Tag: Portland Trail Blazers

OG Anunoby from the Toronto Raptors defends Deandre Ayton from the Phoenix Suns, but both players are on the short list of potential teammates for Damian Lillard on the Portland Trail Blazers. (Image: USA Today Sports)
NBA Trade Rumors

Portland Trail Blazers Interested in Deandre Ayton, OG Anunoby, John Collins

The Portland Trail Blazers missed the 2022 NBA playoffs when the front office imploded the team prior to the trade deadline. The Trail Blazers will try to rebuild around superstar Damian Lillard, who indicated he’d like to join forces with Deandre Ayton, John Collins, and/or OG Anunoby. Lillard missed 53 […]

CJ McCollum battled back from a collapsed lung earlier in the season, but the Portland Trail Blazers decided to trade him to the New Orleans Pelicans. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Portland Trail Blazers Trade CJ McCollum to New Orleans Pelicans

The fire sale continues in Rip City. The Portland Trail Blazers parted ways with CJ McCollum when they agreed to a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans that includes seven total players and three draft picks. McCollum, 30, averages 20.5 points and 4.5 assists this season with the Trail Blazers. […]

Norman Powell flexes after hitting a 3-point shot for the Portland Trail Blazers against the Denver Nuggets. (Image: Jaime Valdez/USA Today Sports)

Portland Trail Blazers Trade Norman Powell, Robert Covington to LA Clippers

With the trade deadline less than six days away, the Los Angeles Clippers and the Portland Trail Blazers worked out a five-player swap with the Clippers acquiring swingman Norman Powell and Robert Covington in exchange for Eric Bledsoe, Keon Johnson, Justise Winslow, and a second-round draft pick. Powell averages 18.7 […]

CJ McCollum from the Portland Trail Blazers is eager to return to the hardwood after missing the last four weeks with a scary injury. (Image: Getty)

CJ McCollum Returns to the Banged-Up Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers finally got a bit of good news when they learned guard CJ McCollum will return to the team this weekend after recovering from a lung injury. McCollum has been out since early December. He initially thought he had a rib contusion, but suffered breathing problems, which […]

Damian Lillard struggled this season due to an ab injury, but so have the Blazers who have a losing record at 16-24. (Image: Cameron Browne/Getty)

Rip City ER: Damian Lillard (Ab Injury) to Miss Upcoming 6-Game Road Trip

Damian Lillard, the All-Star guard with the Portland Trail Blazers, will miss an upcoming six-game road trip while he meets with specialists to determine a course of action to deal with his abdominal tendinopathy injury. Lillard developed an ab injury last summer during the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympics. He […]

CJ McCollum from the Portland Trail Blazers defends Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers. (Image: Getty)

Ben Simmons Trade Update: Pacers, T-Wolves, Trail Blazers in Mix; But No Dame

The Philadelphia 76ers engaged in trade discussions for emo point guard Ben Simmons with multiple teams including the Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Portland Trail Blazers. However, the Trail Blazers were very clear when they declared that All-Star Damien Lillard is off the table in any trade negotiations for Simmons. […]

Damian Lillard from the Portland Trail Blazers got knocked to the floor after a foul by the Utah Jazz at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City. (Image: Rick Bowmer/AP)

Dame Down: Blazers Damian Lillard Out 2 Weeks with Lower Ab Issue

Damian Lillard from the Portland Trail Blazers will miss at least 10 days, and probably two weeks, with a lower abdominal tendinopathy injury. Lillard initially suffered the injury leading up to the Tokyo Olympics. He aggravated the area, located just above the groin, over the weekend. Lillard sat out one […]

Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz throws down a dunk. (Image: Getty)

NBA Northwest Division Odds: Utah Jazz or Denver Nuggets?

The NBA Northwest Division looks like a two-way race this season with the Utah Jazz the top favorite at -250 odds to win back-to-back division crowns, and the Denver Nuggets their closest competition at +320 odds. The Utah Jazz jumped out to a hot start last season and, despite a […]

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers struggled offensively in the postseason, which is why the team is open to trade offers while he works on his shooting deficiencies in the offseason. (Image: Getty)

NBA Rumors: Will the Philadelphia 76ers Trade Ben Simmons to Portland Trail Blazers?

After a disappointing postseason, especially during the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Philadelphia 76ers are exploring trade options for their point guard Ben Simmons, which includes the Portland Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls, and Golden State Warriors. Simmons became a liability in the fourth quarter for his atrocious free-throw shooting and unwillingness […]

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, seen here elevating for one of his record-setting 12 3-point shots, evades Austin Rivers of the Denver Nuggets. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Blaze On: Damian Lillard Sets NBA Record with 12 Treys in 2 OT Loss

Dame struck again, this time with a dozen daggers. Damian Lillard exploded for 55 points for the Portland Trail Blazers in a 147-140 double-overtime loss against the Denver Nuggets in Game 5 of their back-and-forth series. Lillard set a new NBA playoff record with 12 made 3-point shots, but if […]