Fansided "Although Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson was never given much of a chance to shine during his brief stint with the Houston Rockets last season, he says he harbors no hard feelings towards his former team (and upcoming playoff opponent), telling reporters he’s more focused on helping..." April 19
Here we are in April, where we as fans get to see some familiar and not so familiar faces showcase what they’ve been working towards for 82 games. Big names will strive to add to their legacy, while rising stars will be looking to make their first big splash. April 19
CSN Northwest "Wesley Matthews, Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum and Robin Lopez each got what they wanted by starting in all 82 regular season games, the first time the Portland Trail Blazers have had four guys in the same season accomplish such a feat. The also got the win they wanted in the season finale by..." April 17
LaMarcus Aldridge and Mo Williams will be inactive tonight vs the Clippers. Dorell Wright will start at PF for #Blazers
USA Today "Damian Lillard's banner year continued Monday, when the second-year Portland Trail Blazers point guard finalized a new shoe contract with Adidas that is believed to be among the most lucrative of any player in the NBA. While the exact figures of the eight-year deal were not immediately known, a..." April 14
Oregonian "Forget, for a moment, about the playoffs. Ignore the looming matchup with the Houston Rockets and stop wondering if the Trail Blazers can slow James Harden, stop Dwight Howard, and end their first-round postseason drought. Instead, take a little bit of time to savor the Blazers’ 119-117..." April 14
Fansided "Injured Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland has been upgraded from “game-time decision” to “questionable” for tomorrow night’s contest against the Golden State Warriors. The news is certainly something Portland fans should find exciting. Freeland has missed the last 28 games due to a..." April 12
CSN Northwest "Portland Trail Blazers guard Will Barton has cemented himself right in the thick of the rotation as Portland is two games away from concluding the regular season before heading into the playoffs. Barton, 23, for most of the season played the role of the human cigar, only being inserted into the..." April 12
Oregonian "After dismissing the Utah Jazz with a businesslike 111-99 victory, the Trail Blazers exited the visiting locker room at EnergySolutions Arena one-by-one Friday night, bound for a flight back to Portland. The win, coupled with a Golden State Warriors loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in a..." April 12
CSN Northwest "The Portland Trailblazers tonight avoided what could have been a costly defeat at the hands of Sacramento when forward Dorell Wright hit a three-pointer from the left corner with 7.6 points remaining to give his team a 100-99 win at the Moda Center. Kings guard Ray McCallum missed a deep jumper..." April 10
Oregonian "It’s been eight weeks to the day since Joel Freeland sprained the MCL in his right knee, an injury that has caused him to miss the last 26 Trail Blazers games. But the way things are looking, Freeland won’t have to sit out too many more. For the first time since crumpling to the Moda Center..." April 09
Oregonian "Damian Lillard answered questions in his normal composed, almost hushed, manner. Wesley Matthews cracked a smile once or twice, delivered a joke here or there, but mostly sported a steely focus, almost looking forward rather than backward. And Robin Lopez sat in his corner stall in the Trail..." April 07
CSN Northwest "Despite dealing with a nagging back contusion that will likely linger the remainder of the season, Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge plans to still compete with Team USA in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this summer. “I’m committed to playing,” Aldridge told CSNNW.com. “I..." April 06
Arizona Republic "The Suns were approaching the final seven games of the regular season as if their postseason had begun. But it is a worse situation than playoffs. Winning four of seven games might not be enough. Rallying furiously to a 109-93 victory at Portland on Friday night made it seem possible to pull..." April 05
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04
CSN Northwest "The Portland Trail Blazers win the season series 2-1 against the Los Angeles Lakers after an 124-112 win at Staples Center on Tuesday night. Portland (49-27) has now won four straight games. Damian Lillard had a bounce in his step, attempting to smash everything once he stepped foot in the..." April 02
CSN Northwest "Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and adidas are on the cusp of finalizing a multiyear, lucrative shoe endorsement deal barring any hiccups, a league source informed CSNNW.com. Once official, an announcement is expected in the coming days. “We’re close,” Lillard told CSNNW.com on..." April 02
Portland Tribune "Don't look now, but it appears as if the Trail Blazers might be coming together at just the right time. Portland's trending in the right direction continued with its easier-than-it-sounds 105-98 victory over Memphis Sunday night at the Moda, Center. It was the third straight victory for the..." March 31
USA Today "The difference between having and missing LaMarcus Aldridge has been night and day for the Portland Trail Blazers. The All-Star power forward missed seven games with a back injury in a March 12 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, and his team went 3-4 during that stretch. But they are 2-0 since he..." March 30
Fansided "Although the two have had their differences on the court, any mutual animosity did not stop Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard from sending his best wishes to injured Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley upon learning about the latter’s torn meniscus Friday. Per Oregon Live:..." March 29
Blazer's Edge "Observers of the Portland Trail Blazers could be forgiven for taking last night's victory over the Atlanta Hawks with a grain of salt. After all the Blazers met an unmotivated team with a losing record on the fringe of the Eastern Conference playoff bracket. The win still left Portland 1-3 on..." March 29
CSN Northwest "Let’s keep things in perspective: The Portland Trail Blazers were expected to be fighting for the last playoff spot. Instead they are 46-27 and head coach Terry Stotts has had a huge part to play in that. Yes, prior to Thursday night’s 100-85 road win over the Atlanta Hawks, they had dropped..." March 28
CSN Northwest "LaMarcus Aldridge returns to give the Portland Trail Blazers a boost to lead them past the Atlanta Hawks 100-85 Thursday night at Philips Arena. The Trail Blazers have broken a three-game losing streak and now find themselves 1-3 on this five game road trip. After sitting out the past seven..." March 28
After missing the last seven games with a back contusion, #Blazers F LaMarcus Aldridge says he will return tonight against the Hawks.
