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1 hr ago | Blazers Edge

Best Power Forward in the NBA right now (2014) is...

Here are the results for your voting for the 3rd best small forward, as well as a link back to the post .

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8 hrs ago | Rip City Project

Trail Blazers' already top-tier offense may not have peaked

Dec 14, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews celebrates with forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Dorell Wright, Mo Williams, Wesley Matthews

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge Can Be NBA's Best Guard-Big Duo in 2014-15

There's a lot of focus on the efforts of single players in the NBA . So much so that we can sometimes forget how dynamic these athletes can be when working alongside each other.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard

Rip City Project

C.J. McCollum to benefit from Steve Blake & Chris Kaman

Jan 18, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum brings the ball up court during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, C.J. McCollum, Golden State Warriors, Steve Blake, NBA Players, Chris Kaman, Los Angeles Lakers, Dorell Wright, Allen Crabbe

Blazers Edge

Portland Trail Blazers: Rebounding, Defense, and the Best Blue-Collar Workers

Honor Labor Day by reminiscing about the best blue-collar players in Portland Trail Blazers history and in the league today.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Rip City Project

Nicolas Batum scores 11 in one-point victory over Serbia

Mar 11, 2014; Memphis, TN, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum drives during the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nicolas Batum, NBA Players, Victor Claver, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Phoenix Suns

ContactMusic.com

Gabrielle Union Ties The Knot With NBA Star Dwyane Wade

Actress Gabrielle Union is a married woman for a second time. The 41 year-old star reportedly tied the knot to her NBA player love, Dwyane Wade , on Saturday in Miamiat the Chateau Artisan castle in a black-and-white themed ceremony.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Chris Bosh, Dorell Wright

Forbes.com

Report: Nike matches $265-285 million Under Armour offer, expected to retain Kevin Durant

I cover sports media, business, and betting for Forbes, often using data. Previously, my work has appeared in FiveThirtyEight, The Atlantic, Deadspin, Slate, and Bloomberg, and I've been a guest on NPR and SiriusXM.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Washington Wizards

Sat Aug 30, 2014

OregonLive.com

Nicolas Batum scores 13 points during France's 65-63 loss to Brazil in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Brazil's Raul Togni Neto, left, shoots over France's Nicolas Batum, during the Group A Basketball World Cup match between Brazil and France in Granada, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nicolas Batum, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker

Blazers Edge

Deep Lore: Vital info for our younger fans

When I was reading the bios for the new writers on Blazers Edge, I noticed a predominance of folks who either weren't Blazer fans or became Blazer fans when the Brandon Roy led team emerged from the darkness that was the Jail Blazer era.

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BleacherReport

FIBA World Cup 2014: Tournament TV Schedule and Championship Predictions

Featuring 24 of the world's top basketball-playing nations, the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain will determine the true global king of the sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Rip City Project

Trail Blazers Players in the 2014 FIBA World Cup

Nov. 21, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Victor Claver and forward Nicolas Batum stand on the court during the game against the Phoenix Suns in the first half at US Airways Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Victor Claver, NBA Players, Nicolas Batum, LaMarcus Aldridge, Phoenix Suns

CBS Sports

Lillard named as first alternate for Team USA

Damian Lillard was cut from Team USA last week after Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski decided to take four centers and only take Derrick Rose , Stephen Curry , and fomer Duke star Kyrie Irving at point guard.

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

Sir Charles in Charge

FIBA World Cup Game Of The Day: France vs Brazil

May 8, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum drives to the basket as San Antonio Spurs forward Tiago Splitter defends in game two of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nicolas Batum, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Tiago Splitter

BleacherReport

Team USA Snub Best Thing That Could Happen for Damian Lillard

Aside from his personal accolades and accomplishments, he's helped put the Portland Trail Blazers back on the map and into the playoffs.

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

Blazers Edge

Your Brush With Greatness: Which Blazers Have You Met?

Now that the new guys have kept us busy all week, it's time for a short topic for the community this Friday! Earlier this week, Blazer's Edge reader Visionary2 wrote about his encounter with Zach Randolph on a flight from Portland to Atlanta.

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Raptors HQ

Dinos & Digits: Which Five Players Had The Best Individual Seasons in Raptors History?

Which five players had the best individual seasons in Raptors history? And how should we go about figuring it out? Russell Peddle explains in part one of this series and gives us a primer on the pros and cons of win shares.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Robin Lopez, LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Rip City Project

Wesley Matthews: Skills Camp and Team Update [Audio]

Apr 20, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews dribbles the ball during the second quarter against the Houston Rockets in game one during the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Wesley Matthews, Meyers Leonard, Joel Freeland, Nicolas Batum, Robin Lopez

The Columbian

Haynes: Damian Lillard First Alternate For USA If Derrick Rose, Other Player Opt Out

Prior to being left off of the final 12-man roster last week, the Portland Trail Blazers' All-Star point guard was informed that there could be a possibility he'd be added to the roster if one of their players, in particular Derrick Rose who has been dealing with knee soreness, was unable or opted not to continue the journey, a league source told ... (more)

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

USA Today

Anthony Davis through the years

Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, along with his infamous unibrow, has emerged as one of the brightest young players in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Anthony Davis, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball

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