TAG: Portland Trail Blazers

Latest News / Sep 17, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

Damian Lillard

The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Read More »

We Reminisce / Sep 17, 2014 / 2:00 pm

We Reminisce: Rasheed Wallace Ejected For Shouting “Ball Don’t Lie”

Rasheed Wallace

Rasheed Wallace turns 40 today. When you think about ‘Sheed, the first thing you probably think about are the technicals and ejections, which were a running theme throughout his career. You also remember his famous sayings, including “ball don’t lie” and many others. On his birthday, we reminisce about our favorite Sheed rejection of all time. Read More »

FIBA World Cup / Sep 11, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Robin Lopez: “I Would Play For The Philippines”

Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez spent three days this week in the Philippines at a basketball training camp. The country appears to have left a very strong impression on Lopez, as he has declared his interest in joining the national team as a naturalized citizen. Read More »

We Reminisce / Sep 4, 2014 / 3:30 pm

We Reminisce: Damon Stoudamire Beats Jordan And The Bulls, Wins ROY

Damon Stoudamire

Damon Stoudamire turned 41 yesterday. Because he’s officially in his 40′s, we take a look back at his rookie season with the Toronto Raptors, in which he won Rookie of the Year and led the expansion team to a victory over Michael Jordan and a Chicago Bulls team that ended up winning 72 games in the regular season. At the time, it was the highlight of Stoudamire’s career with the Raptors. It seemed like just the beginning of a long relationship between the player and the franchise. But things took a turn for the worst just a few years later. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 28, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Lillard Would Be Team USA’s First Injury Replacement

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard was always a long-shot to make Team USA. The Americans are stacked at point guard, and this USA Basketball cycle was no different despite the absence of 2012 Olympic team members Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook – Derrick Rose, Steph Curry, and Kyrie Irving are All-Stars that have prior experience with the national program. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Aug 25, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Damian Lillard Is Cover Athlete For NBA Live 15

Damian Lillard

As far as consolation prizes go, Damian Lillard’s isn’t too shabby. After being left off of Team USA’s 12-man World Cup roster this weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar has rebounded by gracing the cover of NBA Live 15. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Aug 18, 2014 / 2:30 pm

We Got Next: Portland Trail Blazers Submit Bid to Host Future All-Star Game

LaMarcus Aldridge

The Portland Trail Blazers have never hosted All-Star Weekend. In fact, they’re one of only a handful of current NBA cities yet to host the annual event. That’s a shame because, as any frothy-mouthed local will tell you, Rip City offers so many unique experiences that they’re almost impossible to catalogue.

Undaunted by that near-Himalayan task, that’s precisely what we’ll aim to accomplish here. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 9, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Dorell Wright’s Extremely Classy Wedding Photo

Dorell Wright

Portland Trail Blazers wing Dorell Wright is getting married today. Before taking the plunge, however, Wright posted a very amusing photo of he and his fiancee wearing baroque nuptial garb on Instagram. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 5, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Damian Lillard Works At Movie Theater In Adidas “Boost Or Bust” Commercial

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard’s star continues to rise. The Portland Trail Blazers All-Star and Team USA candidate shines in an amusing new ad from adidas featuring the Crazylight Boost. We’re not so sure that Lillard would be making popcorn and drinking from water bottles with straws if he weren’t rocking the Crazylights, but it’s clear his relationship with adidas will be increasingly fruitful for both parties as his career wears on. The camera loves the Oakland native almost as much as the court does. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Video / Aug 1, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Damian Lillard Heaves 80-Foot Buzzer-Beater In Team USA Showcase

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. gifdsports)

The highlights keep on coming in the USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas on Friday night. Between Derrick Rose’s emphatic return to the hardwood and Kevin Durant’s poster dunk on Anthony Davis, the first half was setup to end on a high note. Read More »