Monthly Archive: July, 2012

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

Blazers defeat Hornets 85-82 in first Summer League Game

In front of a scarce crowd at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Sunday night, the Portland Trail Blazers played the first of seven Summer League games against the new look… Continue reading

Dream On: Why the 1992 Dream Team is better than the 2012 Team

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant stirred up an interesting debate in Las Vegas during workouts with the USA Olympic team where the squad including LeBron James, Chris Paul, Deron Williams and Bryant… Continue reading

Trail Blazers resign forward J.J. Hickson

Back in March, the Sacramento Kings released forward  J.J. Hickson and the Portland Trail Blazers picked him up soon after for little money. He instantly provided offensive scoring from inside the paint and… Continue reading

Trail Blazers sign international F/C Joel Freeland

After playing overseas for clubs like Unicaja Malaga and the national team for Great Britain, F/C Joel Freeland who was the 30th overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2006 NBA Draft… Continue reading

Trail Blazers sign Spanish international forward Victor Claver

Think back to the 2009 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers drafted stud Blake Griffin with the number one pick, and the Portland Trail Blazers used their 22nd pick to select Spanish forward… Continue reading

Trail Blazers Introduce 2012 Draft Class: Lillard, Leonard and Barton

The Portland Trail Blazers officially welcomed their 2012 Draft picks on a bright, sunny day in downtown Portland on Monday. In a press conference, they presented their sixth pick out of Weber State… Continue reading

Team USA roster finalized

The highly anticipated Team USA Men’s basketball roster has been completed and will be favorites to win the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The roster headliners include Kobe Bryant,… Continue reading