Sam Perkins

8 Candidates To Fill Out The Blazers’ Assistant Corps

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The Blazers organization has been one of the most stable over the last few NBA seasons.


Rudy Fernandez could be on the trading block

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By the numbers, Rudy Fernandez's second year in the NBA was pretty identical to his first.


Spurs send the Mavericks packing; Suns send the Blazers to rehab

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All at once, it seemed every allegation of being soft, of having no heart, of choking under the bright lights was coming true for Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks.


“Brandon Roy is gonna fight!”

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So it wasn't exactly Willis Reed or Daniel LaRusso, but the scene in Portland when Brandon Roy stepped back onto the court yesterday was pretty amazing nonetheless.


Duncan and Dwight own the night

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You knew it was going to happen sooner or later.


OKC Thunder’s Scott Brooks named NBA Coach of the Year

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Unlike this year's NBA playoff bracket, where both 8-seeds are legitimately feisty and each conference has up to four teams that could realistically make the Finals, the NBA awards season is turning out to be pretty predictable.


The Real NBA Coach of the Year will get snubbed in 2010

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Even more than MVP, the Coach of the Year award needs a criteria makeover.


Aaron Brooks: The NBA’s Next Top Point Guard

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Regrouping is never easy after losing your team's best player, let alone your franchise's three big stars.


What I Learned from the NBA last Week

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Working at Dime Magazine, a ton of headlines, news and opinions pass through our website each week.

Troy Bell

Why Jerryd Bayless Shouldn’t Worry

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Somewhere in between the final minutes of Portland's 107-100 loss to Miami last night, I was left wondering, where is Jerryd Bayless.

Steve Blake

All systems go for Celtics/Cavs; Portland picks its point guard

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With no more preseason games and just a few days until the NBA regular season starts, all that's left to do is iron out some position battles and figure out who among the banged-up is healthy enough to suit up for Opening Night.

Travis Outlaw

Martell Webster Is (Re)finding His Role In Portland

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Martell Webster is finding himself in an unfamiliar position heading into the upcoming season.

Travis Outlaw

Andre Miller Doesn’t Get The Blazers’ Big Picture

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Last week we brought up the point guard battle going on in Portland, and were pretty certain that after signing Andre Miller to a three-year, $21 million deal, it was a no-brainer that the 12-year vet was going to start.


Deron & Boozer beat the Nuggets; NBA tells players to sit down

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Thanks to some sloppy play by the Nuggets and that same ol' sharp execution by the Jazz, there wasn't much excitement left by the end of last night's NBA preseason opener.


I Reminisce: The Fourth Chip

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My standout memory of Michael Jordan does have Byron Russell prominently involved -- but it's not the moment you're thinking of.

Vinny Del Negro

Who Would Win If The NBA’s Coaches Played A 3-on-3 Tournament?

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When I heard this weekend that new Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis was mostly likely going to add Bill Laimbeer and Reggie Theus to his staff, this got me thinking: If there was a 3-on-3 tournament amongst the NBA's current coaching staff, who would win.

Rick Carlisle

Absolute Power: Who do you want running your team?

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In a Wednesday press conference to confirm that Michael Curry will be back coaching the Pistons next season, team president Joe Dumars admitted he hasn't been patient in the past with Detroit's coaches, something he needs to do with Curry.

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