1. Player's Tribune: McCollum Predicts East Finals

    If you missed my Western Conference Preview yesterday, click here to read it. I don't have as much first-hand experience playing against the Eastern Conference teams, but I definitely ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 days ago 95 reads 0 comments

  2. Ranking Portland Trail Blazers' Biggest Needs in 2015 NBA Draft

    The Portland Trail Blazers are slated to pick at No. 23 in the 2015 NBA draft, and the team's choice will carry some weight, even though it is a low pick...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 4 days ago 5,274 reads 15 comments

  3. Could Blazers Go After DeAndre in Free Agency?

    Remember around this time a week ago when I wrote about my surprise that Portland and DeAndre Jordan hadn't been linked together yet? As the old saying goes, “ask and you shall receive an unreal collapse to unlock the NBA rumor chest...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 5 days ago 253 reads 0 comments

  4. LaMarcus Aldridge Injury: Updates on Blazers Star's Recovery from Thumb Surgery

    Portland Trail Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge underwent thumb surgery to repair the damage from an injury suffered during the regular season. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 days ago 8,666 reads 38 comments

  5. A (Potentially) Happy Trade Scenario for Aldridge

    As I've said in previous Mailbags, the number of variables involved in any given scenario makes answering this type of question hard. But since you said please, fine. Here's one scenario that could work...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 8 days ago 295 reads 0 comments

  6. Aldridge and the $115 Million Dollar Question

    During his nine seasons in Portland , LaMarcus Aldridge has been associated with the number twelve. If things go as expected, he's going to be considering another number – 115...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 8 days ago 275 reads 0 comments

  7. Is It Time for Steve 'Shake and Blake' to Go?

    Position: PG Height/Weight: 6-3/170 NBA experience: 12 seasons 2014-15 salary: $2.07 million Contract status: Blake has a $2.17 million player option in his contract he can exercise for 2015-16...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 10 days ago 69 reads 0 comments

  8. Reviewing Afflalo's Disappointing Season

    Giving Arron Afflalo a fair review is tricky. He only played 25 regular season and 3 postseason games in a Portland Trail Blazers uniform...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 10 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: Celtics Eyeing Both Aldridge, Matthews

    Celtics GM Danny Ainge has made it clear that he will explore every avenue to improve his team this summer and it sounds like he has at least one very bold idea in mind...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 10 days ago 240 reads 0 comments

  10. Predicting Which Portland Trail Blazers Free Agents Will Be Back Next Season

    The Portland Trail Blazers will have a plethora of free agents this offseason, which begs the question: Just how different could this roster look next year? A total of nine players may end up being courted by other teams, one way or another...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 11 days ago 6,851 reads 11 comments

  11. Why Damian Lillard Holds All the Cards to the Portland Trail Blazers' Future

    The future of the Portland Trail Blazers could soon become the present. With LaMarcus Aldridge and Wesley Matthews hitting free agency this summer, Damian Lillard is in position to inherit the torch as the new face of the franchise...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 13 days ago 10,179 reads 30 comments

  12. Rumor: Griffin to the Blazers for Aldridge?

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 16 days ago 776 reads 1 comments

  13. Lillard Earns College Degree from Weber State

    OGDEN, Utah — Gina Johnson was rooting hard for the Portland Trail Blazers to upset the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Damian Lillard is her son, so she didn't have much of a choice...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 16 days ago 73 reads 0 comments

  14. Is Consistency Enough for Robin Lopez?

    Robin Lopez is the San Diego of the Portland Trail Blazers roster. Every single night you know what you're getting from him, for better or worse...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 16 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  15. Think Positive, Blazer Fans: Not All Was Bad

    The Portland Trail Blazers ' 2014-2015 season was filled with all kinds of ups and downs. Unfortunately in the “what have you done for me lately” society that we live in, the downs often overshadow the ups...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 16 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  16. Should Blazers Actually Hope Afflalo Opts Out?

    To accompany your You be the GM comments and votes, we're also including a roundtable discussion with informed opinions of local beat reporters who cover the Portland Trail Blazers for their take on each player on the roster...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 17 days ago 102 reads 0 comments

  17. What We Learned About the Portland Trail Blazers During the 2014-15 NBA Season

    The Portland Trail Blazers ' 2014-15 season concluded in disappointing fashion, but we were still able to learn a few things from this group...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 18 days ago 3,384 reads 14 comments

  18. Portland Trail Blazers Must Go All-Out to Keep LaMarcus Aldridge in Free Agency

    LaMarcus Aldridge isn't the only one with a franchise-defining decision to make this summer. The Portland Trail Blazers must also settle on a direction for their organization...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 19 days ago 6,841 reads 32 comments

  19. Lopez Says He 'Would Love' to Return to Blazers

    The Portland Trail Blazers held their exit interviews Thursday, marking the official end of the 2014-15 season...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 23 days ago 586 reads 0 comments

  20. LaMarcus Aldridge Says Blazers Have 'More Weight' in Free Agency

    Portland hoops fans are disappointed with their team's early exit from the postseason, but an even bigger concern is free agent-to-be LaMarcus Aldridge ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 23 days ago 508 reads 0 comments

  21. Damian Lillard Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Trail Blazers

    With the Portland Trail Blazers ' 2014-15 season reaching its conclusion, the focus has now shifted toward the future of players such as superstar guard Damian Lillard . Continue for updates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 23 days ago 503 reads 3 comments

  22. Report: Lillard to Seek 5-Year Max from Blazers

    Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard will seek the designated maximum contract – a full five-year deal – in a possible extension this upcoming offseason, league sources told RealGM...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 23 days ago 1,815 reads 0 comments

  23. Aldridge 'Thankful' After Finishing 9th Year with POR

    LA on #Blazers: "I love being here. I'm thankful for everything this city has given me … it's been an amazing 9 years...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 24 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  24. Barkley: LaMarcus Aldridge 'Should Stay in Portland'

    The Trail Blazers ' 2014-15 season ended Wednesday with a 99-93 loss to Memphis with which the Grizzlies clinched the first-round playoff series 4-1...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 24 days ago 771 reads 0 comments

  25. Blazers' Season Ends in Game 5 Loss to Grizzlies, Summer of Uncertainty Awaits

    As the Portland Trail Blazers walked off the floor at FedEx Forum on Wednesday night there was only one absolute certainty surrounding the team. Their season was over...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 24 days ago 382 reads 0 comments