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What we wish the Blazers did at the trade deadline

While the Blazers missed out on trade targets such as DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore, many fans are still happy with the financially-motivated trade by Neil Olshey. The Portland Trail Blazers were one of a few teams to make a trade deadline move. Neil Olshey sent off Noah Vonleh and cash in return for the […] What we wish the Blazers did at the trade deadline - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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CJ McCollum to be a hot trade target in the offseason

CJ McCollum was included in several potential trade packages prior to the deadline, but stayed with Portland as most hoped. CJ McCollum makes up one of the most dynamic and successful backcourts in the NBA. Still, his name appeared in many blockbuster trade ideas ahead of the Feb. 8 deadline. The Blazers’ fanbase was split […] CJ McCollum to be a hot trade target in the offseason - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Podcast: Isaiah Thomas’ Fit; Is Julius Randle In L.A. To Stay?

The Los Angeles Lakers made a major move at the NBA trade deadline, sending out Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye and a first-round pick in the 2018 Draft. Thomas already made his

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Marco Belinelli says Blazers tried to sign him during press conference

Marco Belinelli reveals the teams who attempted to sign him after being bought out by the Atlanta Hawks – one of which is the Portland Trail Blazers. The Atlanta Hawks bought out Marco Belinelli just after the trade deadline passed. The team placed him on the trading block, but failed to make a trade. As a result, the […] Marco Belinelli says Blazers tried to sign him during press conference - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers News Feed: Breaking Down Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Trade

The #Lakers made a huge move at the trade deadline, now what's next? We grade the deal with Trevor Lane and Hannah Kulik. Help us bring you even more coverage by SUBSCRIBING TO OUR CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/lakersnationdotcom/?sub_confirmatio

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Portland Trail Blazers had money in the wrong offseason

The deadline has passed and the Blazers stood pat with its current roster despite making one minor trade. Unlike last year, the Portland Trail Blazers made no significant moves before the trade deadline. Only rumors involving DeAndre Jordan had any substance for Portland, but the fans certainly suggested their fair trade of potential deadline deals. […] Portland Trail Blazers had money in the wrong offseason - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Trail Blazers begin post-Vonleh era with 109-103 OT win versus Hornets

The Trail Blazers (30-25) beat the Charlotte Hornets Thursday in overtime 109-103 at the Moda Center. It was Portland’s ninth straight win at home. The NBA trade deadline had passed. Noah Vonleh had been dealt to the Chicago Bulls. And Portland had some business to take care of. In the first game of a home-road […] Trail Blazers begin post-Vonleh era with 109-103 OT win versus Hornets - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Trail Blazers fans watch clock as noon trade deadline approaches: Morning Blazer

Morning, Rip City! So far, so nothing as far as the Trail Blazers go here on Trade Deadline Thursday. If the Trail Blazers are going to make a move — any move — before the trade deadline arrives at noon Portland time, they better do it quick. So far the only really big honkin’ news […] Trail Blazers fans watch clock as noon trade deadline approaches: Morning Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Bleacher Report suggests Blazers trade for Justin Holiday

Bleacher Report’s Dan Favale suggested a trade between the Portland Trail Blazers and Chicago Bulls involving Justin Holiday. All sports writers are releasing their final trade ideas before the deadline passes on Thursday. In Bleacher Report’s most recent installment of Everything You Need to Know About Your Team’s 2018 NBA Trade Deadline, author Dan Favale discussed […] Bleacher Report suggests Blazers trade for Justin Holiday - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr. To Cavs For Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye, 2018 First-Round Pick

Most reports heading into the 2018 NBA Trade Deadline pointed towards the day coming and going without much happening for the Los Angeles Lakers, despite tons of speculation involving Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr., among others, throughout the seaso

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Wade surprised despite mended fence with Riley

Dwyane Wade has believed for months he would eventually return to Miami, though he figured it would happen this summer -- and not in a trade before Thursday's deadline -- despite the seemingly repaired relationship with Heat president Pat Riley.

