1. Should the Portland Trail Blazers Play an Uptempo Offense with Raymond Felton?

    Let's take a moment to stroll down memory lane. Travel back with me to the 90's, when the Portland Trail Blazers were battling the likes of the Detroit Pistons , LA Lakers , Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz for NBA dominance...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about almost 3 years ago 1,058 reads 4 comments

  2. NBA Free Agents: Who Should the Portland Trail Blazers Pursue in 2012?

    OK, let me begin by explaining why I am already discussing the 2012 NBA free-agent market—something that is a whole year away...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about almost 3 years ago 1,238 reads 7 comments

  3. Portland Trail Blazers: 7 Players the Team Should Try and Lock Up by 2012

    As much as the Trail Blazers have brought pleasure and pride to the Northwest, they have failed at one thing: bringing a title to the Rose City post 1977...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about almost 3 years ago 1,632 reads 16 comments

  4. Brandon Roy is Still Capable of Being a Game-Changing Player for Portland

    The Trail Blazers were flirting with disaster. It was late in the second half and a Portland team plagued by first-round losses in recent years found themselves down by 23 to the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about almost 3 years ago 867 reads 7 comments

  5. Special Report: Blazers Interview OKC's Troy Weaver for GM

    A new name has popped up in the long, drawn out interviewing process to fill the vacant position of general manager with the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about almost 3 years ago 397 reads 0 comments

  6. 10 Greatest Forwards in Portland Trail Blazers History

    They're big, brawny and not afraid to go bruisin' with other really big men. They scream intimidation and are commissioned with the task of controlling the most brutal combat location on a basketball court, also known as the key...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about almost 3 years ago 2,006 reads 4 comments

  7. Portland Trail Blazers: Chad Buchanan Will Not Be the Blazers Next Ex-GM

    Back in May of this year, not too long after the Trail Blazers had suffered yet another ousting in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the news arrived that Rich Choe, Portland's ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 408 reads 0 comments

  8. Portland Trail Blazers: Top 3 Players on This Year's Trading Block

    Let us forget for a moment that we are in the midst of an NBA lockout that currently has no end in sight. Let's forget that all player transactions are temporarily frozen...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 778 reads 8 comments

  9. Portland Trail Blazers: What Role Will Nolan Smith Play in 2011-12?

    Let's keep it simple and honest: Nolan Smith is not expected to make a significant impact this coming NBA season. The Blazers have been criticised and questioned as to why they spent their draft selection on the point guard...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 2,633 reads 10 comments

  10. Portland Trail Blazers: 10 Pivotal Games on the Schedule for 2011-12 Season

    I know what you may be thinking. "Why write an article about an NBA schedule that has a very good chance of never being played due to the potentially long, boring months ahead because ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 962 reads 0 comments

  11. Portland Trail Blazers: The 25 Greatest Players in Franchise History

    Thousands of little boys dream of growing up and becoming an NBA superstar, a basketball legend. Few dare to follow that dream, and even fewer actually accomplish it...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 7,069 reads 6 comments

  12. Portland Trail Blazers: Brandon Roy and the 10 Most Exciting Players Ever

    The Portland Trail Blazers have had their fair share of exciting athletes dawn a Portland uniform. These players not only changed the game of basketball on the court, but electrified ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 750 reads 2 comments

  13. Portland Trail Blazers: 3 Things Nolan Smith Can Learn from Brandon Roy

    How much do you remember of kindergarten or first grade? Do you remember walking into a bright, rainbow-filled room teaming with kids you had never seen before and feeling a bit weak ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 784 reads 0 comments

  14. Greg Oden: 3 Big 'Ifs' for the Blazers Big Man

    Remember in school when you were dared to defy the odds and do something that you knew was probably not the smartest action, but risked it all anyway in hopes that you could accomplish ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 1,295 reads 5 comments

  15. Portland Trail Blazers: Three Reasons They May Win the West in 2012

    Are the Trail Blazers down? Sure. Should we count Portland out? No way! With a potentially key trade on draft night, the hope of a healthy season next year, and an interim GM who ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 1,298 reads 12 comments

  16. NBA Draft 2011: Was Nolan Smith the Right Pick for the Portland Trail Blazers?

    ...and with the 21st pick in the 2011 NBA draft, the Portland Trail Blazers select...Nolan Smith, from Duke University...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 4,119 reads 19 comments

  17. 2011 NBA Draft Results: Grading How the Portland Trail Blazers Did During Draft

    In years past, draft day for the Portland Trail Blazers has been wrought with tension and excitement. It was the one day where anything could happen, and usually did...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 1,044 reads 5 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2011: Do Portland Trail Blazers Draft for Need or Grab Best Available?

    Growing up in school I recall a dreaded yearly ritual that massed all students together to partake (by no choice of our own) in a tedious yet required test of the knowledge we had acquired up to that point in our educational careers...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 821 reads 4 comments

  19. Chad Buchanan for GM: 5 Reasons Why He's Right for the Portland Trail Blazers

    While the Portland Trail Blazers are on the verge of beginning a long and time-consuming search for their next ex-general manager, looking high and low, far and wide; the right man ...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 610 reads 0 comments

  20. LeBron James and the Miami Heat: One of Many "Super Teams" to Come Up Short

    My boss loves oysters, and he knows the best places to find them. He even once discovered a Dairy Queen that sold his beloved treat. Oysters do in fact hold nutritional value to the one eating them...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 366 reads 2 comments

  21. Portland Trail Blazers: Getting to the Root of the Issue

    Hanging in my kitchen window, just to the left of a cabinet stacked full of miscellaneous mugs and assorted cups hangs my Pothos–a green leafy plant that I acquired years ago and has become a relatively permanent fixture in our house...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 269 reads 2 comments

  22. NBA Draft 2011: Trail Blazers Need to Target 7-Foot Arvydas Sabonis Clone

    It's the phrase that has become the unofficial motto of the Portland Trail Blazers . Fans are sick of hearing it; it's as worn out as a holey pair of grungy underwear...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about 3 years ago 1,845 reads 5 comments

  23. NBA: Three Teams Rising, Three Teams Falling

    The NBA is a continually fluctuating market—a place of ups and downs, rising and falling. Every year teams rise up and excel, while others underachieve and play a bit worse than expected...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about over 3 years ago 289 reads 1 comments

  24. Cleveland Cavaliers to Reinvent Themselves with Two Draft Lottery Selections

    Several years back a once significant and standout enterprise fell on hard times. Their success of the past seemed to be a distant memory and this one-time powerhouse seemed by many to be on the way out...

    Joshua Graber Written by Joshua Graber about over 3 years ago 270 reads 0 comments