Trail Blazers’ Deandre Ayton suffers hand sprain vs. Heat

Portland Trail Blazers center Deandre Ayton exited the first half of Tuesday night’s 106-96 loss to the Miami Heat after spraining his right hand on a hard fall in the paint. Trail Blazers coach Chauncey Billups said that X-rays on Ayton’s hand came back negative after he collided with Miami’s Kevin Love late in the first quarter […]

James Foglio  •  28 Feb 2024
Trail Blazers convert center Duop Reath’s two-way deal into a three-year contract

The Portland Trail Blazers have converted rookie center Duop Reath’s two-way deal into a three-year contract, according to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. His standard contract is fully guaranteed through the 2024-25 season and non-guaranteed for the 2025-26 season. Reath, 27, went undrafted in 2018 out of LSU. However, he did not make his NBA debut […]

James Foglio  •  21 Feb 2024
Trail Blazers’ Malcolm Brogdon (elbow) out at least 2 weeks

Portland Trail Blazers combo guard Malcolm Brogdon will be out at least two weeks after receiving treatment to address right elbow tendinitis, the team announced Sunday. Brogdon, 31, last played Feb. 2 at Denver. Through 39 games (25 starts) this season, Brogdon is averaging 15.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 28.7 minutes per game while […]

James Foglio  •  12 Feb 2024
Trail Blazers Likely to Retain Jerami Grant and Malcolm Brogdon

The Portland Trail Blazers are now likely to keep forward, Jerami Grant, and guard, Malcolm Brogdon. They both have been mentioned in various trade rumors ahead of the NBA Trade Deadline which is on February 8th . The Trail Blazers value both veterans and the leadership they bring to their young locker room. The team […]

Mathew Huff  •  07 Feb 2024
Trail Blazers’ Shaedon Sharpe to undergo core muscle surgery

Portland Trail Blazers guard Shaedon Sharpe will reportedly undergo core muscle surgery later this week after experiencing “worsening” symptoms. His lack of progression led to this decision. Sharpe, 20, was initially expected to miss at least two weeks on Jan. 15 due to a lower abdominal strain. The second-year guard suffered the injury during Portland’s […]

James Foglio  •  06 Feb 2024
Damian Lillard Doesn’t Rule Out a Return to the Trail Blazers

Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard let it be known during a recent review, following the team’s Monday shootaround, that he could return to the Portland Trail Blazers in the future. “I see there being a time where I play for the Trail Blazers,” he said. “But it won’t be right now. I play for the […]

James Foglio  •  30 Jan 2024
Deandre Ayton Claims He Has Nothing to Prove

Deandre Ayton is one of the most polarizing players in the NBA. He is a former first overall pick but has not lived up to his potential. There is a reason that the Phoenix Suns traded him, even though he did have some solid seasons with them. Per Basketball Intelligence, Ayton had some strong feelings […]

Mathew Huff  •  24 Jan 2024
Trail Blazers Could Potentially Trade Robert Williams

It is no secret that the Portland Trail Blazers are currently rebuilding ever since trading Damian Lillard. After said trade, they sent Jrue Holiday to the Boston Celtics where one asset they received was Robert Williams. Williams only played a few games this year before tearing a ligament in his knee and being ruled out […]

Mathew Huff  •  23 Jan 2024
Trail Blazers’ Shaedon Sharpe out at least 2 weeks with lower abdominal strain

Portland Trail Blazers guard Shaedon Sharpe is expected to miss at least two weeks due to a lower abdominal strain, according to reports. Sharpe, 20, was injured during last Thursday’s 139-77 pulverizing loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The second-year guard was downgraded to out against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday and prior to the […]

James Foglio  •  16 Jan 2024