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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Early Predictions for the 2016-2017 All-NBA Teams

We are coming close to the end of an another exciting NBA Season. Outside of the MVP, Rookie, Defensive and Most Improved the league also has the All-NBA Teams. There are three different All-NBA teams with two guards, two forwards and one center for each team. To spark up some debate let’s look at early

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NBA All-Star

2017 NBA All-Star Weekend Roundtable: Predictions and Expectations

With the NBA heading into their unofficial halfway point, we decided to gather several of our writers to discuss the spectacle that is NBA All-Star Weekend. Our five guys discuss everything from the Rookie/Sophomore game to the possibility of Russell Westbrook taking the court with Kevin Durant and the other three Golden State All-Stars. Our

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VIDEO: Damian Lillard drops 39 points on opening night

Steve Kerr picked Damian Lillard as his early choice for MVP this season. Damian Lillard himself said he wanted to be MVP this year and he made that well known on opening night. The Portland Trail Blazers got their first win of the season against the Utah Jazz with a 113-104 victory. Lillard was hitting

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LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Roundtable: Welcome Back NBA Basketball…

The NBA season kicked off last night with the Cleveland Cavaliers routing the New York Knicks, the Portland Trail Blazers squeaking by the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs putting a surprising spanking on the Golden State Warriors. A few members of the Society convened to discuss the teams that participated in the league’s

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