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Blazers at Wizards Preview

The Trail Blazers will try to bounce back from two straight road losses as they face the Wizards. Portland Trail Blazers (10-5) at Washington Wizards (5-10) Sunday, November 18 - 3:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Maurice Harkless (out), Seth Curry (out)Wizards 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: Bullets Forever The Portland Trail Blazers have come down to earth a little bit after two losses in a row. Losing is bad...

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Warriors’ Draymond Green out Saturday vs. Blazers

The Golden State Warriors take on the Portland Trail Blazers Saturday night and starting power forward Draymond Green will not play, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. The Warriors are saying that Draymond Green has a toe injury. Golden State forward Draymond Green will not play tomorrow night against Dallas due to his toe […] The post Warriors’ Draymond Green out Saturday vs. Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Anfernee Simons Ready to Make a Dent in Blazers Rotation

Injuries have opens up time on the floor, and as the Oregonian’s Joe Freeman reports, Portland’s first-round pick will try to take advantage. Portland Trail Blazers rookie Anfernee Simons is expected to be a work in progress during his inaugural NBA campaign. Selected 24th in the 2018 NBA Draft after eschewing NCAA basketball altogether, Simons’ best days forecast far into the future. According to Joe Freeman of the Oregonian, however, that future may not be quite so distant if Simons has anything to say about it. In an article today, Freeman dubbed Portland’s rookie “fearless”,...

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Blazers at Timberwolves Preview

Portland travels to face a new-look division rival. Portland Trail Blazers (10-4) at Minnesota Timberwolves (6-9) November 16, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: SF Moe Harkless (out), SG Seth Curry (out)Timberwolves injuries: PG Derrick Rose (questionable), PG Jerryd Bayless (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: Canis Hoopus The Blazers’ six-game road trip started poorly, with Portland’s defense getting mauled by...

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Lakers will be without Rajon Rondo for a bit

LOS ANGELES—With his broken right hand dressed in a splint, Rajon Rondo was on the practice court Thursday offering instructions and advice to the Los Angeles Lakers’ second unit even though he knew he was going to be having surgery to repair the third metacarpal of his right hand.The Lakers said that Rondo had a successful procedure Thursday night and is expected to be sidelined four to five weeks while recovering from an injury suffered in the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night at Staples Center.“We have to shake it off,”...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Lonzo Ball has opportunity to shine

The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Rajon Rondo for a significant amount of time while he recovers from a hand surgery. With Rondo out, Lonzo Ball needs to shine. The Los Angeles Lakers were able to get a big win against the Portland Trail Blazers this week, but it came at a hefty cost. […] Los Angeles Lakers: Lonzo Ball has opportunity to shine - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rip City Project

Portland Trail Blazers: Seth Curry is day-to-day with knee injury

The Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry left Wednesday’s night game against the Los Angeles Lakers early with a knee injury. His recovery time is considered day-to-day. The Portland Trail Blazers not only lost to the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night, but they also lost guard Seth Curry to a knee injury. Curry appeared to […] Portland Trail Blazers: Seth Curry is day-to-day with knee injury - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Los Angeles Times

Five takeaways from the Lakers' victory over the Trail Blazers

Five takeaways from the Lakers’ 126-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night at Staples Center: 1) If Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo needs surgery on his broken right hand, sources close to him who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter said he’ll have the procedure...

Rip City Project

Maurice Harkless May Return Soon for the Portland Trail Blazers

Maurice Harkless has appeared in only five games this season for the Portland Trail Blazers due to a knee injury. However, he may finally return during the Blazers current road trip. Maurice Harkless has missed the majority of the young season due to a sore knee. There have not been many updates concerning Harkless’s status, […] Maurice Harkless May Return Soon for the Portland Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Blazer's Edge

Seth Curry Exits Game With Knee Injury

The Blazers guard did not return to Wednesday’s game against the Lakers. Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry exited Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers and will not return after suffering a knee injury in the first half. Per the team: Seth Curry (right knee injury) will not return.— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) November 15, 2018 It’s not immediately clear how he injured himself, but it is possible that it occurred during the following play: Curry may have banged knees with LeBron. He came up limping right after this... #ripcity pic.twitter.com/2jPYYRTSFO—...

