12:55 PM EST, Wed January 16, 2019
2 hours ago

The Portland Trail Blazers should be pushing for Jusuf Nurkic to be an All-Star

As the All-Star break gets closer, the Portland Trail Blazers are pushing fans to vote for CJ McCollum rather than a better performing Jusuf Nurkic. Oh, NBA All-Star voting. When did get so… weird? In the most recent tally from fan voting per NBA.com, there are already a couple head-scratchers that could lead basketball purists to […] The Portland Trail Blazers should be pushing for Jusuf Nurkic to be an All-Star - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
16 hours ago

Rumor: Should the Portland Trail Blazers consider trading for Dennis Smith, Jr.?

The Dallas Mavericks are interested in trading away Dennis Smith, Jr. Could the Portland Trail Blazers be players in this? As reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim McMahon, the Dallas Mavericks are ramping up their efforts to deal away second-year point guard, Dennis Smith, Jr. Should the Portland Trail Blazers consider doing business down south […] Rumor: Should the Portland Trail Blazers consider trading for Dennis Smith, Jr.? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
22 hours ago

Iman Shumpert Attempted to Confront Jusuf Nurkic in the Blazers Locker Room

Iman Shumpert was apprehended by security outside of the Portland Trail Blazers locker room trying to confront Jusuf Nurkic. According to ESPN reports, Sacramento Kings guard Iman Shumpert was stopped by security after he was attempting to enter the Portland Trail Blazers locker room. Shumpert was clearly still upset about a screen that Jusuf Nurkic […] Iman Shumpert Attempted to Confront Jusuf Nurkic in the Blazers Locker Room - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 15, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Three Jeremy Lin Trades

The Portland Trail Blazers have been linked to Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeremy Lin in recent rumors. Is there a deal that makes sense for both sides? As I stated above, the Portland Trail Blazers have been recently linked to Jeremy Lin in trade rumors.  Sean Deveney of Sporting News first reported the Blazers interest […] Portland Trail Blazers: Three Jeremy Lin Trades - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 15, 2019

The Fresh, Youthful Legs of the Sacramento Kings Were Too Much for the Portland Trail Blazers Tonight Coming off of a Back to Back

The Sacramento Kings used relentless energy and a big second quarter to propel themselves to victory over the Portland Trail Blazers tonight. The Portland Trail Blazers traveled to Sacramento to play the Kings tonight coming off of a tough loss to the Denver Nuggets. Coming into the game, this was one that the Blazers expected […] The Fresh, Youthful Legs of the Sacramento Kings Were Too Much for the Portland Trail Blazers Tonight Coming off of a Back to Back - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 14, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Concern over Maurice Harkless’s lingering knee injury, questionable against Sacramento Kings

Maurice Harkless has been in-and-out of the rotation due to a knee injury he suffered in March of last season. He has been labeled questionable in the Portland Trail Blazers upcoming game against the Sacramento Kings. The Portland Trail Blazers have dealt with their fair share of turbulence at the starting small forward spot throughout […] Portland Trail Blazers: Concern over Maurice Harkless’s lingering knee injury, questionable against Sacramento Kings - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 14, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: 15 Greatest Scorers of All-Time

The Portland Trail Blazers have had an array of talented scorers throughout the history of their franchise. Here are their 15 greatest scorers in franchise history. The Portland Trail Blazers have had many talented scorers over the years. Here, this list will run through the 15 best since the franchise’s inception in 1970. For clarification, this […] Portland Trail Blazers: 15 Greatest Scorers of All-Time - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 13, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers come up short against Denver Nuggets

The Portland Trail Blazers dropped a close one in Denver, losing to the Nuggets 116-113. Well, at least it was a good game. The Portland Trail Blazers came up just short against the league-leading Denver Nuggets, 116-113. A physical contest, the game remained close throughout with both teams trading baskets and runs. Portland drops to […] Portland Trail Blazers come up short against Denver Nuggets - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 13, 2019

Game Preview: Portland Trail Blazers Face the First Seeded Nuggets

The Portland Trail Blazers have won four games in a row, but they will face their ultimate test tonight against the Denver Nuggets. The Portland Trail Blazers have won their last four games and six out of their last seven. They have been playing, perhaps, their best basketball of the season. However, they will face […] Game Preview: Portland Trail Blazers Face the First Seeded Nuggets - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 12, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: New year, new Jusuf Nurkic

In a recent article from The Athletic, writer Jason Quick talked to Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic about his stellar play over the last several games. Over the Portland Trail Blazers recent stretch of successes, there’s no denying that Jusuf Nurkic has been at the center of it. Since the new year, the club […] Portland Trail Blazers: New year, new Jusuf Nurkic - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 12, 2019

Rumor: Portland Trail Blazers Are Interested in Trading For Jeremy Lin

According to recent reports by Sean Deveney of Sporting News, the Portland Trail Blazers are interested in acquiring point guard Jeremy Lin. Sean Deveney of Sporting News recently published an article highlighting the latest NBA trade rumors around the association. It included this interesting excerpt: According to Deveney, the Blazers could be players for Jeremy […] Rumor: Portland Trail Blazers Are Interested in Trading For Jeremy Lin - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 12, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers blowout Charlotte Hornets for fourth straight win

The Portland Trail Blazers came out swinging, blowing out the Charlotte Hornets, 127-98. Don’t look now, but the Portland Trail Blazers might be finding their groove. Playing their best defense of the season, knocking down a flurry of shots, and taking care of the ball, Rip City blew the Charlotte Hornets off the floor, 127-98. […] Portland Trail Blazers blowout Charlotte Hornets for fourth straight win - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2019

Game Preview: Portland Trail Blazers Face the Charlotte Hornets

The Portland Trail Blazers are currently on a three-game win streak. Tonight, they will be tested against Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets. The Portland Trail Blazers have won three games in a row and five out of their last six. They are now the fourth seed in the Western Conference, and they only trail […] Game Preview: Portland Trail Blazers Face the Charlotte Hornets - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2019

Dreaming of a LaMarcus Aldridge Return to the Portland Trail Blazers After His Career Night

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 56 points last night. Is a return to the Portland Trail Blazers possible? Former Portland Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge had a career night last night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. LA had a career high 56 points on 20-33 shooting and 16-16 from the free throw line. With DeMar […] Dreaming of a LaMarcus Aldridge Return to the Portland Trail Blazers After His Career Night - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2019

Portland Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic is playing like an All-NBA talent

The Portland Trail Blazers  big three are performing well, but big man Jusuf Nurkic stands out especially. It’s midway through the 2018-19 NBA season, do you know who your league leaders are? Portland Trail Blazers fans who pore over basketball-reference.com will be pleased to see their big three of Damian Lillard, Jusuf Nurkic, and CJ […] Portland Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic is playing like an All-NBA talent - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More