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  1. Blazers in Free Agency Purgatory, Salary Cap Hell, Must Find Trades for SalvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Blazers Edge

    ... Blazers did make their decisive moves. Last summer they re-signed everybody, bringing aboard Evan Turner and Festus Ezeli in the process. They had cap space. That's how they spent it. Those were their big swings. The inactivity during the current ...

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  2. How the Blazers Could Use the Mid-Level ExceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Blazers Edge

    ... showed at the beginning of last season can't be repeated and wouldn't fly with the right veteran on the roster. Festus Ezeli reportedly tried to hold the team accountable, but his age-combined with the fact that he wasn't able to contribute-limited ...

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  3. Blazers Cut Festus Ezeli in Salary Cap MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Blazers Edge

    Festus Ezeli has been waived by the Portland Trail Blazers , concluding a one-year relationship featuring zero regular-season appearances in a Blazers uniform. Ezeli battled left knee injury the entire year, undergoing a bone marrow injection procedure before the season started and season-ending surgery in March.

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  4. Portland Trail Blazers unveil their 2017 Summer League rosterRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Rip City Project

    ... here , and Cleveland here . But the rest of the roster was a question mark until Friday afternoon. As news of Festus Ezeli getting cut was breaking, so too was the official Summer League roster, per trailblazers.com . Adams is a two-year vet who ...

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  5. Blazers waive Festus Ezeli, pay him $8.4 million without playing a gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | YardBarker.com

    The Portland Trail Blazers waived veteran center Festus Ezeli on Friday, the deadline for the team to move on from him before guaranteeing his entire 2017-18 salary. The Ezeli experiment was a tremendous waste of time and money for Portland.

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  6. Portland Trail Blazers waive center Festus EzeliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | The Oregonian

    The Portland Trail Blazers waived center Festus Ezeli on Friday, officially ending his Blazers career by declining to pick up the one-year option in his contract for the 2017-18 season. Ezeli, who signed a 2-year, $15.6 million deal with the Blazers last July, never played a game for Portland.

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  7. Portland Trail Blazers officially cut Festus Ezeli from rosterRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Rip City Project

    In exit interviews GM Neil Olshey stated that Festus Ezeli would not return to the team. The wait then began as to the official word on his contract status.

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  8. Festus Ezeli Waived by Trail Blazers, Will Enter Free AgencyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | BleacherReport

    The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Festus Ezeli , making him a free agent eligible to negotiate with another team starting on Saturday. earlier on Friday the Blazers were intending to wait until the evening before making an official decision on Ezeli, keeping open the possibility they could use his $7.73 million option for next season in a potential trade.

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  9. NBA Free Agency: Blazers waive Festus Ezeli before he ever plays a game for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | CBS Sports

    The last time we saw Festus Ezeli on the court during an NBA game was during Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, when he was playing for the Golden State Warriors . worth just under $15 million.

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  10. Trail Blazers trade Tim Quarterman to Houston RocketsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Rip City Project

    ... time. With the addition of Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan, a contract needed to be moved. It was known that Festus Ezeli would not be returning to the team. However, there still needed to be another spot to take in Swanigan. Instead of just cutting ...

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  11. Reaction to the Portland Trail Blazers' 2017 NBA Draft PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... : The Blazers have 15 guys under contract before signing Collins and Swanigan to their guaranteed rookie deals. Festus Ezeli is clearly gone. That means Pat Connaughton and Tim Quarterman , the

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  12. Canzano: Welcome to summer... where the Trail Blazers hope for a way outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Oregonian

    ... Allen's money last summer to get Allen Crabbe and Evan Turner and spent another $41 million on Meyers Leonard. Festus Ezeli, two years and $15.1 million, was added, too. That's the question Blazers fans are asking as the 2017 NBA Draft approaches. ...

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  13. NBA Draft Profile: Ivan RabbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... -or Noah Vonleh for that matter. The bench brigade did not work out as one would have hoped last season, with Festus Ezeli out for the year (soon to be gone), Meyers Leonard falling short of expectation, and Ed Davis playing through injury until ...

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  14. NBA Draft Profile: Ike AnigboguRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... more weight to throw around than Ed Davis , and longer arms than anyone on the roster by a wide margin. Since Festus Ezeli is reportedly not returning next season, the Trail Blazers would do well to get deeper at center, even if unfinished products ...

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  15. Myers: a No waya did we think JaVale could do what hea s doingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    ... David West as three newcomers tasked with manning the center position after the departures of Andrew Bogut and Festus Ezeli last offseason. The three-man rotation has been a resounding success, largely due to the trio's complimentary skill sets, ...

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  16. How would you grade Neil Olshey's 5th season in Portland? You be the Trail Blazers GMRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Oregonian

    ... pick in the 2016 NBA draft). ... Signed Evan Turner to a four-year, $70 million free agent deal. ... Signed Festus Ezeli to a two-year, $16 million deal (one year guaranteed). ... Resigned Meyers Leonard to four-year, $41 million deal . ... Matched ...

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  17. What Should the Trail Blazers Do With Their Draft Picks?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... salary slots available. Nobody will cry too much over losing Pat Connaughton and Tim Quarterman along with Festus Ezeli to make room for new blood, but no matter what anybody says, three things in life remain true: Odds are low that any given player ...

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  18. 2017 Was a Fun Disappointment for the BlazersRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Rip City Project

    ... the Blazers entered the 2016-17 offseason with high hopes that only got higher. Evan Turner was signed. Festus Ezeli was also added to the team, coming from the juggernaut Warriors. The most improved player in the NBA, CJ McCollum , got a ...

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  19. Portland Trail Blazers' Offseason PrioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... front office will be hard-pressed to add talent without carving out some long-term flexibility. Nixing Festus Ezeli's non-guaranteed $7.73 million for 2017-18 would only begin to scratch the surface. Fortunately for the Blazers, they have some chips ...

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  20. Trail Blazers Exit Interview FolliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... place Tuesday afternoon. Those exit interviews included revealing quotes about Meyers Leonard , Allen Crabbe , Festus Ezeli , Neil Olshey and the state of the team. Plus we dive into the recent controversy surrounding Portland's basketball culture. ...

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