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Report: Lakers’ Rajon Rondo will miss 3-5 weeks after hand surgery

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo will undergo surgery on his broken right hand and miss three to five weeks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ohm Youngmisuk. Rondo suffered the injury during the Lakers’ victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. More on this story to come. The post Report: Lakers’ Rajon Rondo will miss 3-5 weeks after hand surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Blazers news: Damian Lillard expected to play vs. Lakers despite knee injury

Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard will play tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers despite his injury. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Lillard will play tonight against the purple and gold: Sources on @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is expected to play tonight against the Lakers in Los Angeles. […] The post Blazers news: Damian Lillard expected to play vs. Lakers despite knee injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Curry’s MRI Negative; Listed as Day-to-Day With Knee Injury

The MRI on Curry’s right knee came back negative, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The MRI on Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry’s right knee came back negative and he is listed as day-to-day, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Curry sustained the injury Wednesday night against the Lakers. Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry's return will be day-to-day based on pain tolerance and movement in his right knee, league sources tell ESPN. He underwent an MRI on Wednesday, which was negative. He banged knees in loss to Lakers on Tuesday night.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn)...

Blazer's Edge

Lakers Guard Rajon Rondo Fractures Hand

The veteran is expected to miss “at least a couple weeks”. The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 126-117 tonight but they lost guard Rajon Rondo to a hand injury in the process. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN, Rondo fractured his hand and is expected to miss a couple weeks of play. Luke Walton says that Rajon Rondo fractured his hand and will be out for at least a couple weeks. We’ll update as we learn more.— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) November 15, 2018 Rondo has appeared in 10 games for the Lakers this year, his first in their uniform. He’s averaging 26.2...

Blazer's Edge

Harkless Could Return From Injury on Current Road Trip

Harkless tells Jason Quick of The Athletic that returning this road trip is a “possibility.” The Portland Trail Blazers might get injured forward Maurice Harkless back on the court during their current road trip. While he’s out against the Lakers, Harkless told Jason Quick of The Athletic (subscription required) that returning is a “possibility” this road trip: “We’ve talked about (returning on the trip); it’s a possibility,” Harkless told The Athletic. “I just have to take it day-by-day, but I’ve been feeling pretty good about where I’m at.” Harkless tells Quick...

Blazer's Edge

Lillard (Knee) Missed Practice; Listed as Probable vs. Lakers

Lillard did not participate in practice but went through a workout after, according to NBC Sports Northwest’s Mike Richman. Damian Lillard missed practice Tuesday due to a right knee injury but is hopeful to play Wednesday when the Portland Trail Blazers visit the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Mike Richman of NBC Sports Northwest. Lillard took an awkward fall in the Blazers’ last game against the Celtics. According to Richman, Lillard says it’s mostly just discomfort he’s dealing with: Damian Lillard sat out practice today but went through a workout afterwards. He said he...

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Blazers’ Damian Lillard admits he tweaked his knee vs. Celtics

Damian Lillard survived a scary tweak of the knee early in the game to pull through for a key 100-94 win against the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. The Portland Trail Blazers star later admitted to tweaking his right knee while battling for position against Gordon Hayward, a bothersome injury that “kind of limited” him […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard admits he tweaked his knee vs. Celtics appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Celtics Preview

The Blazers take on a Celtics team that is nearing the end of a disappointing road trip. Portland Trail Blazers (9-3) vs. Boston Celtics (7-5) Sunday, November 11 - 6:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Maurice Harkless (out)Celtics injuries: Daniel Theis (out), Kyrie Irving (probable - personal)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: Celtics Blog The Portland Trail Blazers are looking for their fourth win in a row as they take on the...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Clippers Preview

The Blazers look to keep things rolling against a surprising Clippers team. Portland Trail Blazers (8-3) vs. LA Clippers (6-4) Thursday, November 8 - 7:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Moe Harkless (out)Clippers injuries: Avery Bradley (out); Luc Mbah a Moute (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: Clips Nation The Trail Blazers look to continue their good play as they host the LA Clippers on Thursday. Portland is coming off an...

