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The Portland Trail Blazers will open the 2020-21 season on Dec. 23 against the Utah Jazz at the Moda Center in Portland. However, the arena will be empty as fans won’t be allowed to enter due to COVID-19 concerns.

Blazers set to open regular season on Dec. 23 vs. Jazz

The Portland Trail Blazers will open the 2020-21 season on Dec. 23 against the Utah Jazz at the Moda Center in Portland. However, the arena will be empty as fans won’t be allowed to enter due to COVID-19 concerns.

December 4, 2020, 4:07pm Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers will open the 2020-21 NBA season by playing their first two games at home in the Moda Center. Read story

Blazers scheduled to play 4 preseason games

November 27, 2020, 4:45pm Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers will tip-off their four-game preseason schedule with two home games against the Sacramento Kings and two games at Denver against the Nuggets. Read story

Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma (0) and LeBron James, center, greet Portland Trail Blazers' Carmelo Anthony (00) after an NBA basketball first round playoff game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers won 131-122 to win the series 4-1.

Carmelo Anthony coming back to Blazers

Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma (0) and LeBron James, center, greet Portland Trail Blazers' Carmelo Anthony (00) after an NBA basketball first round playoff game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers won 131-122 to win the series 4-1.

November 21, 2020, 8:37pm Blazers

Carmelo Anthony is coming back for an 18th season, agreeing Saturday night on a one-year deal to remain with the Portland Trail Blazers, a person with knowledge of the agreement confirmed to The Associated Press. Read story

Miami Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. dunks against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

Blazers add 3 players on first day of NBA free agency

Miami Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. dunks against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

November 20, 2020, 9:05pm Blazers

Derrick Jones Jr., the high-flying forward who won the NBA’s dunking championship during last season’s All-Star Weekend, has left the Miami Heat for the Portland Trail Blazers in NBA free agency. Read story

Washington State's CJ Elleby (2) was the 46th pick in the NBA draft on Wednesday night, Nov. 19, 2020, selected by the Trail Blazers. He became the first Washington State player drafted since Klay Thompson in 2011.

Blazers draft pick Elleby happy to land on Brandon Roy’s former team

Washington State's CJ Elleby (2) was the 46th pick in the NBA draft on Wednesday night, Nov. 19, 2020, selected by the Trail Blazers. He became the first Washington State player drafted since Klay Thompson in 2011.

November 19, 2020, 6:03pm Blazers

CJ Elleby is a bit too young to remember much about the SuperSonics while growing up in Seattle, but he recalls the Trail Blazers, and in particular, guard Brandon Roy. Read story

Washington State's CJ Elleby (2) drives against Washington's Jaden McDaniels (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Seattle. Washington State won 78-74.

Blazers take Washington State’s CJ Elleby with 46th pick

Washington State's CJ Elleby (2) drives against Washington's Jaden McDaniels (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Seattle. Washington State won 78-74.

November 19, 2020, 8:12am Blazers

Portland takes UW's Stewart in first round as part of trade agreement with Rockets Read story

NBA players approve plan to start 2020-21 season on Dec. 22

November 5, 2020, 8:47pm Blazers

The NBA’s player representatives voted Thursday to support the notion of starting this coming season on Dec. 22, the date that the league has been targeting in its talks about how and when to get teams back on the floor for a planned 72-game season. Read story

The Los Angeles Lakers players celebrate after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J.

AP source: NBA targeting Dec. 22 as start to coming season

The Los Angeles Lakers players celebrate after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J.

October 23, 2020, 3:05pm Blazers

The NBA may be back before Christmas and fans could return to games at some point next season, if one plan considered by the league’s board of governors becomes reality. Read story

The Blazers' Trevor Ariza, left, had a temporary restraining order issued against him, keeping the forward away from his 12-year-old son after the boy's mother alleged that Ariza had physically abused him.

Blazers’ Ariza denies allegations he abused 12-year-old son

The Blazers' Trevor Ariza, left, had a temporary restraining order issued against him, keeping the forward away from his 12-year-old son after the boy's mother alleged that Ariza had physically abused him.

September 2, 2020, 9:48pm Blazers

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has issued a temporary restraining order keeping the Portland Trail Blazers’ Trevor Ariza away from his 12-year-old son after the boy’s mother alleged Ariza had physically abused him. Read story

Portland guard CJ McCollum (3) and forward Carmelo Anthony (00) each played key roles in helping the Trail Blazers reach the NBA playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.  The Blazers were a longshot to reach the playoffs, but won seven of nine seeding and play-in games.

Trail Blazers wrapup: Portland overcame injuries, more on unlikely road to playoffs

Portland guard CJ McCollum (3) and forward Carmelo Anthony (00) each played key roles in helping the Trail Blazers reach the NBA playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.  The Blazers were a longshot to reach the playoffs, but won seven of nine seeding and play-in games.

August 31, 2020, 5:36pm Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers dealt with injuries all season, and the loss of their biggest star topped it off in the playoffs. Read story