Mar 14, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT
Incident occurred in Friday night’s contest between the two teams.
Joel Freeland, Shawne Williams ejected for headbutting each other near end of Blazers-Pistons (VIDEO)
Mar 14, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT
Feb 3, 2015, 10:00 PM EDT
Portland has lost eight of 10, and Matthews wants the team to get back its once-intimidating ways.
Jan 25, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT
Aldridge is attempting to play through a thumb tear.
Jan 7, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT
O’Neal, who went to Germany recently for treatment, seems like he’s preparing to play this season
Jan 5, 2015, 3:03 PM EDT
Yes, the Knicks still own the cellar.
Dec 17, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT
Blazers fans will get to see more Chris Kaman.
Dec 16, 2014, 1:26 AM EDT
This will mean more minutes for Chris Kaman.
Oct 10, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT
Utah wants to see a lot of that this season.
Jun 2, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
Why salary-cap math says Indiana should keep Lance Stephenson – and maybe even rebuild a leaner roster around him
Apr 21, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT
Instead, Rockets center should have attempted potentially game-winning free throws
Feb 26, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT
Thomas Robinson has been getting extra run with the rash of Blazers injuries up front — including All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge — but now he is joining their ranks. Robinson suffered a left patella strain during the first half of Portland’s win in Denver Tuesday night, reports Chris Haynes at CSNNW.com. He is listed as is…
Feb 18, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT
For the first time this season a Portland Trail Blazer starter is going to miss a game due to injury (one of the real secrets of their success this season). All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge will be out at least a week with a left groin strain, the team announced. After a week he will be re-evaluated,…
Feb 12, 2014, 8:46 AM EDT
When it happened it looked like something worse. Portland reserve big man Joel Freeland was battling for rebounding position in the first quarter Tuesday night when it looks like Nicolas Batum is pushed back and his foot hits Freeland’s right knee, which buckled and gave way. You can see a gif of the injury here…
Jan 21, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT
At first glance, this is a play more suited to Kevin Durant than Dwight Howard, mainly because we’re just not used to seeing seven-footers put the ball on the floor and blow by their defenders so quickly, and then elevate for the slam. But Howard showed he has this skill set during Monday’s win over…
Dec 31, 2013, 8:44 AM EDT
The Pelicans’ Anthony Davis can throw it down with the best of them. Just ask Portland’s Joel Freeland, who gets caught in the middle trying to take away the Jrue Holiday driving lane and not really watching his roll man Davis, and by the time Freeland reacts to the alley-oop pass it is entirely to…
Nov 25, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT
It was an odd “fight” (all NBA fights have to have that word in parenthesis as a “West Side Story” dance fight generally is more intimidating). Andrew Bogot and Joel Freeland got tangled up under the basket, then in his effort to get away Bogut throws a forearm at Freeland’s head. Mo Williams jumped in…
Nov 24, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT
Well, that escalated quickly. No one threw a trident (Anchorman references are acceptable again, right?), but there were big ramifications from the on-court scuffle between the Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors. The tussle started when Andrew Bogut and Joel Freeland got tied up in the paint, and things went to another level once…
Jan 7, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT
Rookie Meyers Leonard, who has played solidly for the Trail Blazers this season, will be out at least a couple more weeks with a sprained ankle. Leonard rolled his ankle on Dec. 29. Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com spoke with Leonard who said it would take a couple weeks for him to get back. “I would…
Nov 22, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT
The Suns had no problem with the Blazers on Wednesday, and Portland’s front line defense, or lack thereof, was the main reason why. Marcin Gortat and Jermaine O’Neal combined for 39 points on 18-of-23 shooting, and a lot of those buckets came at the expense of Meyers Leonard. Leonard is a rookie who now has…
Nov 22, 2012, 5:22 AM EDT
Our nightly recap of the games from around the NBA. Or, what you missed while going out tonight because you have to deal with your family tomorrow… Thunder 117, Clippers 111 (OT): Nobody stops Chris Paul, but the Thunder did a better job of slowing him down than anyone has this season and that’s how…
Oct 23, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT
It’s looked more and more through the preseason like this was the direction things were headed. At 6’9” J.J. Hickson is not a traditional center by any means, but he is going to get the starting five job in Portland this season. At least on opening night. New coach Terry Stotts announced his decision Tuesday…
Oct 12, 2012, 8:42 AM EDT
Last season: Nothing will push you toward rebuilding like disappointment, and their 28-38 record was that. This was a 48 win team a couple seasons ago, but last season a team that should be playing fast and pressuring teams was average in pace and threatening nobody. Point guard Raymond Felton took the blame from fans…
Jul 27, 2012, 12:29 PM EDT
The Olympic basketball tournament is loaded with NBA players. Loaded. There are 39, and that is just guys currently on rosters (there are a couple not on now that likely will be by the time camp opens. Here is a list of all the NBA players in the Olympic tournament. Not a coincidence that the…
- Jim Buss open to the idea of Kobe Bryant playing beyond this season 28
- Derrick Rose on sexual assault suit: “I am confident I will be proven innocent” 2
- Report: Kyrie Irving likely not back opening night, could be out until January 14
- Legendary Sixer, backboard-shattering dunker Darryl Dawkins dies at 58 14
- After Rio Olympics next summer, who takes over at Team USA coach? 8
- Kobe, Shaq discuss regrets over feud that ended their Lakers era 49
- NBA fines Clippers for attempting to circumvent salary cap with DeAndre Jordan 10
- The most overlooked – and maybe most significant – reason Carmelo Anthony won’t waive his no-trade clause this season 18