Tag: Portland Trail Blazers

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 […]

Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies defends Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in a heads-up battle between two of the top young guards in the NBA. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Grizzlies/Knicks, Hawks/Hornets, Heat/Blazers

With fewer than 20 games remaining in the 70-game NBA schedule, numerous bubble teams are in must-win situations this weekend, including the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Pelicans, and Golden State Warriors. Plus, the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks […]

Damian Lillard pulls up for a 3-pointer in a comeback victory for the Portland Trail Blazers over the New Orleans Pelicans at the Moda Center in Portland. (Image: Soobum Im/USA Today Sports)

NBA High Guys: Dame Lillard Sparks Comeback Win in Rip City (VIDEO)

Dame strikes again. The Portland Trail Blazers erased a 17-point deficit with six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, thanks to 50 points from Damian Lillard and two clutch free throws to ice the game and defeat the New Orleans Pelicans. The Portland Trail Blazers improved to 23-16 on the […]

The Denver Nuggets seek a third-consecutive Northwest division title with Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

NBA Northwest Odds: Denver Nuggets Eye Division Three-Peat

The Denver Nuggets won the Northwest Division over the past two seasons and now, Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, and the Nugs are favorites to win another division title at -134 odds (according to a recent update by DraftKings). The Utah Jazz and Donovan Mitchell offer up decent value at +225 […]

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony at the Moda Center in 2020. (Image: Abbie Parr/Getty)

NBA Rumors: Melo MSG Reprise? Knicks Linked to Carmelo Anthony

The NBA playoffs continue at Disney’s World of Sports, but that hasn’t prevented rumors from penetrating the bubble. Carmelo Anthony looked good in his stint with the Portland Trail Blazers this season, and Melo would love to stay in Rip City and continue to play alongside Damian Lillard and CJ […]

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during Game 3 against the LA Lakers in Orlando. (Image: Getty)

Blazers Dunzo? Damian Lillard Out (Knee) for Game 5 vs Lakers

The Bubble MVP is out. Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard will miss Game 5 of their playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers due to a knee injury. The Lakers have a 3-1 lead and seek to close out the first-round series and advance to the Western Conference semifinals. […]