Enes Kanter beans baseline cameraman with errant pass during Jazz loss to Blazers (Video)Updated 6 hours ago Share Tweet
On one hand, being a cameraman working at an NBA game sounds like a pretty amazing gig — sure, people are always mad at you for being too close to the action, but that's because you get to be so close to the action, granted a front-row, floor-level seat…
Share TweetThe Boston Celtics' Jordan Crawford and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 8.Source: nba.com
Blazers hit No. 1 thanks to NBA's most improved offenseUpdated Dec 9 (yesterday) Share TweetBehind the NBA's most improved offense, Portland knocks off Indy for No. 1 in this week's rankings.
Damian Lillard’s Clutch 3-Pointer Before Monta Ellis’ Game-WinnerUpdated Dec 8 (2 days ago) Share TweetSaturday night featured a huge matchup for the Western Conference leading Portland Trail Blazers. After defeating the Pacers, Thunder and Jazz earlier in the week, they looked to finish off their four-game home stand with a win against the visiting Mave…
Mavs' Ellis hits buzzer-beater to top BlazersUpdated Dec 8 (3 days ago) Share TweetMonta Ellis hit a 21-foot jumper at the buzzer and the Dallas Mavericks snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' four-game winning streak with a 108-106 victory on Saturday night.
Damian Lillard Assures DIME He’s Not Scared Of AnybodyUpdated Dec 7 (3 days ago) Share TweetEarlier this past week when the Blazers beat the Thunder, we called attention to some smack Russell Westbrook was talking to Blazers coach Terry Stotts. He was informing him Damian Lillard shouldn’t be scared after Russ scored on him in the post. Dame r…Share TweetWesley Matthews scored 24 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 130-98 on Friday night.
The NBA’s 10 Best BackcourtsUpdated Dec 6 (4 days ago) Share TweetInjuries and underwhelming play have completely changed the dynamics of this list. You’re used to seeing backcourts like the Deron Williams-Joe Johnson duo in Brooklyn or the Steve Nash-Kobe Bryant tandem in Los Angeles or Oklahoma City’s pair in Russel…
Derrick Rose leaves door open to postseason return: ‘If I’m healthy and the situation is right, I will be back playing’Updated Dec 5 (5 days ago) Share TweetDerrick Rose spoke to the media on Thursday for the first time since suffering a tear to the medial meniscus in his right knee during a Nov. 22 game against the Portland Trail Blazers. (He kind of had to; there's a rule about it now.) And while the Chic…
Andrew Bynum on facing J.J. Hickson in win over Nuggets: ‘The guy guarding me was an infant’Updated Dec 5 (5 days ago) Share TweetWhen I tuned into the early Wednesday matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night, the same thing struck me that struck Portland Trail Blazers general manger Neil Olshey repeatedly last season: "Hey, J.J. Hickson l…Share TweetAre the Blazers true contenders in the West? Is Paul George a legit MVP candidate? Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney debate.
Reebok Classic Unveils Kamikaze II Mid “Trail Blazers” ColorwayUpdated Dec 5 (5 days ago) Share TweetTo pay tribute to Shawn Kemp‘s brief time in Portland, Reebok Classic has revealed a look at the upcoming Kamikaze II Mid “Trail Blazers” colorway. By the time Kemp arrived in Portland at 31 years old, he’d lost all of his hops and, outside of his jump …
Russell Westbrook Doesn’t Want Damian Lillard To Be ScaredUpdated Dec 5 (5 days ago) Share TweetThere was a little game within a game yesterday during Portland’s 111-104 victory over the visiting Thunder. A small battle between Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook broke out, and Russ told Blazers coach Terry Stotts that Dame shouldn’t be scared af…
Serge Ibaka’s Block Leads To Powerful Kevin Durant SlamUpdated Dec 5 (6 days ago) Share TweetAfter a nice swat by Serge Ibaka, Russell Westbrook dishes the ball to Kevin Durant on the break where he finishes with authority while getting fouled. It was a nice way to end the first half, but the Blazers would go on to win, 111-104, to hand the Thu…Share TweetIt's not just fans and analysts who are noticing that the Eastern Conference is hurting.Share TweetIs it too late to join the Eastern Conference? Asking for a friend.— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) December 4, 2013Read more...Source: deadspin.com
90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame MusicUpdated Dec 4 (6 days ago) Share TweetGo into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. With the season in full swing, we figured it wa…
SI Now: Are red-hot Blazers true contenders?Updated Dec 3 Share TweetWesley Matthews and the 15-3 Blazers have taken the NBA by storm. Is Portland here to stay?Share TweetThe Portland Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers, 106-102, on Monday night in what might have been the best single game of the 2013-14 NBA season to date. Here are five reasons why this particular matchup of conference-leading beasts was so awesome, a…
Hibbert & Aldridge With Jocular Back-And-Forth On TwitterUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetThe Blazers won at home last night against the visiting Pacers who had only lost once this season before falling Monday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds in the victory, and Roy Hibbert matched his double-double with 16 and 13 of hi…
The NBA’s 10 Best FrontcourtsUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetThe NBA has evolved into an athletic, perimeter-heavy league. While this type of emphasis can excite the audience with spectacular plays, strong froncourts are still the belly of the beast for many teams. Teams that boast dominant frontcourts are a forc…
NBA: Portland's gaudy win-loss record puts them in elite -- right?Updated Dec 2 Share TweetNo need to X-ray the Trail Blazers' 14-3 record to see the inner workings, because the Trail Blazers are perfectly willing to explain it all for you.
Blazers survive Lakers' furious rally, win in L.A.Updated Dec 2 Share TweetBlazers survive Lakers' furious rally, win in L.A.
Lakers' Gasol will get MRI on sprained ankleUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol plans to undergo an MRI on his sprained right ankle, the big man said after the Lakers' 114-108 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.Share TweetThe Lakers won't have future Hall of Famers Kobe Bryant or Steve Nash back for tonight's game against the visiting Trail Blazers, but their returns might not be far off, coach Mike D'Antoni revealed before the game. Bryant, who underwent surgery for a t…Source: nba.com
Blazers Best In The West?Dec 9Doug Kezirian and Tim Legler on if the Blazers should be considered a true contender.
Trail Blazers Fend Off JazzDec 9LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points to lead the Trail Blazers past the Jazz 105-94.
Ellis' Buzzer-Beater Lifts MavsDec 7Monta Ellis knocked down a jumper at the buzzer to lift the Mavericks past the Blazers 108-106.
Blazers Crush Jazz With 3-PointerDec 6The Blazers shot over 70 percent from behind the arc en route to a 130-98 win over the Jazz.
Danny Granger of Indiana Pacers hopes to return this weekDec 10Danny Granger has only played five games over the last two seasons for the Indiana Pacers but he's hoping to make his return this week.
Ian Thomsen: Talent gap widens with Rudy Gay joining WestDec 10Which team made out worse in the Rudy Gay trade: the Kings or the Raptors? -- David B., Pittsburgh
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.
Los Angeles Clippers close in on signing Stephen JacksonDec 9The Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on the signing of former San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson, according to sources briefed on the talks.