Five things could determine whether the Blazers, who feature returning 11 players and a new-look bench, take the next step this season.
by: Bryant Knox — The Sports Daily: Oregon Sports News 14h
The year was 2017. THEY were once again sleeping on the Portland Trail Blazers. Until Jrue Holiday happened. The offseason was just as bleh as the first round of the playoffs.
by: Pete Camarillo — Clutchpoints 16 Oct
The Los Angeles Clippers open the NBA season this week and there’s an argument that the team should embrace a rebuild. L.A.C. will have almost $70 million in cap space after this season. They’d also lose their draft pick if it falls outside the 1-14 range
by: Justin Yoon — The Sports Daily: The Lottery Mafia 16 Oct
Zach Collins was supposed to be a long-term project for the Trail Blazers, a raw two-way talent who was acquired with the tenth pick in the 2017 draft. A pick which the Blazers acquired after tradi…
by: Alberto De Roa — USA Today: Hoops Hype 16 Oct
Atlanta Hawks Point guards: Trae Young, Jeremy Lin, Jaylen Adams. Shooting guards: Kent Bazemore, Tyler Dorsey, Kevin Huerter, Daniel Hamilton. Small forwards: Vince Carter, DeAndre Bembry, Justin …
by: K.C. Johnson — Chicago Tribune 16 Oct
NBA 2018-19 season preview: Five big questions, every team's chances for a playoff berth and top candidates for MVP and rookie of the year.
by: Basketball Insiders — Basketball Insiders 16 Oct
Hawks have picked up options on Taurean Prince, DeAndre Bembry and John Collins. Should be official soon. Hawks have picked up options on Taurean Prince, DeAndre Bembry and John Collins. Should be official soon. — Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) October.
by: Danny Small — Clutchpoints 16 Oct
The Portland Trail Blazers made a pair of unsurprising moves on Monday by exercising the third-year options on Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, according to Joe Freeman of The Oregonian. Both Collins and Swanigan are young players with tremendous upside..
by: Ed Barkowitz — Philly.com 16 Oct
Over/under win totals include 62.5 for the Warriors, 48.5 for LeBron and the Lakers and 53.5 for the Sixers.
by: Aaron Grossman — NBA 15 Oct
PORTLAND, Ore. (October 15, 2018) – The Portland Trail Blazers have exercised 2019-20 team options on the rookie contracts of forward/center Zach Collins and forward Caleb Swanigan, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.