Blazers Playoff Recap: Round 1, Game 1

So that happened.

grizzly_bear_cubs

News
NBA PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND // GAME 1, PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS @ MEMPHIS GRIZZLIESFinal Score: POR - 86, MEM - 100A word, first, for Beno Udrih.  Beno, for Lord only knows what reason, what confluence of stars, what possessing Earth Majick, what horror show of bonding and separating chemicals in his body, lives to absolutely light the Blazers up. The Blazers' bad point-guard defenders and scheme, ...   More
 
Monday, April 20, 2015 CORBIN SMITH

NBA Playoff Preview, Round 1: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Welcome to the Infirmary Series! May the least injured team win!

grizzly_bear_at_wild_animal_sanctuary (1)

News
Good afternoon! The Portland Trail Blazers, Portland’s second most popular basketball team (behind Stephen Malkmus’s Portland Parks and Rec Squad, “The Trigger Cuts”) are IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS! If you are a fan of this team, I say to you: CONGRATULATIONS! Here is a Blazers-themed cake for you to celebrate with! Unless you have been living in a hole watching basketball and doing almost nothing ...   More
 
Friday, April 17, 2015 CORBIN SMITH

Damian Lillard To Graduate From College

Three years after leaving school for the NBA, the Blazers point guard has earned a degree in technical sales from Weber State in Utah.

lede_portlandtrailblazersnbaphotos

News
Just call him Big-Brain Dame.  Three years after leaving Weber State University—the obscure mid-major in Ogden, Utah, that recruited him out of high school—to enter the NBA draft, Damian Lillard is about to become a college graduate. Between elevating the Blazers to championship contention, signing lucrative endorsement deals and appearing in commercials with Nick Cannon and whoever the ...   More
 
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Matthew Singer

Watch Former Blazer Martell Webster's Pacific Northwest-Heavy Rap Video

Filmed in Washington, featuring a Portland rapper-producer and directed by Will Vinton's son.

martell_webster_shooting

Music
Over the NBA All-Star break, Damian Lillard went on the radio and wowed the basketball blogosphere with his rhyme skills. No less an authority than MTV's Sway declared him the best rapper in the league, and most were apt to agree. But another Blazer alum has thrown his warmups onto the court. Former Portland combo guard Martell Webster, currently of the Washington Wizards, spits a bit himself, ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Watch Damian Lillard Prove He's the Best Rapper in the NBA

lede_portlandtrailblazersnbaphotos

Music
As avid Blazers fans know, Damian Lillard likes to rap.  That's not unique among NBA players, of course, but #0 takes it a step further. Ever since he came into the league, Lillard has helmed a weekly online rap battle, 4 Bar Friday, in which participants upload short verses to Instagram, with the winner chosen by the point guard himself. At last year's All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, he hosted ...   More
 
Saturday, February 14, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Portland Cops Say NBA Player Stomped on Homeless Man in Old Town

Houston Rockets forward Terrance Jones arrested for harassment

terrence_alexander_jones_21

News
Portland Police say they arrested Houston Rockets forward and former Jefferson High School star Terrance A. Jones early this morning for stomping on a homeless man's leg.Police say a sergeant patrolling the area saw a large group of people leave the Tube nightclub, spilling out onto the street. One officer ordered the group back onto the sidewalk, a release from the Portland Police Bureau says.But ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

From the Elbow #9: The Next Next Big Thing

The Draft Combine is only the prologue to the never-ending NBA season, but for the Blazers, it could be a glimpse at the future.

victor_oladipo

News
The NBA has no off-season. Certainly, Portland-based professional basketball fans have moved on to other leisure-time activities since the Blazers’ season wrapped up unceremoniously just over a month ago. That doesn’t mean the NBA season is over, however. Or that it will, in fact, ever end.  The NBA’s elites, minus Kevin Durant and an injured Russell Westbrook, are still fighting ...   More
 
Monday, May 20, 2013 MIKE ACKER

How Do the Blazers Rank in Franchise Worth?

bruceblazers

News
This has to be the least-anticipated opening night in the last decade for the Portland Trail Blazers. Even the interesting questions—is Damian Lillard the point guard of the future? Is Lamarcus Aldridge worth max money? Will Nicolas Batum cock-punch anybody?—are overshadowed by the malaise lingering from the suddenly vanished Oden/Roy era.You know what would get everybody in a basketball mood? ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 AARON MESH

Raymond Felton, We Knew Ye Too Well

raymond_felton_knicks_cropped

News
The long regional nightmare is over. Raymond Felton is a Knick.You knew that already. Doubtless you spent the weekend binge-eating in celebration. But Portland's relief at the Blazers trading the "portly malcontent" has garnered national notice—especially in his new home of New York City. It's just a footnote to the Big Apple's general horror at losing Jeremy Lin because Knicks owner James Dolan's ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 AARON MESH

Last Man Standing

Kurt Thomas would rather foul out than fade away.


Cover Story
Kurt Thomas can’t compete with Blaze. The NBA’s oldest player and his team’s mascot are representing the Trail Blazers at Russell Academy’s rundown elementary school gymnasium in Northeast   More
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

0|1
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close