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An Angry Damian Lillard Swats Kyle Lowry’s Layup Into Oblivion

An Angry Damian Lillard Swats Kyle Lowry’s Layup Into Oblivion

dimemag.com Updated 22 hours ago
Damian Lillard is saying all the right things about missing out on the All-Star Game this season. It certainly bears mentioning that Kyle Lowry plays in the Eastern Conference, too; he wasn’t one of the players selected over the Portland Trail Blazers s…
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  • Should the NBA adopt the WNBA's new playoff format?

    Should the NBA adopt the WNBA's new playoff format?

    yahoo.com Feb 1 (4 days ago)
    With recent improved play in the Eastern Conference, the clarion call for a playoff bracket restructuring has died down a bit. The 23-26 Portland Trail Blazers could become the first Western Conference team to make the postseason with a sub-.500 since t…
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  • Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist returns vs. Blazers

    Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist returns vs. Blazers

    nba.com Jan 29 (7 days ago)
    Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist made his return after missing nearly four months with a shoulder injury.
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  • The Mega-Yacht Of Blazers Owner Paul Allen Caused Serious Destr…

    The Mega-Yacht Of Blazers Owner Paul Allen Caused Serious Destruction To A Coral Reef

    dimemag.com Jan 29
    Getty Image Microsoft co-founder and current Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen owns one of the largest yachts in the world. Known as the Tatoosh, Allen’s yacht is over 300 feet long, and although a boat that big is certainly l…
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  • Behind The Bench: The Portland Trail Blazers Don’t Want You To …

    Behind The Bench: The Portland Trail Blazers Don’t Want You To Periscope Their Huddles

    dimemag.com Jan 25
    Chris Trew Comedian and comedy theater founder Chris Trew is a New Orleans Pelicans superfan who has a single season ticket directly behind the visitors’ bench inside New Orleans’ Smoothie King Center, where he interacts with the opposing team’s players…
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  • Kobe Bryant Says Damian Lillard’s All-Star Case Isn’t ‘Even A Q…

    Kobe Bryant Says Damian Lillard’s All-Star Case Isn’t ‘Even A Question’

    dimemag.com Jan 24
    Your browser does not support iframes. Kobe Bryant continued his farewell tour Saturday night as he made his final appearance at the Moda Center against the Portland Trail Blazers. It was a pretty forgettable game for both Bryant and the rest of his you…
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  • Bon Voyage, Bon Appetit: Kobe Bryant’s Culinary Farewell Tour (…

    Bon Voyage, Bon Appetit: Kobe Bryant’s Culinary Farewell Tour (Portland)

    dimemag.com Jan 23
    USA TODAY Sports Tonight, Kobe Bryant will play his final game in Portland. The Trail Blazers will likely send him off with some sort of commemorative video and, I don’t know, maybe some Oregon wine. We here at DIME believe he deserves something more. F…
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  • Blatt's bumpy tenure

    Blatt's bumpy tenure

    ESPN.com Jan 22
    The day after Christmas, the Cavs lost to the Blazers by 29. Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin write: "They gave almost no effort and were out of the...
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  • Uncle Spliffy: Former All-Star Clifford Robinson Is Starting A …

    Uncle Spliffy: Former All-Star Clifford Robinson Is Starting A Weed Business

    dimemag.com Jan 21
    Getty Image When Clifford Robinson was on the Portland Trail Blazers near the end of the 1990s, they developed a reputation as the “Jail Blazers” for getting in trouble with the law — often with marijuana involved. But times are changing, and in Oregon,…
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  • The 76ers Aren't Historically Bad Anymore, They're Just Bad

    The 76ers Aren't Historically Bad Anymore, They're Just Bad

    deadspin.com Jan 17
    The Philadelphia 76ers clobbered the Portland Trail Blazers last night, winning 114-89 for their fifth victory of the season. At one point they were 1-30 with an average point differential of -13.3; now they’re 5-37 with an average point differential of…
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  • Derrick Rose and Damian Lillard want to retire as Bulls, Blazer…

    Derrick Rose and Damian Lillard want to retire as Bulls, Blazers

    yahoo.com Jan 12
    Derrick Rose has not had a good season for the Chicago Bulls in 2015-16. There have been a few good games here and there, and he has improved since losing the facemask he wore following an orbital bone fracture suffered in the first practice of his team…
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  • Damian Lillard goes off, scores 17 points in 3 minutes to beat …

    Damian Lillard goes off, scores 17 points in 3 minutes to beat OKC

    It hasn't been the easiest season for the Portland Trail Blazers, who have gone from dark-horse title contention in a brutal West to fighting on the fringes of the playoff race in a watered-down conference after losing four-fifths of their starting line…
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  • Which Steph Curry No-Look Overhead Alley-Oop To Andrew Bogut Wa…

    Which Steph Curry No-Look Overhead Alley-Oop To Andrew Bogut Was Better?

    dimemag.com Jan 9
    Subscribe to UPROXX During Friday night’s easy Warriors win over the Blazers, Steph Curry had the dish of the night to Andrew Bogut in the fourth quarter. After using a Bogues screen to move left past Damian Lillard, Steph circled under under the basket…
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  • Curry's amazing alley-oop highlights Warriors blowout of Blazer…

    Curry's amazing alley-oop highlights Warriors blowout of Blazers

    yahoo.com Jan 9
    The Golden State Warriors took control of their Friday night game at the Portland Trail Blazers well before the final few minutes of the third quarter. A 38-point first quarter helped stake the visitors a 74-52 lead that saw the NBA's best offense playi…
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  • McCollum made inactive for Blazers-Clips due to 'clerical error…

    McCollum made inactive for Blazers-Clips due to 'clerical error'

    Your browser does not support iframes. NBA fans likely know that a team can only make 12 of its maximum 15 active for any game, but it's slightly less obvious that selecting that dozen carries its own protocol. A team can't just show up with any 12 guys…
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  • Lillard back in Blazers' lineup after 7-game absence

    Lillard back in Blazers' lineup after 7-game absence

    nba.com Jan 4
    Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has returned to the starting lineup Monday night against the Memphis Grizzlies after missing seven games with a sore left foot.
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  • God Damn It, Kings: Two nights ago, all that stood between the …

    God Damn It, Kings: Two nights ago, all that stood between the Sacram…

    deadspin.com Dec 29, 2015
    Two nights ago, all that stood between the Sacramento Kings and a virtual spot in the playoffs was a home game against the Portland Trail Blazers. It was as much a gimme as you’ll see this side of Philadelphia. Portland was missing Damian Lillard and pl…
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  • Why The Cavs Should Remain Optimistic Despite Getting Blown Out…

    Why The Cavs Should Remain Optimistic Despite Getting Blown Out By The Blazers

    dimemag.com Dec 27, 2015
    USA TODAY Sports It’s been a rough couple of days for the Cleveland Cavaliers. They came up short in their highly-anticipated Finals rematch against the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day, then followed that up with a humiliating 105-76 blowout loss…
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  • Kyrie Irving rests as Cavaliers visit Blazers

    Kyrie Irving rests as Cavaliers visit Blazers

    nba.com Dec 26, 2015
    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will not play Saturday night against the Trail Blazers as the team eases him back from injury.
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  • Blazers' Lillard out again with plantar fasciitis

    Blazers' Lillard out again with plantar fasciitis

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2015
    Blazers' Lillard out again with plantar fasciitis
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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.