• Blazers Pick Up JJ Hickson

    Blazers Pick Up JJ Hickson

    The Portland Trail Blazers have picked up forward J.J. Hickson off waivers. Hickson was waived by Sacramento on Monday. The Kings acquired him last June from Cleveland for forward Omri Casspi and a conditional future first-round draft pick. He played 35 games for the Kings, averaging 4.7 points and 5.1 rebounds in 18.4 minutes per contest. Golden State and Phoenix […]

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  • Marcus Camby To Join Rockets

    Marcus Camby To Join Rockets

    HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – Veteran center Marcus Camby is on the move again, this time to Houston that continues the Portland Trail Blazers’ roster trade deadline roster makeover. The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. The Trail Blazers will receive Hasheem Thabeet and point guard Jonny Flynn from the Rockets. Portland will take a totally new team on the […]

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  • Former Number 1 Pick Greg Oden Waived

    Former Number 1 Pick Greg Oden Waived

    The Trail Blazers have waived center Greg Oden, ending the former No. 1 overall pick’s disappointing career in Portland. Oden was limited to just 82 games by injuries since the Blazers took him over Kevin Durant with the first selection in the 2007 draft. He recently underwent his third microfracture knee surgery, the second on his left to go with […]

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  • Blazers Fire Coach Nate McMillan

    Blazers Fire Coach Nate McMillan

    Nate McMillan came to Portland in 2005 with a mission to rebuild the Trail Blazers into a Western Conference contender and repair the once-proud franchise’s tattered image with its adoring fan base. <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p> The dignity and respect have largely been restored, but the division titles and playoff successes have proven more difficult to come by. […]

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  • Brandon Roy Contemplating Comeback

    Brandon Roy Contemplating Comeback

    Brandon Roy is contemplating a comeback. There’s a new center roaming the practice court. Coach Nate McMillan is considering making another change to his starting lineup. OK, the last one isn’t true, but Tuesday did offer another episode in the soap opera that is the Trail Blazers. The team returned to the practice court for the first time since departing […]

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  • Joel Przybilla To Rejoin Blazers

    Joel Przybilla To Rejoin Blazers

    It was Monday morning, at his home in Wisconsin, when Joel Przybilla awoke with clarity. It had been an entertaining Sunday evening, one where he took his wife and two kids to a WWE professional wrestling event in Milwaukee. His 6-year-old son, Anthony, was having a blast. And his wife, Noelle, was smiling. Something inside of him turned. This, he […]

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  • Greg Oden Undergoes Another Knee Surgery

    Greg Oden Undergoes Another Knee Surgery

    It had been a little more than a month since Greg Oden increased his work load in his attempt to comeback from a left knee injury, the Trail Blazers having cleared their once-prized center for “basketball-related activities” on the court. According to acting general manager Chad Buchanan, there were some good days. And there were some bad days. But those […]

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  • Nicolas Batum ‘Intimidated’ By Teammate Gerald Wallace’s Strong Start

    Nicolas Batum ‘Intimidated’ By Teammate Gerald Wallace’s Strong Start

    Nicolas Batum is struggling out of the gates this season, and according to his coach Nate McMillan, he’s not putting up enough of a fight to regain his playing time. From the Oregonian: “If we are being straight here, Batum is feeling sorry for himself. He has been intimidated by the impressive start of teammate Gerald Wallace, who is starting […]

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  • Jamal Crawford Signs With The Blazers

    Jamal Crawford Signs With The Blazers

    Free-agent guard Jamal Crawford has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. Crawford announced his choice on Twitter, posting “Rip city!!!” The Blazers made it official a few hours later on Thursday when they announced they had signed Crawford. The deal is for two years and $10 million, with a player option for his second year, sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris […]

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  • Royal Exit

    Royal Exit

    When I was looking through the SLAMonline archives, I was shocked to see that there was not some gushing piece explaining how amazing Brandon Roy performed against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 of the First Round of the 2011 Playoffs. This game happened nearly eight months ago but, when you watch the video of Roy making shot after shot […]

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