Stories tagged: Portland Trail Blazers
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Center Enes Kanter has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. Kanter was waived by the New York Knicks along with Wesley Matthews following the trade deadline last week. He was once …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Even though it’s only early December, Zach Collins admits there’s something special about seeing Gonzaga ranked No. 1.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
LeBron James will make his debut with the Los Angeles Lakers at Portland on Oct. 18 and play in front of the home fans for the first time two days …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
Zach Collins only scored three points, but his Portland Trail Blazers defeated Johnathan Williams and the Los Angeles Lakers 91-73.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
Josh Hart scored 37 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday in the semifinals of …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Zach Collins isn’t used to sitting much, so to look at a final stat sheet with the letters DNP next to his name was becoming disturbing. There wasn’t a coach …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer tweeted Monday that he’s joining the Portland Trail Blazers’ summer league team.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Trail blazed: Washington State grad Brooke Olzendam found her calling on the hardwood. Now she’s living out her dream
Born into a basketball family, the Spokane native has persevered land a job back in the Pacific Northwest as the sideline reporter for the Portland Trail Blazers.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
Zach Collins’ rookie year with the Portland Trail Blazers was more like two seasons in one. The former Gonzaga Bulldog barely saw the floor in the first two months of …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Anthony Davis scored a franchise playoff-record 47 points and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory. Jrue Holiday added …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory. Anthony Davis had 28 points and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 11:50 p.m.
Anthony Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-95 in Game 1 of their playoff series. Jrue Holiday …
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
The first six months – and 2,442 games – of the NBA’s regular season weren’t enough to complete its playoff picture.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Authorities say the half-brother of Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard was shot Thursday during a confrontation with two men in a mall parking lot.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Former Weber State star Damian Lillard follows Big Sky basketball, including Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk
Long before he hit the NBA, Damian Lillard was an inherent underdog. So it’s not surprising that the Trail Blazers’ All-Star point guard follows his alma mater, Weber State, with …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Zach Collins puts in his time, gets playing time in return with Portland Trail Blazers
Zach Collins stayed ready, even when his playing time was sporadic. He worked on his conditioning and his skill set, despite being in a stretch of DNPs. He studied opponents, …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
The Portland Trail Blazers have rallied after the All-Star break during the past two seasons. They’ll lean on that history as they try to emerge from a cluster of teams …
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 6:07 p.m.
Al Horford made a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer and the Boston Celtics topped the Portland Trail Blazers 97-96 on Sunday, giving New England fans a few hours to get …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat Portland 130-105 on Friday night, their sixth straight win over the Trail Blazers in Toronto.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
The agonizing wait to play again is over for Isaiah Thomas. Vengeance on the Celtics is still on hold. Thomas, sidelined with a hip injury since last season’s Eastern Conference …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
The NBA has given a one-game suspension to Portland’s CJ McCollum for leaving the bench during an altercation. McCollum did it in a preseason game on Wednesday night, and will …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
The Portland Trail Blazers have signed first-round draft pick and former Gonzaga player Zach Collins.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
The Portland Trail Blazers wanted Zach Collins and dealt a pair of first-round picks to Sacramento to acquire the former Gonzaga Bulldog during Thursday’s NBA Draft.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Golden State’s Kevin Durant missed practice because of a strained left calf and is questionable for Wednesday’s Game 2 against Portland, which will be without center Jusuf Nurkic. The Warriors, …
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kevin Durant shines in Golden State Warriors playoff debut in Game 1 win over Portland Trail Blazers
Kevin Durant had 32 points and 10 rebounds in his Golden State playoff debut, Stephen Curry scored 29 points, and the Warriors withstood a sensational day by Portland duo CJ …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Rip City is more than the sound of a basketball ripping through the net when the Portland Trail Blazers are on the court.
Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Damian Lillard scored a franchise-record 59 points and matched his career high with nine 3-pointers to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 101-86 on Saturday night.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 34 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped Portland’s six-game winning streak with a 110-109 victory over the Trail Blazers on Monday night.