10:24 PM EST, Wed November 25, 2020
6 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Harry Giles explains his decision to sign with the Blazers

Harry Giles’ one-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers could end up being one of 2021’s great bargains. Yesterday, he explained what motivated him to sign in Portland. Three summers ago, the Portland Trail Blazers entered the 2017 NBA Draft with the No. 15 and No. 20 selection, seeking out key rotation pieces to solidify […] Portland Trail Blazers: Harry Giles explains his decision to sign with the Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
11 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Predicting the Blazers’ crunch time lineup in 2020-21

Much has been debated about who will start when the Portland Trail Blazers open the 2020-21 campaign. Here’s a prediction on who finishes those close games. If there’s one thing you can always count on when it comes to the Portland Trail Blazers, a flare for the dramatics would certainly be it. Individually, the Blazers […] Portland Trail Blazers: Predicting the Blazers’ crunch time lineup in 2020-21 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
13 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Carver, Gandhi and one powerful message

This is it. It’s time for the Blazers to it all. George Washington Carver, Mahatma Gandhi or any legend that sees this new Blazers roster would say the same. One of the most prominent examples of Black excellence is George Washington Carver. The incredible icon was a legendary agricultural scientist and inventor who developed more […] Portland Trail Blazers: Carver, Gandhi and one powerful message - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 24, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers won’t re-sign Hassan Whiteside, not on an NBA team

The Portland Trail Blazers won’t be bringing Hassan Whiteside back for 2021, and he still remains unsigned by another NBA team for the new season. Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey has stated in his first press conference for 2021 that the team’s roster will stay at 14 players for now, as they don’t […] Portland Trail Blazers won’t re-sign Hassan Whiteside, not on an NBA team - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 23, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Could the 2020-21 Sixth Man of the Year winner reside in Portland?

This offseason, the Portland Trail Blazers put together one of the deepest rosters in the NBA. Is it safe to put a few of them on 2020-21 Sixth Man of the Year award watch? Across the globe, experts have been gushing about what Neil Olshey and the Portland Trail Blazers added to their roster this […] Portland Trail Blazers: Could the 2020-21 Sixth Man of the Year winner reside in Portland? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 23, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Wenyen Gabriel signs with New Orleans Pelicans

Ex Portland Trail Blazers big Wenyen Gabriel has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on a two-year deal. He won’t be back with the Blazers in 2021. Andrew Lopez of ESPN has broken the news that the New Orleans Pelicans have signed Wenyen Gabriel to a two-year veterans minimum deal, the Portland Trail Blazers won’t […] Portland Trail Blazers: Wenyen Gabriel signs with New Orleans Pelicans - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 23, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Neil Olshey says Carmelo Anthony will be on bench

In the first press conference, Portland Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey has said that Carmelo Anthony will come off the bench, but he may still close games. Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey had had his first press conference of the new season, where he talked about team personnel and the free agency and […] Portland Trail Blazers: Neil Olshey says Carmelo Anthony will be on bench - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 22, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: 3 reasons to love the Derrick Jones Jr signing

At the start of free agency, the Portland Trail Blazers signed Derrick Jones Jr to a two-year $19 million deal. Here are 3 reasons why we love this signing. The Portland Trail Blazers signed free agent forward Derrick Jones Jr to a two-year $21 million deal when free agency opened. Adding this deal to the […] Portland Trail Blazers: 3 reasons to love the Derrick Jones Jr signing - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 22, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers sign Harry Giles, free agent from Sacramento Kings

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed big man Harry Giles, formerly of the Sacramento Kings, to a one-year free-agent deal on the minimum. The Portland Trail Blazers have signed 22-year-old free agent big man Harry Giles, formerly of the Sacramento Kings. Continuing what has been a great offseason, Giles joins other new additions to Derrick Jones […] Portland Trail Blazers sign Harry Giles, free agent from Sacramento Kings - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 21, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Carmelo Anthony re-signs for 2021 season

NBA legend and future Hall-of-Famer Carmelo Anthony has re-signed with the Portland Trail Blazers on what will likely be a 1 year deal for the 2021 season. The Portland Trail Blazers excellent offseason has continued, this time as they were able to secure the service of future Hall-of-Famer, and NBA legend Carmelo Anthony. On the […] Portland Trail Blazers: Carmelo Anthony re-signs for 2021 season - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 21, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Why Portland should return to being a top-10 defensive team in 2020-21

The Portland Trail Blazers haven’t been a top-10 defensive team since 2017-18. Given their recent acquisitions, here’s why they could be due to return to that stature next season. Through their recent signings, the Portland Trail Blazers made their reach for an NBA championship substantially easier. Figuratively, it gets easier because the money they’ve spent […] Portland Trail Blazers: Why Portland should return to being a top-10 defensive team in 2020-21 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Kanter, Covington moves are showing that Neil Olshey means business this offseason

The pressure was on for Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey to keep the title window open for Damian Lillard. As the Covington-Kanter moves have illustrated, he means business this offseason. Over the last three days, the Portland Trail Blazers have two major moves that will reshape their roster and add size and depth. Today’s key […] Portland Trail Blazers: Kanter, Covington moves are showing that Neil Olshey means business this offseason - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers trade away Mario Hezonja, bring in Enes Kanter

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded away Mario Hezonja to the Memphis Grizzlies and brought back Enes Kanter from the Boston Celtics. The Portland Trail Blazers have used their trade exception to bring in Enes Kanter from the Boston Celtics while sending out Mario Hezonja to the Memphis Grizzlies. NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski announced the […] Portland Trail Blazers trade away Mario Hezonja, bring in Enes Kanter - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Rodney Hood had prior agreement on player option

Portland Trail Blazers beat writer Jason Quick has detailed how Rodney Hood said earlier in the year that he would opt out to sign a better deal this season. The Athletic’s beat writer for the Portland Trail Blazers, Jason Quick, has detailed how Rodney Hood had an earlier prior agreement with the team around his […] Portland Trail Blazers: Rodney Hood had prior agreement on player option - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nov 20, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers: Anthony Davis lists Damian Lillard as the third “toughest player to guard” in the NBA

On a podcast with Da Windy City’s Mark Carman, Anthony Davis was asked about the toughest players in the NBA to guard. He listed Damian Lillard as third on his list. From the moment he entered the NBA, Anthony Davis has faced his fair share of brilliant offensive talents. From his debut against Tim Duncan […] Portland Trail Blazers: Anthony Davis lists Damian Lillard as the third “toughest player to guard” in the NBA - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More