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  1. Mending the Past: Festus Ezeli's Place in Trail Blazers HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Rip City Project

    ... in Portland's favor, but defying the injury odds could go a long way in mending the fanbase's jaded outlook. Damian Lillard (plantar-fasciitis) and C.J. McCollum (foot fracture) have already overcome injuries in their time with the Trail Blazers. ...

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  2. Can the Trail Blazers Contend In the Next Five Years?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Blazers Edge

    ... but it's understandable that the haunting cries of LaMarcus Aldridge ring in your ears like Marley's ghost. Damian Lillard is the strongest ally the Blazers have right now. He's been given leadership over the franchise and he's deeply invested in ...

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  3. How Will The Portland Trail Blazers Build Around Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blazers Edge

    ... season. McCollum is here. There's no sense in fighting it. What this means, of course, is that McCollum and Damian Lillard are now locked in as the Blazers' starting backcourt for the next five years - and they'll earn a combined $250 million in the ...

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  4. Festus Ezeli Discussion: Golden State of Mind Q&A with Bram Kincheloe and Nate ParhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Blazers Edge

    ... is an athletic specimen, he doesn't have great hands so while I think he'll be great for freeing up guys like Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum , I wouldn't expect much as a scoring "pick and roll threat." Kincheloe : Um... He hadn't really played ...

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  5. Trail Blazers: Lineups We Can't Wait to SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rip City Project

    Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts talks with guard C.J. McCollum and guard Damian Lillard . Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Trail Blazers now have one of deepest teams in the NBA, so how will all of these pieces be used in the coming season? With the recent re-signing of Maurice Harkless , Terry Stotts will now have an extremely flexible squad at his disposal.

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  6. Who Starts More Games for the Portland Trail Blazers: Allen Crabbe or Evan Turner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Blazers Edge

    ... the start is up to much that has yet to be settled: the big man rotation, opposing defensive strategy against Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, and the balance between offense and defense between first and second units. It's hard to tell which wing ...

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  7. Blazers formally sign CJ McCollum to contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | USA Today

    ... han 14 points over the previous season. The 24-year-old guard became a starter in the Blazers' backcourt with Damian Lillard last season after four of the team's starters left in the offseason.

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  8. Moe Harkless re-signs with Portland Trail Blazers, Phil Greene signs in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Rumble In The Garden

    ... 23-year old small forward is officially a part of Portland's core that consists of former Weber State star Damian Lillard, ex-Lehigh shooting guard C.J. McCollum, stretch-four Meyers Leonard and four-year player at Cal, Allen Crabbe. Harkless (39th ...

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  9. Portland Trail Blazers: What's Brewing In Rip City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Sir Charles in Charge

    The Portland Trail Blazers have not held back when spending big money this summer, but what exactly is brewing in Rip City? Most recently, the Trail Blazers completed a 4-year max deal extension with starting shooting guard C.J. McCollum that's worth $106 million. Last offseason, they locked up superstar PG Damian Lillard to a 5-year, $120 million extension.

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  10. How Much Defensive Improvement Can the Blazers Expect?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Blazers Edge

    ... All of this makes predicting defensive impact perilous. Evan Turner will certainly be a better defender than Damian Lillard or CJ McCollum have been so far. Will improving that single position be enough? Will Turner even sub for them primarily? If ...

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  11. Blazers, Maurice Harkless Agree to 4-year $40 Million DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Blazers Edge

    ... season and was the team's starter at small forward throughout the postseason. The starting line-up with Damian Lillard , CJ McCollum , Al-Farouq Aminu , Harkless and Mason Plumlee outscored its opponents by 14.4 points per 100 possessions according ...

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  12. BC-BKN--Trail Blazers-McCollum,1st Ld-WritethruRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The News-Review

    ... his time on the bench his first two seasons. The 24-year-old guard became a starter in the backcourt with Damian Lillard last season after four of the team's starters left in the offseason. With one of the youngest rosters in the league (24.6 ...

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  13. Neil Olshey Learns Quickly With C.J. McCollum's ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Rip City Project

    The Trail Blazers have made a firm commitment to their belief that C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard can lead their team to the promise land. Neil Olshey shocked most fans by coming to terms with McCollum to the tune of four-years and 106 million dollars .

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  14. Portland Trail Blazers: What Does Evan Turner Bring To Rip City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sir Charles in Charge

    ... to the team and force opposing coaches to game plan on stopping two more players, instead of shadowing Damian Lillard all game. Turner's jump shot is what makes this signing somewhat of a gamble. He shot 24 percent from distance last year, on one ...

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  15. Five Things You Should Know About The New CJ McCollum DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Blazers Edge

    ... years from now. 2. McCollum's maximum deal is for four seasons and 25 percent of the salary cap - less than Damian Lillard's five year, 27.5 percent extension Each NBA team is allowed to offer a five-year contract extension to only one player at a ...

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  16. AP source: McCollum agrees to 4-year extension with BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | NewsOK.com

    ... his time on the bench his first two seasons. The 24-year-old guard became a starter in the backcourt with Damian Lillard last season after four of the team's starters left in the offseason. With one of the youngest rosters in the league (24.6 ...

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  17. Blazers sign McCollum to $106M extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KSBW-TV

    ... an expanded role after LaMarcus Aldridge departed before the season as a free agent. McCollum and point guard Damian Lillard are the new foundation of the Blazers, who upset the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2016 playoffs before being eliminated by ...

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  18. Report: CJ McCollum agrees to max contract with BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | YardBarker.com

    ... developed into a foundational building block thanks to his all-around game. With McCollum's backcourt mate Damian Lillard under contract through 2021 and both Allen Crabbe and Meyers Leonard signing extensions this summer as well, the Blazers are in ...

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  19. Trail Blazers, C.J. McCollum agree to four-year, $106 million extension, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Sporting News

    The Trail Blazers and guard C.J. McCollum have agreed on a four-year, $106 million maximum contract extension, Yahoo Sports' The Vertical reported Monday, citing unidentified league sources. McCollum, 24, was named the NBA's Most Improved Player for 2015-16, solidifying the Blazers' backcourt in his third season with All-Star Damian Lillard.

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  20. Reports: McCollum, Blazers reach $106M extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | USA Today

    ... Western Conference semifinals just a year after losing four of five starters. Alongside All-NBA point guard Damian Lillard, McCollum is the second half of one of the NBA's most dynamic backcourts, and - at just 24 years old and with an undoubtedly ...

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