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Rip City Project 9 hours ago

Making sense of Blazers’ pick Zach Collins and the trade to land him

The Blazers landed Zach Collins on NBA Draft night, but could they have gotten more? Due to a few savvy trades, the Blazers entered the 2017 NBA Draft with three draft picks in their possession, which came in handy when making the Zach Collins trade. However, when free agency begins on July 1, the team […] Making sense of Blazers’ pick Zach Collins and the trade to land him - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rip City Project 17 hours ago

NBA Summer League: Caleb Swanigan looks to continue dominance

The Blazers’ 26th pick, Caleb Swanigan, poses as a great post scorer and defender for Portland. First stop: NBA Summer League. With NBA Summer League approaching, the Blazers have a Zach Randolph-esuqe weapon to unleash on the league. Whenever Purdue would play in the 2016-2017 NCAA Basketball season, you always had to keep your eyes on […] NBA Summer League: Caleb Swanigan looks to continue dominance - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Trail Blazers' rookies Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan join crowded rotation in Portland

Trail Blazers' rookies Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan join crowded rotation in Portland

Rookie big men Collins and Swanigan add to a Blazers roster that has a crowded group of big men.
Rip City Project Jun 26, 2017

NBA Summer League: Zach Collins’ Final Four will carryover

Zach Collins will come off an impressive Final Four and look to show he can hold his own in the league. First stop: NBA Summer League. Recent draftee Zach Collins is a draft pick Neil Olshey coveted, and we’ll get our first glimpse of him in NBA Summer League. Every Blazer fan is looking forward to […] NBA Summer League: Zach Collins’ Final Four will carryover - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jun 26, 2017

Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan introduced at press conference

Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, the 10th and 26th selections, are officially Portland Trail Blazers today. GM Neil Olshey and head coach Terry Stotts sat alongside the future of their team Monday afternoon, as Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan were introduced at a press conference. The presser gives fans and media a chance to meet the new draft picks […] Zach Collins, Caleb Swanigan introduced at press conference - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Behind Neil Olshey's excitement for Blazers' rookies is talent and some grit

Before Trail Blazers rookies Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan even put on a Portland jersey, there have been some pretty heady statements tossed around.Collins, on
Portland Trail Blazers prepare for free agency, trade market as offseason enters next phase

Portland Trail Blazers prepare for free agency, trade market as offseason enters next phase

After adding Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan in the draft, the Blazers could be active on the trade market during free agency.
Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic, Allen Crabbe, Ed Davis will be healthy in time for training camp

Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic, Allen Crabbe, Ed Davis will be healthy in time for training camp

The team expects a fully healthy roster by the start of training camp at the end of September.
Trail Blazers draft pick Caleb Swanagin has a basketball mantra: 'Never stop working'

Trail Blazers draft pick Caleb Swanagin has a basketball mantra: 'Never stop working'

Swanagin discuss his journey to the NBA, his draft-night experience and where he fits in the NBA
Watch: Trail Blazers draft pick Zach Collins bringing a chip on his shoulder to the NBA

Watch: Trail Blazers draft pick Zach Collins bringing a chip on his shoulder to the NBA

Collins discuss why he left Gonzaga early for the NBA, how his game translates to the next level and where he fits on the Blazers roster.
Watch: Portland center Zach Collins introduced at Trail Blazers press conference

Watch: Portland center Zach Collins introduced at Trail Blazers press conference

Portland center Zach Collins talks about his journey to the NBA and explains why he will be a good fit for the Trail Blazers.
FOX Sports Jun 26, 2017
Portland Trail Blazers: 5 reasons Caleb Swanigan was a good pick

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 reasons Caleb Swanigan was a good pick

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Purdues Caleb Swanigan with the No. 26 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. What makes this such a good move?The Portland Trail Blazers entered the 2017 NBA Draft with three picks: No. 15, No. 20 and No. 26. They came out of the draft with two selections: Gonzaga&#...
Live updates: Draft picks Zach Collins, Caleb Swanagin introduced at Trail Blazers press conference

Live updates: Draft picks Zach Collins, Caleb Swanagin introduced at Trail Blazers press conference

Get the latest live updates from reporters at the press conference as they post the best quotes, comments and information.
Trail Blazers NBA draft reactions: My Friend Chuck podcast

Trail Blazers NBA draft reactions: My Friend Chuck podcast

The Oregonian/OregonLive's Mike Richman and his friend Chuck (Charles Tuggle) bring you the latest episode of My Friend Chuck, a Portland Trail Blazers-centric podcast.
Caleb Swanigan scouting report: How can the Big Ten Player of the Year help the Trail Blazers?

Caleb Swanigan scouting report: How can the Big Ten Player of the Year help the Trail Blazers?

efore Swanigan dons a Portland jersey in summer league in Las Vegas, here's a look at what he might bring to the Blazers.

Trail Blazers Player News

  • Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    Blazers players, ownership active on Twitter during NBA Draft

  • Allen Crabbe

    Allen Crabbe

    Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic, Allen Crabbe, Ed Davis will be healthy in time for training camp

  • Evan Turner

    Evan Turner

    Blazers players, ownership active on Twitter during NBA Draft

  • Jusuf Nurkic

    Jusuf Nurkic

    Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic, Allen Crabbe, Ed Davis will be healthy in time for training camp

  • Ed Davis

    Ed Davis

    Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic, Allen Crabbe, Ed Davis will be healthy in time for training camp

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