TAG: Portland Trail Blazers

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 »

NBA / Jul 30, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Paul George: “I’m A Big Fan Of Damian [Lillard]“

Damian Lillard

Detractors of the NBA point to a lack of rivalries and friendly relationships between opposing players as reason why today’s game pales in comparison to that of the past’s. The latter point is especially justifiable; the question is whether or not that it matter. For those that appreciate the camaraderie of modern players, congregations like USA Basketball training camp is quotable gold. Paul George is the latest national team member to bestow praise on another, telling TrailBlazers.com that he’s “a big fan” of fellow All-Star Damian Lillard. Read More »

NBA / Jul 8, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Aldridge Says He Will Sign Extension With Trail Blazers Next Summer

LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge is eligible to sign an extension with the Portland Trailblazers this summer, but won’t be doing so until a year from now. While that’s discouraging news for the Blazers on the surface, Aldridge also made it clear that he intends to remain in Portland for the long-haul while taking advantage of his rights as a free agent. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 4, 2014 / 10:30 am

Report: Kaman Reaches Two-Year Deal With Blazers

Chris Kaman, Nicolas Batum, Robin Lopez

After signing with the Lakers last summer, Chris Kaman spent a large chunk of his time sitting on the bench, never really a factor in coach Mike D’Antoni’s run-and-gun style. Their issues extended off the court, too, and even though D’Antoni resigned, Kaman is done in Hollywood. Yahoo reports the 7-footer has agreed to a deal with the Trail Blazers paying him $9.8 million over the next two years. Read More »

Smack / Jun 22, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Rockets and Trail Blazers Get Feisty On Twitter

LaMarcus Aldridge, Dwight Howard

The NBA places a greater emphasis on social media than any professional sports league in the world. A few days back, the league released voting results – by fans, of course – for the 2014 Social Media Awards. Kyrie Irving and Blake Griffin are among the biggest winners so far, taking home awards for ‘Best Vine/Video‘ and ‘Best Hashtag,’ respectively. The winner of ‘Team Social MVP’ has yet to be announced, however, recently leading to pointed Twitter barbs from two of the esteemed nominees. Read More »

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

We Reminisce: Shaq And Kobe Lead Controversial Game 7 Comeback Against Blazers

Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant

All anyone remembers now is how dominant Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant were together on the Lakers, and how it all ended prematurely despite the duo winning three championships together. Before all of the glory, their championship run almost didn’t even begin. Read More »

Smack / May 27, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Watch Damian Lillard Freestyle Battle Against Talented Hawaiian Girl

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard does not shy away from the spotlight, and we know he’s not afraid to get on the mic in front of thousands of people. So, it’s probably not surprising to see Lillard freestyle battling a girl in Hawaii during his offseason R&R. Read More »

NBA / May 17, 2014 / 8:20 pm

What The Trail Blazers Can Learn After The Spurs Handed Them A Beatdown

Damian Lillard

Every year, a team “grows up” in the playoffs. It’s part of a painful learning curve every great team has to endure. This year, that team was the Portland Trail Blazers, and they did it in dramatic fashion with a miraculous, series-clinching buzzer-beater that catapulted them into the Conference Semifinals for the first time in 14 years and brought an entire city to its feet. Read More »

GIFs, Video / May 15, 2014 / 4:02 pm

Video: Damian Lillard’s Top 10 Plays Of The 2014 Season

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (Craig Mitchelldyer/USA TODAY Sports)

What a year it was for Blazers point guard Damian Lillard. During his sophomore campaign in the Association, Dame was named to his first all-star game before going out and becoming the first person in NBA history to compete in all five weekend events. That wasn’t the end though, as he immortalized himself with Portland fans while getting his Blazers out of the first-round of the playoffs for the first time in 13 years. Come re-live all the best moments during Dame’s second-year ascendency. Read More »