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With First Team All-NBA Honor, Lillard Cements Status As One Of The Best Players...

Though it ended with a thud, Damian Lillard’s 2017-18 season has to go down as the best of his professional career thus far. He finished the season fourth in scoring at 26.9 points per game,...

Damian Lillard Named All-NBA First Team

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 24, 2018) – Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been named to the All-NBA First Team by a vote of the media, it was announced today by the NBA.   He...

McCollum Makes The Podcast Rounds To Talk Playoffs, Trades

Another week of the offseason, another slate of podcasts featuring Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum to get you through the doldrums. First, McCollum put out the eighth edition of his own "Pull Up" podcast Tuesday...

Lillard Makes ESPN’s ‘World Fame 100’ Rankings Once Again

For the last three years, the folks over at ESPN have put together a list of the biggest names in the world of sport, which they've dubbed the "World Fame 100." The ranking, according...

Fifth Annual Rip City 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Returns to the Rose Quarter July 28-29

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 22, 2018) – The Fifth Annual Rip City 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is taking over the Rose Quarter July 28-29, courtesy of Presenting Partner Les Schwab Tire Centers. One of Oregon’s premier...

VIDEO: Neil Olshey Talks Draft And Shifting Focus At The Draft Combine

Thursday afternoon, Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey joined an ESPN broadcast at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago to discuss what the team prioritize in the draft process, trading for...

Mock Draft Roundup After The Draft Lottery

The NBA Draft Lottery was held Tuesday night in Chicago, meaning the order for the 2018 NBA Draft is now locked in. The Phoenix Suns, owners of the worst record in the NBA this...

Mock Draft Roundup With Lottery, Combine Scheduled For Next Week

While most of the attention among NBA fans recently has been on the playoffs, especially now that three of the four teams that will play in their respective conference finals have been decided, preparations...

VIDEO: McCollum Explains Why He Shouldn’t Be Traded On ESPN’s ‘First Take’

I really have to hand it to CJ McCollum. If I were in his position, I wouldn't take a single interview request in the offseason, let alone just a few weeks after being eliminated...

Fans Urged to Vote Now on Social Media for Trail Blazers’ CJ Mccollum for...

PORTLAND - May 2, 2018 – Fan voting for the 2017-18 Season-Long NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente is in full effect and will conclude on Sunday, May 6 at 8:59...

Vote For CJ McCollum For 2017-18 NBA Cares Community Assist Award

NEW YORK, April 25, 2018 – Fan voting for the 2017-18 Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente will begin on social media today at 12 p.m. ET and conclude on...

PODCAST: McCollum Talks Sweep, Offseason on ‘Pull Up’

Now that the Trail Blazers' 2017-18 season is over, the players have more time to devote to their off the court pursuits. Most all of the players will spend a significant amount of that...

VIDEO: Jerome Kersey’s Legacy Lives On

Suffice to say, it's been a rough couple of weeks in Rip City. Between the Trail Blazers backing into the postseason and then getting swept by the Pelicans once they got there, the mood...

2018 Trail Blazers Exit Interviews

Stunned. That would be one of the most apt ways to describe the reaction from the players during 2018 exit interviews held Sunday in Tualatin. Not even 24 hours removed from being swept out...

Podcast: Rip City Report, End Of Season Edition

Well, here we are Trail Blazers/podcast fans. With Portland's season now over after a four-game sweep courtesy of the New Orleans Pelicans, your humble podcast crew of Joe Freeman, he of The Oregonian/OregonLive.com, and...

Pelicans Sweep Blazers in Game 4 Shootout

NEW ORLEANS – Game 4 in New Orleans wasn’t short on great shots and great performances on both sides, but the Pelicans made a few more plays to sweep the Trail Blazers with a...

Blazers Face Elimination In Game 4 Saturday Afternoon In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS -- When the Trail Blazers were the third team to clinch a playoff spot in the Western Conference with a few weeks remaining in the 2017-18 regular season, there was optimism that...

Podcast: Rip City Report, Game 3 Recap/Game 4 Preview Edition

Greetings from New Orleans. After the Trail Blazers were thumped 119-102 by the Pelicans in New Orleans in Game 3, a loss that puts Portland on the brink of elimination from the 2018 postseason,...

Pelicans Push Series Lead to 3-0

NEW ORLEANS – The series shifted south, but the Pelicans continued their winning ways with a 119-102 victory over the Trail Blazers at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. The Pelicans now lead the First...

Trail Blazers Look For First Win As Series Shifts To New Orleans For Game...

After losing the first two games at home in their first round playoff matchup versus the Pelicans, the Portland Trail Blazers find themselves on the virtual brink of elimination as the series shifts to...

Trail Blazers Game 3 Will Be Available Exclusively On NBCSNW for Local Viewers

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 18, 2018) – The Portland Trail Blazers take on the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Playoffs on Thursday, April 19 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. For viewers in the Trail...

Portland Falls Into 0-2 Hole Against New Orleans

PORTLAND – The Trail Blazers quickly erased a nine-point fourth quarter deficit to tie the Pelicans, 93-93, with 7:31 to play, but New Orleans made big plays down the stretch to take a 2-0...

New Application Period Closes Soon for Nonprofits Seeking Trail Blazers Foundation Live, Learn &...

PORTLAND, Ore. (April 17, 2018) – Nonprofit organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington are encouraged to pursue funding from the Trail Blazers Foundation LIVE grants, LEARN grants and PLAY grants presented by Nike.  For...

Blazers Look To Even The Series Versus Pelicans In Game 2

The Portland Trail Blazers lost homecourt advantage in their Western Conference first round series Saturday night at the Moda Center. They won’t have the opportunity to get homecourt back in Game 2, though evening...

Podcast: Rip City Report, Game 1 Recap/Game 2 Preview Edition

Greetings Trail Blazers fans. After taking a day to reflect on Portland's 97-95 loss to New Orleans in Game 1 of three/six matchup in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs Saturday night...

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