Josh Smith Cocks Back For Sick Facial Jam Over Chris Kaman

Josh Smith might not be the hyper-athlete he was five years ago, but the Houston Rockets forward can still get up when the time really calls for it. Was there any doubt he'd win this challenge at the rim with Portland Trail Blazers backup center Chris Kaman?

Wesley Matthews

Trail Blazers Honor Wesley Matthews By Donning ‘With Wes’ Shirts During Warmups

Wesley Matthews won't play for the remainder of 2014-2015 after suffering a torn achilles tendon last week. Nevertheless, it's certainly safe to say his presence will be felt by the Portland Trail Blazers as they embark on the season's final stage and make a run through the playoffs.


The Most Surgical Of Ricky Rubio’s 15 Dimes In A Timberwolves Upset Of The Blazers

Ricky helped the Timberwolves upset the Blazers last night with 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds. Here are his best dimes.

Wesley Matthews

Wesley Matthews Tears His Left Achilles’ Tendon, Is Done For The Season

Around the 10 minute mark in the third quarter last night, Wesley Matthews caught an outlet with only Dirk Nowitzki to beat.

#Chris Paul

Chris Paul Loses His Mind After DeAndre Jordan Fails To Put Back Easy Game-Winner

Chris Paul was so freakin' angry last night. We thought he was gonna pop a blood vessel in his face screaming at DJ like that…


See Russell Westbrook’s DENTED FACE Suffered During Friday’s Monster Triple-Double Performance


Russell Westbrook had 40 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists in Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, notching his third consecutive triple-double. But instead of celebrating the relentless MVP candidate's typically dominant performance, the Oklahoma City Thunder are reeling – not just due to a 115-112 loss, but the potential for injury to its only healthy superstar.

Jerome Kersey

Steve Blake Changes Jersey Number In Honor Of The Late Jerome Kersey

The Blazers and backup point guard Steve Blake came up with a way to honor Kersey's legacy in Portland in a respectful and fitting fashion. With the league's permission, Blake will change his jersey number 25, which was the number Kersey wore during his tenure in Rip City, to the number 5.

Arron Afflalo

New Trail Blazer Arron Afflalo Has A Message For Portland: ‘It’s Championship Time’

The Portland Trail Blazers are just 6-9 in their past 15 games, tumbling down the Western Conference pecking order in the process. But the regular season grind lends itself to lulls for even contending teams, and Portland has new reason for optimism going forward – the trade deadline addition of Arron Afflalo.

#2015 NBA Trade Deadline

Deadline Detonation: Ranking All The Moves Of The Explosive 2015 NBA Trade Deadline


The 2015 NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone. Now we have to rummage through the aftereffects rubble for the 10 most important moves.

Arron Afflalo

Report: Nuggets Trade Arron Afflalo & Gee To Trail Blazers For Barton, Robinson, Claver And Protected First-Round Pick

The Denver Nuggets have traded Arron Afflalo to the Portland Trail Blazers for three players and a lottery-protected 2016 first-round pick.

Arron Afflalo

Report: Rival Teams Believe Blazers Will Give First-Round Pick To Nuggets For Arron Afflalo

Arron Afflalo's second tenure with the Denver Nuggets hasn't quite gone as planned. And after being re-acquired by his former team last summer, it seems he may be on the move yet again.


LaMarcus Aldridge, Not Kevin Durant, Is Named Final Western Conference All-Star Starter

Kevin Durant joined prior injury replacement starters James Harden and Klay Thompson in Steve Kerr's opening five alongside Steph Curry and Marc Gasol during today's Western Conference All-Star practice. However, the Golden State Warriors coach must not have been impressed with how the reigning MVP acquitted himself during the "intense" session. Just a few hours later, Kerr officially announced that LaMarcus Aldridge – not Durant – would be his exhibition squad's fifth and final starter.


Sarcastic LaMarcus Aldridge On Why Carmelo Anthony Has Yet To Recruit Him: ‘Maybe I’m Not Good Enough’

It's no secret that the New York Knicks want to spend big come silly season, and Carmelo Anthony recently hinted that he'd use his status as de-facto host of All-Star Weekend to sell coming free agents on fruits of playing in the Big Apple. According to a sarcastic LaMarcus Aldridge at All-Star media availability today, though, the Knicks' franchise cornerstone has yet to reach out. Why?


Video: Nick Young Sends Steve Blake To The Floor With Filthy Step-Back

Watch Lakers shooting guard Nick Young brake the ankles of Blazers backup Steve Blake with a filthy behind-the-back step-back move.


Damian Lillard Named All-Star Replacement For Injured Blake Griffin

Damian Lillard's play since being left off the All-Star team has been surprisingly underwhelming – especially considering his brash talk of taking frustration out on the league.


Video: Damian Lillard Shows Off Deft Ability To Purposely Miss Free Throw

There are all sorts of things basketball players need to be able to do on the court, which they usually do through repetition and practice.


Video: Damian Lillard Puts Rudy Gobert On A Poster

This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, but Damian Lillard once again destroyed a big defender at the rim with a powerful hammer on Tuesday night.


Report: Blazers’ Robin Lopez Likely To Return On Tuesday Against Jazz

The Portland Trail Blazers will be getting help to emerge from their in-season abyss.

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