Looking Back on Damian Lillard’s career night in Rip City

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Lillard’s Big Night Sitting 11 games under .500, and mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, the Portland Trail Blazers had very little to play for heading in to last night’s contest against the rival Los Angeles Lakers. However, any time Portland hosts the Lakers at the Rose Garden, no matter the situation, there’s always something to […]

Seven “Holy Sh*t!” Moments in Northwest sports history & 1 “Beastquake”

Steve Nash Trade Rumors

NWSB Insider and Pacific northwest sports blogger Steve Lee today weighs in with his seven moments in time for PNW sports fans. The 7 holy sh*t moments in time if you will. Canada’s golden goal. The Ichiro trade, the Seahawks Marshawn Lynch beastquake, the Steve Nash trade, the Seattle Supersonics leaving town, the Vancouver Grizzlies leaving town, the WWE invading Safeco Field all make the list.

Top B.C. sports icons, past, present and future Ver 3.0

Cory Schneider (Ginger Jesus)

NWSB Insider and northwest sports fan Steve Lee tells us today about icons in the great northwest. Sports icons to be exact. IN version 3 today he talks about the British Columbia sports icons. Icon – a person or thing regarded as a symbol of a belief, nation, community, or cultural movement. Robert Sacre, Brett Lawrie, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Cory Schneider, and Travis Lulay make Steve’s list.

Victoria BC’s Steve Nash goes Hollywood-signs with Lakers

Kobe Bryant & Steve Nash

NWSB Insider and Northwest basketball blogger Steve Lee brings us his thoughts on his beloved LA Lakers getting his favorite NBA player Steve Nash, also a BC – Canada boy. One season removed from being outted early in their playoff run, the Lakers in one swift move have put themselves back in the thick of the championship hunt. Steve says the Lakers and Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant is the greatest combination since peanut butter and jelly.

Will the Trail Blazers next General Manager please step up?

Rip City GM Search

NWSB Insider Rick Stella brings a story out of Portland surrounding the Blazers and their 2012 GM search. A bevy of names have surfaced in Rip City. From Steve Kerr, to Mitch Kupchak, as well as Chris Mullin, and Bucks executive John Hammond, the Blazer’s effort is there, it’s just a matter of finding the right fit. Both Jeff Bower and David Morway have been tied to the position. Who will Paul Allen choose?

Nets vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Nets vs. Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the New Jersey Nets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and nine rebounds and Nicolas Batum added 20 points and 10 rebounds as host Portland downed New Jersey. Portland led 46-44 at halftime.

Hornets vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Hornets vs. Trailblazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Thursday night’s game between the New Orleans Hornets vs. Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers were still able to win this one because they were playing one of the worst teams in the league. J.J. Hickson was great off the bench again. Luke Babbitt poured in a career-high 16 points in just 17 minutes off the bench.

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Sunday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers. Raymond Felton and LaMarcus Aldridge both played well for the Blazers while Jamal Crawford, Wesley Matthews and the Portland bench failed to show up. The Blazers pulled it out in the end, though.

Trail Blazers vs. Lakers blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Raymond Felton, Portland Trail Blazers

NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers. The Blazers took the Lakers down to the wire, but just couldn’t pull it out in this one. LaMarcus Aldridge and newcomer J.J. Hickson both played well while Jamal Crawford continued to slide.

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Preview | Handicapping | Betting Odds Jan. 5

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers

Jason Green weighs in with his LA Lakers vs. Portland Trailblazers Thursday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Blazers by 3.5. Jason points out the Blazers need a repeat performance from their Oklahoma City win when they held the Thunder to 43.4% shooting and only 25% 3-point shooting. Gerald Wallace, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Kobe Bryant lock horns.

Northwest’s Most Wanted NBAer – Jamal Crawford

Jamal Crawford

Could we see Jamal Crawford land in Chicago via NBA free agency? Picture Derrick Rose driving to the hoop and actually having an option to kick out to, who can quickly create his own shot. Enter Jamal Crawford. Both LaMarcus Aldridge and Lebron James have been working hard to woo the 6’6 guard to either RIP City or South Beach too.

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