Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers Offense Is More Diverse Than Ever

It was not too long ago that the offensive workload seemed to fall squarely on the shoulders of Lillard, McCollum, and Nurkic. Now, the Portland Trail Blazers offense is more diverse than ever. On Thursday night, Damian Lillard scored only 13 points on 5-21 shooting. It was the type of game that the...

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Diving into the Portland Trail Blazers Roster: Jusuf Nurkic

It’s time to dive into the Portland Trail Blazers’ Bosnian Beast himself, Jusuf Nurkic. When the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Sacramento Kings on New Years Day, 113-108, Jusuf Nurkic became the first player in NBA history to have five blocks and five steals, while also recording...

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Early Returns: Gauging Kanter’s Ceiling

Newcomer Enes Kanter got off to a fast start in the Blazers’ victory over the Nets, but how will his game translate to the postseason? The Trail Blazers’ return from the NBA All-Star break featured an 18-point outburst from newcomer Enes Kanter in a 113-99 victory over the Nets. The Turkish big man took...

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NBA Officially Proposes Lowering Draft Age to 18

The initial proposal, which would re-open to doors to high-school grads entering the NBA, targets the 2022 draft The NBA has officially proposed a rules change which would lower the minimum age for NBA Draft candidates from 19 to 18. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today Sports broke the story yesterday. The so-called...

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Jusuf Nurkic Dunk vs Nets Crowns NBA Top 10 Video

The Blazers don’t get a ton of national attention, but when they do, they go big. The victory wasn’t the only impressive thing about the Portland Trail Blazers’ 113-99 performance against the Brooklyn Nets last night. Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic slammed down an impressive dunk with half of the Nets defense...

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ESPN Picks Jazz Over Blazers in Race for 4-Seed

Kevin Pelton suggests that the Trail Blazers will lose home court advantage to a Northwest division rival. ESPN’s NBA expert Kevin Pelton weighed in on the Western Conference race for homecourt advantage in the 2019 NBA playoffs. And it doesn’t look good for the Trail Blazers: “The Portland Trail Blazers...

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16 hours ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz

Lehigh Retiring McCollum’s Jersey on Sunday

CJ McCollum’s alma mater will pay the Trail Blazers guard a major honor this weekend. Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum will have his number retired by his alma mater, Lehigh, this weekend. Craig Larimer of the Morning Call caught up with some of McCollum’s former associates and they had only positive...

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Brooklyn Nets: 3 takeaways from a tough loss against Portland

The Brooklyn Nets suffered a tough defeat at home, losing to the Portland Trail Blazers 113-99.  The Brooklyn Nets‘ first game after the All-Star break went about as poorly as it could have gone. Faced up against a tough Portland Trail Blazers team that has the fourth-best record in the rugged...

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Enes Kanter shades former Knicks team after Blazers debut

Former New York Knicks center Enes Kanter made his debut with the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday after being waived by the Knicks earlier this month. Like clockwork, Kanter was able to taste the sweet nectar of victory with his new Blazers squad defeating the Brooklyn Nets. It didn’t take Kanter...

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21 hours ago, Yardbarker, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

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Portland Trail Blazers: Revamped Roster Places Pressure to Succeed on Stotts, Coaching Staff

With the latest acquisitions for the Portland Trail Blazers, pressure should be mounting on Head Coach Terry Stotts to succeed sooner rather than later. The Portland Trail Blazers have been building their current roster for some time now. The senior Blazers, Damian Lillard and Meyers Leonard, were drafted...

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1 day ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Nets return with a loss to the Trail Blazers, 113-99

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — It felt great to be back, but it was a bittersweet day for the guys in black and Coogi. It was a typical Nets story. They went down by as many as 15 in the third quarter behind a monster quarter from Jusuf Nurkic and Enes Kanter. But then, behind the former Trail Blazers — Ed Davis,...

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Nurkic, Kanter Help Blazers Vanquish Brooklyn

Jusuf Nurkic had a great outing, Enes Kanter a fine debut, as Portland dismissed Brooklyn. Fresh off an eight-day All-Star break and beginning a seven-game road trip, the Portland Trail Blazers took down the Brooklyn Nets behind a monster performance from Jusuf Nurkic. In a game where eight of the ten...

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1 day ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets

Blazers Cut Down Nets 113-99

Portland survives a furious Brooklyn rally to begin the stretch drive with a solid road victory. The Portland Trail Blazers started off their daunting seven-game, post-All-Star break road trip with a 113-99 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night, in front of a raucous Barclays Center crowd. The...

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Brooklyn Nets vs. Portland Trail Blazers Live Game Thread: And we’re back!

WHO: Brooklyn Nets (30-29) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (34-23) WHAT: Finally, we’re back! It’s post-All-Star break and we’re here, ready for some meaningful games; ready for the playoff push. And it starts with the Trail Blazers - they’re...good. WHERE: Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY WHEN: 7:30 p.m. EST HOW:...

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Brooklyn Nets vs. Portland Trail Blazers: TV info, live stream, injury report

The Brooklyn Nets and Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night meet for the 1st time this season as the NBA resumes play following the All-Star break. The Brooklyn Nets and Portland Trail Blazers renew acquaintances for the first time in more than a year when they meet Thursday night at Barclays Center....

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Brooklyn Nets: 3 things to watch in post-break return against Blazers

The Brooklyn Nets return from an 8-day break to host the Portland Trail Blazers Thursday night, tipping off a challenging home stretch. For the first time in four years, the Brooklyn Nets emerge from the All-Star break with something to play for. While many expected that to be the pursuit of a lottery...

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1 day ago, From Russia With Dunk, Brooklyn Nets, Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers: Q&A with Enes Kanter

Check out a quick Q&A with the newest Portland Trail Blazers big man, Enes Kanter. The newest player to enter the Portland Trail Blazers fray is none other than Enes Kanter. After being waived by the New York Knicks at this year’s February 7 trade deadline, the Turkish big man chose to make...

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Gameday Thread: Blazers vs. Nets at 4:30 pm

The Blazers visit some old friends today, at 4:30 pm PST on NBC Sports Northwest. Portland Trail Blazers at Brooklyn Nets Tip-off: 4:30 pmWatch: NBC Sports Northwest

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We Did It, Blazer’s Edge! 2,222 Kids Will See the Blazers Play Because of You!!!

Blazer’s Edge Night, 2019 has sold out! The number of children and youth going because of your donations is...phenomenal. Blazer’s Edge Night, 2019 has sold out! Thank you, Blazer’s Edge Readers and everybody in the Portland Trail Blazers community. On Monday, when we last posted, 1150 tickets had been...

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