Trail Blazers work out 6 additional NBA prospects
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by oregonlive
9h ago
The Portland Trail Blazers worked out six NBA prospects on Thursday, with the start of the June 26-27 draft less than two weeks away. On hand were two prospects the Blazers could target in the first round. The Blazers have the No. 7 and No. 14 draft picks and the No. 34 and No. 40 picks in the second round. Here is a quick look at the six players who worked out at the Blazers' Tualatin practice facility: POTENTIAL FIRST-ROUND PICKS Kyle Filipowski , 6-11 forward/center, Duke: Filipowski is projected to go in the second half of the first round. He averaged 16.4 points and 8.3 rebounds last sea ..read more
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'Fast Break,' a documentary movie about the 1976-77 Trail Blazers, will be shown as a tribute to Bill Walton
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by oregonlive
9h ago
Portland Trail Blazers fans will get an opportunity to learn more about the late Bill Walton. The Hollywood Theatre will have a special screening of the movie documentary “Fast Break,” which chronicles the 1976-77 Trail Blazers' season. The event is billed as a celebration of life and legacy of Walton, who died on May 27 after a long battle with colon cancer. The documentary has many scenes that feature Walton, including a bike ride on the Oregon coast, a basketball camp in Warm Springs and some footage of the Blazers' run to the 1977 NBA title, which remains the team's only NBA championship ..read more
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Trail Blazers News: Portland Drafts 2 Wings in Lottery for Recent Mock
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by All Trail Blazers
9h ago
A fresh mock draft from Andy Patton of College Sports Wire projects the Blazers selecting a pair of oversized, talented young wing prospects this year. Patton predicts that Portland will draft small forward Matas Buzelis of the now-defunct G League Ignite with its first pick in the draft, the No. 7 selection. During 26 regular season contests for the G League Ignite, he averaged 14.3 points on inefficient shooting splits of .448/.273/.679, 6.9 rebounds, 2.1 blocks, two assists and 0.8 steals a night ..read more
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Sixers’ Joel Embiid seems to question Bucks over Jrue Holiday trade
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by Sixers Wire
22h ago
Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid questions the Milwaukee Bucks for the Jrue Holiday trade in the offseason ..read more
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Oregonian Sports podcast: How Jerry West impacted the Trail Blazers, plus thoughts on the NBA draft and offseason
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by oregonlive
22h ago
When the Portland Trail Blazers swept the NBA's best regular season team on their way to the 1977 NBA championship, the first-year head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers declared that the Blazers “were blessed with great personnel and they're going to be good for a very long time.” The man who built both the Showtime and Shaq-Kobe Lakers could reasonably be seen as one of the greatest obstacles to the Blazers ever winning a second championship ..read more
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Best Donovan Clingan destinations in 2024 NBA Draft
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by ClutchPoints
22h ago
The 2024 NBA Draft is two weeks away. One player who can do so is UConn's Donovan Clingan. After winning two consecutive National Championships with the Huskies, Clingan looks like a two-way force who should be a top-ten pick. On paper, it wouldn't seem like center would be high on the Blazers' pecking order of positions to address in the draft ..read more
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3 players Blazers must avoid in 2024 NBA Draft
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by ClutchPoints
1d ago
The 2024 NBA Draft is just two weeks away and the Portland Trail Blazers have the seventh and 14th pick in the first round. While this year's draft is considered to be a bit of a crapshoot, there are some certainties for the Blazers. Here are three players that Portland must avoid in the 2024 NBA Draft. Point guard Nikola Topic has been linked to the Blazers in several mock drafts, but Portland should stay away ..read more
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'Biggest riser': Indiana basketball center Kel'el Ware could sneak into NBA draft lottery
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by IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
2d ago
National analysts see Indiana's Kel'el Ware fitting in places where current centers are at or near free agency ..read more
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Remembering the '77 Sixers, who held a 2-0 NBA Finals lead on Bill Walton's Trail Blazers — and let it slip away
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by https://www.inquirer.com
2d ago
It's not a stretch to say the 2024 NBA title is the Boston Celtics' to lose. Up 2-0 on the Mavericks as the NBA Finals shift to Dallas for Wednesday's Game 3, Boston is in a position from which teams historically have a 28-5 record — meaning they win the championship about 85% of the time ..read more
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Jrue Holiday has one focus: Winning a championship
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by Celtics Wire
3d ago
Jrue Holiday is focused on helping the Boston Celtics win a championship this season ..read more
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