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Rip City Project Jan 17, 2018

The Trail Blazers are definitely better than the Phoenix Suns: Morning Blazer

What’s on our minds this morn? Well, we’re thinking of that nice win against the Phoenix Suns. And we’re wondering about Jusuf Nurkic. Again. Good morning, Rip City. Welcome to your hump day Morning Blazer! Aren’t Wednesday’s so much better when the Trail Blazers win the night before? We think so. Even the gray sky […] The Trail Blazers are definitely better than the Phoenix Suns: Morning Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 17, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers hit 17 threes, defeat Phoenix Suns

The Portland Trail Blazers ended their four-game losing streak with a closer-than-it-should’ve-been victory over the Phoenix Suns. Game Summary In their first game at home in nine days, the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Phoenix Suns, 118-111. The Blazers began the game making their first eight shots, jumping out to an 18-11 lead halfway through […] Portland Trail Blazers hit 17 threes, defeat Phoenix Suns - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 16, 2018

How the Trail Blazers could sign LeBron James this offseason

LeBron James will likely opt out of his contract this summer and elect to become a free agent. What can the Blazers offer James that no other franchise will? When LeBron James made “The Decision” to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for South Beach in 2010, he shifted the landscape of player empowerment in professional sports. […] How the Trail Blazers could sign LeBron James this offseason - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 16, 2018

Trail Blazers prep for week of home games, starting with the Suns: Morning Blazer

The Portland Trail Blazers play the Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers and Dallas Mavericks at the Moda Center this week. Hello out there in Trail Blazers-ville! Welcome to your Morning Blazer. What’s going on out there in the real world, besides everything and nothing? Suns vs. Trail Blazers The Phoenix Suns come to the Moda Center […] Trail Blazers prep for week of home games, starting with the Suns: Morning Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 15, 2018

Possible trade ideas for the Blazers to acquire Julius Randle

Now 7th in Western Conference and just one game over .500, the Blazers are hopefully buying this trade deadline. The Blazers are in the middle of several trade rumors. They are the supposed frontrunners for Nikola Mirotic, and Bleacher Report discussed the possibility of a Kent Bazemore trade. One player definitely on the market is […] Possible trade ideas for the Blazers to acquire Julius Randle - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 15, 2018

Trail Blazers end tough road trip 1-3: Morning Blazer

What’s on our minds this morning? Well, the Trail Blazers lost three out of four on the road. And there was that miracle football finish in Minnesota. What might that say about perseverance? Good morning, Rip City! Welcome to your Morning Blazer. And how are we today? Still smarting from the Portland Trail Blazers’ fairly […] Trail Blazers end tough road trip 1-3: Morning Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 15, 2018

Blazers get run ragged and torn apart on the road by a dominant Timberwolves team

Continuing the trend of three-game streaks, Portland takes their third consecutive loss to end a tough road trip in Minnesota. Even while holding a small lead early in the game, there was a visible difference between the 29-16 Timberwolves and the 22-21 Blazers. A physical brand of basketball and the continuous urge to push the […] Blazers get run ragged and torn apart on the road by a dominant Timberwolves team - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 14, 2018

Bleacher Report suggests Blazers trade for Kent Bazemore

As the NBA trade deadline approaches, publications are getting their two cents in about “possible” trades. It’s unbelievable to think that the first half of the 2017-18 NBA season is over halfway completed. It seems like just yesterday the Blazers were setting records with a 48-point victory over the Phoenix Suns. Now, teams are looking […] Bleacher Report suggests Blazers trade for Kent Bazemore - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 13, 2018

3 keys for the Blazers to end the Timberwolves’ winning streak

The Portland Trail Blazers travel to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves for the second time this season. For the third time this season, Portland will play on national television. They faceoff with Minnesota at 6:00 p.m. PT on ESPN. The last time these two teams met, Minnesota stole the victory late in the fourth […] 3 keys for the Blazers to end the Timberwolves’ winning streak - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 13, 2018

How Caleb Swanigan is performing for the G-League’s Canton Charge

26th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Caleb Swanigan was assigned to the G-League at the end of December. Caleb Swanigan racked up nine DNP’s and five total minutes of play in December before the Blazers assigned him to the G-League’s Canton Charge. Canton is the official G-League affiliate for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Since […] How Caleb Swanigan is performing for the G-League’s Canton Charge - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 12, 2018

Trail Blazers fight hard on the road, fall to Pelicans, 119-113

With Damian Lillard in and out of the lineup with quad and calf injuries, the Portland Trail Blazers were happy to welcome him back. And with both the Blazers and the New Orleans Pelicans jostling for playoff position, Portland sure needed his help. First Quarter The first quarter started well, with the Blazers jumping out […] Trail Blazers fight hard on the road, fall to Pelicans, 119-113 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Jan 12, 2018

Three trades the Portland Trail Blazers could make at the deadline

The Blazers acquired Jusuf Nurkic and Arron Afflalo at recent trade deadlines. Who should Portland target this year, and what will it cost? It’s officially the most wonderful time of the year. From mid Jan. until Feb. 7 at 11:59 PM, NBA nerds around the world congregate on blogs and subreddits to relish in the […] Three trades the Portland Trail Blazers could make at the deadline - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Denver Post Jan 12, 2018
Gary Harris will miss Nuggets game vs. Memphis due to personal reasons

Gary Harris will miss Nuggets game vs. Memphis due to personal reasons

The Denver Nuggets will aim to snap their three-game losing streak without their leading scorer, as the team announced Gary Harris will miss Friday night’s home game against Memphis due to personal reasons.
Heat Index | ESPN Jan 11, 2018

Sources: Waiters to have season-ending surgery

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters will undergo season-ending surgery on his troublesome left ankle, league sources told ESPN. Waiters is likely to have the surgery sometime within the next two weeks.
Denver Post Jan 11, 2018
Denver Nuggets’ midseason report: MVP, biggest disappointment and more

Denver Nuggets’ midseason report: MVP, biggest disappointment and more

Here’s a look back at the prominent players and moments that defined the season’s first 41 games, as well as some key questions that remain in 2018.

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    Damian Lillard

    Paul Allen meets with Damian Lillard to discuss team direction

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