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Rip City Project

The Portland Trail Blazers should weaponize Moe Harkless in a faster-paced unit

The Portland Trail Blazers should experiment with placing Maurice Harkless in a faster-paced unit to maximize more of his skillset. There have been grumblings from Rip City fans about Maurice Harkless all year. His in-and-out and up-and-down injury/performance situation, Evan Turner‘s role shift, Jake Layman‘s “breakout,” and Rodney Hood‘s recent acquisition all make him an […] The Portland Trail Blazers should weaponize Moe Harkless in a faster-paced unit - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Blazer's Edge

Gameday Thread: Warriors at Blazers

The short-handed Champs are in town tonight at 7:30 on ESPN and NBC Sports Northwest. Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers Tip-off: 7:30 pmWatch: NBC Sports Northwest | ESPN Injuries: DeMarcus Cousins (load management), Jacob Evans (left pelvis), Damian Jones (left pectoral) and Shaun Livingston (load management) are out. Andre Iguodala (load management) is out as well.

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Warriors Preview

Coming off of two rough defeats, Portland will try to rally against the Western Conference’s top squad. Portland Trail Blazers (33-23) vs. Golden State Warriors (41-15) Wednesday, February 13th - 7:30 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: NoneWarriors injuries: Draymond Green (probable), Damion Lee (game-time decision), Jacob Evans (questionable), Damian Jones (out), Andre Iguodala (probable), DeMarcus Cousins (out), Shaun Livingston (out), Klay Thompson (probable)How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, ESPNHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Golden...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers at Mavericks Preview: 12PM Tip!

Two new-look teams clash as the Blazers get another shot at Luka Doncic and the Mavs. Portland Trail Blazers (33-21) at Dallas Mavericks (25-29) Sunday, February 10th - 12:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: NoneMavericks injuries: J.J. Barea (out), Kristaps Porzingis (out)How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)How to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTV, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)Radio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Mavs Moneyball Two squads re-energized by the trade deadline clash in the Lone Star State, with the teams moving in different...

ClutchPoints

Spurs HC Gregg Popovich reveals when Derrick White could return from injury

Prior to their Thursday night game against the Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich delivered some good news regarding Derrick White. Per Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News. Small bit of positive news from Pop pregame tonight. Expectation is Derrick White could be back pretty soon after the All-Star break. […] The post Spurs HC Gregg Popovich reveals when Derrick White could return from injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Spurs Preview

The Blazers look to get back on the horse as they welcome the Spurs to the Moda Center. Portland Trail Blazers (32-21) vs. San Antonio Spurs (32-24) Thursday, February 7 - 7:30 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: NoneSpurs injuries: Dejounte Murray (out), Derrick White (out)How to watch on TV: TNTHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Pounding the Rock The Portland Trail Blazers will be looking to bounce back against the San Antonio Spurs after coming out flat in a loss on Tuesday to the Miami Heat. The loss was the Blazers’ first at home...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Heat Preview

Portland looks to continue winning at home against a cold Miami squad. Portland Trail Blazers (32-20) vs. Miami Heat (24-27) Tuesday, February 5 - 7:30 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Rodney Hood (status uncertain following trade)Heat injuries: NoneHow to watch on TV: TNTHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Hot Hot Hoops The Portland Trail Blazers take on the Heat after a long span of rest and a victory last over the Utah Jazz 132-105. In the game against the Jazz, the Blazers dominated: Damian Lillard sliced through the Utah defense...

Peachtree Hoops

Hawks hang around but run out of steam in Utah, 128-112

A tale of two halves. The Atlanta Hawks played the fifth leg of the Super Bowl road trip against the Utah Jazz Friday night. They were 2-2 so far on the trip entering Salt Lake City, with wins over the Bulls and Clippers and losses to the Trail Blazers and Kings. Head coach Lloyd Pierce elected to go with a starting five that included Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, DeAndre’ Bembry, John Collins and Dewayne Dedmon, as he has since Huerter returned from a short stint on the injury report. In opposition, the Jazz ran out their usual group: Ricky Rubio, Donovan Mitchell, Joe Ingles, Derrick...

Blazer's Edge

Lillard Selected as All-Star Game Reserve

Lillard will represent the Blazers at the All-Star Game for the fourth time in his career. Damian Lillard will represent the Portland Trail Blazers at the 2019 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve, it was announced on TNT. It will be Lillard’s fourth All-Star Game appearance in his career (he was an injury replacement in 2015 for Blake Griffin). Making his 4th #NBAAllStar appearance... @Dame_Lillard of the @trailblazers! #RipCity #DamianLillard pic.twitter.com/h2YI4o5iHS— 2019 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 1, 2019 Lillard is averaging 26.4 points, 6.3 assists and 4.6 rebounds per...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Jazz Preview

Portland take on the red-hot Jazz who come to Portland looking for revenge. Portland Trail Blazers (31-20) at Utah Jazz (29-22) January 30th, 2019 - 7:30 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: NoneJazz injuries: Thabo Sefolosha (out), Raul Neto (out), Dante Exum (out), Tony Bradley (out)How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, ESPNHow to stream: WatchESPN, YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: SLC Dunk The Portland Trail Blazers are on a nice run, going 11-4 over their last 15 games, and haven’t lost at home since January 4. Most recently, the Blazers defeated the...

