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ClutchPoints 8 hours ago
C.J. McCollum more likely to be moved than Damian Lillard if Portland changes course

C.J. McCollum more likely to be moved than Damian Lillard if Portland changes course

The Portland Trail Blazers have shown no indication of a willingness to shift gears and move one of their two main cogs in Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum, but if they ever decided to, the latter is more likely to be the one heading out the door. Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer explained this sentiment […] The post C.J. McCollum more likely to be moved than Damian Lillard if Portland changes course appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge 59 mins ago

Lillard-McCollum Trade Speculation Persists

The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor wonders if this will be the season the Blazers trade one of their star guards. With the dawn of the new NBA season comes the return of the seemingly never-ending trade speculation involving Portland Trail Blazers stars Damian Lillard...

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Rip City Project 20 mins ago

Portland Trail Blazers: How did their preseason compare to their regular season?

The Portland Trail Blazers recently finished their preseason. From these games, we can begin to gauge some trends with this new team that may differ from the previous season. The preseason – everyone’s favorite collection of five games that don’t matter. However, while the Portland Trail Blazers 3-2 record in these games will mean nothing […] Portland Trail Blazers: How did their preseason compare to their regular season? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge 1 hour ago
Lowe’s ‘Crazy Predictions’ Sees Blazers Implosion

Lowe’s ‘Crazy Predictions’ Sees Blazers Implosion

Zach Lowe of ESPN has released his annual ‘Crazy NBA Predictions’ piece. He sees rough waters ahead for the Blazers. ESPN’s Zach Lowe writes an annual “Crazy Predictions for the NBA Season” piece, and this year sees the Portland Trail Blazers, along with the Washington Wizards, imploding: The implosions would come after the season; I have both these teams in the playoffs, though Portland’s spot (see below) is contingent on the Wolves trading Butler. At some point, expensive 45- to 50-win teams that bump against the same second-round ceiling tend to break up. The results don’t...
Blazer's Edge 3 hours ago
Berger on Blazers Ownership Transfer: ‘Going to be a matter of months’

Berger on Blazers Ownership Transfer: ‘Going to be a matter of months’

Sports Business Radio’s Brian Berger says the NBA will be involved in the transfer of ownership following after Paul Allen’s passing. The news of Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen’s death yesterday hit the NBA hard. Among the memorials and memories, questions are arising about the future of the franchise. Allen’s passion for the Blazers was well-chronicled, and his billions kept the smaller-market team in business even during lean years. Understandably, people are asking who the new owners are going to be, since Allen’s sister and heir, Jody, does not want to retain his...
Blazer's Edge 16 hours ago
Former Blazers Remember Paul Allen

Former Blazers Remember Paul Allen

Jason Quick of The Athletic shares quotes and anecdotes from team members who knew Paul Allen personally. Former Portland Trail Blazers, executives, and coaches are expressing their condolences at the passing of team owner Paul Allen. Jason Quick of The Athletic connected with members of the organization from the mid-1990’s, collecting memories of Allen from their era. (subscription required) Among other stories, Quick shares former General Manager Bob Whitsitt’s recollection of Allen’s insatiable appetite for draft information: Whitsitt said the weeks before every NBA Draft, he...
Blazer's Edge 17 hours ago
Remembering Paul Allen

Remembering Paul Allen

Paul Allen leaves behind a complex, but ultimately endearing, legacy for Blazers fans. Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen today. It would be hard for any member of the general public to say they felt close to the Blazers owner. He was enigmatic, removed from the everyday world by aspirations, habits, and billions of dollars with which to carry them out. He was never particularly comfortable speaking on camera, emerging once a year or so to answer a couple of insoluble questions before retreating to his routine,...
ClutchPoints 17 hours ago
Recapping Paul Allen’s 30-year tenure as Blazers owner

Recapping Paul Allen’s 30-year tenure as Blazers owner

Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has died of cancer at the age of 65. A successful businessman and philanthropist, Allen also became a great influence in Portland in the 30 years as the Blazers’ owner, especially on the city’s sports platforms. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted out a snippet of the Blazers’ achievements under Allen’s leadership. […] The post Recapping Paul Allen’s 30-year tenure as Blazers owner appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 17 hours ago
Blazers exercise 3rd-year options on Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan

