Due to his continuous recovery from a heel problem, Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard decided to opt out of the Rio Olympics, narrowing down the list for potential players for Team USA.
The plot continued to thicken for Team USA men's basketball on Thursday when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard became the latest to decline an invitation for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Shams Charania of The Veritcal reported on Lillard's decision not to suit up for the U.S. Show More Summary
If you're hearing noise about the Portland Trail Blazers moving to Seattle, ignore it. Here's the numerous reasons the concept is beyond consideration.
The Portland Trail Blazers moved quickly in hiring a new play-by-play man for their game telecasts on Comcast SportsNet Northwest. One day after brooming out the broadcast team of Mike Barrett and Mike Rice, the team hired Kevin Calabro to be its new voice on television. Show More Summary
The Blazers have hired longtime Sonics broadcaster Kevin Calabro. With the Blazers seeing their contract with Comcast expiring, could they be setting the table to move to ROOT Sports NW?
The Portland Trail Blazers have hired veteran television broadcaster Kevin Calabro as their new play-by-play announcer.
It’s rare to see a team undergo wholesale turnover in its local TV and radio broadcasters, and even more rare to see a team instigate that when those broadcasters are still under contract. That’s apparently what the NBA’s Portland Trail...Show More Summary
Longtime Trail Blazers television broadcasters Mike Barrett and Mike Rice will not return to the team next season.
In case Damian Lillard gets bored of this whole NBA thing, he has a pretty solid career to fall back on: being a hip-hop star. The Portland Trail Blazers guard, who goes by the stage name Dame D.O.L.L.A., released another single called “Shook Ones Freestyle” late Monday night and with it, continues to prove he’s […]
The Portland Trail Blazers have finalized their coaching staff for the 2016-17 season, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Assistant coach Dale Osbourne has been promoted to the front of the bench, and John McCullough has joined the coaching staff after spending the previous four seasons as the team’s advance scout. Osbourne, [...]
Just like older & former NBA players who dislike and criticize everything this generation of players do and say, old school NBA fans are the same exact way criticizing new players for not being as tough, because back in their day, players would bodyslam each other and shake hands afterwards. Nate Jones is an athlete […]
As silly as it may seem, some basketball fans get annoyed when they see NBA stars play with their mouthpieces on the court during games. Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum doesn't care what those haters say. Not in the slightest. On...Show More Summary
Former NBA player Kermit Washington—who had a 10-year career primarily with the Lakers and Trail Blazers but is best known for brutally punching Rudy Tomjanovich in the face—was arrested Tuesday night, after being indicted for allegedly running a charity fraud scheme. Show More Summary
Eliminated during the second round of the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers PG Damian Lillard has a bunch of time on his hands. It’s no secret that Lillard is an aspiring rapper and he’s pretty damn good at it too. Here’s his new track called “Talk to em”: Dame D.O.L.L.A. featuring […]
The NBA Playoffs have a rhythm unlike anything seen in the regular season. For example, this year on Wednesday May 11 the Warriors eliminated the Portland Trail Blazers. The Warriors did not open their Western Conference Finals series with the Oklahoma City Thunder until Monday May 16. After game two of the [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers suffered devastating injuries to Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in the playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers this season. It was a difficult way to head out, but they will be back next season ready to contend in the Western Conference once again. Doc Rivers will [...]
Head coach Terry Stotts signed a multi-year contract extension, the Portland Trail Blazers announced late Monday night. The deal is reportedly worth a shade under $5 million annually over the The post Terry Stotts Inks Three-Year Extension With Portland appeared first on SLAMonline.
As expected, the Portland Trail Blazers and head coach Terry Stotts have agreed to a contract extension. “Terry has been an outstanding partner and this extension represents our desire to build a model of stability and consistency,” said Olshey. Stotts completed his fourth season as head coach of the Trail Blazers in 2015-16, going 44-38 to solidify [...]
Money changes hands. Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts agreed to a contract extension today, keeping him in Portland through at least the 2019-20 season. That season is entirely theoretical because the Earth will probably be completely inhabited by nonhumanoid entities, or at least that's what I think when I ponder the year "2020". Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers and head coach Terry Stotts have agreed to a contract extension, president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.