2012-13 NBA Mid-Season Awards

Can any of us believe that the 2012-13 NBA season is at the All-Star break? With the festivities kicking off in Houston this weekend, I would like to take some time to look… Continue reading

Blazers begin 2012-13 season with 116-106 win over new-look Lakers

Halloween night at the Rose Garden couldn’t have been the perfect scenery for Opening Day between the Portland Trail Blazers (1-0) and the Los Angeles Lakers (0-2) as the Blazers handed the purple and… Continue reading

2012-13 NBA Power Rankings: Opening Week

1. Miami Heat: The reigning champions get the nod for the number one spot and I will bet they will continue to beast everyone and everything in their path on route to a… Continue reading

2012-13 NBA Preview: Northwest Division Edition

The Northwest Division has become one of the most intriguing, competitive and entertaining divisions in the NBA. After the Thunder, anyone has a chance to move up and secure a spot in the… Continue reading

Lillard, Aldridge lead Blazers over Lakers in 93-75 preseason win

The new look Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 93-75 in their first preseason game of the 2012-13 season in Ontario, Calif. Granted the Lakers would be without Dwight Howard and… Continue reading

Portland Trail Blazers 2012-13 Season Preview

2011-12 results:  28-38, overall, 4th in the Northwest Division Key Departures: Gerald Wallace, Marcus Camby, Raymond Felton, Jamal Crawford, Kurt Thomas, Jonny Flynn, Joel Pryzbilla, Hasheem Thabeet. Key Additions: Terry Stotts (head coach),… Continue reading

A Quick Note

Hello! Anyone home! Fans of the NBA know that the offseason is usually pretty quiet, but Boom Shakalaka has been abnormally quiet since July. I apologize for not posting important topics such as the hiring… Continue reading

Nolan Smith suffers concussion in loss to Rockets

Portland Trail Blazers guard Nolan Smith sustained a head injury with less than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter in the Blazers’ second Summer League game against the Houston Rockets. Smith had… Continue reading

Trail Blazers acquire Jared Jeffries; send Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas to Knicks

The Portland Trail Blazers officially announced Monday afternoon that they have agreed to send point guard Raymond Felton and center Kurt Thomas to the New York Knicks in exchange for forward Jared Jeffries, center… Continue reading