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Rip City Project 16 hours ago
Portland Trail Blazers sign Brandon Rush to 10-day contract

Portland Trail Blazers sign Brandon Rush to 10-day contract

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Brandon Rush to a ten-day contract on Monday night. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Blazers have given Brandon Rush a ten-day contract. He becomes the 14th man for Portland. Sadly, it’s not the Brandon R. we hoped to see back in a Blazers uniform one day (Brandon Roy). […] Portland Trail Blazers sign Brandon Rush to 10-day contract - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rip City Project 11 hours ago

Trail Blazers who weren’t All-Stars but maybe should’ve been: Afternoon Blazer (Snowpocalypse Edition)

During the post-All-Star-Game downtime, we thought it would be fun to list some of the excellent players in history who never made the All-Star team while wearing a Blazers’ uni. Besides, it’s snowing out; what else are we gonna do? Hello there, Rip City! What’s new? Seen the weather forecasts? Looking for an excuse to […] Trail Blazers who weren’t All-Stars but maybe should’ve been: Afternoon Blazer (Snowpocalypse Edition) - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 19, 2018

Trail Blazers’ Lillard makes Rip City proud at NBA All-Star Game

Good morning, Rip City! Welcome to your Presidents Day Monday Morning Blazer. This is where we brag about Damian Lillard’s performance at the NBA All-Star Game. Damian Lillard was an effective assassin Sunday at the NBA All-Star Game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Trail Blazers’ all-everything player scored 21 points (tied for […] Trail Blazers’ Lillard makes Rip City proud at NBA All-Star Game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 18, 2018

Damian Lillard drops 21 points in 3rd All-Star game

Damian Lillard competed in his third career All-Star game. He scored Damian Lillard played his third career All-Star game for Team Steph tonight. Finally, after two straight seasons of being snubbed, NBA fans, media and coaches came to their senses and put him back on the team. First Quarter Dame came off the bench with […] Damian Lillard drops 21 points in 3rd All-Star game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 18, 2018

From Petrie to Glide to Dame: The All-Star history of the Portland Trail Blazers

When Damian Lillard was named to the 2017-2018 NBA All-Star team, it was the 41st time in franchise history that a Portland Trail Blazers player had been so honored. Among NBA/ABA franchises, the Portland Trail Blazers have the seventh-best winning percentage (.534) in history. Only eight teams have made the playoffs more times than Portland, […] From Petrie to Glide to Dame: The All-Star history of the Portland Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 18, 2018

CJ McCollum named new NBPA Vice President (2018-2020)

The NBPA recently announced via Twitter its new Vice President – CJ McCollum. Lost in the hubbub of All-Star weekend, the National Basketball Players Association named CJ McCollum as its newest Vice President. Congrats to the newest NBPA Executive Committee member, VP @CJMcCollum. pic.twitter.com/Q6D3xWaMcD — NBPA (@TheNBPA) February 16, 2018 CJ joins LeBron James (First Vice President), […] CJ McCollum named new NBPA Vice President (2018-2020) - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 17, 2018

What we wish the Blazers did at the trade deadline

While the Blazers missed out on trade targets such as DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore, many fans are still happy with the financially-motivated trade by Neil Olshey. The Portland Trail Blazers were one of a few teams to make a trade deadline move. Neil Olshey sent off Noah Vonleh and cash in return for the […] What we wish the Blazers did at the trade deadline - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 16, 2018

Round Mound of Stumptown: Charles Barkley as a Trail Blazer?

When Charles Barkley says, “I’ll tell you a funny story; nobody actually knows this story,” our ears perk up. When that “funny” story involves the Portland Trail Blazers … well, then Sir Charles has our full attention. NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley dropped a juicy, behind-the-scenes, gossipy nugget Thursday on TNT. Apparently, at some […] Round Mound of Stumptown: Charles Barkley as a Trail Blazer? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 16, 2018

Best wins for Portland Trail Blazers in first half of season

Defeating the Golden State Warriors was one of Portland’s best wins of the season. But which other victories are up there too? The Blazers have won 32 of their first 58 games in 2017-2018 – this an eight-game improvement on last year. Which of those 32 were the best for Portland, though? Opening Night – […] Best wins for Portland Trail Blazers in first half of season - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 15, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers ahead of last year’s pace at All-Star break

The Portland Trail Blazers head into the All-Star break with a record of 32-26, 6th in the Western Conference. This season has been a rollercoaster for the Blazers (and us fans). One night, they come out and beat a fully-healthy Golden State Warriors team. On another night, they lose to the injured Brooklyn Nets. Seeing […] Portland Trail Blazers ahead of last year’s pace at All-Star break - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 15, 2018

Rip City basks in the afterglow of a big-time victory: Morning Blazer

What a win! Ahh, let’s take a moment — shall we? — to savor it. To rejoice in the knowledge that the Trail Blazers can be a great team, even if not every piece falls into place at the right time. Howdy-hi there, friends and neighbors. And welcome to the “Did You See It? I […] Rip City basks in the afterglow of a big-time victory: Morning Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 15, 2018

Sweet victory valentine as Trail Blazers beat Warriors, 123-117

The Portland Trail Blazers head to the All-Star break in style, beating the Golden State Warriors behind Damian Lillard’s 44 points. The first thing you need to know about the Trail Blazers game against the Golden State Warriors is that Portland won 123-117. All-Star Damian Lillard scored 44 points and dished out eight assists. The […] Sweet victory valentine as Trail Blazers beat Warriors, 123-117 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 14, 2018

Suddenly silent Jusuf Nurkic no good for Portland Trail Blazers

Jusuf Nurkic has rarely been hesitant to yak it up, either with his fellow Trail Blazers or with journalists covering the team. So why the sudden silence now that he’s reported to be injured? Remember last year when the Trail Blazers acquired Jusuf Nurkic from the Denver Nuggets? He arrived riding an unexpected wave of […] Suddenly silent Jusuf Nurkic no good for Portland Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 13, 2018

CJ McCollum to be a hot trade target in the offseason

CJ McCollum was included in several potential trade packages prior to the deadline, but stayed with Portland as most hoped. CJ McCollum makes up one of the most dynamic and successful backcourts in the NBA. Still, his name appeared in many blockbuster trade ideas ahead of the Feb. 8 deadline. The Blazers’ fanbase was split […] CJ McCollum to be a hot trade target in the offseason - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Feb 13, 2018

Trail Blazers hope to avoid Valentine’s Day massacre against Warriors: Morning Blazer

Looks like we’ve got another sunny day on our hands here at the RCP international headquarters in Portland, Oregon, USA. What’s going on with the Trail Blazers, you ask? Let’s have a look. Ahhh mid February … the time when Trail Blazers fans’ thoughts turn to spring springing and valentines valentining. When pitchers and catchers […] Trail Blazers hope to avoid Valentine’s Day massacre against Warriors: Morning Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers Player News

  • Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard Explains Purpose of Meeting with Paul Allen

  • CJ McCollum

    CJ McCollum

    Damian Lillard Explains Purpose of Meeting with Paul Allen

  • Jusuf Nurkic

    Jusuf Nurkic

    Suddenly silent Jusuf Nurkic no good for Portland Trail Blazers

  • Meyers Leonard

    Meyers Leonard

    Best wins for Portland Trail Blazers in first half of season

  • Maurice Harkless

    Maurice Harkless

    Sacramento Kings, OKC Thunder interested in Maurice Harkless

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