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Lillard And Anthony Finish Third And Sixth, Respectively, In All-Star Starter Voting

You more than held up your end of the bargain Rip City, even if the final tally didn't go our way. On Thursday, the NBA announced final voting results for the 2020 All-Star Game starters,...

Dame Does It Again, But It’s Not Enough Versus Dallas

PORTLAND -- The starters for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game were announced Thursday night, and Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard was not one of the five Western Conference players selected, though he's almost sure...

‘He Was Unapologetically Him’: Damian Lillard On His Love For ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin

Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has devoted a considerable portion of his life to basketball, but professional wrestling might be his first love. And there's no wrestler Lillard reveres more than Steve James...

New Faces And A Familiar Foe Thursday Night At The Moda Center

The Trail Blazers play their second consecutive game at home on national television Thursday when they host the Dallas Mavericks at the Moda Center in the third meeting between the two teams this season....

Ariza, Swanigan And Gabriel Arrive After Trade With Kings

After playing the last two games with the minimum number of players in uniform, the Portland Trail Blazers finally got reinforcements Wednesday morning. Not only did Jusuf Nurkić return to playing five-on-five for the first...

Nurkić Practices Five-On-Five For First Time Since Injury

TUALATIN -- It’s been almost a month since the Trail Blazers have had consecutive days off at home (and if you don’t count Christmas Eve and Christmas Day — a day in which the Blazers...

Trail Blazers Transfer Jaylen Hoard to The Texas Legends

PORTLAND, Ore. (January 22, 2020) –The Portland Trail Blazers have completed the two-way transfer of forward Jaylen Hoard to the Texas Legends of the NBA G League, it was announced today by president of...

Trail Blazers Acquire Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel, and Caleb Swanigan from Sacramento

PORTLAND, Ore. (January 21, 2019) – The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired forwards Trevor Ariza and Wenyen Gabriel and forward/center Caleb Swanigan from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and...

Lillard Rewrites Franchise Record Books With Another Night Of Super Will Power

PORTLAND -- After breaking his own career and franchise record with 61 points in a 129-124 overtime victory versus the Golden State Warriors Monday night at the Moda Center, Trail Blazers point guard Damian...

PODCAST » Rip City Report, Episode 187

Greetings to all the podcasts listeners out there. After returning from a road trip that included Portland's best win of the season, another player suffering an injury an a soon-to-be-finalized trade, it seemed like...

Four-Game Homestand Begins With Warriors

The Portland Trail Blazers begin a four-game homestead with a nationally-televised contests versus the Golden State Warriors in the nightcap of the NBA's slate of games on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday....

Trail Blazers Transfer Moses Brown To Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (January 19, 2019) –The Portland Trail Blazers have completed the two-way transfer of center Moses Brown from the Texas Legends to Portland, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil...

Shorthanded Blazers Fall Short In Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Despite having just eight players in uniform in the second game of a back-to-back and their third in four nights, the Portland Trail Blazers were right in the thick of things through...

Wojnarowski: Blazers Send Bazemore, Tolliver To Sacramento For Ariza, Swanigan And Wenyen

The Trail Blazers have reportedly made the first real move of the NBA trade season.  According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Trail Blazers are sending Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two future second-round picks to...

Three-Game Trip, Season Series Wraps Up Saturday Night In OKC

The Portland Trail Blazers finish a three-game road trip Saturday night with their fourth and final meeting this season versus the Oklahoma City Thunder. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. SERIES NOTES ALL TIME: Thunder lead,...

Doncic And Another Injury Down Trail Blazers In Dallas

DALLAS -- After starting a three-game trip with a win Wednesday night in Houston, the Trail Blazers lost the second leg of the trip in Texas, falling 120-112 to the Dallas Mavericks in front of...

Nurkić And Collins Make The Most Of Their Time As Bench Buddies

If you were to ask a casual fans about the Portland Trail Blazers, it's likely the first thing they would mention is the backcourt duo of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum. But there's another...

Trip Continues With Another Game In Texas

After starting a three-game road trip with a win in Houston, the Trail Blazers stick around in the state of Texas to face the Dallas Mavericks in the first game of a back-to-back Friday...

Carmelo Helps Lead Trail Blazers To Victory In Return To Houston

HOUSTON -- Last season, the Rockets evidently saw all they needed to from Carmelo Anthony in just 10 games, cutting the 6-8 forward less than a month into the 2018-19 campaign. Wednesday night in his return...

2020 NBA Mock Draft Roundup » Forwards In The Late Lottery

While they still have their sights set on the postseason, as they should with 41 games left to play in the 2019-20 campaign, the fact is that if the season ended today, the Trail...

Three-Game Trip Starts Wednesday In Houston

The Trail Blazers reached the midway point of the 2019-20 season by hosting the Charlotte Hornets Monday night at the Moda Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. SERIES NOTES ALL TIME: Rockets lead, 111-86IN PORTLAND:...

Anfernee Simons, A ‘Skinny Guy That Floats,’ Is Ready For His Dunk Contest Invitation

For a player with such an impressive vertical, there’s a surprisingly scant amount of video footage of Anfernee Simons dunking. It’s usually a memorable viewing experience when it happens, but through 61 games over...

Guards, Tolliver Lift Trail Blazers To First Home Win Of 2020

PORTLAND -- The Trail Blazers got their first win at home of 2020 with a 115-112 victory versus the Charlotte Hornets in front of a crowd of 19,111 Monday night at the Moda Center. "I thought...

Podcast » Rip City Report, Midway Point Of The 2019-20 Season Edition

Greetings and happy 2020 to all the Rip City Report listeners out there. Before heading back out for yet another extended road trip, your humble podcasting crew of Joe Freeman, he of The Oregonian/OregonLive.com,...

Trail Blazers Host Hornets At The Midway Point Of The Season

The Trail Blazers reached the midway point of the 2019-20 season by hosting the Charlotte Hornets Monday night at the Moda Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. SERIES NOTES ALL TIME: Trail Blazers lead, 42-16IN...

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