Peachtree Hoops

Game Thread: Hawks vs. Blazers

Pour some coffee. Good evening, friends. The Atlanta Hawks have a tough match-up in Portland tonight, as they take on the playoff-bound Trail Blazers in the second game of a seven-game road trip. As always, we encourage you to use the comment section below to discuss the game in a cordial manner. Let’s enjoy this one together. Probable Starters Hawks PG - Trae Young SG - Kevin Huerter SF - DeAndre’ Bembry PF - John Collins C - Dewayne Dedmon Blazers PG - ??? SG - CJ McCollum SF - Maurice Harkless PF - Al-Farouq Aminu C - Jusuf Nurkic Injury Report: Atlanta - Kevin Huerter (sore neck)...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Hawks Preview

The Blazers return home looking for a Saturday night win. Portland Trail Blazers (30-20) vs. Atlanta Hawks (15-32) Saturday, January 26, 7:00 pm PTBlazers injuries: Nik Stauskas (doubtful)Hawks injuries: Kent Bazemore (out), Miles Plumlee (out), Kevin Huerter (probable)How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)How to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTV, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)Radio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Peachtree Hoops The Trail Blazers come back home on the heels of a victory over the Phoenix Suns at the end of a three-game...

Bright Side Of The Sun

Quick Recap: Sloppiness headlines the Suns’ latest blowout loss to Portland, 120-106

Turnovers and missed assignments led the way in another blowout. The only thing different is the name on the opponents’ jerseys lately for Phoenix. Even without Deandre Ayton, T.J. Warren, and Richaun Holmes available due to lower extremity injuries, the Phoenix Suns actually kept this one close versus the Portland Trail Blazers. The thing is, with one of the most inexperienced rotations league-wide, there will be plenty of head scratching moments to comb through usually. Case in point, this sequence in the first half involving De’Anthony Melton and Quincy Acy. First, Jamal Crawford got...

Blazer's Edge

Mock Draft: Blazers Select Grant Williams

SB Nation’s Ricky O’Donnell has Portland picking Williams with the No. 22 selection. The Portland Trail Blazers currently sit at 29-20, good for fourth in the Western Conference. Depth at the wings has been a popular topic this season as Moe Harkless is facing injuries and Jake Layman is still proving himself. To get some help through the NBA Draft, Ricky O’Donnell of SB Nation sends Tennessee forward Grant Williams to Portland with the No. 22 pick in his latest mock draft: Williams would have a case to be college basketball’s national player of the year were it not for Zion...

The J-Notes

Utah Jazz still mired by the Ricky Rubio conundrum

The Utah Jazz got good minutes out of point-man Ricky Rubio in his return from injury, but is he the long-term solution at the position? Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio returned to action against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday after missing his squad’s previous six games with a hamstring injury. For the most […] Utah Jazz still mired by the Ricky Rubio conundrum - The J-Notes - The J-Notes - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Blazer's Edge

Blazers at Thunder Preview

The Blazers will try for their second quality Western Conference road victory in a row against the Thunder. Portland Trail Blazers (29-19) at Oklahoma City Thunder (28-18) January 22nd, 2019 - 5:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: NoneThunder injuries: Alex Abrines (out), Patrick Patterson (questionable)How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA TVHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Welcome to Loud City The Portland Trail Blazers are on the second of a road back-to-back against the third place Oklahoma City Thunder. With a win, the Blazers would...

DeseretNews.com

Ricky Rubio comes back from injury for Utah Jazz but understands importance of returning gradually

Rubio played 14 minutes on Monday night against the Portland Trail Blazers and scored 12 points.

ClutchPoints

Jazz news: Ricky Rubio back for Utah after six-game absence

The Utah Jazz host the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday and Jazz starting point guard Ricky Rubio will return to the lineup after missing six consecutive games. Ricky Rubio suffered a thigh injury on Jan. 7 against the Milwaukee Bucks and has been out ever since. The Jazz went 6-0 without Rubio and enter Monday […] The post Jazz news: Ricky Rubio back for Utah after six-game absence appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Pelicans star Anthony Davis expected to be miss 1-2 weeks with finger injury

Things just keep getting worse for the New Orleans Pelicans. Not only are they having a miserable 2018-19 campaign, but now, superstar Anthony Davis will be sidelined for one-to-two weeks due to a finger injury he suffered during a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. […] The post Pelicans star Anthony Davis expected to be miss 1-2 weeks with finger injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Anthony Davis Sprains Hand vs Blazers, Out 1-2 Weeks

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the All-NBA center will miss action and could need a specialist. New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis suffered a hand injury against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night and will be out 1-2 weeks. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that the All-Star, All-NBA perennial may need to see a hand specialist for the sprain. New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is expected to miss 1-to-2 weeks with a left finger sprain.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 19, 2019 Anthony Davis will re-evaluate the injury in 3-to-4 days...

ClutchPoints

Nikola Mirotic says Pelicans need to show more urgency, close games better

Nikola Mirotic has recently returned to the New Orleans Pelicans line-up after missing a significant amount of time due to injury. However, the team continues to struggle and it is starting to look like they will not be making the playoffs. Prior to their match-up with the Portland Trail Blazers later tonight, Nikola Mirotic addressed […] The post Nikola Mirotic says Pelicans need to show more urgency, close games better appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Pelicans Preview

The Blazers look to further solidify their revenge against the Pelicans Friday night. Portland Trail Blazers (27-19) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (21-24) Friday, January 18th, 2019 - 7:30 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Moe Harkless (questionable), Caleb Swanigan (questionable)Pelicans injuries: NoneHow to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)How to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTV, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)Radio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: The Bird Writes The Portland Trail Blazers take on the New Orleans Pelicans following a win over the...