The Trail Blazers announced today that center Festus Ezeli had his left knee injected with a bone marrow aspirate concentrate and Orthovisc today in Chicago. The injection, performed by Dr. Brian Cole, is intended to alleviate pain and improve function. Ezeli will be sidelined for six weeks. The Blazers’ big man rotation mostly consists of role players. [...]
The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Tuesday that center Festus Ezeli "had his knee injected with a bone marrow aspirate concentrate and Orthovisc" that is deigned "to alleviate pain and improve function." Continue for updates. Ezeli Sidelined For Six Weeks Tuesday, Aug. Show More Summary
With Kobe Bryant launching his own $100 venture capital fund, he's right on pace to be the next Magic Johnson of the business world... so says Damian Lillard. The Portland Trail Blazers superstar says Kobe's got all the right skills to…
The Trail Blazers have signed forward Grant Jerrett to a training camp contract, team president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced today. Jerrett, 23, last played in the NBA as a rookie in 2014-15, averaging 2.0 points (26.9% FG), 1.1 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 6.4 minutes in eight games with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah [...]
The Portland Trail Blazers have qualified for the postseason each of the last three seasons and six times in the past eight years. Now the focus shifts toward finding more consistent playoff success after winning just two series in those recent appearances. Damian Lillard and C.J. Show More Summary
Damian Lillard is just halfway through his fourth season in the NBA, but he's already given fans a whole heap of highlights to behold. The Portland Trail Blazers' star point guard has already ripped more than his share of hearts out with buzzer-beating jumpers. Show More Summary
A trail blazer and Super Bowl winner, Tony Dungy now is a Hall of Famer. The first black coach to win an NFL championship and a mentor to dozens of players and fellow coaches, Dungy was inducted Saturday night into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. And instead of concentrating on his role as a pioneer,...
Good morning. We have that and more in Friday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. BLAZE IT UP: Jesus Gomez offers a deep dive on the Trail Blazers, who spent a ton of money in free agency on guys like Evan Turner, Festus Ezeli and their own free agents (Allen Crabbe, Meyers Leonard, Mo Harkless). Show More Summary
The Trail Blazers on Wednesday re-signed forward Maurice Harkless. According to the Oregonian, it is a four-year deal worth “upwards of $42 million.” “Moe is an impact player with a bright future and a high upside,” said president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. “We look forward to his continued growth and are pleased he chose to make [...]
Portland doled out $350 million in long-term contracts this summer, but it’s still an open question whether its roster is good enough to take the next step. The summer after a breakout season is always tough for any team. After dramatically exceeding expectations, the temptation is to skip steps and make win-now moves becomes overwhelming. Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard C.J. McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.
The Trail Blazers today signed guard CJ McCollum to a contract extension to bring him under contract through the 2020-21 season, president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced. It is reportedly a four-year extension, worth $106 million total. The reigning winner of the Most Improved Player Award, McCollum averaged 20.8 points (44.8% FG, 41.7% 3PT, 82.7% FT), [...]
The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard CJ McCollum to a contract extension to bring him under contract through the 2020-21 season, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
Don't sweat the end of NBA free agency. It's now extension season! C.J. McCollum and the Portland Trail Blazers were kind enough to get us started, striking a four-year, $106 million agreement, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a four-year deal with restricted free agent Maurice Harkless.
The Portland Trail Blazers continued their push to retain young talent Tuesday, inking forward Moe Harkless to a four-year, $40 million contract. Shams Charania of The Vertical reported the news, noting the deal could stretch to $42 million with incentives. Show More Summary
The 23-year-old forward is sticking with the Blazers. Maurice Harkless is staying with the Portland Trail Blazers for the next four years. The restricted free agent has agreed to a $40 million contract with Portland, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports. We'll update this story as it develops.
Fact: Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum signed a four-year, $106 million extension on Monday, per ESPN.com. He became the fourth non-All-Star in the NBA to sign a $100 million contract this offseason. Bleacher Report will be...Show More Summary
The Trail Blazers have signed free agent guard Tim Quarterman to a partially-guaranteed training camp contract, team president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced today. Undrafted out of LSU, Quarterman (6-6, 187) posted averages of 11.2 points (41.5% FG, 34.3% 3PT, 63.2% FT), 4.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 0.97 steals in 33 games (27 starts) his [...]