1. Canzano: Damian Lillard Should Not Get a Free Pass After Game 1 Flop

    Damian Lillard was locked in at long last. This was the stingy and smothering laser-like All-Star effort we'd been promised all week by the guard. It was the defensive performance of a lifetime...

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  2. Blazers Posted Anti-Spanish Players Sign in Locker Room

    MEMPHIS -- The Portland Trail Blazers had a laminated card in their locker room at the Fedex Forum on Sunday that included the phrase, "We Don't Lose to Spanish Players...

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  3. Pressure Is on Damian Lillard to Step Up and Save Portland Trail Blazers

    Damian Lillard is it for the Portland Trail Blazers . For reasons that extend beyond postseason livelihood, the point guard finds himself facing a coming-of-reputation trial ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 16 days ago 7,529 reads 36 comments

  4. Report: Blazers' Afflalo Could Return for Game 2

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After enduring one of their most difficult nights on offense, a little help may be on the way for the Trail Blazers ...

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  5. LaMarcus Aldridge: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Star PF

    LaMarcus Aldridge has said he plans on signing a long-term deal with the Portland Trail Blazers this summer. Those within the organization, however, are beginning to have their doubts...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 16 days ago 172,163 reads 476 comments

  6. Blazers' List of Concerns Should Include the Future of LaMarcus Aldridge

    MEMPHIS - It was 40 minutes before Game 1 here Sunday when Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen arrived at FedExForum and caught the eye of LaMarcus Aldridge ...

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  7. Aldridge: 'We Got Our A** Kicked'

    MEMPHIS -- The Trail Blazers endured a top-to-bottom dismantling by the Memphis Grizzlies Sunday night, so much so that when the always-optimistic coach Terry Stotts was asked to identify something positive, he could not conjure up even one good thing..

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  8. Aldridge: 'We Got Our A** Kicked'

    Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge did not mince words in regards to their Game 1 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies ...

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  9. Blazers Show Little Fight in Game 1 Loss

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  10. Aldridge: 'We Got Our A** Kicked'

    First question to LaMarcus: How would you describe what happened that game? Answer: "We got our ass kicked...

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  11. Aldridge: Grizzlies 'Manhandled' Us Tonight

    LaMarcus Aldridge says #Grizzlies "manhandled" #Blazers. Also notes this game wakeup for some #Blazers with little or no playoff experience...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 16 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  12. Grizzlies Dominate Blazers in Series Opener

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Reserve Beno Udrih scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies never trailed in routing the Portland Trail Blazers 100-86 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round series...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 16 days ago 1,388 reads 0 comments

  13. Can Meyers Leonard Play a Key Role vs. Grizzlies?

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It's no surprise that few are picking the Trail Blazers to beat the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the playoffs...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 18 days ago 64 reads 0 comments

  14. All Is Not Lost for Portland Trail Blazers After Late-Season Skid

    The Portland Trail Blazers and their loyal supporters know this feeling all too well. Rip City has once again been ripped apart by injury...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 20 days ago 3,014 reads 6 comments

  15. Blazers to Face Grizz Without Homecourt

    Here we go. The Portland Trail Blazers will face the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. It's the first ever meeting between the two sides in the playoffs...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 20 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  16. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Portland Trail Blazers Player

    The 2014-15 season is coming to an end for the Portland Trail Blazers , which means it’s time to look back at how the players fared. There were some new faces, though most were old ones...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 21 days ago 3,181 reads 12 comments

  17. Lillard Has High Praise for Oakland HS Star

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard recalls as a teen noticing a taller-than-normal kid playing sports across the street from his home in East Oakland, Calif...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 21 days ago 87 reads 0 comments

  18. Lillard Hits Landmark vs. Thunder

    Damian Lillard joins Clyde Drexler (1986-87, 1991-92) as the only Trail Blazers with 1,700+ points and 500+ assists in a season...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 22 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  19. McCollum (Ankle) Won't Return vs. Thunder

    After Nicolas Batum sustained a non-contact right knee injury in the first quarter of Monday's game (video), CJ McCollum turned his ankle towards the end of the 2nd quarter...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 22 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  20. McCollum (Ankle) Won't Return vs. Thunder

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 23 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Batum (Knee) Won't Return vs. Thunder

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  22. Portland Trail Blazers' Playoff Survival Depends on Damian Lillard's Awakening

    The Portland Trail Blazers escaped the first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs thanks to Damian Lillard 's heroics , and they'll need a similar effort from him this time around to conquer the Western Conference gauntlet...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 24 days ago 13,587 reads 37 comments

  23. Terry Stotts: No Excuse for Performance Against Jazz

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- With no Gordon Hayward, no Derrick Favors and no Trey Burke, it was clear that the Utah Jazz were facing a huge challenge in the playoff-bound Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 24 days ago 285 reads 0 comments

  24. LaMarcus Aldridge Injury: Updates on Trail Blazers Star's Foot and Return

    Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge is dealing with a left foot sprain. He did not play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night but is probable for Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 25 days ago 7,824 reads 25 comments

  25. City of Black Roses: The Bright Spot in Portland's Dark Season

    This could happen only to Portland , the NBA 's unexplained karmic losers. For two years, the Blazers searched for a bench that wouldn't give away leads their vicious starting five built up...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 26 days ago 176 reads 0 comments