Blazers Look To Reignite Past The All-Star Break

The Trail Blazers have had a tale of two seasons already. A first quarter of the season where Portland shot threes at a record-breaking pace, and climbed into the top two of a loaded Western Conference. This magic was followed by a quarter where the bench tapered off and the starters were run ragged into […]

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Is it Good for Damian Lillard to Compete in All Five All-Star Events?

Often times, the NBA All-Star Week is about finding other things to do besides watch basketball. But fans of the Portland Trail Blazers will have someone to cheer for during all five of the All-Star Week’s main events, as Damian Lillard will be putting the “all” in All-Star Week, appearing in the BBVA Compass Rising […]


What is Wrong with the Blazers?

The Portland Trail Blazers started the season at a torrid pace. The scoring and wins they accumulated impressed teams and pundits around the league. Being seen as one of the best teams in the league is both a blessing and a curse. Blessing, because this team is a clear-cut playoff team, whereas before the season […]


Rookie of the Year: The Only “Roy” this Town Seems to Remember

Brandon Dawayne Roy: College All-American, 2007 NBA Rookie of the Year, 3-time NBA All-Star, and 29-year-old husband, father of 2, and retiree. You may remember him as the player most responsible for resurrecting the Portland Trail Blazer franchise, but you likely forgot amidst this season’s first-half success who he really was, and what he really […]

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Meet the Portland Trail Blazers

This is the first installment of our series “Introducing Portland’s Sports Teams,” where we introduce you to every professional, semi-professional and college sports program in Portland. Who are the Portland Trail Blazers? Founded in 1970, the Blazers are members of the National Basketball Association. They play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference. The […]


NBA and Portland Trail Blazers Midseason Awards

Basketball media members love giving out midseason awards. I have always felt like they are similar to midterm report cards in school; they can either make your day or ruin your mood but at the end of the day, they don’t mean much. With the start the Portland Trail Blazers have had this season, a […]


Trail Blazers Sailing High but Trade Deadline Looks Grim

Not even the most devoted Portland Trail Blazers fanatics could have foreseen what this season has wrought in the Rose City. Damian Lillard continues to improve as a scorer, Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews are playing up to their potential, the bench moves by GM Neil Olshey have all worked out well, and LaMarcus Aldridge […]


LaMarcus Aldridge is a Legit MVP Candidate

You could visit any number of NBA arenas across the country, and given the night, the fans of their home team will inevitably start chanting “MVP! MVP!” for their star player, regardless of said players actual season standing. This practice among fans has become commonplace since Kobe Bryant received MVP chants at Madison Square Garden […]


Are the Trail Blazers a Legitimate Contender To Win the West?

With nearly half of the NBA season behind us, we’re safe declaring the Portland Trail Blazers a legitimate contender. Before the season the Blazers were forecast by the Vegas odds makers to finish in the neighborhood of 38 wins. Yet even after stumbling through a 4-4 stretch over the last two weeks, the Blazers are […]


Trail Blazers Turnaround Fantastic Yet Worrying

If you follow the NBA, and have not been living under a rock for the last month and a half, you may notice that Portland, not San Antonio and not Oklahoma City, rules the roost in the Western Conference. With last night’s heart stopping, last-second overtime win, the Blazers are 21-4, their best start since […]