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Portland Trail Blazers forward Allen Crabbe (23) in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Allen Crabbe

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! Today, […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Shabazz Napier

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! Today, […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Meyers Leonard

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! In […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Damian Lillard

Welcome to the 2016 Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way down to that random dude at the end of the bench. […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Festus Ezeli

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! In […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Evan Turner

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! Today, […]

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Terry Stotts – The Catalyst Behind A Great System

STOTTS, STOTTS, STOTTS, STOTTS, STOTTS, STOTTS (EVERYBODY!) He’s Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts. Supported by owner Paul Allen and President of Basketball operations Neil Oshey, Stotts is the epicenter and creator of the recently overachieving NBA franchise that has been very busy this offseason in preparation for another playoff run. Allen rewarded Stotts […]

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NBAPA Names Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers’ Teammate Of The Year

In what may be the least-surprising end-of-year superlative across the entire NBA, Damian Lillard has been named the Portland Trail Blazers’ teammate of the year. The recognition is, of course, nice to see. But there’s really only one way Rip City can analyze this news. “Duh.” Not to take anything away from the other guys […]

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Breaking Down Portland Trail Blazers’ 2016-17 Preseason Schedule

Get ready, Rip City. Real-life basketball is just around the corner, and we’re not talking about the Olympics. We’re talking about preseason NBA basketball! The Portland Trail Blazers announced their annual mini slate Monday, and while it’s easy to brush aside the concept of meaningless contests, this year’s agenda has a number of exciting showdowns […]

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Portland, Stop Hating Meyers Leonard!

Shortly after the 2012 NBA Draft, Portland Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey said, “He’s over 7-foot tall, he runs like a deer, he jumps out of the building, he’s got great timing on blocked shots, he’s got touch. He’s a unique physical talent… We’re going to be patient with Meyers. We just think he’s […]

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Warning Signs For Portland Trail Blazers After Broadcasting Shakeup

By now, you’ve seen the Welcome to Your Nightmare-inspired Freddy Kruger tifo that took the Timbers Army worldwide on Sunday afternoon. What you might not have caught, though, was a smaller banner that was unveiled in the 200-level of the Army during the second half of the Timbers’ 3-1 win over the Seattle Sounders. The […]

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The Night Damian Lillard Spent His Birthday With Rip City

Damian Lillard has been a household name in Portland for the past four years as he has quickly risen to super-stardom on the NBA. On Friday night, Lillard, aka Dame D.O.L.L.A., became an absolute legend. The night of his 26th birthday, Lillard performed his first hip-hop concert in front of a sold out crowd of […]

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Where Portland Trail Blazers Stand Post-Free Agency In National Power Rankings

With both the NBA draft and free agency behind us, multiple national outlets have begun putting together their versions of the traditional way-too-early power rankings. Although you could argue the “way-too-early” portion makes these analyses moot, it’s also worth noting that the landscape of the Association isn’t going to shift drastically between now and the […]

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