Blazers PM Rundown Tuesday 7/20/2021

A New Coaching Scheme Could Boost the Blazers’ Backcourt

There’s an expectation that having Chauncey Billups, a former point guard, as a coach will take Damian Lillard and this backcourt to new heights. Do the pros outweigh the cons with that theory? - Read More

Powell Declines Player Option, To Become a ‘Top Priority’ for Blazers

According to Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes, Trail Blazers guard Norman Powell has declined his player option for next season. - Read More

O’Connor: Five Teams Have Emerged as ‘Aggressive’ Suitors for Lillard

The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor detailed the burgeoning trade market for Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard. - Read More

Blazers’ Powell Lands Near the Top of the Shooting Guard Class

According to The Athletic’s John Hollinger, Trail Blazers guard Norman Powell is set to become one of the best free agent guards on the market. - Read More

Blazer’s Edge Radio Live Tuesday

Tune-in at 1 p.m. on XRAY FM as the guys discuss the NBA Finals, trade drama surrounding Damian Lillard, and recent developments with Team USA as the Tokyo Olympics near. - Read More

Is The Promise of Harry Giles Enough?

A deep look at one of the bench bigs examines his strengths and weaknesses. - Read More

The Blazers Are Headed Above the Tax Line

CBS Sports NBA contributor Sam Quinn detailed where the Trail Blazers sit as free agency approaches. - Read More

Abbott: Potential Division Between Lillard and  Blazers

TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott backs up his bombshell story suggesting an imminent Damian Lillard trade request. - Read More

Has the Clock Started On Dame’s Time with the Blazers?

Host Danny Marang analyzes what Damian Lillard’s most-recent comments could mean for the Trail Blazers’ future. - Read More

Blazers’ Three-Year Forecast Is Less-Than-Ideal

Bleacher Report’s Mo Dakhil delivered a three-year forecast that placed the Trail Blazers in the bottom third of the NBA. - Read More

Edniesha Curry to Join Blazers’ Coaching Staff

According to The Athletic’s Jason Quick, former WNBA guard and University of Maine men’s basketball assistant coach Edniesha Curry is headed to the Trail Blazers. - Read More

Lillard, Team USA Edge Past Spain Prior to Tokyo OIympics

Damian Lillard dropped 19 points in Team USA’s exhibition win over Spain on Sunday. - Read More

I Just Realized What Dame Is Doing

...beyond competing and representing our country and adding a gold medal to his legacy - he's recruiting players! THAT is the thing we may be discounting here in terms of us building a contender... - Read More

Norman Powell to Decline $11.6M Trail Blazers Contract Option

Portland Trail Blazers  swingman  Norman Powell  plans to decline his $11.6 million player option for the 2021-22 NBA season to become an unrestricted free agent... - Read More

5 NBA Stars Who Need a Change of Scenery Most

With the exception of  Giannis  Antetokounmpo's free-throw routine, nothing lasts forever in the  NBA .   Here, we'll hit on a few partnerships between stars and their teams that, for the benefit of the player, should come to an end sooner than later... - Read More

Report: Blazers Expected to Sign Norman Powell to New Contract amid Lillard Rumors

The Portland Trail Blazers are reportedly expected to prioritize retaining Norman Powell in free agency this summer. Read More

Damian Lillard Trade Rumors: Knicks, 76ers, Heat, Among 'Most Aggressive Suitors'

The Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings have reportedly been the "most aggressive suitors" in pursuit of a... - Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More