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PODCAST » First Bus, Episode 6

Greetings from North Portland. With the postponement of the NBA season entering its third week, Brooke Olzendam and I, Casey Holdahl, decided to burn some time by recording the sixth edition of the First...

Lillard Doesn’t Know When Basketball Will Return, But When It Does, He’s Got Some...

While he says his thoughts drift more often to the hardships endured by those struggling with the physical and financial effects of the COVID-19 outbreak than anything else, Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard...

PODCAST » First Bus, Episode 5 (Sort Of)

Between the postponement (at best) of the NBA season and "shelter in place" rules being instituted throughout much of the country, there's very little traveling taking place over the last three weeks. And given...

Suspended Season Roundup: Dame Teams Up With Shaq, Nurk Looks Back, CJ Takes Offense

With the suspension of the NBA season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portland Trail Blazers, like most of society, are trying to find ways to pass the time while also practicing social distancing....

Team Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund And ‘Virtual Resource Center’

With the COVID-19 outbreak shuttering the NBA for at least the next two months, the first goal for Jody Allen, the players and the Trail Blazers as an organization was to make sure arena...

Trail Blazers Organization, Foundation and Players Establish COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund and Online Resource...

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 23, 2020) – In collaboration with the Portland Trail Blazers organizationand players, the Trail Blazers Foundation is establishing a COVID-19 Relief Fund to support local nonprofits serving the community. The funds raised will go to nonprofits who are impacted by the COVID-19...

CJ McCollum On Postponement, Staying Indoors And Being ‘A Full-Time Doggy Dad’

CJ McCollum isn't used to having this much free time. A tireless worker, the 6-4 guard out of Lehigh is often one of the last players to leave the court after practices, has a...

NBC Sports Northwest To Air 12 Classic Trail Blazers Games, Beginning This Sunday March...

Portland, Ore. (March 20, 2020) – Over the next four weeks, NBC Sports Northwest will air Trail Blazers Classic Games, beginning this Sunday, March 22, with the 1977 NBA Finals at 4 p.m. PT.  In total, NBC Sports Northwest will air 12...

What if Damian Lillard only shot from 35+ feet?

The hiatus of the NBA season due to the COVID-19 pandemic has put sports on hold, and in the case of the Portland Trail Blazers, has put a halt to Damian Lillard’s phenomenal season....

Jody Allen and the Trail Blazers donate to COVID-19 relief

To assist game night employees impacted by the NBA’s postponement, Jody Allen and the Portland Trail Blazers are committing more than $1.4M towards COVID-19 relief efforts. This includes paying part-time Rose Quarter employees for...

PODCAST » Rip City Report, Global Pandemic Edition

With the NBA season on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Trail Blazers' offices closing for the next two weeks as a result, your humble podcasting crew of Joe Freeman, he of...

CJ and Carmelo Discuss Cancelled Games, Anthony’s Arrival In Portland

Carmelo Anthony joined CJ McCollum on the most recent edition of his "Pullup" podcast, a recording which also coincided with the NBA announcing that the remainder of the 2019-20 season would be postponed for...

A Letter to NBA Fans From Adam Silver

Dear NBA fans, As you know, we have temporarily suspended our season in response to the coronavirus pandemic. We made this decision to safeguard the health and well-being of fans, players, everyone connected to our...

NBA to suspend season following Wednesday’s games

NEW YORK -- The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.  The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of Wednesday's game between the Jazz and...

NBA to suspend season following Wednesday's games

NEW YORK -- The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19. Source link

PODCAST » RIP CITY REPORT, EPISODE 192

After missing out on recording last week due to travel, your humble podcasting crew of Joe Freeman, he of The Oregonian/OregonLive.com, and I, Casey Holdahl of Trailblazers.com, returned to the Moda Center studios to...

Trail Blazers Assign Jusuf Nurkić to Santa Cruz Warriors

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 11, 2020) – The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned center Jusuf Nurkić to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.  Nurkić, who...

Blazers Make Up For Past Mistakes In Win Against Suns

PORTLAND -- Back-to-back losses last week dealt a blow to Portland's playoff hopes, but they got did their part to get back into the race Tuesday night at the Moda Center, while also getting a...

Blazers Host Suns In Final ‘Decade’ Night Of 50th Anniversary Season

After losing a week ago in Phoenix, the Portland Trail Blazers host the Suns Tuesday night at Moda Center in the last of four meetings between the two teams this season. Tipoff is scheduled...

Playoff Hopes Take A Hit With Blowout Loss To Kings

PORTLAND -- The Trail Blazers might not be out of the race for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference, but their chances of making the postseason for the seventh consecutive season...

Last Playoff Spot Potentially At Stake Saturday Versus Kings

The Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings are tied for ninth in the Western Conference, with both teams trailing the Grizzlies by 3.5 games for the eighth and final playoff spot. They meet tonight...

Blazers Finish Game Of Runs On The Wrong End In Phoenix

PHOENIX -- In a game with significant playoff implications, the Trail Blazers went down big in the first quarter, rallied in the second, went down by even more in the third before falling 127-117 to...

Haynes: Jusuf Nurkić To Return For March 15 Game Versus Rockets

According to reports, the Bosnian Beast is almost back.  Chris Haynes at Yahoo! Sports posted an interview with Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkić, who has not played since breaking his left left in a double...

Crucial Back-To-Back Begins In Phoenix

The Portland Trail Blazers, currently in ninth-place in the Western Conference, begin a back-to-back with potential playoff implications Friday night with a game versus the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Tipoff is...

If You Want To Stay Melo, Sometimes You Have To FOH

Since joining the Trail Blazers in November, Carmelo Anthony has treated the team and their fans to the full Carmelo experience. Jab steps into jumpers. Three to the dome. Baseline fadeaways in the post....

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