1. Home Court Advantage: The NBA's Rowdiest Arenas

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report This is a list of the Noisiest, Most rambunctious arenas. The places where fan don't need constant encouragement from the Announcer. The fans come, they come passionate and they scream until hoarse...

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  2. Brandon Roy's Top 10 Plays In His career

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report Brandon Roy Rookie of the Year (2006-2007) All-NBA Second team (2007-2008) NBA All-Star (2008,2009,2010) For his career, he averages 20.1 points, five assists, and 4...

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  3. Tonight's Game Will Tell Us How Far They Will Go: Blazers Vs. Celtics

    Brandon Roy is questionable, Marcus Camby will play in his first game as a Blazer, and all of Rip City is holding their breath. For what reason, you say? Brandon Roy, on paper, is just the leading scorer of a team once devastated by injuries...

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  4. It's Official: Marcus Camby Is a Portland Trail Blazer

    According to MSNBC, Yahoo! Sports, and LAtimes.com, guard Steve Blake and forward Travis Outlaw, along with three million in cash, have been traded to the Clippers for center Marcus Camby...

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  5. NBA Conference Re-Alignment Is a Must

    Organization- Non-random arrangement of components or parts interconnected in a manner as to constitute a system identifiable as a unit. My Personal Suggestion for an antonym- The National Basketball Association...

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  6. You Shouldn't Watch The Super Bowl, Here's Why.

    More than 151.6 million people tuned in last February to watch America's pride and joy. It was intense. It was gut-wrenching. It was awesome. It was the stuff of legends...for all of about 10 seconds and then they took a 40-second break...

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  7. Winning the Lotto: Portland Trail Blazers 11 Best Draft Acquisitions

    This Article Is Courtesy Of Rip City ReportEver since the Portland Trail Blazers' "jail Blazers" era, the franchise has been forced to rebuild through the draft...

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  8. David Sills: Lane Kiffin's Signing of a 13 Year Old Is Going Too Far

    On Feb. 4, 2010, Lane Kiffin went too far. He didn't make any more erroneous statements. He didn't spurn a beloved college football program again. He didn't blow up at the press. But he may have started a trend that will be bad for football's future..

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  9. Five Things That Would Be Different if Greg Oden Were Healthy

    Although the Portland Trail Blazers season has been a roller coaster ride complete with loopty loops and Hairpin turns, the Portland Trail Blazers have made the Most with what they have. Or, actually without what they thought they had...

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  10. Portland Trail Blazers Keys to Success: Will Roy and Miller Be Able To Mesh?

    The talk of the Portland Trail Blazers' NBA season has been, well, injuries. But once you get past that, they are talking about the summer signing of Andre Miller...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about over 4 years ago 395 reads 3 comments

  11. Greg Oden Is the Kind of Guy You Want on Your Team

    Greg Oden woke up 5 months ago to an unsettling phone call. Nude pictures had surfaced on the Internet, and the world around him was crashing down upon him... Well, at least that's how the media and fans acted...

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  12. Nicolas Batum: Portland Trail Blazers' Own Scottie Pippen

    For Blazers fans, The 2009-2010 NBA season was a sick joke. Not because the team played poorly. Not because they didn't play as well as they thought they could have. But because the players that were set to have a break out season disappeared...

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  13. Father Time Juwan Howard Has Found His Youth

    With the fifth pick in the NBA draft... The Washington Bullets select Juwan Howard out of the University Of Michigan. That was in 1994, Sixteen years ago...

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  14. Michael Jordan vs. Wilt Chamberlain: If Stats Told The Story

    I had just completed a slide show of the "NBA's most unbreakable records." A slide show that was dominated by Wilt Chamberlains' accomplishments...

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  15. Tales for the Ages: The NBA's Most Unbreakable Records

    In American sports, all time Records are held dearly. Its a statement made when you have accomplished something no one else has been able to touch. Your name goes in the record books and Your name is Remembered for many years to come...

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  16. Andre Miller: The Portland Trail Blazers Cool Hand

    After the 2009 offseason, Portland fans were underwhelmed. Not only had they been one of the few teams with cap space, but they were also a young team needing a steady old hand to count on. Hedo Turkoglu? No...

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  17. Should LeBron James Stay Or Should He Go?

    LeBron James and this upcoming NBA off season have become synonymous with each other. "Where's LeBron gonna go?" It's unavoidable...

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  18. Around The League: The Hot Cheerleaders of the NFL

    There are 760 cheerleaders in the NFL. There are 32 teams in the NFL; 30 have cheerleaders. One hundred percent of the cheerleaders are easy on the eyes...well, actually that's up to you to decide...

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  19. Donovan's Success in the EPL Means the Opposite for the MLS

    Landon Donovan, one of the MLS's most prized players, has hit it off with Everton across the Pond. So far his play has been exceptional with two starts in two games...

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  20. Caught In Thought: NBA Needs To Change The Playoff Picture

    I write this article with a dwindling confidence in the NBA's Eastern Conference. Why? The conference as a whole boasts a mediocre record of 272-308. They have three of the best records in the NBA in Cleveland (30-11), Boston (27-11), and Atlanta (26-13).

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  21. Players that cry 'Foul': The NBA's Best Actors

    This is a sideshow based purely on opinion because there is no way of accurately calculating a flopper rating. One thing I do know is: I hate floppers. It won't faze you if your team is doing it, But when it's your opponent, it will get your blood boiling

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about over 4 years ago 207 reads 7 comments

  22. Three Reasons LeBron James Won't Reach His Expectations

    On the same night I watched LeBron James dominate the Portland Trail Blazers to the lou of 41 points, eight assists, and 10 rebounds. I was able think of three reasons LeBron James will not become all the National media thinks he will...

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  23. Brandon Roy: The Natural That No One Noticed

    Two nights after a miraculous home victory... Scratch that. Two nights after a routine home victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, Brandon Roy and the Blazers are warming-up to play yet another NBA game...

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