PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

THE SIGHT OF THE GALLOWS: Experiencing The Blazers’ Playoff Desperation First-Hand

DIME went to cover the Portland Trail Blazers' only two home games during the playoffs. It was a bittersweet experience.

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Are Blazers’ Bench Woes Partially To Blame For The Team’s Injuries?

Damian Lillard is again leading the league in minutes, and the Blazers' over-reliance on starters might be a factor in slumps and injuries.

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.

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Video: Simple Terry Stotts Play Gives Blazers Last-Second Win Over Nuggets

The headline probably should have included Robin Lopez, the Blazers center who put in a layup to give Portland a 105-103 advantage with 1.

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Will Damian Lillard Reach Elite Status This Season?

The sophomore slump is a rite of passage for most second-year players.

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LaMarcus Aldridge Is “All In” With Trailblazers This Season and Beyond

It’s hard to imagine that it was just over a year ago that there were rumors floating around that All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge had demanded a trade, but that’s exactly the scenario the Portland Trailblazers were facing after a disastrous end to the 2012-2013 season during which they lost (a franchise worst) 13 consecutive games and missed the playoffs for the second year in a row.

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Snake Under Locker Greets Trail Blazers Before Game 2

Before Game 2 between the Spurs and Blazers at the AT&T Center in San Antonio tonight, Portland's forward Thomas Robinson discovered an unusual site under his locker: a hissing snake.

Tom Thibodeau

The Top 10 NBA Coach Of The Year Candidates

Many NBA pundits are quick to tell you it's a player's league, and in many respects that's true.

terry stotts

Which Team Has Been The Bigger Surprise: Portland Or Phoenix?

If we ask this question again in May, the answer might be lopsided.

Wes Matthews

7 Reasons Why The Blazers Are Serious NBA Finals Contenders

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As the calendar turns over to December and the snow begins to fall, a month of the NBA season has gone by just like that.

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Russell Westbrook Doesn’t Want Damian Lillard To Be Scared

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There was a little game within a game yesterday during Portland's 111-104 victory over the visiting Thunder.

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Put Up Or Shut Up: Damian Lillard, Blazers Know Defense Is The Key

There's no question that the Portland Trail Blazers made significant upgrades to their roster over the summer.

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Why Few Options Exist To Fix Portland’s League-Worst Bench

An NBA basketball team has more than five players for a reason.

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Portland’s New Coaching Staff Will Include Both Head Coach Finalists

After Portland announced former top Mavericks assistant Terry Stotts as its head coach on Wednesday, Stotts talked about freeing up the Trail Blazers' game plan.

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Hawks Want Dwight Howard; Avery Bradley Calls Ray Allen A “Great Tutor”

For the first time since perhaps the days of the Human Highlight Film, people soon might actually want to go to Atlanta and check out the Hawks.

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Report: The Trail Blazers Narrow Coaching Finalists To 2

Portland hasn't had a head coach without an interim tag since March, when the team fired Nate McMillan during a Midwestern road trip.


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