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Source: Blazers getting Nance Jr. as part of three-way trade

August 27, 2021, 10:35am Blazers

The Cavaliers have agreed to acquire restricted free agent forward Lauri Markkanen from Chicago in a three-way trade that will send forward Larry Nance Jr. from Cleveland to Portland. Read story

Blazers tip-off 52nd season on Oct. 20 vs. Kings

August 20, 2021, 3:58pm Blazers

The full schedule for the NBA’s 75th anniversary season was released Friday, and the Portland Trail Blazers will start the 2021-22 season at Moda Center against Sacramento on Wednesday, Oct.… Read story

Blazers edged out by Rockets in summer league finale

August 17, 2021, 6:52pm Blazers

Armoni Brooks made nine 3-pointers and scored 30 points to help the Houston Rockets close out their NBA Summer League schedule with a 95-92 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' Greg Brown III, right, fouls Indiana Pacers' Chris Duarte during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Duarte helps Pacers beat Blazers summer squad

Portland Trail Blazers' Greg Brown III, right, fouls Indiana Pacers' Chris Duarte during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas.

August 12, 2021, 7:27pm Blazers

Rookie Chris Duarte scored 19 points and had six assists, four steals and four blocked shots to lead Indiana to a 97-64 win over Portland on Thursday in the NBA Summer League. Read story

United States' Damian Lillard (6) brings the ball up court against Argentina during the first half of an exhibition basketball game in Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

Lillard wants Blazers to step up pursuit of championship

United States' Damian Lillard (6) brings the ball up court against Argentina during the first half of an exhibition basketball game in Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

July 16, 2021, 6:03pm Blazers

Damian Lillard said Friday he has not requested a trade but wants the Portland Trail Blazers to be more urgent in their pursuit of a championship. Read story

Damian Lillard shoots during practice for USA Basketball, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Blazers’ Damian Lillard isn’t publicly forcing his way out of Portland

Damian Lillard shoots during practice for USA Basketball, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Las Vegas.

July 8, 2021, 8:02pm Blazers

Damian Lillard sounds willing to give the Portland Trail Blazers another try under a new coach. Read story

Chauncey Billups talks to media after being announced as the head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers at the team's practice facility in Tualatin, Ore., Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Blazers ‘stand by’ hiring of Chauncey Billups as head coach

Chauncey Billups talks to media after being announced as the head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers at the team's practice facility in Tualatin, Ore., Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

June 29, 2021, 10:38pm Blazers

PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers went into damage-control mode while introducing Chauncey Billups as their new coach Tuesday, amid questions about how they selected him over more experienced candidates and how sexual assault allegations were lodged against him nearly a quarter-century ago. Read story

Chauncey Billups, a five-time NBA All-Star, was named head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday evening.

Blazers name Chauncey Billups new coach

Chauncey Billups, a five-time NBA All-Star, was named head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday evening.

June 27, 2021, 9:38pm Blazers

PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers have hired Chauncey Billups as their new coach. Read story

Chauncey Billups is expected to be named the next head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, according to sources Friday, June 25, 2021.

Billups offered job as coach of the Trail Blazers

Chauncey Billups is expected to be named the next head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, according to sources Friday, June 25, 2021.

June 25, 2021, 11:13pm Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have settled on Los Angeles Clippers assistant Chauncey Billups as their new coach but the deal has not been finalized, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Friday. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots in front of Houston Rockets forward Khyri Thomas during the second half on Monday in Portland.

Lillard explains reasons for deciding to play in Olympics

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots in front of Houston Rockets forward Khyri Thomas during the second half on Monday in Portland.

June 17, 2021, 6:10pm Blazers

Damian Lillard has a whole slew of reasons why he decided to play for USA Basketball at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Read story