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GIFs, NBA, Video / Feb 24, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Thomas Robinson Obliterates Corey Brewer’s Dunk Attempt

Corey Brewer, Thomas Robinson

Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson has bounced around a bit since getting drafted No. 5 overall in 2012. He was drafted by the Kings, then traded to Houston in what looked like another Daryl Morey coup at the time. But Morey unloaded him to Portland in an effort to get far enough under the cap to sign Dwight Howard as a free agent. In the meantime, Robinson only getting 11.6 minutes a night in the Northwest, sitting behind All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge. But with Aldridge injured, Robinson got 33 minutes Sunday night when the ‘Wolves were in town on a winning streak. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The 20 Biggest Wastes Of Talent In The NBA

Hasheem Thabeet

Every name in this list had the potential to be stars in the NBA but have yet to — or will never — reach it. The list includes players drafted high that were expected to develop into quality professionals and have failed to do so. Most of these players have showed signs of success at times but have not lived up to expectations so far in their career, whether it’s injuries that are the culprits, or perhaps a messy attitude. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 17, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The NBA’s 50 Biggest Sneakerheads On Instagram

Damian Lillard adidas Crazyquick PE

It’s no surprise that NBA players are some of the biggest sneakerheads in the world. You can see them rocking the most exclusive kicks on a daily basis, in part because they’re always around the culture and, more importantly, because they can get basically anything they want. And thanks to Instagram, we’re getting a better look now at what’s on their feet than ever before. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Dec 13, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The 5 Most Disappointing Lottery Picks From The 2012 NBA Draft

Thomas Robinson

Every year before the NBA Draft, through countless hours of analyzing, GMs are ultimately left guessing which player would be best for his organization. The most common words or phrases thrown around are “potential” and “high ceiling.” There are players who had better college careers than others, but because of a lack of athleticism, they get overlooked. There are indicators that help in evaluating players, but it is rare to be certain of a strong NBA player until he steps foot on an NBA court. Read More »

NBA / Dec 11, 2013 / 3:30 pm

7 Reasons Why The Blazers Are Serious NBA Finals Contenders

Damian Lillard

As the calendar turns over to December and the snow begins to fall, a month of the NBA season has gone by just like that. Just like Drake reminded us in September, nothing was the same. Teams that looked poised to make deep playoff runs on paper have turned out to be vying for the rights to Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins instead of the Larry O’Brien trophy, while teams that everyone overlooked are emerging as serious title contenders. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2013 / 2:30 pm

NBA Fashion: What’s Hot & Whack In The Streets, Vol. 4

Dorell Wright

From Jordan‘s sneakers to Iverson‘s tattoos, the NBA and its players have long had an influence that reaches far beyond the basketball court… and today, the league’s focus on fashion seems to be climbing to entirely new heights. With resources like Twitter and Instagram at their fingertips, many players are captivated by a perpetual quest to promote the latest trend. Read More »

NBA, Video / Oct 28, 2013 / 10:15 am

10 Best Dunks Of The Preseason

Thomas Robinson

From Greg Oden to DeMar DeRozan, here are the 10 best dunks from the games that didn’t count to get you excited for tomorrow night. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Oct 21, 2013 / 10:00 am

Video: Thomas Robinson’s Putback Slam Over The Kings

Thomas Robinson

After getting drafted with the No. 5 pick in the 2012 Draft by Sacramento, Thomas Robinson has been ignored by the Kings and the Rockets, the latter of whom dealt him to Portland to clear space for Dwight Howard. But if he takes advantage of his opportunity in Portland like he did on this putback slam over his old team, he won’t be ignored much longer. Read More »

Playground, Video / Aug 29, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Kevin Durant, Victor Oladipo & Michael Beasley Put On A Show In The Goodman League

Thomas Robinson

We’ve been saying it for years, but we’d put the Goodman League talent up against any other league in the country. At this year’s Goodman Roundball Classic, Josh Selby, Kevin Durant, Thomas Robinson, Greg Monroe, Victor Oladipo and Michael Beasley all showed out. We already showed you the epic KD vs. Oladipo showdown that occurred during this game. Now check out the rest of the highlights. Read More »

2013 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 15, 2013 / 5:00 pm

How The Trail Blazers’ Offseason Turned Them Into Real Contenders For The Playoffs

Dorrell Wright, Thomas Robinson, Robin Lopez, Earl Watson (photo. Instagram/trailblazers)

Aside from the 2012-13 ROY Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers fans did not have a lot to get excited about last season. They badly whiffed on the playoffs after losing their final 13 games to finish a dismal 33-49. But during the off-season, GM Neil Olshey didn’t sit idly, content with a starter-heavy roster that collapsed down the stretch. The Blazers totally refurbished their bench, and now they’re one of many teams hoping for a place in next season’s Western Conference playoffs. Read More »