Portland Trail Blazers

NBA Power Rankings: Where does each team stand after 2019 offseason?

This summer changed things for the Portland Trail Blazers and the entire league. Here’s an offseason edition of NBA Power Rankings to make sense of it all. The Portland Trail Blazers shelled out hundreds of millions of dollars this offseason in what should have been one of the most jaw-dropping...

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8 hours ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings

Lakers Want to Talk to Dwight Howard

Photo by Cassy Athena/Getty Images Shams Charania of the Athletic reports that Los Angeles is interested in the veteran big man. Following DeMarcus Cousins, ACL injury, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in speaking with Dwight Howard, according to Shams Charania of the Athletic. Howard...

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18 hours ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers

Whiteside to be Tested in Blazers’ Early Schedule

Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images Newcomer Hassan Whiteside will face two of the best centers in the NBA during the Trail Blazers’ opening slate of games. The Trail Blazers will feature three new starters in their lineup for the 2019-20 regular season. Zach Collins, Rodney Hood, and newcomer Hassan...

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18 hours ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers fan favorite tournament champion: Wesley Matthews

16 contestants stepped up to the plate. Thousands of votes have been counted up. Only one was left standing. Who is the Portland Trail Blazers fan favorite? If you’ve been following along, you’ve gotten to witness an up-and-down journey to determine the most beloved player in recent Portland...

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1 day ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Could the Portland Trail Blazers beat Team USA?

Team USA looks more neglected than it ever has this century. That raises the question, could an NBA team like the Portland Trail Blazers beat them? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about how the diminished Team USA roster lost to their Select Team in a scrimmage...

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1 day ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Lillard Ranks In Decade’s Best Buzzer Beaters

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is known for his late-game heroics and it showed in CBS Sports’ all-decade rankings. The 2019-20 regular season will bookend a memorable decade of NBA action. Damian Lillard, who joined the Trail Blazers via the...

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

Walton Adds Signature Flair to White Sox Broadcast

Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images Trail Blazers legend Bill Walton joined the White Sox broadcast team for a memorable Friday night outing. The doldrums of the NBA offseason was temporarily broken up thanks to a signature broadcast performance from former Trail Blazers center Bill Walton. In a one-time...

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

Who is the best Portland Trail Blazer to never become an All-Star?

The Portland Trail Blazers have had the luxury of many stars in franchise history. But that begs the question, who was the best Blazer that was never a star at all? Throughout basketball history, maintaining consistent success is a tall task for any team. 12 currently active franchises have never even...

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2 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers backcourt receive high ratings in NBA 2K20

In a league dominated by guard play, the Portland Trail Blazers are lucky to have two of the best in the business. NBA 2K20 has finally given them the credit they deserve. The Portland Trail Blazers committed to their star duo of guards this summer by passing down just shy of $300 million in extension...

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2 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Simons Showed Shooting Poise, Driving Potential in Game 82

Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports What could Simons bring to the team in 2019-20? Isaiah De Los Santos looks at Game 82 for answers. Second-year guard Anfernee Simons is primed for an upgraded role in the Portland Trail Blazers’ rotation this season after playing just 20 games as a rookie. What Simons...

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2 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers

ESPN’s Projection Puts the Blazers on Pace for a 40-Win Season

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images According to ESPN’s RPM Projections, the Blazers are set to compete for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Trail Blazers’ 2019-20 NBA regular season schedule is here and so are the win-total projections for coach Terry Stotts’ squad....

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2 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers

2009-10 Portland Trail Blazers all-time team coming to 2K20

The Portland Trail Blazers were one of six teams to be honored with a new all-time team in NBA 2K20, who’s excited to play with the unforgettable 2009-10 team? 2K recently revealed the new addition of classic teams coming in the new NBA 2K20 that releases early September. Amongst the six new teams...

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3 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers fan favorite tournament: Final Four

Which two players are the biggest fan favorites in Portland Trail Blazers history? Rip City Project took to Twitter to determine the answer! Thousands of votes have been cast. A dozen contestants have fallen victim to another player in their quest to earn the namesake of “Fan Favorite”. Now,...

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3 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Report: Cousins Suffers Torn ACL

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The four-time All-Star suffered the injury while working out. Newly signed Los Angeles Lakers big man DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn ACL, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported earlier in the day that Cousins suffered...

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3 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers

McCollum to Appear on “The Shop” With Kevin Love, Others

HBO “The Shop” is an unscripted series from HBO Sports and Uninterrupted. Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum will be one of many star guests on the next episode of “The Shop,” an unscripted series created by LeBron James’ athlete brand Uninterrupted and HBO Sports. One of those star guests includes...

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3 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers Will Try to Find Hope in Mario Hezonja

Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images The Blazers picked up Mario Hezonja on a flier this summer. While he’s had a rough start to his NBA career, there might be some hope that he can turn it around. Mario Hezonja has been a bad player through the first four years of his NBA career. Regular stats, advanced...

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3 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers-Nuggets a Matchup to Look Forward to

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Rob Mahoney of Sports Illustrated has Blazers-Nuggets on Feb. 4 as a top game of 2019-20. The Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets played an instant-classic series during the Western Conference Semifinals. Neither team was able to separate from the other as the series...

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3 days ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

Portland Trail Blazers: Setting 3 goals for Nassir Little next season

A surprise performance from Nassir Little next season could be exactly what the Portland Trail Blazers need to tip the scales in their favor. Typically, contending teams wouldn’t expect much from a rookie drafted at No. 25 overall. A late first-round pick normally doesn’t have much to bring...

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4 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers unveil new retro 1970s-themed floor (PHOTOS)

Trail Blazers unveil new retro 1970s-themed floor (PHOTOS)

People in Portland really love that lowercase font.

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4 days ago, NBC Sports, Portland Trail Blazers

NBA Daily: Grading the Offseason – Portland Trail Blazers

David Yapkowitz continues Basketball Insiders' "Grading The Offseason" series by taking a look at the Portland Trail Blazers.

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4 days ago, Basketball Insiders, Portland Trail Blazers

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