Tag Archives: Portland Trail Blazers

Player Spotlight: C.J. McCollum

Levon Satamian | April 17th, 2019

C.J. McCollum is one of the best shooting guards in the NBA. But how did he get there?

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Notable Facts and Figures from the Playoffs’ Opening Weekend

Kit Shepard | April 15th, 2019

The playoffs are only just underway, but after a wild opening weekend, a few interesting statistics have emerged. With each team having played their first game of the postseason, what can be learned, or ignored, by the numbers from the eight exciting game ones?

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First Round Playoff Preview: #3 Portland Trail Blazers vs. #6 Oklahoma City Thunder

Givanni Damico | April 14th, 2019

The West was more competitive than usual. The Blazers had a great season in which they found themselves as the third seed with a record of 53-29. It’s their second straight season as the three seed, but they won four more games this year than they did in the 2017-18 season. The Oklahoma City Thunder won 49 games which placed them sixth in the conference. During the 2017-2018 season, the Thunder won one less game but were fourth in the West. Clearly, the Western Conference teams were even better than usual this season. Here’s what you can expect from each team in this series.

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They Say Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice. The Blazers’ Injury Curse, Though, Strikes Forever.

Josh Elias | March 28th, 2019

Here’s my advice to anyone who’s a fan of the Portland Trail Blazers who hasn’t had the pleasure of learning this lesson the hard way over and over again yet.

Never have hope. Continue reading

Celtics Preview for the week of Feb 25 – March 3

Eddie Bronsozian | February 26th, 2019

The Boston Celtics are coming off a horrendous and tough week, going 0-2. They lost to Milwaukee by 1 on the road, Kyrie missed a contested shot in a tough loss. The unexpected loss came against the Bulls in which they lost by 10 points, they sit at the #5 spot in the East. Very horrendous lost for the C’s.

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Which Playoff Series Would Provide the Most Intriguing Storylines?

Kit Shepard | February 21st, 2019

With temperatures getting warmer, days getting longer, and All-Star weekend behind us, attention can start to shift towards the Holy Grail of the NBA campaign. Whilst this year’s regular season has been wildly entertaining, and the upcoming free agency is set to be the most dramatic in recent memory, it is the time between mid-April and mid-June that will always be the most exciting period in the basketball calendar. To paraphrase the NBA’s favorite slogan, the postseason is ‘why we watch’.

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