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Anthony Morrow Agrees Upon Deal With Blazers

Sep 15, 2017 11:54 AM

Anthony Morrow has agreed upon a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Morrow was traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Chicago Bulls last February.

Morrow is a career 41.7 percent three-point shooter.

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Isaiah Briscoe Agrees Upon Camp Deal With Blazers

Sep 13, 2017 12:42 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed upon a camp deal with Isaiah Briscoe.

Briscoe played one season at Kentucky and then went undrafted.

Briscoe played for the Philadelphia 76ers in Summer League.

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RealGM Radio: Northwest Division With David Locke, Adam Mares

Sep 8, 2017 1:33 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), David Locke of Locked on NBA (@Lockedonsports) and Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs (@Adam_Mares) break down the NBA’s loaded Northwest Division.

In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves and choose the Northwest’s best newcomer.

In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5, predict how many playoff teams will come out of the division, choose breakout players and much more.

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Tags: Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, RealGM Radio

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Blazers Sign Archie Goodwin To Camp Deal

Sep 7, 2017 4:52 PM

Archie Goodwin has agreed upon a camp deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Goodwin spent last season with the Brooklyn Nets and New Orleans Pelicans. 

In Summer League with the Nets, Goodwin averaged 10.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.

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Blazers Guarantee $1.4M Salary Of Pat Connaughton

Aug 31, 2017 8:01 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers will keep Pat Connaughton on their roster for the 17-18 season.

The Blazers had until Thursday afternoon to waive Connaughton before his $1.4 million salary for 17-18 became guaranteed.

Connaughton was a second round pick in 2015.

The Blazers now have 14 guaranteed contracts on the roster with less than a month to go until training camp and are likely done dealing before the start of the regular season.

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Blazers Use Stretch Provision To Waive Andrew Nicholson

Aug 30, 2017 4:06 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived Andrew Nicholson using the stretch provision.

The Blazers will spread Nicholson's remaining salary over the next several seasons.

Nicholson was acquired by the Blazers as part of the Allen Crabbe trade.

Nicholson signed a four-year, $26 million deal with the Washington Wizards in 2016 and he was later included in the Bojan Bogdanovic deal.

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Neil Olshey Agrees To Extension With Blazers Through 2021

Aug 29, 2017 2:47 PM

Neil Olshey has agreed upon a contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers to remain with the franchise through 2021.

Olshey was entering the final guaranteed year of his contract extension signed in 2015.

The Blazers hired Olshey from the Los Angeles Clippers in 2012. Olshey was responsible for drafting Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.

The Atlanta Hawks were denied permission to interview Olshey this year on their general manager vacancy.

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Blazers Sign CJ Wilcox To Two-Way Deal

Aug 9, 2017 9:47 AM

CJ Wilcox has agreed upon a two-day deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Wilcox was a first round pick by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014 out of Washington. 

Wilcox spent last season with the Orlando Magic, averaging 4.9 minutes per game in 22 appearances. 

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Blazers Trade Allen Crabbe To Nets For Andrew Nicholson

Jul 25, 2017 2:34 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Allen Crabbe to the Brooklyn Nets for Andrew Nicholson.

The Blazers will waive and stretch Nicholson. According to Bobby Marks, the Blazers will have their luxury tax bill for 17-18 drop from $48.3 million to $4.4 million due to the trade.

Brooklyn signed Crabbe to a four-year, $75 million offer sheet during the 2016 offseason that the Blazers matched. Crabbe has a player option in the 2019 offseason.

Crabbe averaged 10.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists with a PER of 11.6 in 28.5 minutes per game last season. Crabbe hit 44 percent of his three-point attempts. 

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Carmelo Anthony Won't Waive No-Trade For Blazers

Jul 20, 2017 10:18 AM

While the Portland Trail Blazers have interest in trading for Carmelo Anthony, he won't consider waiving his no-trade clause to join them.

Anthony has been recruited by C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard.

Anthony remains committed to ending up with the Houston Rockets or Cleveland Cavaliers while recently prioritizing the Rockets.

Steve Mills said earlier this week Anthony could remain with the team this season. The Knicks are not interested in engaging in buyout talks.

Anthony continues to expect a trade to the Rockets.

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Blazers Interested In Trading For Carmelo Anthony
Portland has little desire to help Carmelo Anthony be traded to the Rockets.

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Blazers Offered Three 2017 First Rounders, Any Non-Big 3 Player For Paul George
The Blazers attempted to trade for Paul George entering the draft.

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Blazers Trade Tim Quarterman To Rockets For Cash Considerations
Houston is presumably attempting to create cap facilitating moves related to their trade for Chris Paul.

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Blazers Move Up To No. 10 With Kings To Select Zach Collins
The Kings traded Zach Collins to the Blazers for No. 15 and No. 20.

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Blazers Haven't Ruled Out Trading For LaMarcus Aldridge If Spurs Take Matching Salary
LaMarcus Aldridge left the Blazers to sign with the Spurs in 2015.

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Damian Lillard Would Sign With Jazz Or Lakers If Blazers Didn't Want Him
Damian Lillard won't become a free agent until 2021 and has consistently talked about his love for Portland.

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Maurice Harkless Discussed As Part Of Knicks, Blazers Trade Talks
Maurice Harkless signed a four-year, $40 million deal with the Blazers last offseason.

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Knicks Discuss Acquiring First Round Pick From Blazers
Portland owns the 15th, 20th and 26th overall picks.

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Blazers Willing To Attach First Round Pick To Dump Salary
The Blazers have no pending free agents this offseason and face a numbers crunch with their roster in addition to a significant luxury tax payment.

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Blazers Deny Request From Hawks To Interview Neil Olshey
Neil Olshey became general manager of the Blazers in 2012.

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Allen Crabbe To Undergo Surgery For Broken Foot
Allen Crabbe averaged 10.7 points (48.8% FG, 44.4% 3-PT, 84.7% FT), 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists last season.

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Damian Lillard Prepared To Forgo Title If He Can't Do It With Blazers
Damian Lillard cannot become a free agent until 2021.

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Damian Lillard Win Magic Johnson Award
The award honors the player who best combines excellence on the basketball court with cooperation and dignity in dealing with the media and the public.

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Blazers Won't Bring Back Festus Ezeli
Festus Ezeli underwent an experimental knee surgery in March.

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Damian Lillard: Defeating Warriors Becoming An Obsession
Damian Lillard has compared trying to beat the Warriors to the struggles Michael Jordan had against the Pistons in his career.

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Jusuf Nurkic Ruled Out For Game 4
Jusuf Nurkic was limited to 3-to-5 minute shifts in Game 3.

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Rick Carlisle, Dwane Casey, Terry Stotts Interviewed As Package Deal In 2008
Rick Carlisle, Dwane Casey and Terry Stotts each were fired as head coach of the Pacers, Wolves and Bucks around the same time in 2007.

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Damian Lillard Scores Franchise Record 59 Points
Damian Lillard eclipsed Damon Stoudamire's single-game franchise scoring record (54 in 2005) points.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Damian Lillard Named Players Of The Month For March
Giannis Antetokounmpo averaged 22.4 points (ninth in the East), 8.4 rebounds (10th in the East), 4.8 assists, 1.78 blocked shots (fourth in the East) and 1.33 steals in 18 games.

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Jason Kidd, Terry Stotts Named Coaches Of The Month
Jason Kidd led the Bucks to an Eastern Conference-best 14-4 record.

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