

    Nicolas Batum

    Nicolas Batum says he's 'tired,' but 'recovers fast'; are you concerned at all?

  • 1 Chris Kaman

    Chris Kaman

    Quick: Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman says his ego is gone, giving hope his stop in Portland will work

  • 1 LaMarcus Aldridge

    LaMarcus Aldridge

    Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge has practiced it, but is he ready to add the three-point shot to his arsenal?