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C.J. McCollum Offered Up The Perfect Comeback To A Homophobic T…

C.J. McCollum Offered Up The Perfect Comeback To A Homophobic Troll On Twitter

dimemag.com Updated Aug 15
USA TODAY Sports Following a breakout season that saw him win Most Improved Player and help lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a surprise playoff run, C.J. McCollum inked a four-year extension worth $106 million. Needless to say, he doesn’t really have …
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  • Blazers sign C.J. McCollum to contract extension

    Blazers sign C.J. McCollum to contract extension

    nba.com Jul 27
    The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard C.J. McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.
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  • Report: Blazers' Harkless agrees to four-year deal

    Report: Blazers' Harkless agrees to four-year deal

    nba.com Jul 26
    The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a four-year deal with restricted free agent Maurice Harkless.
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  • The Blazers Have Solidified The Present And Future By Locking U…

    The Blazers Have Solidified The Present And Future By Locking Up C.J. McCollum

    dimemag.com Jul 25
    Getty Image The Portland Trail Blazers have locked up their talented backcourt for the future by signing shooting guard C.J. McCollum to a contract extension a year before he was scheduled to hit restricted free agency. The news was, unsurprisingly, bro…
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  • DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Ra…

    DeMarre Carroll Fired Back At Jae Crowder For Dismissing The Raptors In The Eastern Conference

    dimemag.com Jul 22
    The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …
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  • ‘Hell no,’ Damian Lillard doesn’t want to play for the Warriors

    ‘Hell no,’ Damian Lillard doesn’t want to play for the Warriors

    Stephen Curry (right) talks with Damian Lillard after the Warriors eliminated the Blazers from the 2016 NBA playoffs. (AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez) LeBron James went home to Cleveland last summer. Dwyane Wade went home to Chicago this summer, after Joakim No…
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  • Blazers retain Meyers Leonard's services

    Blazers retain Meyers Leonard's services

    nba.com Jul 10
    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed forward/center Meyers Leonard, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • The Blazers Managed To Get Better And Keep Their Core Intact In…

    The Blazers Managed To Get Better And Keep Their Core Intact In Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jul 10
    Getty Image The Portland Trail Blazers were one of the biggest surprises of the 2015-2016 season. A team that most experts picked to win about 25 games exceeded all expectations, securing a fifth seed in Western Conference playoffs and making an unlikel…
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  • What Does Damian Lillard’s Emoji About Allen Crabbe’s Nets Deal…

    What Does Damian Lillard’s Emoji About Allen Crabbe’s Nets Deal Mean?

    dimemag.com Jul 8
    Getty Image It looks like Allen Crabbe will be heading to Brooklyn next season, after the Nets signed him to a four-year, $75 million offer sheet that the Portland Trail Blazers will find very difficult to match. Nearly $20 million per year is a ton for…
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  • NBA Finals Foe Anderson Varejao Hasn’t Asked The Cavaliers For …

    NBA Finals Foe Anderson Varejao Hasn’t Asked The Cavaliers For A Championship Ring

    dimemag.com Jul 7
    Getty Image Before the NBA Finals, a lot of basketball fans were joking that, no matter what happens, Anderson Varejao was golden. Varejao had started the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but was then traded to the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazer…
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  • It Sure Seems Like Festus Ezeli Is On Verge Of Signing With The…

    It Sure Seems Like Festus Ezeli Is On Verge Of Signing With The Blazers

    dimemag.com Jul 7
    Getty Image Festus Ezeli is probably going to be a Portland Trailblazer, but he isn’t one quite yet. “I bought a one-way ticket,” the former Golden State Warriors center told CSN Northwest shortly after arriving at PDX. “We are going to figure it out.” …
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  • Trail Blazers sign rookie Jake Layman

    Trail Blazers sign rookie Jake Layman

    nba.com Jul 7
    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed forward Jake Layman, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • Doc Rivers Is Still A Terrible GM