Blazers exercise 3rd-year options on Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan

The Portland Trail Blazers made a pair of unsurprising moves on Monday by exercising the third-year options on Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, according to Joe Freeman of The Oregonian. Both Collins and Swanigan are young players with tremendous upside. Both players bolster the frontcourt depth for Portland and they have the potential to develop into consistent […] The post Blazers exercise 3rd-year options on Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge 22 hours ago
Early Details of Possible New Blazers Ownership Emerge

Early Details of Possible New Blazers Ownership Emerge

The passing of Paul Allen means ownership of the Blazers is now in flux. It was announced Monday evening that Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen had passed away after his fight with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The Blazers owner leaves behind a franchise that he’s owned since 1988. After initial reaction to the news, some have started to wonder about the future of the Blazers — Who will own them? Will they move from Portland? — and a few details have emerged in the immediate aftermath. First, Sports Business Radio reported of a plan that’s been in place in case Allen passed, with...
Blazer's Edge 23 hours ago
Reactions Pour in After Death of Paul Allen

Reactions Pour in After Death of Paul Allen

Social media reactions have offered their respects for Allen following news of his passing. Following the news of the passing of Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen, a flood of respects have gone out to Allen and his family. Here’s how people in the NBA, NFL and elsewhere are remembering him: Thirty years as Blazers owner, 23 trips to the Western playoffs, two NBA Finals appearances (1990 and 1992) and a relentless advocate for Portland, the Pacific Northwest and small market NBA franchises. https://t.co/GSPkGIxuk0— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 15, 2018 Big dog rest...
Rip City Project Oct 15, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers to take major step back according to FiveThirtyEight’s preseason projections

FiveThirtyEight recently released an updated version of its win total projections for all 30 NBA teams. According to them, the Portland Trail Blazers will take a major step back this year. Another mediocre projection for the Portland Trail Blazers. This news should come as almost no surprise. But almost none of these projections go as […] Portland Trail Blazers to take major step back according to FiveThirtyEight’s preseason projections - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Oct 15, 2018
Blazers news: Owner Paul Allen passes away

Blazers news: Owner Paul Allen passes away

The NBA received devastating news on Monday when Chris B. Haynes of Yahoo! Sports reported that Paul Allen, owner of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks, had passed away. Earlier this month, Allen announced that his non-Hodgkins lymphoma had returned. Unfortunately, he lost his battle against the deadly disease and the NBA lost a […] The post Blazers news: Owner Paul Allen passes away appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Rip City Project Oct 15, 2018

BREAKING: Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies of cancer

Microsoft co-founder and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen died today at the age of 65. The Trail Blazer community morns the loss of their beloved owner today, as Paul Allen died of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Mr. Allen’s twitter account announced his passing with the following tweet: pic.twitter.com/msJhSPZBXm — Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen) October 15, 2018 Paul […] BREAKING: Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies of cancer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Oct 15, 2018
Breaking: Blazers Owner Paul Allen Passes Away at 65

Breaking: Blazers Owner Paul Allen Passes Away at 65

The Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks owner had recently announced a return of his non-Hodgkins lymphoma Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Allen had recently announced the return of the condition that he had initially been diagnosed with in 2009. Allen has owned the Portland Trail Blazers since 1988, when he purchased the franchise from original owner Larry Weinberg. He also owned the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. The following statement was released today by Vulcan Inc. on behalf of Allen’s family: It is with...
Blazer's Edge Oct 15, 2018
Report: Blazers Exercise Third-Year Options On Collins And Swanigan

Report: Blazers Exercise Third-Year Options On Collins And Swanigan

According to The Oregonian’s Joe Freeman, Portland exercised the third-year options on two of their young post players. The Trail Blazers committed to having Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan on the books through the 2019-20 season by exercising the third-year options on both of their contracts. The Oregonian’s Joe Freeman provided the details on Monday. The Trail Blazers have exercised the 3rd year options on big men Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan.— Joe Freeman (@BlazerFreeman) October 15, 2018 The move doesn’t come as a shock. Collins figures to be a regular contributor for...

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  • 1 Zach Collins

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    Blazers exercise 3rd-year options on Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan

  • 1 Caleb Swanigan

    Caleb Swanigan

    Blazers exercise 3rd-year options on Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan

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