Jason Kidd

Damian Lillard on Kidd: “I’m proud to come from the same place as him”

Jason Kidd was enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. In 1,391 career games, Kidd averaged 12.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game. He was a 10-time All-Star, the 1994-95 Co-Rookie of the Year with Grant Hill, made the All-Defensive team nine times and was part of the Dallas Mavericks

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Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard says it ‘would be an honor to be a lifetime Blazer’

Earlier this offseason at summer league, Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard refuted a report which claimed he’s unhappy with the franchise and wants to be traded. The Blazers were swept by the New Orleans Pelicans in the first-round of the 2018 playoffs and it was a struggle for Lillard, causing many to surmise Lillard was

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John Wall

Where do John Wall and the Wizards rank?

With all of the moves that have occurred during the off-season, the Washington Wizards have been on the back burner not making much of a splash. However, John Wall has found a way to keep his team and himself in the headlines. It all started with Wall acknowledging his lack of reference when discussing the

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Put Up Or Shut Up: NBA Teams On the Hot Seat

My mother used to tell me to never stay all the way until the end of a party because nothing good ever happens. There will be people who go to a party dressed in their finest and sit there until the lights come on trying to get someone to take home even long after the

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Blazers Pelicans

Game Notes: Two Things to Watch for in Blazers/Pelicans Game 2

Often seen as an afterthought in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans came out in game one of their series against the Portland Trail Blazers and showed that they will be a tough out over the next week and a half. Despite a bad shooting night and falling down by 19, the Blazers managed

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Damian Lillard

It’s time to give Damian Lillard the respect he deserves

Not a single reporter or expert predicted the Portland Trail Blazers to be sitting in the third seed in the Western Conference. No one saw this coming at all. A lot of their success has to do with the play of one of the best backcourts in the league today. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum

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VIDEO: CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combine for 75 points in Game 1 vs. Warriors

The Portland Trail Blazers fell short in their attempt of upending the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the teams’ first round playoff series on Sunday afternoon, but the dynamic backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum put on a scoring exhibition for the ages.  Lillard (34 points) and McCollum (41 points) combined to

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Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard

Who’s going to be the next man up for the Portland Trail Blazers?

Jusuf Nurkic was ruled out just before the first game between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers and Game 1 proved that they need him back as soon as possible. CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combined for 75 points and the Trail Blazers still lost. This is a sight for sore eyes for

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NBA Playoffs, James Harden, Steph Curry, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook

Fisch’s Friday Rant: NBA Playoffs are back!

The NBA Playoffs are finally back! First round upsets and disappointments are right around the corner, and all of us here at Basketball Society are more than excited to bring you with us every step of the way. Just a warning, we’re not going to be too sympathetic if your team loses earlier than you

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Portland Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers need an all-around effort to take down the Warriors

The Portland Trail Blazers have a tough uphill battle in front of them taking on the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The multitude of Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant is a lot to deal with. While many may view the Warriors as the favorite, Damian

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