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The Closer: A Sad End for Oden

The Closer: A Sad End for Oden

Being released to free up a roster spot is hardly the end to his career with the Trail Blazers that Greg Oden would have imagined.
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  • Nets acquire Wallace from Trail Blazers

    Nets acquire Wallace from Trail Blazers

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2012
    New Jersey has reached agreement on a trade with Portland that will bring Gerald Wallace to the Nets.
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  • The Blazers are officially parting ways with Greg Oden

    The Blazers are officially parting ways with Greg Oden

    When the Portland Trail Blazers decide to rebuild, they don't shy away from gutting the roster and starting fresh. That desire to start anew is what compelled their decisions to deal Marcus Camby and Gerald Wallace in two separate deals today, and it's …
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  • Portland fires coach McMillan, promote Canales

    Portland fires coach McMillan, promote Canales

    CNNSI.com Mar 15, 2012
    The Portland Trail Blazers have fired coach Nate McMillan.
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  • Blazers send swingman Wallace to Nets

    Blazers send swingman Wallace to Nets

    CNNSI.com Mar 15, 2012
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the New Jersey Nets have acquired Gerald Wallace from the Portland Trail Blazers for two injured players and a protected first-round draft pick.
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  • Ben Glicksman: D'Antoni departs ... and Knicks dominate

    Ben Glicksman: D'Antoni departs ... and Knicks dominate

    CNNSI.com Mar 15, 2012
    The Knicks' rousing 121-79 win over the Blazers just hours after Mike D'Antoni resigned shows there's still playoff hope in New York, writes Ben Glicksman, but challenges remain.
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  • Breaking News: Blazers Trade Gerald Wallace To New Jersey

    Breaking News: Blazers Trade Gerald Wallace To New Jersey

    dimemag.com Mar 15, 2012
    We pushed for the Blazers to make a move in Smack, and it appears they’ve done something to clean up the mess of a season they’ve created. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports Portland is sending Gerald Wallace to New Jersey for Mehmet Okur, Sh
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  • Stephon Marbury takes to Twitter to remind us all that he warne…

    Stephon Marbury takes to Twitter to remind us all that he warned us about Mike D’Antoni

    yahoo.com Mar 15, 2012
    Shortly after the New York Knicks had kicked off the post-Mike D'Antoni era by putting a 121-79 thumping on a catatonic Portland Trail Blazers team that might be moments away from its own shuffling of sideline bosses, Stephon Marbury decided to weigh in…
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  • Chicago Doesn’t Even Need The MVP; The Lakers Find Unlikely Her…

    Chicago Doesn’t Even Need The MVP; The Lakers Find Unlikely Heroes

    dimemag.com Mar 15, 2012
    With four minutes left and the Chicago crowd ready to explode, John Lucas III cleared out against LeBron, did a lil’ herky jerky dance on the King, and canned a fadeaway in James’ mug. It was a capper on one of those nights when everything goes right.
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  • Video - Trail Blazers Fire Nate McMillan 00:46

    Trail Blazers Fire Nate McMillan

    Mar 15
    Chris Broussard on the Trail Blazer's firing of Nate McMillan.
  • Video - Trail Blazers vs. Nueva York 01:35

    Trail Blazers vs. Nueva York

    Mar 15
    The Knicks shake off the surprising departure of their coach to rout the Trail Blazers and snap a six-game losing streak.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Despite flurry of trades, deadline defined by who didn't make…

    Mar 15
    The biggest news of the delayed 2012 trade deadline came from teams that made no trades at all. The Magic held onto Dwight Howard, the Celtics maintained their Big Four for a final run, and the top three championship contenders -- the Bulls, Thunder and…
  • Ian Thomsen: In deciding to stay, Howard settles on personal brand: loyalt…

    Mar 15
    This has not been about the Orlando Magic or the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets or Dan Fegan, the agent who neither signed the necessary paperwork nor appeared at the peacemaking news conference Thursday in which Dwight Howard reintroduced himself to his fans…
  • Sam Amick: Lakers send veteran point guard Fisher to Rockets

    Mar 15
    The Lakers agreed to send long-time point guard Derek Fisher and a 2012 first-round pick to Houston in exchange for forward Jordan Hill, sources confirmed to SI.com.
  • Portland Trail Blazers waive former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden

    Mar 15
    Greg Oden's time with the Portland Trail Blazers, which effectively ended in February when it was announced that he would soon be undergoing his third microfracture knee surgery, is officially over now.