1. Damian Lillard Drops New Song over Drake's 'Free Smoke'

    If this whole basketball thing doesn't pan out for Damian Lillard , at least he has his rhyming skills to fall back on. The Blazers point guard, who raps under the stage name Dame D...

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  2. Damian Lillard Leads Blazers in Donating Playoff Bonus Money to Team Staff

    After getting swept by the Golden State Warriors in Round 1 of the NBA playoffs, Damian Lillard ensured that all postseason bonus money went to Portland Trail Blazers staff members...

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  3. Next Steps for Each 1st-Round NBA Playoff Loser

    The sting of losing may have subsided for teams eliminated in the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs, but the dull ache of defeat lingers as a reminder, throbbing with a critical question...

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  4. The Full 48 Podcast: Trail Blazers Coach Terry Stotts Defends His Star Backcourt

    Portland Trail Blazers coach joined Bleacher Report's Howard Beck and Jordan Brenner on the Full 48 podcast to discuss the Blazers' up-and-down 2016-17 season, why his star-studded backcourt of Damian Lillard and C...

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  5. This Day in NBA History: Dame's Dagger 3 Sends the Rockets Home

    On this day three years ago, Damian Lillard not only sealed the game-winner that would lock up a second-round playoff spot for Portland, but it also sealed his place in Trail Blazers history...

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  6. Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum Unavailable in Trades According to Neil Olshey

    The Portland Trail Blazers were swept by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA playoffs, but they aren't going to shake things up in a reactionary response to their speedy postseason exit...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 24,306 reads 0 comments

  7. Biggest Offseason Priorities for Portland Trail Blazers

    It was merely a matter of when, not if, the Portland Trail Blazers would meet their maker in Round 1 of the 2017 NBA playoffs...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 7 months ago 15,553 reads 0 comments

  8. Damian Lillard Says 'You Have to Be Obsessed' to Beat Warriors

    Following the Portland Trail Blazers ' 128-103 playoff-elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Blazers guard Damian Lillard expressed the need to be "obsessed" in order to take down the Dubs...

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  9. Stephen Curry, Warriors Demolish Blazers After Record 1st Qtr, Complete Sweep

    The Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to be just a steppingstone for the Golden State Warriors on the way to bigger goals, but the two-time defending Western Conference champs took that step with style Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 78,028 reads 0 comments

  10. Draymond Green, Steve Kerr Talk Warriors' Game 1 Win vs. Blazers in NBA Playoffs

    After he nearly posted a triple-double in the Golden State Warriors ' 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday at Oracle Arena, Draymond Green was naturally one of the biggest topics of discussion after the game...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 26,267 reads 0 comments

  11. Draymond Green Continues His Block Party, Swats Damian Lillard's Dunk Attempt

    Just give Draymond Green the Defensive Player of the Year award already. After stuffing Portland Trail Blazers big man Noah Vonleh at the rim earlier in the game, Green—also ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 7 months ago 1,221 reads 0 comments

  12. Warriors Outlast Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum in 121-109 Game 1 Win vs. Blazers

    Like the Cleveland Cavaliers a day prior, the Golden State Warriors faced far more resistance than expected in their playoff opener...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 27,264 reads 0 comments

  13. Damian Lillard Clarifies Prediction That Trail Blazers Will Beat Warriors in 6

    Damian Lillard clarified his prediction from Tuesday that the Portland Trail Blazers would beat the Golden State Warriors in six games in their upcoming first-round playoff series...

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  14. NBA Playoff Standings 2017: Predicting Final Playoff Seedings

    As it should, NBA seeding and playoff berths come down to the season's final games. Often criticized as too long and stretches of games classified as meaningless, there are a ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 22,675 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Playoff Picture 2017: Predicting Final Bracket Entering Season's Final Week

    The Eastern Conference playoff picture boils down to three teams vying for two playoff spots. It’s a two-team race for the No. 8 seed in the West. In crunch time, star players deliver and mediocre teams fall behind...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 8 months ago 19,397 reads 0 comments

  16. Damian Lillard Scores 59 Points to Set Franchise and Career High

    Fact: Damian Lillard scored a career-high 59 points in the Portland Trail Blazers ' 101-86 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, setting a Blazers franchise record...

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  17. Damian Lillard Explodes for Trail Blazers-Record 59 Points in Win vs. Utah Jazz

    Damian Lillard erupted for a career-high and franchise-record 59 points Saturday night as the Portland Trail Blazers thrashed the Utah Jazz 101-86 at Moda Center...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 33,048 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Standings 2017: Analyzing Late-Season Playoff Races from Each Conference

    Wednesday's NBA action featured multiple teams clinging to their playoff hopes and one huge matchup between the top squads in the Eastern Conference...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 8 months ago 6,098 reads 0 comments

  19. Red-Hot Blazers Surge Past Rockets 117-107 to Notch 5th Straight Win

    The Portland Trail Blazers moved one step closer to the playoffs with a 117-107 win over the Houston Rockets . After Houston had tied the game at 105-105 in the final minutes, Portland closed on an 11-2 run to secure its fifth win in a row...

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  20. The Biggest Overachievers and Underachievers of 2016-17 NBA Season

    Each and every year, we enter the NBA season determined not to be caught off guard. Each and every year, we fail. Preseason expectations are meant to be broken — to be proved wrong...

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  21. NBA Metrics 101: The Worst 5 Defenders at Every Position

    NBA players are incredible at scoring the basketball. That should go without saying, but it often gets brushed under the rug...

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  22. Every Rebuilding Team's Biggest Need in the 2017 NBA Draft

    It's an annual debate, one that rages through every front office in the lead-up to and at the NBA Draft. Do you select for need? Or do you take the best player available, regardless ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 9 months ago 179,346 reads 0 comments

  23. Damian Lillard Finds Maurice Harkless with No-Look Pass for Dunk

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard didn't wait long to create a memorable highlight during Thursday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Moda Center...

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  24. Black History Month-Themed Kicks That Stand Out This February

    In recent years, along with celebrating the achievements and contributions of African-Americans, Black History Month has resulted in a number of sneaker releases from the industry's biggest brands...

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  25. Celtics vs. Trail Blazers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Cleveland Cavaliers draw many of the headlines in the Eastern Conference, but the Boston Celtics proved why they are also contenders during a 120-111 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 8,790 reads 0 comments