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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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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The Fadeaway

The Fadeaway Episode 25: Special Guest Matt Hurd says Spurs won’t make the Playoffs

Special Guest Matt Hurd joined The Fadeaway this week to discuss the reactions from Summer League, the way way too early Western Conference predictions and much more! There were many stand out stars in this leagues Vegas Summer League, some expected and some not so much. But at the end of the day both Calpin

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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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Evan Evaluations: The Wild Wild West

The Western Conference has been hectic this year in the NBA. The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors have separated themselves in the Western Conference from the rest of the competition, but the rest of the teams are fighting for their lives. From number three and down, the Western Conference is up for grabs when

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CJ McCollum

Society Top 50: No. 27 – CJ McCollum

Name: CJ McCollum Ranking: 27 Team: Portland Trail Blazers 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 23.0 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 3.6 APG, 0.9 SPG, 48 FG%, 42.1 3PT%, 91.2 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 19.9 PER, 58.5 TS%, 7.6 WS, 3.2 OBPM, -2.3 DBPM, 2.1 VORP The Breakdown If you like players that can go from 0

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Portland

Desperation is running high in Portland

The Portland Trail Blazers have found themselves in a position of win or go home. Desperation is running high as they attempt to find an answer to come away with a victory. Game 3 was a tale of two halves that began as an energetic run by Portland. Their defense was swarming, the ball was

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JaVale McGee

Defense and JaVale McGee play hero in Warriors Game 2 victory

The debate of whether Kevin Durant should take the floor in Game 2 was the center of discussion leading up to last night’s tip-off. Should he play or should the Warriors not take a chance? Well, KD didn’t play and the Warriors still won by 29 points – go figure. This game was all about

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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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