Archive for the ‘Portland Trail Blazers’ Category

Blazers star Damian Lillard believes Josh Jacobs will be ‘Raider great’

Monday, October 7th, 2019

And recently, he gave some much-deserved love to rookie running back Josh Jacobs: Jacobs told the media after Sunday's 24-21 victory over the Chicago Bears that he wanted to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, so it appears they're both on the same page. The Raiders' young tailback totaled 143 yards and two touchdowns in London and he's not going anywhere. Week after week, he has proven himself to be more than just a piece of the Khalil Mack trade.

Are the Titans and Blazers best friends?

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

The Tennessee Titans have a large following in Oregon thanks to their starting quarterback, former Oregon Ducks star Marcus Mariota. But the rest of the roster might be working on connecting with the fan base in Rip City. How?

Warriors’ Andre Iguodala: Stephen Curry, Draymond Green are NBA’s version of Patriots’ Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski

Monday, May 20th, 2019

His connection with superstar Stephen Curry has brought a large comparison by Andre Iguodala, who is questionable for Game 4, to the NFL's dynasty of the New England Patriots and their superstars. From Marcus Thompson II at The Athletic: “They're Brady and Gronk,” Andre Iguodala said of Curry and Green after the game. The black version.

This Week in US Sports: NHL playoffs putting NBA postseason to shame

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

The NHL playoffs are absolutely awesome right now and if you are choosing to watch NBA games instead of those on the ice, then you are making a mistake at this point. This is hard to even kind of argue at this point as all four of the Eastern Conference matchups in the NBA were decided in five games or less, and six of the eight series were as well. The NHL playoffs have shamed the NBA this season as the Washington Capitals fell in a double-overtime thriller to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 and the San Jose Sharks erased a 3-0 deficit in the final game of their series with the Vegas Golden Knights and won 5-4 in OT.

Trail Blazers Honor Late Owner Paul Allen With Tributes Throughout Arena on Opening Night

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

The Portland Trail Blazers opened up their season Thursday with a game against the Los Angeles Lakers, and throughout the Moda Center in Portland, the team set up various tributes for late owner Paul Allen. Allen died Monday at 65 due to complications

Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings, including Blazers, remains unclear

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Paul Allen’s love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen’s ownership of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and NFL’s Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises will move forward in his absence. “Paul thoughtfully addressed how the many institutions he founded and supported would continue after he was no longer able to lead them.

Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings remains unclear

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Paul Allen's love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen's ownership of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and NFL's Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises will move forward in his absence. ''Paul thoughtfully addressed how the many institutions he founded and supported would continue after he was no longer able to lead them.

Sports World Reacts to Death of Seahawks, Blazers Owner Paul Allen

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Seahawks and Blazers owner Paul Allen died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 65. Allen purchased the Blazers in 1988, buying the Seahawks in 1999. Portland reached the playoffs 23 times with Allen as owner, making the NBA

Paul Allen, long-time owner of Portland Trail Blazers, dies after battle with cancer

Monday, October 15th, 2018

This is a painful loss, not just for the Portland Trail Blazers, but for the NBA. Paul Allen, who made his money as one of the founders of Microsoft and went on to start Vulcan enterprises, which owns the Trail Blazers as well as the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, has passed away from his battle with cancer. All of us who worked with Paul feel an inexpressible loss today.

Sports world reacts after death of Seahawks, Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen died on Monday from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has long been involved in the sports world in the Pacific Northwest. Allen purchased the Trail Blazers in 1988 and then the Seahawks in 1997, where he led them to three Super Bowl appearances and a championship in 2014.