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Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty ImagesPhoenix Suns General Manager James Jones takes Executive of the Year. Neil Olshey comes in 10th. Phoenix Suns General Manager and former Portland Trail Blazers player James Jones has won the NBA Executive of the...
Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe reigning Slam Dunk champion’s improved play has illuminated similarities with the pending Portland free agent. Rumors suggesting the Portland Trail Blazers refused to deal Anfernee Simons for Aaron Gordon at this year’s...
Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty ImagesBrad Botkin of CBS Sports says the position in Portland is an appealing one. The vacancy in the Portland Trail Blazers’ head coaching position is just one of many around the NBA currently....
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesESPN’s Zach Lowe and Philadelphia 76ers radio personality Spike Eskin discuss the legitimacy of a CJ McCollum for Ben Simmons trade. ESPN’s Zach Lowe has suggested the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers front...
Steve Dykes-USA TODAY SportsZach Harper of The Athletic says three vacant NBA coaching positions are absolutely desirable. Portland is one. The Portland Trail Blazers are currently one of seven NBA franchises without a head coach. Along with the Celtics,...
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY SportsThe Blazers seem excited about Simons, but is he a point guard or a shooting guard, and can he defend? When your favorite NBA team is knocked out of the playoffs, it’s easy to focus on...
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY SportsBrad Stevens makes a money-saving move for his franchise. Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker has been traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, courtesy of new President of Basketball Operations Brad Stevens. Stevens, who took over from...
Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe veteran coach who led the team to the 2011 NBA Championship has resigned, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Rick Carlisle, the veteran coach who led the Dallas Mavericks to its 2011 title, has decided...
Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty ImagesAn old business maxim may be catching up with Portland’s President of Basketball Operations The day after Portland’s unceremonious first-round exit at the hands of the Denver Nuggets, the Trail Blazers cut ties...
Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty ImagesIncisive NBA analyst Caitlin Cooper joins Dave Deckard to talk Blazers, Pacers, and the links between them. It’s the best day of the week for Portland Trail Blazers podcast fans, as a brand...
Soobum Im-USA TODAY SportsPortland’s second guard might prosper on a team where he could be the first look. Like backyard BBQ’s and tourists flocking to the beach, Portland Trail Blazers fans devising new ways to trade shooting guard CJ...
Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty ImagesBall became the third Hornets player to win the Rookie of the Year award with today’s announcement. Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball was named as the NBA’s 2020-21 Rookie of the Year according...
Photo by Jeff Reinking/NBAE via Getty ImagesJohn Canzano of The Oregonian tweets that the Blazers are making a broadcasting switch. The Portland Trail Blazers are reportedly returning to a new old broadcaster, replacing current television play-by-play announcer Jordan Kent...
Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty ImagesWizards coach Scott Brooks and Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy have been dismissed from their respective positions. The NBA’s coaching carousel reached a new speed on Wednesday after both the Wizards and Pelicans decided to...
Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY SportsIn a new series, Dave Deckard and Dia Miller make a fast call on retaining or bidding goodbye to Portland’s roster. The Portland Trail Blazers’ off-season is here! With it comes a new, quick-hitting column from...