5:38 PM EDT, Wed September 17, 2014

Trail Blazers to host Fan Fest Oct. 5 at Moda Center

The Blazers have schedule their annual scrimmage/practice for Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Moda Center.
Rip City Project 17 hours ago

What would it take for LaMarcus Aldridge to win MVP in 2015?

“A miracle.” Now that we’ve gotten the knee-jerk response out of the way, let’s examine this a little more closely. Last season, LaMarcus Aldridge came the closest he has ever come to true MVP consideration, standing at fifth in the KIA “Race to the MVP” rankings and 10th in the media voting by season’s end. […] What would it take for LaMarcus Aldridge to win MVP in 2015? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Portland Trail Blazers forge partnership with Daimler Trucks, including 'Threes for Trees' promotion

Every time a Blazers player makes a three-pointer in a game, the Blazers and Daimler will partner with Friends of Trees to plant three new trees along the Sandy River Delta.
Rip City Project Sep 15, 2014

Nicolas Batum receives All-Tournament honors [video highlights]

Nicolas Batum was one of five players in the 2014 FIBA World Cup to be named to the All-Tournament team. He was joined by Kyrie Irving and Kenneth Faried of the United States, Pau Gasol of Spain, and Milos Teodosic of Serbia. Irving was named the Most Valuable Player Award for his 26-point performance in […] Nicolas Batum receives All-Tournament honors [video highlights] - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Portland Trail Blazers' D-League options will start with Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Portland Trail Blazers' D-League options will start with Fort Wayne Mad Ants

The Blazers will join 12 other NBA teams in being affiliated with the Fort Wayne D-League team.
Rip City Project Sep 15, 2014

Trail Blazers’ unique foul makeup suggests systemic problem

The Portland Trail Blazers were a middle of the road defensive team as a whole last season, but with the exception of Wesley Matthews, their most prominent guards stood out as being distinctly below average. No one responds with shock or confusion when told that Damian Lillard and Mo Williams were poor defenders. Lillard gained […] Trail Blazers’ unique foul makeup suggests systemic problem - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 15, 2014

Robin Lopez: “I’d love to [play for the Philippines]“

On an NBA Cares typhoon relief effort trip in the Philippines with teammate Wesley Matthews, Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez stated that he would be open to playing for the Philippines. “If the whole Andray Blatche thing doesn’t work out, I’m here for [Philippines coach] Gilas [Pilipinas].” “I don’t wish any harm to come to […] Robin Lopez: “I’d love to [play for the Philippines]“ - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 14, 2014

Nicolas Batum’s scoring outbursts indicate star potential

After struggling to find his shooting stroke and offensive game in the first seven games of the FIBA World Cup. Trail Blazers’ forward Nicolas Batum broke out of his slump with monster performances of 35 points and 27 points in back-to-back games to lead France to a third place finish.     In recent memory, […] Nicolas Batum’s scoring outbursts indicate star potential - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 13, 2014

Thomas Robinson injury update: Full contact clearance imminent

In a brief interview with Trail Blazers Beat Writer Casey Holdahl, Thomas Robinson revealed that his surgically repaired thumb is healing well and that he will be ready for training camp at the end of the month. Robinson has not played competitive basketball since suffering a torn ligament in Las Vegas Summer League on July […] Thomas Robinson injury update: Full contact clearance imminent - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 12, 2014

Nicolas Batum explodes for 35, Serbia ousts France

After dominating the first three quarters, the Serbian National team held on to defeat Nicolas Batum and French National team 90-85 in the FIBA World Cup Semifinals. Leading 46-32 at the half, Serbia had to withstand 39 fourth quarter points from France (in a ten minute quarter), and 35 overall (17 in the fourth quarter) […] Nicolas Batum explodes for 35, Serbia ousts France - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen makes $9 million contribution to fight Ebola in West Africa

The owner writes that money is only part of the answer to fighting the deadly disease and calls for "creative and practical" solutions for healthcare worker safety.
Rip City Project Sep 12, 2014

Nicolas Batum on three-point cold streak in FIBA World Cup

As a whole, the French national team has fought for all their success in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. They had to fight for a winning record in the group stage (3-2), they had to fight to beat Croatia in the Round of 16 (69-64), and they definitely had to fight in order to upset […] Nicolas Batum on three-point cold streak in FIBA World Cup - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 11, 2014

Trail Blazers offseason twitter fun: Hashtags & Memes

The NBA offseason is unfortunately still upon us. In 19 days, NBA Training Camps open for practice around the league and it marks the unofficial start of the 2014-2015 season. Several NBA franchises have taken the opportunity to promote their teams during the summer months. Through Twitter, teams have been competing for the best use […] Trail Blazers offseason twitter fun: Hashtags & Memes - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Sep 11, 2014

Nicolas Batum, France knock Spain out of FIBA World Cup

  I didn’t think it was necessarily possible that France would beat Spain in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup. I also can’t say I’m shocked Spain got tight in a big game and choked away an opportunity to win the gold in front of their home fans and fellow countrymen. And, that’s exactly […] Nicolas Batum, France knock Spain out of FIBA World Cup - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Portland Trail Blazers 2014-15 season schedule released

The Blazers open the season against Kevin Durant and the Thunder on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Moda Center.

Trail Blazers Player News

  • 1 LaMarcus Aldridge

    LaMarcus Aldridge

    Would USA Basketball have been good for LaMarcus Aldridge?

  • Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard

    Roundtable: Where Does Damian Lillard Rank Among Point Guards?

  • Nicolas Batum

    Nicolas Batum

    Nicolas Batum’s scoring outbursts indicate star potential

  • Robin Lopez

    Robin Lopez

    Robin Lopez: “I’d love to [play for the Philippines]“

  • Steve Blake

    Steve Blake

    Steve Blake history lesson: Trail Blazers trades