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Trail Blazers quiet, peanut gallery not, as trade deadline looms: Afternoon Blazer

As the Feb. 8 trade deadline approaches, the Trail Blazers aren’t making much noise. But that’s not stopping some writers from suggesting the impossible — or the just plain stupid. Will the Portland Trail Blazers make a move before the NBA trade deadline? It’s impossible to tell. The team doesn’t like to divulge its secrets. […] Trail Blazers quiet, peanut gallery not, as trade deadline looms: Afternoon Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA trade rumors: LIVE updates of deadline deals, news | Would Cavaliers deal LeBron James? Clippers' Lou Williams gets new contract

Buckle up, NBA fans! The countdown to the Thursday, February 8, 2018 NBA trade deadline is here. As NBA teams attempt to make transactions up until the 3 p.m. deadline on Feb. 8, big names could be moved. From Clippers' stars DeAndre Jordan and Lou Williams to Grizzlies scorer Tyreke Evans, there's no shortage of complementary players that can be moved to help a playoff push. Here's all the latest news, notes and rumors around the NBA.

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Cleveland Cavaliers' trade deadline plans: Wine and Gold Talk Podcast

On this episode of the Wine and Gold Talk Podcast, Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor address whether the Cleveland Cavaliers will make a significant trade at the deadline and go through the most likely deals.

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Sacramento Kings, OKC Thunder interested in Maurice Harkless

The trade deadline is two days away, and two Western Conference rivals have expressed interest in Blazers forward Maurice Harkless. Besides Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, every other Blazer is loosely on the trading block. The only problem is, most of the available players are not desired around the league – mainly for financial reasons. […] Sacramento Kings, OKC Thunder interested in Maurice Harkless - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blazers travel to Toronto in search of fifth straight win

A three game, Northeast road trip begins tomorrow evening as the rollin’ Blazers face the red hot Raptors. Surrounded by trade rumors as the deadline approaches, you’d expect the sixth youngest team in the league to trip up. That’s not the case for the Portland Trail Blazers, as last night’s victory over Chicago gave the […] Blazers travel to Toronto in search of fifth straight win - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Trail Blazers face NBA trade deadline, Cousins- and Griffin-less West: Afternoon Blazer

There’s a little bit of sunshine here at the RCP international headquarters in Portland, Oregon, USA, Earth, Milky Way Galaxy, Universe. Seems like a good time for an Afternoon Blazer, yeah? Word. Hello Trail Blazers fans! As we approach the Feb. 8 trade deadline, those of us in the NBA content creation business are hard […] Trail Blazers face NBA trade deadline, Cousins- and Griffin-less West: Afternoon Blazer - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Woj: Portland Trail Blazers recall Wade Baldwin IV from G-League

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Blazers have recalled two-way player Wade Baldwin IV from the G-League. Amidst all the drama surrounding trade deadline season, the Blazers initiate their first move – recalling Wade Baldwin IV from the G-League. Portland signed Wade Baldwin IV Oct. 19 on a two-way contract. He joined C.J. Wilcox […] Woj: Portland Trail Blazers recall Wade Baldwin IV from G-League - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Is there any substance behind Kevin Love potentially coming to Portland?

Kevin Love is facing a difficult scenario in Cleveland. Could a trade to the Pacific Northwest, his childhood home, kick start a new and improved chapter for both sides? Ah, trade-deadline season. You are never missed. During this time, NBA fans are treated to increased drama, shake ups, and playoff pushes. It’s such a fun […] Is there any substance behind Kevin Love potentially coming to Portland? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Should the Blazers re-sign Jusuf Nurkic this summer?

The Portland Trail Blazers have a dilemma at hand: is it worth re-signing Jusuf Nurkic this summer to a big deal? Jusuf Nurkic came to Portland last trade deadline after a rough stint with the Denver Nuggets. When he arrived, so did Nurk Fever. The big man, who was never given a chance, shined with the […] Should the Blazers re-sign Jusuf Nurkic this summer? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More