Apr 29, 2015, 4:31 PM EDT
Barton is trying to start an important conversation and bring people together in a positive way. Well done sir.
Feb 22, 2015, 9:30 PM EDT
Robinson and Claver were acquired from Portland for Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee.
Feb 20, 2015, 10:51 AM EDT
Robinson sent to Denver in Arron Afflalo trade
Feb 19, 2015, 8:44 PM EDT
Sixers, not so much.
Feb 19, 2015, 11:52 AM EDT
Portland needed shooting and depth and they got it in one package, this is a win for them.
Feb 18, 2015, 3:14 PM EDT
Goran Dragic tops the list.
Nov 18, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT
He was playing 13 minutes and averaging 5 points a game.
Oct 9, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT
Can one of last year’s surprise teams stay in the Western Conference playoff picture?
Jul 16, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT
Portland was putting on a little playground show Tuesday.
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
May 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Nets, Trail Blazers go fishing with loss.
May 13, 2014, 2:25 AM EDT
Damian Lillard also steps up for Portland
May 10, 2014, 5:08 PM EDT
Portland, already down 0-2 in the series, just lost their sixth man. That’s not good.
May 8, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT
A live rattlesnake was found in the visitors’ locker room in advance of Game 2 in San Antonio against the Spurs.
Feb 22, 2014, 2:03 AM EDT
Who knew Will Barton had that in him. It may not have quite been a full 360 dunk, but still impressive by Will Barton. It was midway through the second quarter when he got the breakaway dunk — he didn’t leak out so much as every Jazz player was within six feet of the baseline…
Dec 7, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT
If you’ve only been paying cursory attention to the NBA in its early stages this season, you may not have noticed the rise of the Portland Trail Blazers. But following Friday night’s 130-98 pasting of the Utah Jazz, Portland now has a record of 17-3 — the best in a very deep Western Conference. Guys…
Oct 9, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT
The basketball gods continue to torment Portland, for reasons unknown. Reports surfaced Tuesday afternoon that Portland’s Nicolas Batum had left practice after a hard fall — he had gone up for a dunk that was contested by Will Barton and ended up hitting the deck. However, it can be hard to read too much into…
Oct 3, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT
UPDATE 8:12 pm: The Trail Blazers are now saying this is not a quadracept injury, not a hip flexor. We’ll assume that is true, but I’m not sure it changes much. LaMarcus Aldridge will be out for a little while but the Trail Blazers need to let this rest because they don’t want this to…
Jul 17, 2013, 1:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS — Summer League is more than just coaches in cargo shorts, although it is a lot of that. There’s a lot more going on, so here are some notes from Tuesday…. • Minnesota didn’t draft Gorgui Dieng because of his offense, still it feels like his footwork and overall game has regressed since…
Jul 14, 2013, 11:01 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS — Will Barton had an active first half for the Blazers in Summer League action on Sunday versus the Lakers, getting to the rim for a couple of highlight plays that included a reverse layup and a flying slam dunk. In the third quarter, however, Barton suffered a knee injury and his afternoon was…
Jul 14, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS — The overall quality of play in Saturday’s Summer League game between the Suns and the Blazers was among the best we’ve seen over the event’s first couple of days, and a quick look of the rosters makes it easy to understand why. Phoenix started four players that played heavy minutes in the…
Apr 15, 2013, 7:43 PM EDT
For the final power rankings of the year my criteria are simple: Who do I think is most likely to win a seven game series between the teams right now. It is essentially a playoff rankings. 1. Heat (64-16, last week ranked No. 1). For a couple games this week the Heat rolled out their…
Apr 14, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT
Less than three minutes into the Nuggets’ win over the Blazers on Sunday, another one of Denver’s starters had to be carried off the floor after suffering what appeared to be a serious injury. As seen in the video clip above, Kenneth Faried rolled his ankle on an attempt to elevate towards the basket, thanks…
Jul 23, 2012, 9:05 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS — The NBA Summer League unfortunately came to a close on Sunday night, ending a week and a half of wonderful basketball being played on the UNLV campus. Okay, so not all of the basketball was necessarily wonderful … but there were some players that helped themselves out quite a bit while spending…
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- Klay Thompson should not have been cleared to return to Game 5 after concussion evaluation 15
- Dwight Howard suspended one game after foul switcheroo 18
- Three coaches who may replace Tom Thibodeau in Chicago 12
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