Blazers

Blazers wait as LaMarcus Aldridge meets three other suitors

By Erik Gundersen July 1, 2015 6:03 p.m.

PORTLAND — The NBA rumor locomotive hasn't stopped since the free agency season began late Tuesday night.

Blazers race into free agency, signing Al-Farouq Aminu

By Erik Gundersen June 30, 2015 10:23 p.m.

PORTLAND — At 9:01 Tuesday night, 12:01 Wednesday morning at the NBA offices in Secaucus, New Jersey, the 2015-16 NBA season began.

Kaman's spot on Blazers looks secure for next season

By Erik Gundersen June 30, 2015 9:21 p.m.

PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers will keep center Chris Kaman for the immediate future. The deadline to waive him and the $4 million in non-guaranteed money has passed and Kaman will get his full $5 million in salary next season.

Blazers new acquisitions bring athleticism

By Erik Gundersen June 29, 2015 7:41 p.m.

TUALATIN, Ore. — Monday marked the official start of a new beginning for three NBA players coming to the Pacific Northwest.

Morning Press: Hwy. 14 crash; Blazer Aldridge; Manhunt; First Citizen; Teacher arrested

June 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Here's a look at some of the top stories this week at columbian.com.

After Aldridge, Blazers must once again rediscover identity

By Micah Rice June 25, 2015 9:04 p.m.

Once again, just as the franchise reached the cusp of being a consistent force in the Western Conference, the Blazers must find a new identity.

Blazers draft Arizona's Hollis-Jefferson, then trade him

By Erik Gundersen June 25, 2015 10:48 p.m.

The Blazers selected Arizona’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson with the No. 23 pick before trading him hours later to the Brooklyn Nets along with veteran guard Steve Blake.

Sources: Aldridge tells Blazers he won't be back

By Erik Gundersen June 25, 2015 12:48 p.m.

The writing is on the wall that we've seen the last of LaMarcus Aldridge in a Portland Trail Blazers uniform. Their trade of Nicolas Batum on Wednesday might not be the end of Portland's roster overhaul.

Trail Blazers trade Nic Batum to Charlotte

By Erik Gundersen June 24, 2015 6:16 p.m.

And just like that, the offseason of drama that awaits the Portland Trail Blazers finally began.

What will Trail Blazers do on draft day? Here are five options

By Erik Gundersen June 24, 2015 4:14 p.m.

PORTLAND — After a quiet 2014 summer without a draft pick, the Portland Trail Blazers are back in the draft as they begin an offseason that will have an impact for many seasons to come.

Afflalo declines player option with Blazers

By Erik Gundersen June 23, 2015 9:08 p.m.

PORTLAND—Arron Afflalo's Portland Trail Blazers career appears to have been short-lived.

Blazers take a look at 7-foot player from India

By Erik Gundersen June 22, 2015 5 p.m.

The most interesting man in the Portland Trail Blazers practice facility was only 19 years old.

Blake exercises option to stay with Blazers

By Erik Gundersen June 19, 2015 7:16 p.m.

Portland Trail Blazers reserve point guard Steve Blake will be back in the Northwest for at least one more NBA season.

Kentucky's Johnson among six to visit Blazers

By Erik Gundersen June 19, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Six more aspiring players for looking one of the 400-some jobs in the NBA came through the doors of the Portland Trail Blazers' practice facility Friday.

Blazers host prospects from Arizona, Virginia

By Erik Gundersen June 9, 2015 5:14 p.m.

TUALATIN, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers conducted their fourth pre-draft workout Tuesday morning at their practice facility in Tualatin.