Food Reviews & Stories
These are uneasy days for Trail Blazers fans.
Portland’s NBA team begins what it hopes will be a Cinderella season,
ending with the Western Conference’s eighth playoff seed and the
In pre-season, Blazers rookie Allen Crabbe is fighting for minutes and finding his way as a pro—all while strapped to a Minnie Mouse backpack.
Allen Crabbe is a pretty laid back dude. It makes sense, considering he was born and raised in Los Angeles, and spent three years playing college basketball in Berkeley—two cities notorious for fostering chilled-out men and women of all types. One of two Blazer rookies who will be on the Opening Night roster for 2013-14, Crabbe’s laid back demeanor was in full effect following his ...
You have to start with the pinwheel.
When I first started
attending Trail Blazers games in 2003, the team’s brand was suffering.
This was not because the Blazers were bad: The squad had finish
Which team has earned fan loyalty? Check the stats.
Where they play:
Blazers: East side! In the Rose Quarter, a non-neighborhood best known for bus stops.
Timbers: West side! In Goose Hollow, a historic neighborhood best known for pubs.
Kristin Leichner is driving toward the unthinkable.
She’s been attending
Trail Blazers basketball games since 1996, when her family used earnings
from its trash-hauling company to buy season
For Neil Olshey and the Blazers, not totally blowing Draft Night should be considered a major success.
The Blazers have a history with the NBA Draft, and it’s not the kind of history that needs to be celebrated. With the exception of the wheeling and dealing on draft night back in 2006 that brought Brandon Roy and LaMarcus Aldridge to Portland, the last player to come to the Blazers as a rookie and end up an all-star was Zach Randolph. Even then, by the time Randolph—selected 18th overall ...
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? ...
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 ...
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
HAM BUMMER: Hamburger Mary’s
was worried its grim garage door was an eyesore on a street that
already has problems with drugs, loitering and petty crime. So on March
16, managers got 10 graffi