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Report: Lillard Would Be Team USA’s First Injury Replacement

Report: Lillard Would Be Team USA’s First Injury Replacement

dimemag.com Updated 9 hours ago
Damian Lillard was always a long-shot to make Team USA. The Americans are stacked at point guard, and this USA Basketball cycle was no different despite the absence of 2012 Olympic team members Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook – Derrick Rose, Steph Curr…
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  • Damian Lillard Is Cover Athlete For NBA Live 15

    Damian Lillard Is Cover Athlete For NBA Live 15

    dimemag.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    As far as consolation prizes go, Damian Lillard’s isn’t too shabby. After being left off of Team USA’s 12-man World Cup roster this weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar has rebounded by gracing the cover of NBA Live 15. The latest in a long lin…
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  • We Got Next: Portland Trail Blazers Submit Bid to Host Future A…

    We Got Next: Portland Trail Blazers Submit Bid to Host Future All-Star Game

    dimemag.com Aug 18
    The Portland Trail Blazers have never hosted All-Star Weekend. In fact, they’re one of only a handful of current NBA cities yet to host the annual event. That’s a shame because, as any frothy-mouthed local will tell you, Rip City offers so many unique e…
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  • Dorell Wright’s Extremely Class Wedding Photo

    Dorell Wright’s Extremely Class Wedding Photo

    dimemag.com Aug 9
    Portland Trail Blazers wing Dorell Wright is getting married today. Before taking the plunge, however, Wright posted a very amusing photo of he and his fiancee wearing baroque nuptial garb on Instagram. 2mw is a huge day. Marrying my bestfriend!! #wrigh…
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  • Damian Lillard Works At Movie Theater In Adidas “Boost Or Bust”…

    Damian Lillard Works At Movie Theater In Adidas “Boost Or Bust” Commercial

    dimemag.com Aug 5
    Damian Lillard’s star continues to rise. The Portland Trail Blazers All-Star and Team USA candidate shines in an amusing new ad from adidas featuring the Crazylight Boost. We’re not so sure that Lillard would be making popcorn and drinking from water bo…
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  • Damian Lillard Heaves 80-Foot Buzzer-Beater In Team USA Showcas…

    Damian Lillard Heaves 80-Foot Buzzer-Beater In Team USA Showcase

    dimemag.com Aug 1
    The highlights keep on coming in the USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas on Friday night. Between Derrick Rose’s emphatic return to the hardwood and Kevin Durant’s poster dunk on Anthony Davis, the first half was setup to end on a high note. After rece…
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  • Paul George: “I’m A Big Fan Of Damian [Lillard]“

    Paul George: “I’m A Big Fan Of Damian [Lillard]“

    dimemag.com Jul 30
    Detractors of the NBA point to a lack of rivalries and friendly relationships between opposing players as reason why today’s game pales in comparison to that of the past’s. The latter point is especially justifiable; the question is whether or not that …
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  • adidas Unveils Crazylight Boost (Pics)

    adidas Unveils Crazylight Boost (Pics)

    dimemag.com Jul 28
    LAS VEGAS — As part of the adidas Boost innovation unveiling yesterday, which included the newest addition to the Derrick Rose line, the adidas D Rose 5 Boost, Blazers all-star Damian Lillard stopped by to introduce the boost addition to the Crazylight …
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  • Former Blazers center Schlueter dies at 68

    Former Blazers center Schlueter dies at 68

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 24
    Dale Schlueter, a member of the Portland Trail Blazers for their inaugural 1970-71 season, died Thursday after battling cancer. He was 68.
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  • Blazers' Robinson has thumb ligament surgery

    Blazers' Robinson has thumb ligament surgery

    ESPN.com Jul 22
    Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson has undergone surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
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  • Blazers' Robinson has surgery on thumb

    Blazers' Robinson has surgery on thumb

    nba.com Jul 22
    Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons says coach Doc Rivers has told him he'll quit if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team.
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  • Free-agent roundup: Suns pay P.J. $16.5 million, Blazers bring …

    Free-agent roundup: Suns pay P.J. $16.5 million, Blazers bring back Blake, Beno's staying in Bluff City

    yahoo.com Jul 11
    Hey, you heard anything new on LeBron, Bosh or 'Melo that actually seemed like a thing? Yeah, me neither. Well, while we're waiting for the big names to make their decisions, let's take a quick trip through the latest crop of smaller agreements to have …
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  • Trail Blazers sign Kaman to two-year deal

    Trail Blazers sign Kaman to two-year deal

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 10
    Free-agent center Chris Kaman has signed a two-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge wants to wait a year for his max extension wi…

    LaMarcus Aldridge wants to wait a year for his max extension with the Blazers, which makes sense

    LaMarcus Aldridge would still like to re-sign with the Portland Trail Blazers. Just not yet. And, really, who could blame him? After averaging a career-high 23.2 points and 11.1 rebounds per game, earning his third-straight All-Star berth and second All…
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  • Pics: NFL Team Logos Combined With NBA Team Logos From The Same…

    Pics: NFL Team Logos Combined With NBA Team Logos From The Same Region

    dimemag.com Jul 7
    Brandon Hubschman is the graphic designer behind this mashup of NFL team logos and NBA team logos from the same city. Some cities, obviously, don’t match up, but we enjoyed when he redesigned the Blazers with the Bengals. Thanks to BroBible for bringing…
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  • Report: Kaman agrees on two-year deal with Blazers

    Report: Kaman agrees on two-year deal with Blazers

    Free agent center Chris Kaman has agreed to a two-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.
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  • Reports: Blazers offer Aldridge max contract

    Reports: Blazers offer Aldridge max contract

    ESPN.com nba.com Jun 26
    With no picks in this year's NBA draft, the Portland Trail Blazers still made news in offering All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge a maximum contract extension.
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  • Lillard wins MVP for 2014 NBA Social Media Awards

    Lillard wins MVP for 2014 NBA Social Media Awards

    nba.com Jun 24
    NBA Digital announced Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard as the "Social MVP" for the third annual NBA Social Media Awards, which celebrate NBA players and teams for their social engagement throughout the 2013-14 NBA regular season. Fo…
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  • Rockets and Trail Blazers Get Feisty On Twitter

    Rockets and Trail Blazers Get Feisty On Twitter

    dimemag.com Jun 22
    The NBA places a greater emphasis on social media than any professional sports league in the world. A few days back, the league released voting results – by fans, of course – for the 2014 Social Media Awards. Kyrie Irving and Blake Griffin are among the…
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  • Cramp-free and carefree, LeBron helps Heat even Finals

    Cramp-free and carefree, LeBron helps Heat even Finals

    CNNSI.com Jun 9
    Neither cramps nor the Spurs could stop LeBron James in Game 2, as he led the Heat to a 98-96 win.
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  • Video - Should Rose Be On Team USA? 05:14

    Should Rose Be On Team USA?

    Aug 28
    Regardless of the knee issues, is Derrick Rose the best choice for Team USA?
  • Video - Leonard One-Handed Slam 00:10

    Leonard One-Handed Slam

    Jul 15
    Portland center Meyers Leonard gets the ball on the fast break and jams it versus Atlanta.
  • Video - Blazers Burn Hawks 00:34

    Blazers Burn Hawks

    Jul 15
    C.J. McCollum scored a game-high 28 points in the Trail Blazers' 91-76 win over the Hawks.
  • Video - Blazers Sign Steve Blake 01:49

    Blazers Sign Steve Blake

    Jul 10
    Tom Haberstroh discusses the two-year deal that will send Steve Blake back to Portland.

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    Aug 27
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    Aug 26
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