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Vytas Hoping Portland Timbers Experience Can Put Lithuania On Soccer Map

When you think about sports in Lithuania, usually you come up with past and current basketball stars including Portland Trail Blazers legend, Arvydas Sabonis. Vytautas Andriuskevicius hopes his strong showings with the Portland Timbers can change that perception and put Lithuania on the soccer map. Andriuskevicius, who goes just by Vytas, joined the Timbers last […]

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Inside The Nike Hoop Summit: NYC Noticeably Absent At The Nike Hoop Summit

The Nike Hoop Summit is a must-watch for basketball fans interested in the NBA Draft. The last seven No. 1 overall picks of the NBA Draft have all graced the court at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. In fact, three of the drafts over that stretch have featured at least three Hoop Summit alumni […]

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Giving Back To Basketball In Portland Makes Sense for Catlin Gabel Alum, Alex Foster

Before playing professional basketball in Europe, Alex Foster carried Catlin Gable to its biggest moment in basketball history and now the former Eagles is already looking ahead to the offseason. That’s Foster’s designated time to once again give back to the independent day school with a hoops camp this coming summer. As a Senior in 2011, Foster was […]

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Inside The Nike Hoop Summit: Batum Still Growing In NBA Thanks To Hoop Summit

Don’t be surprised if Nicolas Batum gets a little sentimental each time the Nike Hoop Summit rolls around.  It has been 10 years since Batum showcased his all-around game to the NBA at the 2007 Hoop Summit, eventually paving the way from France to the Portland Trail Blazers. Even back then, Batum’s game was already loud. He scored […]

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Inside The Nike Hoop Summit: Hoop Summit Alum Terrance Ferguson Is On The Rise “Down Under”

The fanfare for Terrance Ferguson isn’t quite what it could have been. The star of the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit was all set to take over a leadership role at the University of Arizona, but life has a way to surprise us sometimes and now Ferguson is playing professionally in Australia. Rewind a few months and […]

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From Grant High To Portland State, Dominic Waters Breaks Down His Overseas Game

Sometimes the holidays just don’t have the same meaning as it used to for Dominic Waters. The former Grant High star and Portland State University grad is not helping his family with Christmas tree hunting or hanging ornaments again this year, but instead it’s business as usual for the now six-year vet playing in Europe with […]

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