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WATCH: Lillard, Young Throw Down Impressive Dunks

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 124-112 in an entertaining matchup on Tuesday night, featuring dunks from stars of both teams. Toward the end of the second quarter, Blazers point guard Damian Lillard split by two defenders before leaping… Continue Reading

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Risk Management in Rip City

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Over the past 13 games, the Portland Trailblazers have completely fallen apart, giving up 108.4 points per 100 possessions. You can’t mimic Indiana’s conservative defense when your starting point guard hasn’t met a screen that hasn’t smushed him. Robin Lopez has provided the Blazers with a defensive foundation, a solid backdrop on which they built their philosophy. But Roy Hibbert he is not. Continue Reading

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Open Shots (1/28): On DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross, Miami Getting Big, Paul George Superstar, and more

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The Corner Three Toronto  DeRozan/Ross Two games before Terrence Ross set twitter ablaze with one of the most unlikely 51-point performances in NBA history, DeMar DeRozan scored 40 of his own and no one seemed to notice. The disparate public… Continue Reading

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How The Blazers Got Damian Lillard An Open Three When it Mattered The Most

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Thanks to a third quarter meltdown which saw their five point half-time lead evaporate into thin air, the Portland Trail Blazers found themselves with their backs against the wall in the final 12 minutes of last night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Continue Reading