Tag "Portland Trail Blazers"

Portland Trail Blazers Team Preview

Fueled by some medium-sized offseason deals, the Blazers have accelerated the rebuilding of their team. Manager Neil Olshey quickly altered his club by acquiring promising players and coaches.

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Fact or Fiction: Portland Trailblazers

The Portland Trailblazers will begin the upcoming season largely intact. The only big change made was the hiring of rookie head coach Chauncey Billups.

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Trade Destinations for Disgruntled Superstar Damian Lillard

Portland Trail Blazers superstar guard Damian Lillard will be requesting a trade in the coming days. Lillard has spent the last nine seasons with the team that drafted him, and the team had not shown great improvement from year to year. The team has been stuck as a Western Conference playoff squad but has very little success past the first round.

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Ben Simmons Trade Offers Worth Considering

Following a second-round exit from the NBA playoffs, rumors are already swirling regarding a potential Ben Simmons trade this offseason. Things may have hit a breaking point for the Philadelphia 76ers after Simmons struggled mightily in the playoffs.

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NBA Playoffs: Days of Blunder

The playoffs for the 2020-2021 NBA season finally arrived. This year’s edition will probably be as memorable as last year’s NBA Bubble because of games being played during the COVID-era. The biggest difference is that the games are no longer being played in Orlando but in actual NBA arenas. So traveling between cities and playing in front of the opponent’s crowd is back in the mix.

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NBA Coaching Vacancy: Ideal or Shaky

The NBA has seven new coaching vacancies following the 2020-2021 NBA season. Some teams have the ideal coaching situations. As the team has a playoff-caliber roster, young talent, or both. Head coaches want to see success with their team, as most would prefer to come into an organization that has winning features. While other teams have neither the roster nor the talent to entice premiere coaches to join their organization. These NBA vacancies are either Ideal for coaches or shaky for coaches going into the 2021-2022 NBA season.

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Portland Trail Blazers Season Recap

If scientists discover that the Trail Blazers have been stuck in an isolated time-loop since 2013, the fans may buy it. How else does one explain five first-round exits in the playoffs across eight seasons with head coach Terry Stotts and Damian Lillard running the show?

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Stephen A. Smith: Heat Have Inquired About Damian Lillard

After a disappointing finish to their season, the Portland Trail-Blazers are back at the drawing board, with questions about their roster and potential coaching changes.

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Lillard Scores 55, Blazers Fall to Nuggets in 2OT

With the series tied at two games each, Damian Lillard and Nikola Jokic gave NBA fans the game of the year. In front of a friendly crowd of 10,463 at the Ball Arena in Denver, the Nuggets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 147-140 in double overtime. 

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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets Playoff Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets will kick off their opening-round series Saturday night in Denver. The Trailblazers should be eager to be back in the playoffs after falling short last year in the bubble.

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