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3 Reasons the Portland Trail Blazers Can Contend for a Title

March 17th, 2015
There’s only a handful of championship-contending teams in the NBA each season, and the Portland Trail Blazers are one of them. They have the right personnel and identity to make a push for the Larry O’Brien Trophy, despite the adversity that has hit the team thus far. A plethora of serious injuries ...

3 Reasons the Portland Trail Blazers Still Have Hope Without Wes Matthews

March 10th, 2015
First things first: There is no replacing Wesley Matthews. His fire and competitive spirit are both crucial to the Portland Trail Blazers, inspiring his teammates to play harder and the fans to cheer louder. Whether he’s diving on the floor after a loose ball, checking his man up close or swishing ...

Portland Trail Blazers Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

February 7th, 2015
The Portland Trail Blazers and their fans surely let out a heavy sigh of relief as January came to a close. That was brutal. Portland went just 6-9 through the month, with the team's offense and defense struggling without key contributors. Robin Lopez has since returned while Joel Freeland remains sidelined for a ...

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Portland Trail Blazers

December 23rd, 2014
The Portland Trail Blazers are off to a hot start once again but have still seen their fair share of highs and lows. There were some expectations coming into this season for the Blazers, namely improving the defense and getting more production from the reserve unit. To this point, some things ...

5 Bold Predictions for the Portland Trail Blazers During 2014-15 Season

October 21st, 2014
As the 2014-15 NBA season draws closer, it's that time again to commence predictions for the Portland Trail Blazers.  The team took a major step forward last season, making a 21-game improvement in the Western Conference standings. The Blazers launched themselves into the upper echelon of powerhouse teams, led by All-Stars ...

Which Portland Trail Blazers Player Has the Most Upside Right Now?

September 23rd, 2014
Few teams can boast an abundance of young talent, but the Portland Trail Blazers are one of them.  It's even more of a luxury to have to assess which players have the most upside and who will flourish first. For the Blazers, guys like Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews ...

What Twitter’s Saying About Miami Heat-Cleveland Cavaliers Matchup

December 14th, 2013
There's a plethora of budding rivalries in the NBA, but one that is well established is that which exists between the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The environment is much more hostile in Cleveland, but Saturday night's game in Miami still has the NBA world talking. The Heat have already ...

Miami Heat: Should LeBron James’ Sore Back Concern Heat Fans?

November 9th, 2013
In what seems to be a proverbial scale for the Miami Heat, one player seemingly returns from injury while another goes down. Just as Dwyane Wade looks to be returning to his old self—29 points, seven assists and one block against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 7—reports come that LeBron ...

Miami Heat: Heat Must Amnesty Joel Anthony This Offseason

May 21st, 2013
With a team as talented as the Miami Heat, there are few issues to be concerned with. The overbearing problem with this current roster is the health of the team's payroll going forward. Their trio of All-Stars ultimately takes up most of the cap, thus the ability to add complementary ...

Houston Rockets: Can Rockets Land Dwight Howard in the Offseason?

April 6th, 2013
If last season wasn't enough, NBA fans will once again be relegated to the exhausting storylines of Dwight Howard's impending availability in free agency. While the majority seem to be assured he will re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, given their legacy and commitment to centering their future around him, there ...