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VIDEO: Damian Lillard drops a freestyle rap on Conan

Jim Racalto Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is already known for his explosive play on the court, and keen sense of fashion. Well, his talents don’t stop there. Lillard stopped by the late-nigjt TBS show “Conan” to talk about various subjects. However, the most impressive part was when Lillard said that he’s been rapping since […] Sports-Kings - The Kings...
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Steve Blake returns, LaMarcus Aldridge will sit with groin injury

Steve Blake is in. LaMarcus Aldridge is out. That's how the Trail Blazers' roster will look when they visit the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night in the final exhibition game of the preseason at the Staples Center. Aldridge, the All-Star power forward, tweaked his groin on Tuesday, when the Blazers opened a three-game trip with a win over the Denver Nuggets in Boulder,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Blazers PG Damian Lillard Rapping On The Conan O’Brien Show (Video)

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard, the man behind ‘4-Bar Friday,’ was a guest in the Conan O’Brien Show. Lillard happens to be a hip-hop and music die-hard and was asked by Conan to spit a little something for the people. Lillard didn’t mind at all and the rest was history. Photo Credit: milton bonilla/YouTube We see you ‘Lill.’
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Seattle Hawks Owner Donates $100 Million To Fight Ebola

Seattle Hawks and Portland Trailblazers owner Paul Allen According to ESPN, Seattle Hawks owner Paul Allen has donated $100 million to fight Ebola. On Thursday the billionaire said that among the initiatives he’s supporting is the development of two medevac containment units that the U.S. State Department can use to safely evacuate health workers who become infected. His foundation...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Portland Trail Blazers Owner Donates $100 Million To Fight Ebola

Portland Trailblazers owner Paul Allen According to ESPN, Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has donated $100 million to fight Ebola. On Thursday the billionaire said that among the initiatives he’s supporting is the development of two medevac containment units that the U.S. State Department can use to safely evacuate health workers who become infected. His foundation also...
Via Basketball Bicker
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2014-15 NBA Preview: Portland Trail Blazers

After years of toiling through a Jail Blazer era and the collapse of the Brandon Roy-Greg Oden team, Portland broke through with a trip to the second round thanks to an all-star season from Damian Lillard and a starting lineup that clicked immediately. Forgotten was Portland’s rich history with the sixth best winning percentage among active franchises and a 21 year streak of making...
Via Analytics Game
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Oregon Sports News Roundtable – Portland Trail Blazers Season Preview

The start of the 2014-15 NBA season is just around the corner, with league games this Tuesday, October 28th. Portland tips off against the Oklahoma City Thunder on the 29th, and there have been many questions as to what we will see from the Trail Blazers this season. Will they take a step forward or a step back? Is this the last year we see LaMarcus Aldridge in Portland? Will the...
Via Oregon Sports News
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Robin Lopez Answers Player Questionnaire Like He’s An Old-Timey Dude From 1928

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez decided to kick it old school when he answered a player questionnaire….like right around the Great Depression old school. How do we know this? Well, he said the song he has on repeat right now was done by this dude… His favorite vacation destination? Here’s looking at Casablanca or [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 4 visits today) The...
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Portland Trail Blazers: Will They Be Better This Season?

(Source: Steve Dykes/Getty Images North America) Portland Trail Blazers: Will They Be Better This Season? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Portland Trail Blazers finished the 2013-14 season with a 54-28 record, landing them the fifth seed in the West. After leading the Western Conference through much of the first three months of the season the Blazers came back...
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2014/15 Portland Trailblazers: Rising Sideways

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-1708" src="" alt=""<strong" /> (LaMarcus Aldridge & Damian Lillard by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and...
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Portland Trail Blazers season preview: Player projections

This is the third and final installment of our Portland Trail Blazers season preview. In the first two articles we took a look at the Blazers’ general roster and their potential standing in the Western Conference. Now I will give an overview of each player that will potentially be in the starting five and some key reserve players that will have a big affect off the bench. The potential...
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Video: Chris Kaman Needs Stiches in Head Thanks to Timofey Mozgov’s Teeth

At first glance it didn’t look like much, but the collision between Chris Kaman and Timofey Mozgov resulted in stitches for the Trail Blazers center. Via Joe Freeman of The Oregonian: While playing defense, Kaman backed into Mozgov in an effort to box him out as a Denver player attempted a shot from the perimeter. But as Kaman pushed Mozgov, the 7-foot-1 center toppled on...
Via Standing O Sports
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Will The Portland Trail Blazers Have A “Top-Ten Defense” This Season?

During this time of year for teams in the NBA, each team sets a few goals for each player, as well as for the team overall. For the Portland Trail Blazers’ individual players, this ranged from learning to shoot three-point shots better (LaMarcus Aldridge, who said he’s extended his range comfortably to the corners) to learning to stay in front of opponents on defense (Damian...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard hits amazing off-the-wall trick shot

Trick shots are always awesome. During Portland Trail Blazers practice, some of the players were trying to hit a shot by bouncing it off the side wall of the gym into the basket. Check out Meyers Leonard hitting that shot: After Leonard hit the shot, he did a cartwheel to celebrate it. The cartwheel might have been as good as the trick shot itself. You go, Meyers. Do your thing...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Trail Blazers on the rise with Lillard, Aldridge

Editor's note: This is the 17th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Robin Lopez; PF LaMarcus Aldridge; SF Nicolas Batum; SG Wesley Matthews; PG Damian Lillard. Key Reserves PG Steve Blake; PF Thomas Robinson; C Chris Kaman; SG Will Barton; SF Dorrell Wright; C Joel Freeland; C Meyers Leonard; G C.J. McCollum; SF Victor Claver...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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