ESPN Dishes Insults to the City of Portland, Lillard and More

Posted by Steve Herman on May 6, 2014

Well Blazer fans are you still pumped up after that Damian Lillard dagger? Do you feel pretty good about the city?

ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser is not impressed.

He called Portland an “outpost” on the popular show Pardon The Interruption. He did so when taking the time to address the Blazers big win, and weather Damian Lillard is a star or not. The debate with …

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Hall Of Fame Basketball Coach Jack Ramsay Dies At 89

Posted by Associated Press on April 28, 2014

MIAMI — Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA championship before he became one of the NBA’s most respected broadcasters, has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 89.

His family announced his death, saying he “led the greatest life that one could lead.”

Ramsay coached in the NBA for …

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Blazers Defeat Houston In OT, Take 3-1 Lead

Posted by Associated Press on April 28, 2014

PORTLAND — There was some shouting going on in the Trail Blazers’ locker room after they fell behind by 10 points at halftime to the Rockets.

Up 2-1 in their first playoff series since 2011, the Blazers didn’t want to mess up Game 4, especially in front of their hometown fans.

“In the words of Chuck …

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Aldridge Sets Franchise Record, Blazers Win in OT

Posted by Associated Press on April 21, 2014

HOUSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge was playing on another level Sunday night and had the emotional intensity to match the best performance of his career.

Portland’s star was hungry after missing the playoffs the last two seasons and wanted to show his teammates that getting to the postseason was simply not enough.

Aldridge scored a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian …

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Blazers Make the Playoffs

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 17, 2014

Image from Blazers Edge

2011 was the last time the Blazers saw the playoffs and will be as the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference. They face the Houston Rockets, sitting at the No. 4 seed and homecourt advantage with a 104-98 home win over San Antonio on Monday.

The Blazers (53-28) can still tie the Rockets (54-27) record-wise, but Houston …

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