The Blazers’ non-basketball power rankings: Offseason Edition.
Following the NBA is, more than ever, a full-time
endeavor. For us basketball junkies, the once-sleepy offseason is now a
fever dream of free-agency speculation, Trade Machine playfulness, and
The Blazers Will Not Be Swept by the Spurs, But They're Still Just One Loss Away
En route to the Moda Center Monday, The Spurs’ motorcoach collided with a TriMet bus. They may have realized then that this was going to be Portland’s night.After Saturday’s third straight blowout loss to an experienced, systematic San Antonio team, Blazer fans had plenty of reasons to be disappointed. Portland looked painfully tentative, showing little sign of their distinctive rugged character. ...
Arts & Books
Friday, April 25Blazers[BLAZERS] BLAZERS!!! 7:30 pm, Moda Center. Shlohmo [MUSIC] Last year’s Laid Out is a Flying Lotus-style record that’s mostly instrumental, hazy production backed with clipped, electronic drums. The pending release of an EP, with Chicago R&B crooner Jeremih, is likely to alienate some beat-junkie types, but it’s all in the name of his evolution. Branx, ...
A playoff series win against an old opponent fits the Blazers' season narrative quite nicely.
The first games of the first round are in the book, and to the surprise of some, the Portland Trail Blazers were the story of the NBA playoffs’ opening weekend. The Indiana Pacers are in a tailspin, the Golden State Warriors stole home court from a Western Conference favorite L.A. Clippers (before getting blown out in Game 2) and the top overall seed, the San Antonio Spurs, needed a 15-0 run to avoid ...
The Blazers won their first playoff game in three years. You never would have known from TNT's post-game show.
The Blazers are in the playoffs. So, in addition to regularly scheduled Blazers blog programming from Mike Acker, we've asked Janet Weiss, a huge Blazers fan whom you might know from some of her other projects, to provide post-game commentary. The Trail Blazers have no real persona. They entered the 2014 playoffs nice guys with great chemistry, guys who joke around and seem to genuinely like each ...
The Blazers return to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2011. Here’s how they stay there.
Last weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers played the best game of their surprisingly good season.
Their April 13
overtime win over the Golden State Warriors and their crazy-hot shooting
The Blazers have gotten some unexpected contributions as they try to survive the NBA season stretch run.
On February 23 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla., former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden started in an NBA basketball game. Prior to taking the court with the two-time defending champions last week, Oden had last started in a NBA game on Dec. 5, 2009. Last time he saw action, Oden played a scant four minutes and 15 seconds, and a non-contact knee injury basically ended ...
The Blazers broke our hearts. Are we ready to get back with the NBA’s hottest team?
Maybe it was when Kobe’s alley-oop to
Shaq sealed Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals. Maybe it was
when Greg Oden’s knee exploded for the third time or when Brandon Roy