8:14 PM EDT, Tue October 23, 2018
1 hour ago

Portland Trail Blazers: Markieff Morris tugs on Seth Curry’s shorts

Washington Wizards forward, Markieff Morris, was caught on camera pulling the shorts of Seth Curry on the final play of regulation. The act was missed by the refs. Some fishy business has surfaced since the Portland Trail Blazers overtime loss to the Washington Wizards on Monday night. In the final play of regulation, Markieff Morris […] Portland Trail Blazers: Markieff Morris tugs on Seth Curry’s shorts - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
18 hours ago

Portland Trail Blazers: the good, bad, and ugly from their slugfest against the Wizards

The Portland Trail Blazers lost in overtime to the Washington Wizards.  Here’s the good, bad, and ugly from the Blazers’ first loss of the season. Well, it had to happen at some point, right? The Portland Trail Blazers took their first loss of the season from the Washington Wizards in overtime, 125-124. The box score […] Portland Trail Blazers: the good, bad, and ugly from their slugfest against the Wizards - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: Al-Farouq Aminu must improve his shooting

Through the Portland Trail Blazers first two games, Al-Farouq Aminu is currently the worst shooter on the team. He must improve his shooting for the Blazers to continue being successful. We’re two games into the Portland Trail Blazers season which means every Rip City blogger will be writing assessments based on the way-too-small sample size. […] Portland Trail Blazers: Al-Farouq Aminu must improve his shooting - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2018

Northwest Division Power Rankings: Week One

The Portland Trail Blazers are 2-0, but they still trail the Denver Nuggets for first place in the division. How does the division line up after a week of play? Denver has started out hot, winning their first three games, including a 100-98 win over defending champs Golden State Warriors. Nikola Jokic is having an […] Northwest Division Power Rankings: Week One - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 21, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum excited to play more together this year

In years past, the Portland Trail Blazers have staggered their two superstar guards, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. But this year, Coach Terry Stotts and the team are looking to change that. Through the Portland Trail Blazers first two games, it appears Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum will be playing more minutes together than ever […] Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum excited to play more together this year - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 20, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 things to watch for against the San Antonio Spurs

After a hard-fought win against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Portland Trail Blazers will now take on the San Antonio Spurs in their second game of the season. Here’s what to watch for. The San Antonio Spurs look more different than they have in several years. Not exactly revamped – but different. Kawhi Leonard was […] Portland Trail Blazers: 5 things to watch for against the San Antonio Spurs - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 19, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 takeaways from opening night

The Portland Trail Blazers open up the season with a win against the new LeBron-led Lakers, 128-119. Here are 5 takeaways from the game. First game down, first tally in the win column. While the game remained close throughout, the Portland Trail Blazers ultimately came out victorious over the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James and […] Portland Trail Blazers: 5 takeaways from opening night - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2018

The Portland Trail Blazers will not be a top ten defense again this year

Although the Blazers were an elite defense the year before, they likely won’t remain in this tier this season. The Portland Trail Blazers season starts tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers which means there are only precious hours left for some preseason takes. Last year, the Blazers ranked sixth in defensive rating. I do not […] The Portland Trail Blazers will not be a top ten defense again this year - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2018

Three Matchups to Watch when the Portland Trail Blazers take on LA

  It’s #BeatLA day! What matchups are key in this opening day matchup for the Portland Trail Blazers? Portland Basketball is back tonight! As we get set to welcome the LA Lakers and LeBron, let’s take a look at three key matchups that could determine who walks away victorious in the Moda Center. Damian Lillard […] Three Matchups to Watch when the Portland Trail Blazers take on LA - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: 5 things to watch for on opening night against the Los Angeles Lakers

The NBA season is finally here! The Portland Trail Blazers open up the Moda Center for the Los Angeles Lakers. Here are 5 things to watch for. New year, mostly same Portland Trail Blazers. The team opens up their regular season against the new LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers. They will undoubtedly want to get […] Portland Trail Blazers: 5 things to watch for on opening night against the Los Angeles Lakers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2018

The Portland Trail Blazers should rekindle the rivalry with Los Angeles

The Portland Trail Blazers open their season against the Los Angeles Lakers this Thursday. Although the rivalry between these two teams has died down over recent years, perhaps it should be fiercely rekindled. Here’s why… Portland is a city that is well-known for its’ tolerance to, open-mindedness towards, and acceptance of people from all walks […] The Portland Trail Blazers should rekindle the rivalry with Los Angeles - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: How did their preseason compare to their regular season?

The Portland Trail Blazers recently finished their preseason. From these games, we can begin to gauge some trends with this new team that may differ from the previous season. The preseason – everyone’s favorite collection of five games that don’t matter. However, while the Portland Trail Blazers 3-2 record in these games will mean nothing […] Portland Trail Blazers: How did their preseason compare to their regular season? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers to take major step back according to FiveThirtyEight’s preseason projections

FiveThirtyEight recently released an updated version of its win total projections for all 30 NBA teams. According to them, the Portland Trail Blazers will take a major step back this year. Another mediocre projection for the Portland Trail Blazers. This news should come as almost no surprise. But almost none of these projections go as […] Portland Trail Blazers to take major step back according to FiveThirtyEight’s preseason projections - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

BREAKING: Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies of cancer

Microsoft co-founder and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen died today at the age of 65. The Trail Blazer community morns the loss of their beloved owner today, as Paul Allen died of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Mr. Allen’s twitter account announced his passing with the following tweet: pic.twitter.com/msJhSPZBXm — Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen) October 15, 2018 Paul […] BREAKING: Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies of cancer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

How has LeBron faired against the Portland Trail Blazers?

LeBron James is in the midst of one of the greatest careers of any NBA player ever. How has he faired against the Portland Trail Blazers? Lebron James is undoubtedly the second best player in the history of the NBA (behind the obvious GOAT MJ). In his exquisite career, LeBron has averaged 27.2 points, 7.4 […] How has LeBron faired against the Portland Trail Blazers? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More