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Blazers vs. Bucks Preview

Milwaukee Bucks are riding high, can the Trail Blazers unlock the secret to bringing them down? Portland Trail Blazers (7-3) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (8-1) Tuesday, November 6 - 7:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Moe Harkless (out), Nik Stauskas (questionable)Milwaukee injuries: D.J. Wilson (day-to-day), Trevon Duval (day-to-day)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: Brew Hoop The Milwaukee Bucks recovered from their first loss of the...

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Video: Nik Stauskas Leaves Timberwolves Game with Quad Contusion

A collision late in the third quarter takes a key bench player out of the game. Portland Trail Blazers guard Nik Stauskas left Sunday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after a collision late in the third period which resulted in an injury the Blazers are terming a quad contusion (bruise). The video below shows Stauskas driving hard to the rim, appearing to make contact with ‘Wolves center Gorgui Dieng deep in the lane. Both players went down. Stauskas exited afterwards. Stauskas bangs knees on a drive, heads to the locker room STREAM: https://t.co/XdLRBENPFZ #ripcity...

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Timberwolves news: Jimmy Butler not on injury report vs. Blazers

Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler is not on the team’s injury report for Sunday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers, which means the four-time All-Star will likely play on Sunday, and then sit out Monday versus the Los Angeles Clippers. Butler hasn’t been playing in back-to-backs this season. Point guard Derrick Rose is questionable with […] The post Timberwolves news: Jimmy Butler not on injury report vs. Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Timberwolves Preview

Portland gets its first shot at divisional play against a fractured Minnesota squad. Portland Trail Blazers (6-3) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (4-5) November 4, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Mo Harkless (probable)Timberwolves injuries: Justin Patton (out), Derrick Rose (probable), Jimmy Butler (game-time decision), Jeff Teague (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: Canis Hoopus The battle for the Northwest...

Blazer's Edge

Butler, Harkless Out For Blazers-Timberwolves Game

Jimmy Butler and Maurice Harkless will miss Sunday’s game between the Timberwolves and Trail Blazers. Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless will miss Sunday’s game at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Harkless has been sidelined for the last four games with a left knee injury. Jusuf Nurkic is also probable for the game with a left wrist sprain. Per Blazers, Jusuf Nurkic (left wrist sprain) is probable and Maurice Harkless (left knee) is out for tonight’s game vs. Minnesota #RipCity— Jamie Hudson (@JamieHudsonNBCS) November 4, 2018 For Minnesota, they will once...

Blazer's Edge

Blazers at Lakers Preview

The Blazers look to make it 17 in a row against the Lakers. Portland Trail Blazers (6-2) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (3-5) Saturday, November 3 - 7:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Maurice Harkless (out)Lakers injuries: Michael Beasley (out - personal), 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: Silver Screen & Roll The Portland Trail Blazers are looking for their fourth win in a row and an incredible 17th in a row against the Los Angeles...

Rip City Project

Maurice Harkless is Out for Saturday’s Game Against the Lakers

According to recent reports, Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless will be out for Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Maurice Harkless will miss Saturday’s game with a knee injury. Harkless has also missed the previous three games for the Blazers. Casey Holdahl broke the news on Twitter earlier today: Moe Harkless (left knee) […] Maurice Harkless is Out for Saturday’s Game Against the Lakers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Alvin Gentry explains having to sit out Anthony Davis vs. Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis once again did not play Thursday due to injury against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Pelicans lost to the Blazers 132-119. After starting 4-0, they have now lost four straight. Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry explained to the media after the game why Davis did not play. Alvin Gentry on […] The post Alvin Gentry explains having to sit out Anthony Davis vs. Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pounding The Rock

On whether the Spurs keep up their fast start

Seems like some don’t think they can. Looking at the Spurs’ schedule so far, seeing them at a 5-2 record despite all the injuries shouldn’t be the most surprising happening in the league. Their only two losses came against currently playoff-bound teams in the Portland Trail Blazers and Indiana Pacers (yes, we are looking at the seeding this early), while their five wins came against West teams that are currently on the outside looking in. The more surprising trends in this very early NBA season are teams like the Houston Rockets (1-5), Oklahoma City Thunder (3-4), and even Los...