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Saturday | Blazers Edge

Would USA Basketball have been good for LaMarcus Aldridge?

As Team USA starts their FIBA World Cup bid in Spain on Saturday without a dominant power forward on the roster, you have to wonder: Did LaMarcus Aldridge make a mistake by leaving the team? In a summer that's seen All-Stars change teams, league-mandated front office changes and bickering amongst ex-teammates, the FIBA World Cup and Team USA are ... (more)

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Saturday | Rip City Project

Trail Blazers Players in the 2014 FIBA World Cup

Nov. 21, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Victor Claver and forward Nicolas Batum stand on the court during the game against the Phoenix Suns in the first half at US Airways Center.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Raptors HQ

Dinos & Digits: Which Five Players Had The Best Individual Seasons in Raptors History?

Which five players had the best individual seasons in Raptors history? And how should we go about figuring it out? Russell Peddle explains in part one of this series and gives us a primer on the pros and cons of win shares.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

OregonLive.com

FIBA World Cup 2014 preview: Weakened USA Basketball team vulnerable, but still the favorite

Some stars couldn't play. Others wouldn't. Then the losses really started piling up for the U.S. national basketball team.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Squads Who Could Cause Major Problems for Team USA at FIBA Tournament

Big men Kevin Love and LaMarcus Aldridge joined them. Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook cited health concerns preventing their involvement.

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Sir Charles in Charge

NBA Power Rankings: Best Power Forwards in the NBA

Jan 25, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love posts up against Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the fourth quarter at the Moda Center.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rip City Project

What would it take for the Trail Blazers to win the Northwest Division?

Dec 31, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge handles the ball while guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Rip City Project

Could Wesley Matthews or Nicolas Batum become a third All-Star in Portland?

Mar 1, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews and small forward Nicolas Batum talk between plays against the Denver Nuggets in the second half at Moda Center.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Blazers Edge

Could Nicolas Batum ever be an All-Star?

The Portland Trail Blazers had their first All-Star duo in 20 years last season.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Have Portland Trail Blazers Already Hit Their Ceiling?

On the strength of a high-powered offensive attack led by one of the NBA 's best guard-forward tandems, the Portland Trail Blazers turned heads and stuffed the win column during a wildly successful 2013-14 campaign.

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Blazers Edge

How Good is Damian Lillard?

Blazers guard Damian Lillard has become an international sensation: Rookie of the Year, commercial star, face of the Trail Blazers and of the young NBA generation.

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The Oregonian

Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen accepts LaMarcus Aldridge's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Owner Paul Allen was doused with a bucket of ice water during a trip to Africa, answering separate challenges from Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rip City Project

Which Hometown Player Would The Trail Blazers Want?

Aug 8, 2014; Akron, OH, USA; Welcome home LeBron James signage outside of St. Vincent St. Mary High School prior to the LeBron James Family Foundation Reunion and Rally at InfoCision Stadium.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Race Relations

Incredulity is probably a natural reaction to finding Portland's recent history transformed into fiction - much less audacious fiction that tackles big issues like race and class and the ol' chestnut of American reinvention.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Rip City Project

LaMarcus Aldridge - More Than an Offensive Powerhouse

Feb 1, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge grabs a rebound over Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry in the first half at Moda Center.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Blazers Edge

Portland Trail Blazers Schedule 2014-15: Which Game Are You Most Anticipating?

The Blazers have several rivalry games early in the 2014-15 season, including match-ups with former players -- like Mo Williams and Raymond Felton -- who are certain to draw a response from fans.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Blazers Edge

Portland Trail Blazers Schedule Quirks, Season Outlook, and Kawhi Leonard vs. Nicolas Batum

What would happen if the Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs transposed Nicolas Batum and Kawhi Leonard? That question and more covered in the Blazer's Edge Mailbag! I want to know your thoughts on the strength of schedule conspiracy.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Rip City Project

Damian Lillard commercial stardom cause for concern?

Feb 12, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is defended by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin at Staples Center.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Damian Lillard still in the running for spot on World Cup team

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers is one of 16 finalists still in the running for a roster spot on USA Basketball's World Cup team.

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Rip City Project

Trail Blazers take on ALS "ice bucket challenge"

May 6, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews reacts to a call against the San Antonio Spurs in game one of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center.

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