The words familiarity and similarity might come to mind when the Portland Trail Blazers begin their 2009 exhibition season Tuesday night against the Sacramento Kings at the Rose Garden. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 pm.
Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy was named the NBAs Western Conference Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the NBA. Roy guided the Trail Blazers to a 4-0 week, including road victories against the San Antonio Spurs, Memphis
Shavlik Randolph was 9-for-9 from the field and scored 19 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 102-80 preseason victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
Guard Rudy Fernandez and center Joel Przybilla will not travel with the Portland Trail Blazers for their game in Kansas City against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
Kelenna Azubuike scored 18 points, all in the second half, and Brandan Wright added 16 points and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 110-95 Wednesday night.
Greg Oden announced his delayed arrival to the NBA with a dunk two minutes into the preseason. Oden debuted to a standing ovation, as did the rest of the young Portland Trail Blazers, in a 110-81 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.
J.R. Pinnock scored a game high 30 points and led the Portland Trail Blazers to a 78-63 win over the New Orleans Hornets at the NBA Summer League on Sunday.
Jerryd Bayless scored 17 fourth-quarter points and hit the game winning jumper with 18 seconds left to lead the Portland Trial Blazers to a 74-73 victory over the Phoenix Suns at the NBA Summer League on Saturday.
The Portland Trail Blazers signed rookie guard Jerryd Bayless, it was announced today by general manager Kevin Pritchard. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Four ties among teams that finished the 2007-08 NBA regular season with identical records were broken Friday through random drawings to help determine the order of selection for the upcoming draft.
When prized rookie Greg Oden went down for the season, it looked like it was going to be a long campaign for the Portland Trail Blazers. Instead, the team rattled off 13 straight wins, landed Brandon Roy in the All-Star Game and has a very bright future.
Little-used Sean Marks had 16 points and 13 rebounds as the Phoenix Suns rested their regulars in a 100-91 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
With a 113-91 win over the Grizzlies on Tuesday, the Blazers have just one game standing between them and a winning season.
Though out of the playoffs, the Trail Blazers are still pushing toward a goal to finish out the season: a winning record.
John Salmons scored all of his 18 points in the second half, leading the Sacramento Kings to a 103-86 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Brandon Roy scored 23 points and matched his career high with 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Los Angeles Lakers 112-103 on Tuesday night.
Tim Duncan had 27 points and 11 rebounds and San Antonio beat Portland 72-65 on Sunday, extending the Spurs' winning streak over the Trail Blazers to 12 straight games.
Tracy McGrady scored 26 of his 35 points in the second half, and the Rockets defeated the Blazers 95-88 Thursday night to snap a two-game skid.
Kobe Bryant scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, Pau Gasol added 10 points in his first game in nearly three weeks and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 104-91 on Wednesday night.
Emeka Okafor scored 21 points for the Bobcats in a 93-85 victory over the Trail Blazers on Saturday.
Stephen Jackson scored 14 of his 24 points in the third quarter and the Golden State Warriors bolstered their playoff position against the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers in a 111-95 victory Thursday night.
Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy left Portland's game against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night after straining his right groin at the end of the first quarter.
Martell Webster had 23 points, Travis Outlaw added 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame the loss of top scorer Brandon Roy to beat the Washington Wizards 102-82 on Tuesday night.
Kevin Durant scored 23 points and the Seattle SuperSonics snapped their 11-game losing streak with a 97-84 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night in what could be the final meeting of the I-5 rivalry.