Blazers injury report: Hickson and Aldridge will play. Matthews and Batum are out, and Batum says he'll miss at least next two
SportingNews.com "The Trail Blazers’ J.J. Hickson has played well on the offensive end and put forth his best complete effort since being a major focus in Cleveland. But Hickson, who stands at 6-foot-9, is out of position in Portland, which has contributed to the NBA’s worst interior defense. The Trail Blazers..." April 10
JHHickson is a go tonight vs. Utah but ALDRIDGE DOUBTFUL
Portland asking for a 1st round pick for JJ Hickson and finding no takers so far.
Portland's effort to find a first-round pick for J.J. Hickson "doesn't look good right now," league source says.
Oregonian "JJ Hickson has been through this before. He was a constant presence in trade rumors throughout his three seasons in Cleveland. And when he finally was dealt to Sacramento, and his role decreased and his mood soured, he quickly rejoined the rumor mill. So as Thursday’s NBA trade deadline..." February 20
Blazer's Edge "Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports on Twitter that the Portland Trail Blazers have yet to find a good deal for forward/center J.J. Hickson. Portland still willing to move J.J. Hickson, but hasn't found an appealing offer yet" February 19
Rant Sports "Even though the Brooklyn Nets are fourth in the Eastern Conference standings with a 31-22 record, they will need to make some sort of significant trade acquisition before the Feb. 21 deadline if they want to have a legitimate run through the NBA postseason. The Nets are looking to add size to..." February 19
Blazer's Edge "Kevin Pelton of ESPN.com included Portland Trail Blazers forward/center on his list of the top available free agents in 2013. Hickson was ranked No. 5 at the power forward position behind Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks), Paul Millsap (Utah Jazz), David West (Indiana Pacers) and Carl Landry (Golden..." February 18
Heard the Nets are interested in Portland's JJ Hickson, who can veto a trade. Hickson would lose his Bird Rights if dealt.
Blazer's Edge "Jason Quick of The Oregonian reports that Portland Trail Blazers forward/center J.J. Hickson stopped himself before questioning his team's coaching staff over defensive failures during an ugly loss to the Orlando Magic. J.J. Hickson took a not-so-veiled shot at the coaching staff. I asked..." February 11
Dallas Morning News "Until the Mavericks get within sniffing distance of the playoff race, at least some attention needs to be turned to free agents who might make sense for them next season. One of them was on prime display Wednesday night at American Airlines Center. J.J. Hickson, who at 6-9, 240 pounds plays..." February 07
Blazer's Edge "Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News writes that the Dallas Mavericks should consider pursuing Portland Trail Blazers forward/center J.J. Hickson, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent next summer. He came into the game tied for third in the league in double-doubles with 26. And he..." February 07