TRAIL BLAZERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

CJ McCollum wants Blazers to pursue Paul George in offseason

CJ McCollum is trying to pre-order his tickets to the PG-13 movie.The Portland Trail Blazers guard held a Twitter Q&A on Thursday due to his flight being delayed and was asked who he would like to see the team pursue in the offseason. McCollum replied simply by tagging the handle of Pacers star Paul George. The Pacers and the Blazers were both swept in the first round, and the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blazers president rules out trading Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum

It’s safe to say that things did not work out the way the Portland Trail Blazers hoped they would this season, but that doesn’t mean they’re about to blow it all up.Team president Neil Olshey admitted in an interview with Mike Richman of the Oregonian that he would not entertain offers for star guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum.“The odds of anything ever coming up of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Portland GM Neil Olshey roasts columnist for questioning Trail Blazers’ culture

If getting swept by a 67-win Warriors team led by Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green means you have a culture problem, then most teams in the NBA have a culture problem. Following the Trail Blazers’ blowout, season-ending loss to Golden State, Oregonian columnist John Canzano called Portland’s culture into question. A reporter asked Blazers general...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard: Beating Warriors has become an obsession

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers were absolutely destroyed by the Golden State Warriors in a win-or-go-home Game 4 matchup on Monday night. At one point late in the first quarter, Portland found itself down by the score of 41-13.It was the latest blowout loss in a two-year span that has seen Lillard fail to lead his team to competitiveness against his hometown squad...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Playoffs Roundup, Day 10: Routine Warriors Dominance, Raptors Got The Powell And Happy Trails, Trail Blazers

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Portland Trail Blazers: 3 Takeaways From Game 4 Loss To Warriors

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers (Apr 24, 2017)

Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen Curry taunts Blazers fans after draining jumper

There’s a report out there that states LeBron James and others have “disdain” for Stephen Curry. While we don’t know if that’s completely true, judging by Steph’s actions on the court, it’s not hard to believe.Curry has been seen taunting opposing players and fans, and the Warriors really like to celebrate, sometimes before their shots even go in. So that report may...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Warriors just trucked the Blazers with 8 threes, 45 points in the first quarter

Well, that really got out of hand. The Golden State Warriors opened up an early can of, well, Golden State basketball on Portland as they go for the series sweep.Steve Kerr isn’t coaching the team, and in fact might be out for some time, but despite his absence, the Warriors jumped out to a 45-22 lead after the first quarter. A returning Kevin Durant certainly bolstered the lineup...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr present at arena in Game 4

Steve Kerr is out indefinitely with extreme pain and discomfort related to the back injury that required surgery last year. But he’s at least able to be in the arena Monday night as the Golden State Warriors attempt to close out the Portland Trail Blazers on the road.As Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News passed along, Mike Brown said the two were able to discuss the gameplan...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors F Kevin Durant to play in Game 4 against the Blazers

After missing the past two games against the Portland Trail Blazers with a calf injury, Kevin Durant will be on the court Monday night for his Golden State Warriors. This is most definitely more bad news for a Blazers team that must take Game 4 in order to avoid getting swept against the two-time defending Western Conference champs.Durant injured his calf in Golden State’s series...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr reportedly expected to miss entire series with 'unbearable' pain

Steve Kerr’s current condition is so bad that he is expected to miss the entire first-round series between the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report.Kerr did not coach his Warriors in Saturday’s Game 3 because he is ill — a vague description that encompasses the mystery behind why he is ailing and underplays just how bad of shape he’s in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Vs. Blazers Preview

In some ways, this season unfolded similarly for both teams. The Warriors won 73 games last year and were one biggest Finals choke in NBA history from going back-to-back. Their anguish was quickly aided by adding Kevin Durant, yet the Warriors only mustered up a measly 67 wins to finish with the NBA’s best record. Tragic. The Blazers, meanwhile, were the darling of yesteryear...
Via The Sports Quotient
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs get tough with Memphis Grizzlies

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 111- 82 tonight, April 15, 2017 at the AT&T Center. Kawhi Leonard leads the Spurs to a game 1 win in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Here’s a few keys to San Antonio's success. The San Antonio Spurs get tough with the Memphis Grizzlies One of the keys to the San Antonio Spurs success was the fact that they were able to...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic fire GM Rob Hennigan after five years of poor roster decisions

As expected, after another disappointing season, the Orlando Magic have fired general manager Rob Hennigan.Poor trades, free agent signings, and draft picks prevented Orlando from ever taking the next step. In five years, Hennigan’s Magic failed to win more than 35 games in a single season.Looking over the 35-year-old’s moves, it’s surprising he wasn’t fired earlier. Hennigan...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Harkless shouldn’t shoot threes tonight or else he could lose $500k

The Portland Trail Blazers are set to tip-off against the New Orleans Pelicans. And as they start their final game of the regular season, Maurice Harkless has about 500,000 reasons not to attempt a single three tonight. Harkless, 23, is 68-for-194 from beyond the arc this season, which is good for a 35.1% three-point percentage going into the final game of the season Wednesday....
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Noah Vonleh hits game-winner, crowd goes mild

With the Trailblazers having clinched a spot and resting their stars, Noah Vonleh hit the most anti-climactic game-winner of all-time Noah Vonleh’s career, even dating back to his time in Bloomington, has been, well, weird. His one season at IU was underwhelming and his career in both Charlotte and Portland has been much of the same. All that makes his game-winner on Monday night...
Via Crimson Quarry
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard makes classy gesture after 59-point game, gives game ball to Joe Johnson

Damian Lillard is all class. The Portland Trail Blazers point guard set a team record with 59 points in Saturday’s win over the Utah Jazz. Instead of keeping the game ball for himself, Lillard let the Jazz have the game ball for Joe Johnson after the veteran forward surpassed 20,000 points for his career. Johnson became the 42nd player in NBA history to reach 20,000 points. Lillard’s...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Musburger admits he once bet on a game he broadcasted

Now that he’s out of traditional broadcasting and working on a Vegas sports gambling show, former CBS and ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger has finally let his guard down and admitted he once bet on a game he called.Musburger gambled on a Lakers-Trail Blazers game back in the 1980s. He claims that although he’s bet on many other games throughout his life, that was the only time...
Via Awful Announcing
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA Western Conference bottom feeders to watch down the stretch

We’re less than a month away from the end of the NBA’s regular season, so it’s time to focus our attention on the teams who won’t play in this year’s postseason. We’ll have at least four more games for each of the 16 playoff teams, so use these last 15 or so games to check out some of the NBA’s best young players who aren’t in a position to lead their teams to the...
Via Yardbarker
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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