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Portland tops New York 85-77 to win NBA summer league title

July 17, 2022, 5:58pm Blazers

Brandon Williams scored 22 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to an 85-77 victory over the New York Knicks in the NBA Summer League championship game on Sunday. Read story

Staying Power: Lillard takes pride in remaining with Trail Blazers

July 11, 2022, 7:02pm Blazers

To understand why Damian Lillard is still with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2022, examine why he enrolled at Weber State in 2008. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, has a new contract with the team he has spent his entire NBA career with, and that is a point of pride for the six-time All Star.

Lillard signs extension, looks forward to re-tooled Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, has a new contract with the team he has spent his entire NBA career with, and that is a point of pride for the six-time All Star.

July 9, 2022, 7:46pm Blazers

Damian Lillard’s new contract with the Trail Blazers is a point of pride for the six-time All Star who has spent his entire career in Portland. Read story

Detroit Pistons' Isaiah Livers drives against Portland Trail Blazers' Shaedon Sharpe during the first half an NBA summer league basketball game Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Blazers top draft pick Shaedon Sharpe out of Summer League

Detroit Pistons' Isaiah Livers drives against Portland Trail Blazers' Shaedon Sharpe during the first half an NBA summer league basketball game Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Las Vegas.

July 9, 2022, 3:02pm Blazers

Shaedon Sharpe’s first Summer League with the Portland Trail Blazers is over because of a small labral tear in his left shoulder. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots ahead of Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn.

AP source: Blazers, Lillard agree to $122 million extension

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots ahead of Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn.

July 8, 2022, 3:11pm Blazers

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed on a $122 million, two-year extension that puts the Olympic gold medalist under contract through the 2026-27 season, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Friday. Read story

Detroit Pistons' Killian Hayes, right, and Portland Trail Blazers' Keon Johnson vie for the ball during the second half an NBA summer league basketball game Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Blazers summer squad drops opener in Vegas

Detroit Pistons' Killian Hayes, right, and Portland Trail Blazers' Keon Johnson vie for the ball during the second half an NBA summer league basketball game Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Las Vegas.

July 7, 2022, 11:45pm Blazers

Keon Johnson scored 22 points for the Portland Trail Blazers in a Las Vegas Summer League loss, 81-78, to the Detroit Pistons on Thursday. Read story

Guard Gary Payton II (0) will be joining former Oregon State teammate Drew Eubanks on the Portland Trail Blazers roster this season.

Former Beavers teammates Payton, Eubanks reunited with Blazers

Guard Gary Payton II (0) will be joining former Oregon State teammate Drew Eubanks on the Portland Trail Blazers roster this season.

July 7, 2022, 5:30pm Blazers

A little more than six years ago guard Gary Payton II and forward Drew Eubanks were teammates at Oregon State, leading the Beavers to an NCAA Tournament appearance after a 26-year drought. Now they’re teammates once more — and back in Oregon — with the Portland Trail Blazers. Read story

Golden State Warriors guard Gary Payton II (0) shoots against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2022.

AP source: Payton II to join Blazers on $28M, 3-year deal

Golden State Warriors guard Gary Payton II (0) shoots against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2022.

July 1, 2022, 7:13pm Blazers

Gary Payton II is returning to his Pacific Northwest roots, agreeing to a $28 million, three-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic agreed to a $70 million contract to stay with Portland on Friday, July 1, 2022.

Day 2 of NBA free agency: LaVine, Nurkic decide to stay put

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic agreed to a $70 million contract to stay with Portland on Friday, July 1, 2022.

July 1, 2022, 3:50pm Blazers

Zach LaVine is staying in Chicago. Same goes for Jusuf Nurkic in Portland. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons (1) agreed to a four-year, $100 million contract on the first day of NBA free agency on Thursday, June 30, 2022..

NBA free agency starts with a bang: 5 players, $1.1 billion

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons (1) agreed to a four-year, $100 million contract on the first day of NBA free agency on Thursday, June 30, 2022..

June 30, 2022, 5:40pm Blazers

The NBA generated more basketball related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion. Read story