    Doc Rivers Is Still A Terrible GM

    deadspin.com Jul 5
    The Los Angeles Clippers lost in the first round of the playoffs to the upstart Portland Trail Blazers. Though it is true that they were without the injured Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, it was their fifth straight season getting bounced before the Conf…
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  • Damian Lillard Schooled A Twitter User For Criticizing Mike Con…

    Damian Lillard Schooled A Twitter User For Criticizing Mike Conley’s Contract

    dimemag.com Jul 1
    USA TODAY Sports The Memphis Grizzlies had a pretty good start to free agency. First, they edged out the Portland Trail Blazers (and several other teams) to sign Chandler Parsons to a max deal worth about $94 million over four years. Later, they did exa…
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  • Evan Turner Reportedly Has A Deal With The Blazers That Would M…

    Evan Turner Reportedly Has A Deal With The Blazers That Would Make Timofey Mozgov Jealous

    dimemag.com Jul 1
    Getty Image With all due respect to Timofey Mozgov, we may have a new frontrunner for the “He got HOW much??” sweepstakes of 2016. Evan Turner has agreed to a four-year, $70 million deal to play with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to The Vertical…
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  • Nicolas Batum Has Reportedly Agreed On A 5-Year, $120 Million D…

    Nicolas Batum Has Reportedly Agreed On A 5-Year, $120 Million Deal To Re-Sign With The Hornets

    dimemag.com Jul 1
    Getty Image At this time last year, Nicolas Batum was dealt to the Charlotte Hornets from Portland for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson. The Blazers were clearing house after losing LaMarcus Aldridge to the Spurs, and Batum was one of the four starters …
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  • Trail Blazers extend qualifying offers to Crabbe, Harkless and …

    Trail Blazers extend qualifying offers to Crabbe, Harkless and Leonard

    nba.com Jun 30
    The Portland Trail Blazers have extended qualifying offers to guard Allen Crabbe and forwards Maurice Harkless and Meyers Leonard, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deals are not disc…
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  • Blazers hire Calabro as new play-by-play announcer

    Blazers hire Calabro as new play-by-play announcer

    nba.com Jun 17
    The Portland Trail Blazers have hired veteran television broadcaster Kevin Calabro as their new play-by-play announcer.
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  • Longtime Blazers broadcasters Barrett and Rice won't return

    Longtime Blazers broadcasters Barrett and Rice won't return

    nba.com Jun 16
    Longtime Trail Blazers television broadcasters Mike Barrett and Mike Rice will not return to the team next season.
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  • Kermit Washington Indicted, Arrested For Allegedly Running Char…

    Kermit Washington Indicted, Arrested For Allegedly Running Charity Fraud Scheme

    deadspin.com May 25
    Former NBA player Kermit Washington—who had a 10-year career primarily with the Lakers and Trail Blazers but is best known for brutally punching Rudy Tomjanovich in the face—was arrested Tuesday night, after being indicted for allegedly running a charit…
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  • Trail Blazers, head coach Terry Stotts agree to contract extens…

    Trail Blazers, head coach Terry Stotts agree to contract extension

    nba.com May 17
    The Portland Trail Blazers and head coach Terry Stotts have agreed to a contract extension, president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • BDL's NBA 2015-16 Playoff Previews: Warriors vs. Thunder

    BDL's NBA 2015-16 Playoff Previews: Warriors vs. Thunder

    yahoo.com May 14
    How They Got Here • Golden State: By knocking off both the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers in five-game sets that featured similar scripts: stomp through a couple of games, come up short in a Game 3 without injured back-to-back NBA Most Valua…
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  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - Heat Hold Off Blazers 01:14

    Heat Hold Off Blazers

    Mar 18
    Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng combined to score 56 points in the Heat's 108-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 00:46

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 18
    Chris Andersen's dunk on Chris Kaman is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers 01:44

    Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers

    Mar 16
    John Wall and Bradley Beal combined to score 44 points in the Wizards' 105-97 win over the Blazers.