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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Portland Trail Blazers

Will The Portland Trail Blazers Have A “Top-Ten Defense” This Season?

During this time of year for teams in the NBA, each team sets a few goals for each player, as well as for the team overall. For the Portland Trail Blazers’ individual players, this ranged from learning to shoot three-point shots better (LaMarcus Aldridge, who said he’s extended his range comfortably to the corners) to […]

Steve Blake

NBA Preseason Rankings – Where Did The Portland Trail Blazers End Up?

Doing a Power Rankings type of thing is something I’ve been debating about doing. On the one hand, I’m a rabid fan of not just the Trail Blazers, but the whole NBA; I care almost as much about what percentage Kyrie Irving shot on Monday, how many minutes the Greek Freak played for Milwaukee on […]

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz

Who On The Portland Trail Blazers’ Bench Will Step Up This Season?

In my first articles, I gave explanations and breakdowns on the five starting players for the Portland Trail Blazers. They were first because they’re the best and most important players on the team; this is why, to be bluntly obvious, they’re starters. No one on the bench, on the other hand, doesn’t figure to play […]

Damian Lillard

A New Era Of Portland Trail Blazers Basketball

The Championship team of 1977. Up-and-down 80’s. Clyde the Glide. There have been a whole variety of eras in Portland Trail Blazers basketball history. Some good, some bad. One title, numerous playoff runs, fourteen head coaches, and a lot of headaches. In the moment, it is hard to name recognize the era we are in. […]

Robin Lopez

Portland Trail Blazers 2014 Player Spotlight – Robin Lopez

As the 2014-15 NBA season opener inches closer, I’ll be breaking down each player on the Trail Blazers expected to contribute to the team’s success. Today, we feature Sideshow Bob…or as most of you know him, Robin Lopez. (Stats provided by NBA.com) How Did He Do Last Year? When Portland General Manager Neil Olshey traded […]

Wesley Matthews

Portland Trail Blazers 2014 Player Spotlight – Wesley Matthews

As the 2014-15 NBA season opener inches closer, I’ll be breaking down each player on the Trail Blazers expected to contribute to the team’s success. Today, we feature the Iron Man, Wesley Matthews. (Stats provided by NBA.com) How Did He Do Last Year? Like several other Blazers, Matthews had a career year in a few […]

Nicolas Batum

Portland Trail Blazers 2014 Player Spotlight – Nicolas Batum

As the start of the NBA season approaches, I’ll be breaking down each Trail Blazer expected to play a role in the team’s chances for success. Today, we feature the Glue, Nicolas Batum. (Stats provided by NBA.com.) How Did He Do Last Year? We can start with this: Nicolas Batum played 82 games for the […]

Terry Stotts

Portland Trail Blazers – Three Things To Look For Heading Into The Season

As crazy as it seems, the basketball season is here. Seriously. Here in Portland, Media Day is Monday Sept 29th; training camp is the ensuing week, leading up to Wells Fargo Fan Fest on Sunday October 5th. Long story short, basketball is back. After the incredible, expectation-shattering season last year, there are a lot of hopes and […]

CJ McCollum

CJ McCollum The Key To Portland Taking That Next Step

By nearly every account, the 2013-2014 season was a good one for the Portland Trail Blazers. They were not only able to make the playoffs, but they also won a first-round series against the Houston Rockets. The Western Conference is stacked, and the San Antonio Spurs eventually eliminated them rather easily. To take the next […]

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