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19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Have Portland Trail Blazers Already Hit Their Ceiling?

On the strength of a high-powered offensive attack led by one of the NBA 's best guard-forward tandems, the Portland Trail Blazers turned heads and stuffed the win column during a wildly successful 2013-14 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chris Kaman, LaMarcus Aldridge, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Steve Blake, Mo Williams, NBA Players

20 hrs ago | Denver Post

Nuggets announce preseason schedule, including game at CU vs. Blazers

JaVale McGee, left, Kenneth Faried and the Nuggets open the preseason Monday, Oct. 6 at San Diego vs. the L.A. Lakers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant

Yesterday | OregonLive.com

Will Damian Lillard survive USA Basketball roster cut ahead of FIBA World Cup?

Damian Lillard should find out in the next 24 hours whether he has survived the latest USA Basketball roster cut, but even then, he still might not have a guaranteed spot on the team that competes in the FIBA World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Damian Lillard, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

Yesterday | The Oregonian

Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen accepts LaMarcus Aldridge's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Owner Paul Allen was doused with a bucket of ice water during a trip to Africa, answering separate challenges from Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Wesley Matthews

Yesterday | Blazers Edge

How Good is Damian Lillard?

Blazers guard Damian Lillard has become an international sensation: Rookie of the Year, commercial star, face of the Trail Blazers and of the young NBA generation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, LaMarcus Aldridge

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

Where Does Derrick Rose Rank Now in Point Guard Hierarchy?

The unbridled optimism surrounding his play at Team USA's training camp once again gave way to a wave of concern for his surgically repaired knees.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers

Rip City Project

Which Hometown Player Would The Trail Blazers Want?

Aug 8, 2014; Akron, OH, USA; Welcome home LeBron James signage outside of St. Vincent St. Mary High School prior to the LeBron James Family Foundation Reunion and Rally at InfoCision Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Soccer Players, Andrew Weber, Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets

Blazers Edge

Rumor: Portland Trail Blazers Sign Darius Morris to Non-Guaranteed Contract

The Oregonian's Joe Freeman tweets that the Portland Trail Blazers have signed point guard Darius Morris to a non-guaranteed contract and will be bringing Morris into training camp this fall.

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Related Topix: Darius Morris, NBA Players, Sports

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Blazers Edge

The Score is tracking RoLo's War on Mascots

I had never seen this before, but it appears that Robin Lopez's various interactions with team mascots of the NBA and other sports leagues are being closely watched by The Score.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

The Pordland Mercury

Race Relations

Incredulity is probably a natural reaction to finding Portland's recent history transformed into fiction - much less audacious fiction that tackles big issues like race and class and the ol' chestnut of American reinvention.

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Related Topix: Sports, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Blazers Edge

Team USA vs. Dominican Republic

Team USA takes on the Dominican Republic this afternoon in preparation for the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Blazers Edge

Terry Stotts ALS ice bucket challenge

Paying it forward by challenging fellow head coach Dwane Casey of the Toronto Raptors who used to be an assistant with him in Dallas, head coach Rick Carlise of the Dallas Mavericks, and Warren LeGarie .

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Related Topix: Sports

Business Journal

Ballmer, Allen: Hands-on owners

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, left, with KJR talk-show host Mitch Levy, appears ready to devote a lot of energy to his new NBA franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Talent Over Exposure - " The Debate Between...

Providing coverage and analysis of the Portland Trail Blazers, Oregon Ducks, Portland Timbers, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners and other Pacific Northwest sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Weber State Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Weber State University NCAA, Kyrie Irving

Rip City Project

LaMarcus Aldridge - More Than an Offensive Powerhouse

Feb 1, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge grabs a rebound over Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry in the first half at Moda Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard, Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews

OregonLive.com

Paul Allen gives $500,000 to gun background check measure in Washington state

Paul Allen, seen here watching the Portland Trail Blazers play the Golden State Warriors in 2012, has has contributed $500,000 to an initiative that would expand Washington's background checks on gun transfers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Oregonian

Damian Lillard could learn USA Basketball fate soon

Damian Lillard could find out as early as Thursday whether he will make the cut for USA Basketball 's 12-man roster for the upcoming FIBA World Cup tournament in Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Damian Lillard

Blazers Edge

Domestic assault charges against former Blazer Dante Cunningham dropped

Hennepin County authorities have dropped a felony domestic assault charge against free-agent forward Dante Cunningham.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Dante Cunningham

OregonLive.com

Mike Krzyzewski brings USA Basketball to West Point for tour, open practice

On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.

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Related Topix: Sports, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, Swimming

Blazers Edge

Portland Trail Blazers Schedule 2014-15: Which Game Are You Most Anticipating?

The Blazers have several rivalry games early in the 2014-15 season, including match-ups with former players -- like Mo Williams and Raymond Felton -- who are certain to draw a response from fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Mo Williams, NBA Players, LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum, Wesley Matthews

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