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Mar 20, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Analyzing Starting Lineup Options with CJ McCollum Out

ArtWith CJ McCollum sidelined, let’s break down the Portland Trail Blazers starting lineup options at shooting guard. Unfortunately, starting shooting guard CJ McCollum is dealing with a popliteus strain in his left knee. He could possibly even miss the rest of the regular season. As a result, the Portland Trail Blazers have to temporarily find […] Portland Trail Blazers: Analyzing Starting Lineup Options with CJ McCollum Out - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Zach Collins is making a case for playoff minutes in this final stretch

As the Portland Trail Blazers regular season concludes, Zach Collins is making a case for playoff minutes. Only 12 games separate the Portland Trail Blazers from the 2019 NBA postseason. But unlike other playoff-bound teams, this club may have more space to tinker with their rotations down the stretch. Over the last few contests, second-year big […] Portland Trail Blazers: Zach Collins is making a case for playoff minutes in this final stretch - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 17, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum Diagnosed with Popliteus Strain, Will be Re-evaluated in a Week

After exiting Saturday night’s game with an apparent knee injury, Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum has been diagnosed with a popliteus strain in his left knee. CJ McCollum exited Saturday night’s game with an apparent knee injury. McCollum was in pain and concern over McCollum’s condition was warranted. His initial x-rays came back […] Portland Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum Diagnosed with Popliteus Strain, Will be Re-evaluated in a Week - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 16, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard becomes franchise’s second all-time scorer

In the Portland Trail Blazers’ victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, Damian Lillard passed LaMarcus Aldridge for second on the franchise’s all-time scoring list. Damian Lillard continues to cement his legacy as one of the greatest Portland Trail Blazers of all time. During the club’s 122-110 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, Lillard surpassed LaMarcus […] Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard becomes franchise’s second all-time scorer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 16, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: 3 Potential LaMarcus Aldridge Trades

LaMarcus Aldridge is reportedly interested in returning to the Portland Trail Blazers. What would the Blazers have to give up to bring Aldridge back to Portland? In a recent article with Jason Quick of the Athletic, San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge stated the following when discussing his relationship with Portland Trail Blazers point […] Portland Trail Blazers: 3 Potential LaMarcus Aldridge Trades - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 15, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers Matchup Against New Orleans Pelicans a Reminder of How Quickly the NBA Changes

In the offseason, this final matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers and New Orleans Pelicans appeared like a marquee game. Now, it’s just like any other one. Less than a year ago, the Portland Trail Blazers were swept out of the first round of the playoffs by the New Orleans Pelicans. In the immediate aftermath […] Portland Trail Blazers Matchup Against New Orleans Pelicans a Reminder of How Quickly the NBA Changes - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 14, 2019

The West Playoff Race is Tight, but the Portland Trail Blazers “Know What it Takes”

Although the Western Conference playoff race is tight, the Portland Trail Blazers feel confident to end their season. With just 15 games remaining, the Portland Trail Blazers’ fifth-seed in the Western Conference remains a precarious position. Only one win separates them from the third-place Oklahoma City Thunder (with OKC owning the tiebreaker) and just two […] The West Playoff Race is Tight, but the Portland Trail Blazers “Know What it Takes” - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 13, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: How the Rest of the Schedule could Affect Playoff Positioning

The Portland Trail Blazers are fifth in the Western Conference, but there is still a month of schedule left to go. How could these games affect the club’s playoff positioning? One month from today, the NBA Playoffs begin. Promos for first round matchups will infect our billboards, television screens, and social media feeds. With a […] Portland Trail Blazers: How the Rest of the Schedule could Affect Playoff Positioning - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 13, 2019

Rumor: LaMarcus Aldridge Considering Returning to the Portland Trail Blazers

In a recent article, San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge discussed a possible return to the Portland Trail Blazers. LaMarcus Aldridge was acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers on the night of the 2006 NBA Draft. Aldridge eventually developed into an All-Star and became the leading scorer in franchise history. Unfortunately, Aldridge unexpectedly departed […] Rumor: LaMarcus Aldridge Considering Returning to the Portland Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 11, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Seth Curry Needs More Volume

Seth Curry could elevate the Portland Trail Blazers to another level offensively with additional volume. On Saturday night, Seth Curry tied a season-high in scoring with 22 points off the bench. Curry’s traditional statistics are by no means impressive. He is only averaging 6.6 points per game, but his efficiency is remarkable. Curry is currently […] Portland Trail Blazers: Seth Curry Needs More Volume - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 11, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Rodney Hood Listed as Questionable for Tuesday’s Game

After injuring his right hip on Saturday, Portland Trail Blazers wing Rodney Hood is listed as questionable for Tuesday’s game. Portland Trail Blazers wing Rodney Hood left Saturday’s game against the Phoenix Suns due to soreness in his right hip. Hood is now listed as questionable for Tuesday night’s game against the LA Clippers. Casey […] Portland Trail Blazers: Rodney Hood Listed as Questionable for Tuesday’s Game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 11, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Post College Regular Season Mock Draft Roundup

With the college basketball regular season in the books let’s take a look at who some draft analysts believe the Portland Trail Blazers will select in the 2019 NBA Draft. The NBA Draft is drawing closer and closer as the college basketball regular season came to close this weekend. With that, it’s becoming more clear […] Portland Trail Blazers: Post College Regular Season Mock Draft Roundup - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 11, 2019

Let’s talk about these Jusuf Nurkic and Maurice Harkless dunks from the Portland Trail Blazers win over the Phoenix Suns

There were two dunks from the Portland Trail Blazers recent win over the Phoenix Suns that are worth highlighting. Poetry is mostly boring and pretentious, but every so often it merges with basketball to create something truly magical. On Saturday night’s smackdown of the Phoenix Suns, the Portland Trail Blazers got back-to-back jams from Jusuf […] Let’s talk about these Jusuf Nurkic and Maurice Harkless dunks from the Portland Trail Blazers win over the Phoenix Suns - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 9, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Evan Turner Will Remain Out Against the Suns

Portland Trail Blazers small forward Evan Turner will remain out Saturday night against the Phoenix Suns with a knee injury. Small forward Evan Turner will remain out for the Portland Trail Blazers Saturday night against the Phoenix Suns with a knee injury. The Portland Trail Blazers official Twitter account broke the news earlier today: Evan […] Portland Trail Blazers: Evan Turner Will Remain Out Against the Suns - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 9, 2019

The Blazers Loss Against the Thunder Further Proved the Importance of Aminu and Harkless

The Portland Trail Blazers loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime further proved the immense importance of Al-Farouq Aminu and Maurice Harkless. The Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime on Wednesday night. Damian Lillard had a fantastic game scoring 51 points and recording 9 assists, but the Blazers still […] The Blazers Loss Against the Thunder Further Proved the Importance of Aminu and Harkless - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More