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Just A Few Things – Portland Trail Blazers Check Up

This past month, we have been in the slowest part of the NBA season. Free agency is over, the draft is over, and summer league is over. It isn’t until training camp starts up that things heat back up in the NBA world. Although it has been slow, there are a few things that have […]

Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum’s Coming Out Party?

The Portland Trail Blazers acquired a young, lanky, athletic, Frenchman from the Houston Rockets in the 2008 NBA Draft. For the rights to the #25 pick of the first round the Blazers had to trade away the draft rights of Darrell Arthur and Joey Dorsey. The player that the team acquired was Nicolas Batum. Batum, […]

LaMarcus Aldridge

Portland Trail Blazers Preview Spotlight – LaMarcus Aldridge

The middle of September is usually about three things in the American sports world: the NFL, college football, and the MLB pennant race. Even with pro football’s ongoing and mounting troubles regarding the mental health of it’s players, as long as there is gambling and fantasy football, it will have a place in the sports […]

Kevin Love

Five Most Intriguing Players To Watch This Coming NBA Season

Summer is nearing its inevitable end. Within the next couple of months the leaves will begin to turn color, the evenings will turn darker earlier and a cool chill will return to the air. This is great news because that means the NBA season is fast approaching! There are many stories, teams and players to […]

Irving Lillard

Talent Over Exposure – The Debate Between Damian Lillard And Kyrie Irving

There are certain questions with simple answers. Australia or Oakland? Duke or Weber State? Number 1 or number 6 overall? 4th rated player in the country or a 2-star guard out of high school? These are all questions in which, other than the lifelong Ogden resident or some guy with an obsession with the number […]

Damian Lillard

Will Damian Lillard Make Team USA’s World Cup Team?

Saturday night, Team USA played an exhibition game against Brazil in Chicago. The game was fairly uneventful aside from the homecoming of Derrick Rose and the stellar play by Anthony Davis. Team USA ended up beating Brazil by a final score of 95-78. In Portland, all eyes are on Damian Lillard and whether he will […]

LaMarcus Aldridge

Portland Trail Blazers’ 2014-2015 Schedule Is Here!

Wednesday afternoon, the NBA released the schedules of all 30 teams, including the Portland Trail Blazers. Anticipation had been growing, as the schedules are usually released earlier than the middle of August. Opening night for the NBA is Tuesday, October 28th; however the Blazers don’t open until the 29th, when they host the Oklahoma City […]

Paul George Injury

In The Wake Of The Paul George Injury, This Just In – Life Isn’t Fair

Have you heard?  Paul George suffered a catastrophic injury last weekend playing for Team USA.  By now you’d have to have either been on another planet, knee-deep in a Netflix marathon, and/or in the midst of a Twitter boycott not to have heard about or seen the Theismanesque fracture that left a franchise in disarray, […]

Oden Durant

The Portland Trail Blazers “What If” Draft – Part Three

Here is the third and final piece to my Portland Trail Blazers “What If” Draft. Enjoy! 2005 The Blazers Pick (#6 Err): Martell Webster SF, Seattle Prep HS Best Available Player: Danny Granger SF, New Mexico (#17) Effect-O-Meter: -4, I say this not because we missed out on Danny Granger, but because we traded the […]

Paul George

Injuries Overshadow USA Basketball Training Camp Of Exceptional Basketball

Tuesday morning, USA Basketball held a media teleconference that included USA Basketball National Team managing director Jerry Colangelo and head coach Mike Krzyzewski. While the purpose of the teleconference was to announce the cut-down 16-man roster and talk about the team moving forward, all of that was overshadowed by talk of the Paul George injury. […]

Sebastain Telfair

The “What If” Draft – Part Two

Here is part 2 of my “What If” Draft that I know you have all been dying to read. Enjoy! 1995 The Blazers Pick (#11): Gary Trent PF, Ohio Best Available Player: Michael Finley SF, Wisconsin (#21) Effect-O-Meter: -3, The Trailblazers initially had the 8th pick which ended up being Shawn Respert, but they swapped […]

Sam Bowie

The “What If” Draft – Part One

NFL training camp has begun, and my mind is making its transition into full on football mode until early October when the NBA starts picking up steam again. Before I forget about every other sport for a couple months, I think it’s essential to leave basketball talk by playing what I like to call, the […]

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