Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers' CJ McCollum Estimates 150 NBA Players Are Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum—who also serves as the National Basketball Players Association vice president—told ESPN's Jay Williams he believes around 150 ...

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Portland Trail Blazers: All-time Blazer battles: Who wins?

Portland Trail Blazers team 1 consists of Lillard, Roy, Kersey, Wallace and Walton. Team 2 is Porter, Drexler, Pippen, Aldridge and Sabonis. Who wins? I’ve been watching more and more historical basketball since the NBA has been put on hold, and it felt appropriate to pose a few historical hypotheticals....

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Lightning round: How shortened season affects Trail Blazers’ offseason plans

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports Will general manager Neil Olshey need to make serious adjustments this summer? Last week we reviewed possible salary cap fallout from the NBA’s ongoing suspended season. Suffice to say, it’s very likely that the 2020-21 salary cap will not reach the previously projected...

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Blazers Top 100: Welcome to the League

Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images A look at the 100 players and personnel who have influenced the Trail Blazers’ 50-year history. The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s Edge...

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Lowe: 'Damian Lillard Is Fourth On My MVP Ballot'

At some point, the 2019-20 NBA season will either continue on in some extremely limited fashion or be cancelled all together.

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Stuck-at-Home Thread: Comfort Food Edition

It can be something you eat, watch, or listen to. What’s your comfort food right now? We have a daily topic, but you do not need to stay on-topic. Talk about whatever, it’s an open thread! Whelp. States are extending their stay-at-home orders through the month of April and beyond, as expected. Oregon...

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Portland Trail Blazers. What does Carmelo Anthony mean to RipCity?

With rumors of the NBA season being over, there’s a chance we have seen the last of Melo in a Portland Trail Blazers jersey. What has this time meant to us? Carmelo Anthony, playing for the Portland Trail Blazers.  Despite all the uncertainty that surrounded Melo’s arrival in Portland,...

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Blazers Top 100: The Best Coach You Never Expected

Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images A look at the 100 players and personnel who have influenced the Trail Blazers’ 50-year history. The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s Edge is counting...

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Blazers Tumble in ESPN’s Future Power Rankings

Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images ESPN’s forecast for the next three seasons was not kind to the Trail Blazers. The NBA’s current hiatus led to a three-year rankings forecast from ESPN. The Trail Blazers, who were just outside the Western Conference’s postseason picture when play halted, slid down...

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Exclusive: Anfernee Simons Stops By

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images Trail Blazers reserve guard joins the Blazer’s Edge Podcast to discuss life during the NBA’s hiatus. On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast, Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang are joined by Trail Blazer’s guard Anfernee Simons! Together they...

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Blazers Top 100: The Bluest Collar Center at #64

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images A look at the 100 players and personnel who have influenced the Trail Blazers’ 50-year history. The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s...

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Blazers Top 100: A Former All-Star Betrays Trust

A look at the 100 players and personnel who have influenced the Trail Blazers’ 50-year history. The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s Edge is counting down the top 100 Blazers: players,...

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Portland Trail Blazers: How would Rasheed Wallace have fared in the modern NBA?

In his era, Rasheed Wallace was among the most talented to ever play. Some say he didn’t reach his full potential. Would he have done so in the modern NBA? Just as the case is with every NBA champion, the 2004 Detroit Pistons are spoken of in rarefied air.  Nearly two decades later, one could […] Portland...

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Gameday Thread: Lillard Scores 61 Against Warriors

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images NBC Sports Northwest will rebroadcast the game from January. Time: 6:00 pmWatch: NBC Sports Northwest I can’t get excited about this one (the game itself is pretty awful), but it resembles basketball and it’s on TV tonight.

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Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard should be in the All-NBA 1st team

If the NBA season is now cancelled, Portland Trail Blazers fans can now look at All-NBA teams. Why should Damian Lillard be named in the first team? Bleacher Report tweeted yesterday that the NBA is considering cancelling this season. Though this is very disappointing for all involved, nut it’s...

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2 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Stuck-at-Home Thread: So, How Are You?

Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Let’s hear it, Rip City. How are you feeling? We have a daily topic, but you do not need to stay on-topic. Talk about whatever, it’s an open thread! Whelp. States are extending their stay-at-home orders through the month of April and beyond, as expected. Oregon...

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NBA Mock Draft Roundup: Blazers Land Forwards

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images Regardless of a shortened college schedule, the NBA Draft is set to move forward. The Trail Blazers are set to the enter the 2020 NBA Draft with two selections: one in the first round and another in the second round. According to the latest group of mock drafts,...

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Blazers Top 100: The Perfect Point Guard Earns #66

Photo by Ron Koch/NBAE via Getty Images A look at the 100 players and personnel who have influenced the Trail Blazers’ 50-year history. The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s Edge...

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Portland Trail Blazers: Why it’s time to put LaMarcus Aldridge’s No. 12 in the rafters

Feelings and unfulfilled promises have muddied the relationship between LaMarcus Aldridge and those associated with the Portland Trail Blazers. But after time heals, here’s why No. 12’s jersey should hang high at the Moda Center. To see LaMarcus Aldridge play once in his prime is to see him...

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2 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

NBA Contemplating HORSE Competition

Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images The league looks to get creative in the absence of games. With the NBA season suspended, league executives are looking for creative ways to keep the fans engaged and entertained. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that one of the suggestions on the table...

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