Portland Trail Blazers

NBA Preview: Can Pelicans rediscover last season’s defensive identity against Trail Blazers?

New Orleans is on fire offensively, but can they they do enough defensively to stop the NBA’s 9th-best offense? Don’t look now, but the New Orleans Pelicans are rapidly sliding out of the playoff picture. Though they’ve won four of their previous six contests, the competition continues to separate....

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1 day ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Portland Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers Recall Caleb Swanigan From Texas Legends

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan.

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1 day ago, Portland Trail Blazers, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers Recall Swanigan from G-League

The Blazers’ sophomore averaged 8.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in four games with the Texas Legends. Early Thursday afternoon it was announced that Caleb Swanigan would be recalled from the G-League. Joe Freeman of The Oregonian was first with the news. Blazers announce that Caleb Swanigan has been recalled...

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

Lillard Still 6th Among West Guards in Fan Vote

In the last return before voting closes Jan. 21, Lillard’s place remains unchanged. Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is still sixth among Western Conference guards in the NBA All-Star Game fan vote, the NBA announced Thursday. Lillard also placed sixth in the first and second returns. He currently...

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

Lopez Helped Lillard Start Napping

The master sleeper talks about his impact on Lillard with K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. Robin Lopez left the Portland Trail Blazers in the summer of 2015 after two seasons, but his impact is still felt in the organization. As Lopez, a master of sleep, tells K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune,...

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

Cleveland Cavaliers’ three positives from loss to Portland Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t able to string together back-to-back wins as the Portland Trail Blazers were able to pull away with a 129-112 victory. This game felt closer at times than the final score indicated. The Cleveland Cavaliers played well in the first half and went into the locker room...

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2 days ago, King James Gospel, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers

Ringer Suggests McCollum for Aaron Gordon Trade

Jonathan Tjarks of The Ringer aims to solve the main problems for each team involved. The NBA Trade Deadline is exactly three weeks away, which means hypothetical trade ideas are all the rave. One Portland Trail Blazers trade idea comes via The Ringer’s Jonathan Tjarks, who suggests a deal centered on...

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

Curry Wants Invite to 3-Point Contest

Curry tells Blazers reporter Casey Holdahl that he wants the 3-point contest to be a family affair. Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry is making it clear that he wants to represent the Blazers at NBA All-Star Weekend, specifically in the 3-Point Contest. Curry is qualified (he currently leads the...

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

Watch: Nurkic Posts First Career Triple-Double

The Trail Blazers put together a highlight video from Nurkic’s memorable night. Portland Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic secured his first career triple-double Wednesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, posting a stat line of 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. The Blazers have put together...

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

How Does Jusuf Nurkic Compare to NBA All-Star Caliber Centers?

Jusuf Nurkic is having a very strong season, but does he deserve to be in the All-Star game? The Portland Blazers sit at 4th in the Western Conference standings, and have done so with largely the same roster as last season. While other teams have had more hype, the Blazers continue to quietly win games...

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

Rodney Hood thought Cleveland’s effort was good, credits Portland

Rodney Hood thought Cleveland’s effort was good, credits Portland

Hood after the loss to the Blazers.

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2 days ago, FOX Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers' Long-Range Barrage Sinks Wine & Gold

The Blazers went 6-of-8 from deep in the first period and barely cooled off from there, handing the Wine & Gold their sixth straight loss at the Moda Center in Portland.

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2 days ago, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

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2 days ago, FOX Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers

Three trades the Portland Trail Blazers should consider before the deadline

With the NBA trade deadline approaching, the Portland Trail Blazers could have a few options to consider. The NBA trade deadline is right around the corner, February 7 to be exact. This last month NBA trade speculations and rumors have started to surface. Will the New Orleans Pelicans deal Anthony Davis...

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2 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers, Cavaliers Break NBA Turnover Record

Portland, Cleveland play a cleaner game than has ever been seen. The Portland Trail Blazers and Cleveland Cavaliers appear to have broken an an NBA record for fewest combined turnovers in a game. Wednesday night’s 129-112 Portland victory featured just 7 turnovers between the teams. Turnovers have only...

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

Jusuf Nurkic Triple-Double Blasts Blazers Over the Cavs

The Bosnian Beast feasts on the poor Cavaliers. Jusuf Nurkic finished with an ever-so-evasive triple-double for the first time in his career tonight, adding 5 blocks, to help the Portland Trail Blazers defeat the Cleveland Caviliers by a score of 129-112. Damian Lillard scored 33 for the Blazers. Nurkic...

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

Having Already Watched His Dad And Brother Compete, Seth Curry Wants His Crack At The Three-Point Contest

Voting for 2019 NBA All-Star Game starters ends on Monday, January 21 at 8:59 p.m., so you’ve still

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2 days ago, Portland Trail Blazers, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers Coast Past Cavs 129-112

Portland snaps a two-game slide behind hot three-point shooting and a triple-double from the Bosnian Beast. The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-112 on Wednesday night, bouncing back in their return to Moda Center after back-to-back losses on the road. Damian Lillard led all scorers...

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

Cleveland Cavaliers at Portland Trail Blazers: Game preview, start time, TV information

If the Cavs get blown out at midnight and nobody is awake to see it, did they still get blown out? The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off a rare feel good win over the Los Angeles Lakers as they head in to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers. Who? Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) at Portland Trail Blazers...

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2 days ago, Fear The Sword, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers should be pushing for Jusuf Nurkic to be an All-Star

As the All-Star break gets closer, the Portland Trail Blazers are pushing fans to vote for CJ McCollum rather than a better performing Jusuf Nurkic. Oh, NBA All-Star voting. When did get so… weird? In the most recent tally from fan voting per NBA.com, there are already a couple head-scratchers...

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3 days ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

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