Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers land Trent Jr. in trade with Kings

The Sacramento Kings have traded second-round pick Gary Trent Jr. to the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. In return, the Kings will receive two future second-rounders from the Blazers, ESPN reported. Trent Jr. is a 6-foot-6 shooting guard out of Duke and was selected by the Kings with the No. […]

Stuckey to attend Blazers’ veteran mini-camp

Ten-year NBA veteran Rodney Stuckey will participate in a veteran mini-camp with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report from Michael Scotto of The Athletic. Stuckey last played in the league during the 2016-17 season with the Indiana Pacers, averaging 7.2 points in 39 games. He spent three seasons with the Pacers and was […]

Jefferson jokes James could sign with Trail Blazers

Ex-Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson added his two cents on the LeBron James summer decision — but it was clearly an effort to have some fun. Appearing on ESPN’s “Jalen and Jacoby,” Jefferson smiled and speculated James could sign anywhere, even with the Portland Trail Blazers. (Of course because of James’ relationship with NIKE.) “I can see him […]

Former Buckeye Bates-Diop part of workout for Blazers

Former Ohio State star Keita Bates-Diop was part of a group of six players to work out for the Portland Trail Blazers. Bates-Diop was joined by UCLA guard Aaron Holiday, Villanova guard Jalen Brunson, Duke guard Gary Trent Jr., Tulane guard Melvin Frazier and Louisville forward Raymond Spalding were part of the Trail Blazers’ first […]

Pindowns: Of Harden, Draymond, LBJ, MJ, The Doctor, Wilt and more

Twenty-five –in honor of Cavaliers legend Mark Price — random pindowns after watching the first competitive game in the two conference finals, the Rockets’ improbable 95-92 win over the Warriors on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena… 1. It’s been all but a given Golden State will be cruising to a second consecutive NBA title and third […]

Olshey: Blazers were ‘a little too conservative’ in making moves

After a surprising regular season that led to a 49-33 finish and earning the third seed in the rugged Western Conference, the Portland Trail Blazers suffered an unceremonious four-game sweep at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans. The sweep prompted questions on whether the team needs to hit the reset button, some speculation whether […]

Hawks receive permission to interview Blazers’ Tibbetts

Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach Nate Tibbetts is high on the Atlanta Hawks’ list of potential coaching hires, according to ESPN. The Hawks parted ways with Mike Budenholzer after five seasons Wednesday, and per ESPN, have received permission from the Blazers to meet with Tibbetts, who has last a head coach in the G League […]

Poll: Should Blazers trade Lillard or McCollum?

The Portland Trail Blazers finished with the third seed in the Western Conference, then were promptly swept out of the first round by New Orleans Pelicans. It’s led to a lot of questions about the franchise — namely, has it peaked with the current roster and coaching staff? And do changes need to be made? […]

Blazers face offseason of uncertainty after sweep

Despite being swept out of the first round, Portland Trail Blazers guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum appear to be keeping the faith. If nothing else, they both say they’re OK with keeping coach Terry Stotts. “I think he’s done a terrific job with what he’s been given,” McCollum said, via the Oregonian. Added Lillard, […]

Davis, Pels hold off Blazers for first playoff win since 2011

The last time the New Orleans Pelicans won a playoff game, they were playing under a different monicker and Anthony Davis was a senior in high school. That was then, this is now. Anthony Davis posted 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots and guards Jrue Holiday and Rajon Rondo outplayed their more-publicized backcourt […]

Amico Hoops Playoff Preview: Rockets, Warriors favorites in wild, wild West

(1) Houston Rockets vs. (8) Minnesota Timberwolves Season series — Rockets, 4-0 Series schedule Game 1: Sunday, at Houston, 9 p.m., TNT Game 2: Wednesday, at Houston, 9:30 p.m., TNT Game 3: April 21, at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m., ESPN Game 4: April 23, at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m., TNT Game 5 (if necessary): April 25, at […]

Blazers’ Harkless out at least two weeks

Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless will miss at least two weeks following a procedure to remove a loose body from his left knee, ESPN reported. Harkless underwent the surgery Wednesday. According to ESPN, his knee will be re-evaluated in two weeks, with a recovery timeline of two-to-three weeks. This is a HUGE loss. "How could […]