While Nicolas Batum was tossing small children from the mechanical bull, LaMarcus Aldridge posed for pictures. Wesley Matthews suggested one small boy join the Blazers based on his air hockey defensive skills.
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The zone attempt goes better than an aborted try during training camp.
Trail Blazers Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum, Wesley Matthews and head coach Terry Stotts discuss defense improving Portland's starts in games following practice Monday.
This week's topics include Terry Stotts' rotation, Thomas Robinson and Meyers Leonard's contributions, the Blazers adjusting to life as "The Hunted," and more.
A Monday morning dose of Portland Trail Blazers links.
The Blazers hold Boston to 7-for-30 fourth quarter shooting to key the win.
Photos from the Portland Trail Blazers game against the Boston Celtics at the Moda Center in Portland on Jan. 11, 2014.
The Blazers (27-9) take on the Celtics (13-24) at 7 p.m. Saturday.
The Blazers return to action against the struggling Celtics.
Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard helped kick off this year's “Respect, Pass it On” campaign at Wilsonville High School by sharing his experiences growing up in Oakland.
Coach Terry Stotts has abandoned his rock-solid nine-man rotation in favor of a flexible one that could change game-by-game.
Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts on Portland's reserves being ready when they're name is called, and forward Thomas Robinson on making the most of his minutes.
Stotts coached in three All-Star Games as an assistant for the Seattle SuperSonics.
As the Trail Blazers take the day off, we take a stroll around the Internet for the latest Blazers links.
Damian Lillard remains eighth among West backcourt players.
The Blazers shooting guard goes inside when he can exploit a matchup.
The Oregonian's John Canzano on the energy from Thomas Robinson helping spark a big fourth quarter in the Trail Blazers' 110-94 win over the Magic Wednesday.
The rookie admits "I smiled" at the rousing ovation he received at the Moda Center.
After watching his team play a lackadaisical and laughable first-half, Stotts tears into them with a rare halftime tongue-lashing.
Terry Stotts, who's entering his first NBA draft as Portland Trail Blazers head coach, spoke with the media after Thursday's predraft workout about his hopes for improving the roster this summer.
As the Blazers host their first predraft workout of the offseason, the team's general manager says the draft has "really good depth" and pledges to build a "deeper, much more talented roster."
After Thursday's predraft workout, Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey spoke with the media about the team's preparation for the 2013 NBA draft.
One first-round prospect -- North Texas forward Tony Mitchell -- and five second-round hopefuls visited Portland for a predraft workout on Thursday.
North Texas forward Tony Mitchell is the only one of six Thursday visitors who is projected to be a first-round pick.
Our countdown to the 2013 NBA draft continues with a look at Georgia shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The 6-foot-6 shooting guard led the Bulldogs in points per game (18.5), rebounds per game (7.1), field goal percentage (43.3), free throw percentage (79.9), three-point percentage (37.3) and steals (2.0) as a sophom
The Blazers on Thursday will host their first predraft workout of the offseason.
Portland Trail Blazers fans discuss whether or not the team should draft Maryland's Alex Len with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.
Matthews' recovery is expected to take three to four weeks.
Dario Saric, the versatile 6-foot-10 native of Croatia, is rated as one of the top two or three small forwards in the upcoming draft, thanks to his basketball IQ, strong ball-handling skills and passing ability.