Portland Trail Blazers
Jerome Kersey, the versatile small forward who helped the Portland Trail Blazers reach two NBA Finals and won a title with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999, died Wednesday. He was 52.
Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on battery charges alleging that he punched a woman in the face.
Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA championship before he became one of the NBA’s most respected broadcasters, has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 89.
Toronto’s Amir Johnson threw his mouthpiece at an official and had to be restrained by teammates after he was ejected from the Raptors’ 92-74 loss to the Trail Blazers on Monday night.
The Portland Trail Blazers’ theme for this season is “New Dream. New Team.” After a major makeover, the team certainly looks new. But it might be a few years before the dream becomes reality.
Rookie Damian Lillard, the No. 6 pick of the draft, made three 3-pointers during the first half in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 120-114 victory over the Utah Jazz.