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How The Portland Trail Blazers Became NBA (Social Media) Champs

Fast Company - 16 Oct 2018
The Man did get in touch ahead of time and invite the team to attend the rehearsal. It's exactly the kind of cultural crossover the Portland Trail Blazers have been cultivating over the last few years, thanks to a social media strategy that prioritizes ...
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Trail Blazers pay tribute to Paul Allen before season opener

ESPN - 19 Oct 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A single red rose was placed on the courtside seat that used to be occupied by Paul Allen, as the Portland Trail Blazers opened up a season for the first time in 30 years without their longtime owner, who died this week.
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LeBron and the Lakers' debut

ESPN - 19 Oct 2018
Another thing we knew: LeBron struggles to get wins in Portland, losing his sixth in a row at the Moda Center; Los Angeles has lost 16 straight games overall to the Trail Blazers. -- Dave McMenamin. Every NBA team scores better in transition than in ...
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Three Matchups to Watch when the Portland Trail Blazers take on LA

Rip City Project - 18 Oct 2018
It's #BeatLA day! What matchups are key in this opening day matchup for the Portland Trail Blazers? Portland Basketball is back tonight! As we get set to welcome the LA Lakers and LeBron, let's take a look at three key matchups that could determine who ...
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Gameday Thread: Los Angeles Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers

Blazer's Edge - 19 Oct 2018
Opening night is here! And it's a big one with LeBron in town. Hang out and enjoy the festivities, as we kick them off traditionally early for the first game of the season. Los Angeles Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers. Tip-off: 7:30 pm. Watch: TNT ...
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What will it take for Portland Trail Blazers to take next step?

OregonLive.com - 18 Oct 2018
But the Blazers' coach is changing his philosophy this season and will instead use Evan Turner as a point-forward on the second unit. Stotts hopes that Turner's playmaking and court vision will mesh well with newcomers Seth Curry and Nik Stauskas, who ...
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The Trail Blazers Need to Balance Minutes for Lillard, McCollum

Blazer's Edge - 19 Oct 2018
Welcome to the 2018-19 Portland Trail Blazers season preview at Blazer's Edge! We're going to have several pieces today taking a look at the upcoming year, including some from authors you're less familiar with. This one is written by staffer Kody Tarbell.
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Trail Blazers Front Office, Players Remember Team Owner Paul Allen

Trailblazers.com - 17 Oct 2018
On October 15, Paul Allen, technologist, philanthropist and owner of both the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks, passed away at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. While the Seattle native, who purchased the Trail ...
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Long-time Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen dies at 65

NBA.com - 15 Oct 2018
Longtime Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 65. “My brother was a remarkable individual on every level," Allen's sister Jody Allen said via press release. "While most knew Paul Allen ...
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How has LeBron fared against the Portland Trail Blazers?

Rip City Project - 15 Oct 2018
LeBron James has found success against Portland in his career. In 27 total games against the Blazers, James is 18-9. LeBron averages 27.9 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 7.3 assists per game against Portland, bettering his career numbers in all three categories.
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Trail Blazers Waive Oliver, Onuaku, & Payton II

Trailblazers.com - 13 Oct 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct. 13, 2018) – The Portland Trail Blazers have waived forward Cameron Oliver, center Chinanu Onuaku and guard Gary Payton II, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. All three players were signed to ...
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Season preview: Portland Trail Blazers

Hoops Hype - 15 Oct 2018
STAYING: Al-Farouq Aminu, Wade Baldwin, Zach Collins, Moe Harkless, Jake Layman, Meyers Leonard, Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic, Caleb Swanigan and Evan Turner. ADDED: Seth Curry (Dallas), Anfernee Simons (IMG Academy), Nik ...
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Portland Trail Blazers: Zach Collins is the X-Factor

thesportsdaily.com - 16 Oct 2018
Zach Collins was supposed to be a long-term project for the Trail Blazers, a raw two-way talent who was acquired with the tenth pick in the 2017 draft. A pick which the Blazers acquired after trading away the 15th (Justin Jackson) and 20th (Harry Giles ...
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Nurkić Sets His Sights On Making All-Defensive First Team

Trailblazers.com - 10 Oct 2018
But when you consider how much Portland's defense has improved since his arrival, and specifically their recent success in defending the restricted area, Nurkić making the All-Defensive team seems much more feasible. Last season, the Trail Blazers ...

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