C.J. McCollum Offered Up The Perfect Comeback To A Homophobic Troll On Twitter
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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 …Share Tweet
nba.com Jul 27The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard C.J. McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.Share Tweet
Report: Blazers' Harkless agrees to four-year dealnba.com Jul 26The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a four-year deal with restricted free agent Maurice Harkless.Share Tweet
The Blazers Have Solidified The Present And Future By Locking Up C.J. McCollumdimemag.com Jul 25Getty 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…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22The 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 …Share TweetStephen 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…Share Tweet
Blazers retain Meyers Leonard's servicesnba.com Jul 10The 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.Share Tweet
The Blazers Managed To Get Better And Keep Their Core Intact In Free Agencydimemag.com Jul 10Getty 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…Share Tweet
What Does Damian Lillard’s Emoji About Allen Crabbe’s Nets Deal Mean?dimemag.com Jul 8Getty 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…Share Tweet
NBA Finals Foe Anderson Varejao Hasn’t Asked The Cavaliers For A Championship Ringdimemag.com Jul 7Getty 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…Share Tweet
It Sure Seems Like Festus Ezeli Is On Verge Of Signing With The Blazersdimemag.com Jul 7Getty 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.” …Share Tweetnba.com Jul 7The 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.Share Tweet
Doc Rivers Is Still A Terrible GMdeadspin.com Jul 5The 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…Share Tweet
Damian Lillard Schooled A Twitter User For Criticizing Mike Conley’s ContractUSA 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…Share TweetGetty 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…Share TweetGetty 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 …Share Tweet
Trail Blazers extend qualifying offers to Crabbe, Harkless and Leonardnba.com Jun 30The 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…Share Tweet
Blazers hire Calabro as new play-by-play announcernba.com Jun 17The Portland Trail Blazers have hired veteran television broadcaster Kevin Calabro as their new play-by-play announcer.Share Tweet
Longtime Blazers broadcasters Barrett and Rice won't returnnba.com Jun 16Longtime Trail Blazers television broadcasters Mike Barrett and Mike Rice will not return to the team next season.Share Tweetdeadspin.com May 25Former 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…Share Tweetnba.com May 17The 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.Share Tweetyahoo.com May 14How 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…Share Tweet
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Heat Hold Off BlazersMar 18Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng combined to score 56 points in the Heat's 108-104 win over the Blazers.
NBA Top PlaysMar 18Chris Andersen's dunk on Chris Kaman is the top play in the NBA.
Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past BlazersMar 16John Wall and Bradley Beal combined to score 44 points in the Wizards' 105-97 win over the Blazers.