1. Ranking the Best '4-Bar Friday' Verses from NBA Stars

    The connection between rappers and NBA stars is well known at this point, but when Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard decided to dip his toes into the rap ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 7 months ago 22,174 reads 17 comments

  2. Damian Lillard's Defense a Major Factor in Blazers' Surprising Start

    While it might be too early to tell if the Portland Trail Blazers are serious playoff contenders, there's no doubt that they have shown serious improvement from last season. Offensively, the team is on fire...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 7 months ago 2,815 reads 2 comments

  3. Which Rising NBA Stars Will Fill Void Left by Derrick Rose?

    The NBA just isn't the same without Derrick Rose . Instead of watching him produce crunch-time buckets, remarkable feats of athleticism and circus shots around the hoop, we're ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 11,815 reads 38 comments

  4. Thunder vs. Blazers: Damian Lillard Will Win Point Guard Matchup with Westbrook

    Wednesday is the first time this season the Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers will clash for Northwest division supremacy...

    Cameron Clow Written by Cameron Clow about 7 months ago 2,004 reads 4 comments

  5. Indiana Pacers vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score and Analysis

    With two of the best teams in the NBA going head-to-head, basketball purists around the country were left satisfied with the tremendous efforts put forth by both sides on Monday night...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 7 months ago 11,837 reads 71 comments

  6. Chicago Bulls vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Portland Trail Blazers overcame a big halftime deficit to upend the Chicago Bulls 98-95 on a night in which Derrick Rose left the game with a knee injury in the third quarter...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 months ago 11,050 reads 35 comments

  7. Damian Lillard Calls Out Chris Paul, Promises Mixtape

    Every Friday on Instagram , the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, Damian Lillard , challenges his followers to his #4BarFriday trend where they have to spit four of their best bars...

    Lance Fresh Written by Lance Fresh about 8 months ago 12,117 reads 19 comments

  8. Initial Report Card Grades for Every Key Portland Trail Blazers Player

    Without question, the Portland Trail Blazers have been the biggest surprise of the young NBA season. After struggling mightily down the stretch last season, they have stormed out of the gates and are 10-2 through the first few weeks of the season.

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 8 months ago 1,936 reads 11 comments

  9. Has Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard Progressed from Last Season?

    Last season, Damian Lillard earned Rookie of the Year honors. Now he wants to be named an NBA All-Star and he's on the ballot . Outside of Portland, though, there hasn't been much talk about Lillard...

    Wes Goldberg Written by Wes Goldberg about 8 months ago 2,003 reads 7 comments

  10. Pleasant Surprises from Portland Trail Blazers' Early Slate of Games

    The Portland Trail Blazers ’ record is a pleasant surprise on its own, but what has contributed to the Blazers hot start? The Trail Blazers have taken steps in the right direction, adding the right pieces and growing as a team...

    Wes Goldberg Written by Wes Goldberg about 8 months ago 1,131 reads 0 comments

  11. Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Houston Rockets pretty much controlled the entire second half in this one as they defeat the Portland Trail Blazers by a final score of 116-101. The Rockets were led by their two superstars James Harden and Dwight Howard ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 months ago 6,499 reads 44 comments

  12. Biggest Improvements Damian Lillard Must Make in Sophomore 2013-14 Season

    Damian Lillard didn't look like a rookie last season—not based on his play or the way he carried himself. At 22 years old, Lillard was a polished first-year guard...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 9 months ago 9,513 reads 20 comments

  13. Can Damian Lillard Outshine Anthony Davis in Their Sophomore Seasons?

    Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis were without a doubt the darlings of the 2012 NBA draft. That’s not a knock on Andre Drummond , Harrison Barnes, Bradley Beal ...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 3,962 reads 31 comments

  14. Damian Lillard Drops 'License to Lillard' Trailer to Preview 2013-14 Season

    James Bond's license to kill has nothing on this. Damian Lillard posted a "License to Lillard " teaser video on YouTube , complete with on- and off-court highlights from his Rookie of the Year campaign...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 2,028 reads 2 comments

  15. Why Damian Lillard's All-Star Dreams Won't Come True in 2013-14

    Damian Lillard has set lofty goals for himself, as he’s aiming to become an All-Star, according to Matt Moore of CBSSports.com (h/t NBCSports.com ). It’s clear at this point that Lillard has all-star potential...

    Bryant Knox Written by Bryant Knox about 10 months ago 6,669 reads 23 comments

  16. Why Damian Lillard Will Avoid the Dreaded Sophomore Slump Next Season

    Damian Lillard ran away with the Rookie of the Year Award last season, but he nearly ran himself ragged in the process...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 months ago 11,527 reads 24 comments

  17. Where Are Portland Trail Blazers' Top Draft Picks from Past 5 Years Now?

    There’s been a lot of chatter surrounding the 2013 NBA draft picks that the Portland Trail Blazers snatched up on June 27. Guards C.J. McCollum and Allen Crabbe, in particular, have garnered a good deal of attention...

    Morgan Chalfant Written by Morgan Chalfant about 11 months ago 6,563 reads 4 comments

  18. Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard Goes Above and Beyond to Make Fan's Day

    The Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard felt horrible when others wouldn't, and he went back to remedy an issue that few would...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 12 months ago 82,104 reads 144 comments

  19. How Shot Selection Reflects a Rookie's Development

    Making the transition to professional basketball is a complicated learning process for any younger player...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 12 months ago 5,499 reads 11 comments

  20. Power Ranking Every Portland Trail Blazers Player Already on Roster

    As free agents are scooped up and the 2013-14 NBA season gets closer and closer, the Portland Trail Blazers are continuing to finalize their roster. They’ ve grabbed some players in the NBA draft...

    Morgan Chalfant Written by Morgan Chalfant about 12 months ago 7,401 reads 30 comments