Festus Ezeli RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ezeli to undergo season-ending surgery after cadaver donor reportedly found

    Bleacher Report "Portland Trail Blazers big man Festus Ezeli's season has come to a premature end due to a knee injury. Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced Ezeli will undergo surgery on his left knee some time next week, per NBA.com. This decision has been expected since..." March 05

  • Blazers intent on trading Ezeli

    Oregonian "The Portland Trail Blazers have made their first splash ahead of the 2017 NBA trade deadline sending Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second round pick to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for center Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first round pick. *However, Portland might not be done dealing. The Blazers have..." February 12

  • C.J. McCollum shut down teammate in middle of inspirational speech

    Fox Sports "The Trail Blazers are looking for answers, just not from Festus Ezeli. As reported by ESPN’s Chris Haynes, the injured Ezeli tried to insert himself as an emotional leader for Portland on multiple occasions this season and was eventually shot down by shooting guard C.J. McCollum. Haynes..." January 05

  • Trail Blazers' gamble on Festus Ezeli's left knee doesn't pay off

    CBS Sports "Well before the season started, Festus Ezeli gave no timetable for when he would be fully healthy after having a procedure done on left knee. Then in early November, Ezeli suffered a setback during rehab, that pushed his already undetermined timetable back even further. And now it looks like..." December 18

  • Trail Blazers' Festus Ezeli: Will seek second opinion on knee

    CBS Sports "Ezeli (knee) will not be with the Blazers on their upcoming road trip and will be seeking another medical opinion on his injury in the near future, Jason Quick of CSN Northwest reports Ezeli reportedly suffered a setback with his injury back in October and has been sidelined ever since. He's..." November 16

  • Trail Blazers' center Festus Ezeli on his 'slow' recovery: 'We are going to have to be patient'

    CSN Northwest "Festus Ezeli doesn’t know how much he can help the Trail Blazers tonight when his new team takes on his old team, the Golden State Warriors. He is unable to play because of his left knee, which underwent a procedure in August, and he figures there is not much his new teammates don’t already..." November 01