CSN Northwest "The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned rookie guard Allen Crabbe to the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey. Crabbe, 21, is averaging 2.1 points, 0.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 5.1 minutes in 14 games for the Trail Blazers this season...." March 26
Orlando Sentinel "Perhaps no Orlando Magic player is more adept at dealing with time zone changes than center Nik Vucevic. The 7-foot center hails from Europe and traveled from Montenegro to Los Angeles and back throughout his final year of high school and his three years at the University of Southern..." March 26
CSN Northwest "The Portland Trail Blazers sunk to a new low when they got outplayed and outworked by the Orlando Magic, resulting in an embarrassing 95-85 loss Tuesday night in the Amway Center. “It’s probably the lowest point as far as being inconsistent, but it’s also the toughest,” Damian Lillard said..." March 26
Aldridge said he planned to go through a full contact practice Wednesday and hopes to play Thursday when #Blazers visit Hawks.
Mo Williams was stretching out his left knee and now he is headed to the locker room.
#Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge is going through pregame shooting workout right now in Orlando. No word on his status for tonight's game yet.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "LeBron James took his shots at the Miami Heat's inefficiency two nights earlier in the locker room in New Orleans. Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena, he made the statement that mattered most against the Portland Trail Blazers. Replacing rhetoric with the winning basket with 11.4 seconds..." March 25
Pro Basketball Talk "Much like the defending champion Heat, the Blazers are in the middle of a rough stretch that has seen them drop seven of their last 11 games. The difference in Portland is that all but one of the losses have come against teams currently in playoff position in the standings — not that it was any..." March 24
#Blazers say LaMarcus Aldridge (back contusion) out tomorrow vs. Heat. He will get a practice in before returning and that hasn't occurred.
Charlotte Observer "What got into Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Bobcats in a 124-94 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers? “My boss was out there tonight!” center Jefferson said of team owner and basketball icon Michael Jordan sitting next to the team bench. And what effect does that have? “You’d better..." March 23
#Blazers LaMarcus Aldridge will not play tonight vs Bobcats. No update. Though he's doing station shooting post shootaround and moving okay.
CSN Northwest "Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum says for the remainder of the season, including playoffs, he will continue to wear a protective splint on the left middle finger he fractured earlier this year. The small forward says his finger has since been virtually repaired and he mentioned he..." March 22
Oregonian "In the Trail Blazers’ locker room, Thomas Robinson stood next to a reporter and yelled to teammate Dorell Wright: “Dorell, which one of us is taller?” Will Barton and Robinson sang a little and Damian Lillard did, too, as the Trail Blazers, as loose after a game as they’ve been in a while,..." March 21
ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20
CSN Northwest "The Portland Trail Blazers nearly gave a game to the worst team in the NBA but were able to hold on by defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 120-115 in overtime. Nicolas Batum scored 16 of his 21 points in the opening quarter. He flirted with a triple-double by pulling down nine rebounds and..." March 19
LaMarcus Aldridge said he's feeling better. He said he just started walking without crutches today.
San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson high-stepped toward halfcourt and greeted Draymond Green with a leaping shoulder bump. "I've never seen him that emotional," Warriors power forward David Lee said. "I even saw him actually pump his fist one time, which is more emotion than I've seen in two..." March 17
The Blazers announce that they recalled Allen Crabbe from the D-League.
CSN Bay Area "The Warriors won't have to deal with LaMarcus Aldridge and Mo Williams when they take on the Blazers on Sunday. Aldridge suffered a back contusion against the Spurs on Wednesday and sat out Friday's game vs. the Pelicans. The Blazers announced that he would sit out two games and be..." March 16
Oregonian "Before he slipped on his jacket and strolled away from the Trail Blazers’ locker room toward a five-hour flight to Portland, Nicolas Batum chuckled as he contemplated the phone call that would await him when he finally made it home in the wee hours of the morning. His mother, Sylvie Batum,..." March 15
CSN Northwest "As the Portland Trail Blazers went through shootaround this morning in preparation for the New Orleans Pelicans, LaMarcus Aldridge sat on the scorers table holding a pair of crutches. The three-time All-Star power forward suffered a lower back contusion after a hard fall in Wednesday’s loss to..." March 14
Real GM Basketball "Damian Lillard initiated the Portland Trail Blazers' first team meeting, hash-out session after Wednesday night's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, their fourth straight defeat. Earl Watson, Mo Williams and Dorell Wright were among the players who addressed the team. “I just felt like it was..." March 13
CSN Northwest "Three-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge left the game after taking a hard fall against the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday night. LA fell to the ground after driving to the basket, making contact with Spurs back-up F/C Aron Baynes. He remained on the ground, writhing in pain, holding his lower..." March 13
MRI confirms Portland G Mo Williams has a right hip strain. Williams is expected to be sidelined for two weeks and then be reevaluated.