HoopsHype Portland Trail Blazers Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: September 30, 2014 | 11:34 AM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

Emiliano Carchia

Aldridge reiterated he will sign a new deal with Blazers next summer sportando.com/en/usa/nba/136…

Mike Tokito

Three Trail Blazers veterans know well the challenges of playing on an expiring contract oregonlive.com/blazers/index.… http://t.co/CnboURls3W

Erik Gundersen

ICYMI, the Blazers picked up Damian Lillard's 4th year option yesterday wp.me/p3CpBY-152

Enric Corbella

Claver se pone de largo con los Blazers para su tercera y crucial temporada en la NBA marca.com/2014/09/30/bal… @marca http://t.co/mxnbDOlSc8

Eric Pincus

The Portland Trail Blazers picked up Damian Lillard's 4th year option basketballinsiders.com/portland-trail… @BBallInsiders

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: Nicolas Batum excited to get back to work with Trail Blazers after busy summer -- bit.ly/1rA7zvV #ripcity

Sean Meagher

#Blazers media day: Sights and sounds, and more videos bit.ly/1nC8FrB #ripcity

Sean Meagher

Attention non-Comcasters: RT @allanbrettman: #Blazers prez says DirectTV, Dish Network will be part of next TV deal s.oregonlive.com/kgJiYgj

John Canzano

Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge are in this together — for now. My column on Blazers: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Kerry Eggers

Terry Stotts on expectations for @Portland Trail Blazers: “From ‘stay in the moment’ to ‘work the process.’ I know that sounds cliche." #yesitdoes

Kerry Eggers

Terry Stotts on @Portland Trail Blazers: “This is the best team I’ve had. Last year, I said that was best team I’d had. This season should be better."

Jason Quick

Future of Trail Blazers' core might rest in the ordinary ice cream tastes of general manager Neil Olshey oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Joe Freeman

Drama replaced by stability and hope at Trail #Blazers media day: oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Mike Tokito

New #Blazers media day post: Motivated Damian Lillard returns with stronger legs, better diet oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: Damian Lillard hopes #Blazers pick up where they left off – oregonlive.com/blazers/index.… #ripcity

Mike Tokito

New #Blazers media day post: Nicolas Batum ready, but not so rested, after busy summer oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Emiliano Carchia

Trail Blazers to pick up option on Damian Lillard's contract sportando.com/en/usa/nba/136…

Mike Tokito

Aldridge, like others, said #Blazers need to continue to improve defensively to take next step.

Mike Tokito

Aldridge said of earlier vow to re-sign with #Blazers: "I do stand by that."

Erik Gundersen

Batum says he still has expectations for the Blazers to be a top-4 team.

Joe Freeman

Nicolas Batum said he won't ask #Blazers coach Terry Stotts for rest/ time off in camp to recover from busy summer on French National Team.

Erik Gundersen

Nicolas Batum said that he hoped going into the summer that the Blazers would sign Steve Blake. "I have great memories with him."

Mike Tokito

Batum on #Blazers adding Steve Blake: "I was hoping the team would sign him. I have great memories with him."

Mike Tokito

Nicolas Batum at #Blazers media day http://t.co/oqosTC6dBF

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: Terry Stotts talks #Blazers room for improvement, building on last season's accomplishments -- bit.ly/YDnBKc #ripcity

Sean Meagher

#Blazers extend Damian Lillard's contract by picking up 4th-year option bit.ly/YI11Qg #ripcity

Mike Tokito

Not gonna say it's grueling or anything, but #Blazers have been doing media day stuff for 7 hours now. That's crazy.

Joe Freeman

#Blazers 2014-15 media guide cover celebrates the All-Star cornerstones. http://t.co/W94oJnXNNz

Mike Tokito

#Blazers media guide cover. http://t.co/N9ACvbpHj1

Mike Tokito

In an abrupt change, #Blazers have brought five players in for free-for-all media session.

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: Neil Olshey says Trail Blazers need to embrace and 'start acting like an elite basketball team' bit.ly/YDgu4p #ripcity

Joe Freeman

Lopez touted Kaman's addition to #Blazers and the impact he will make this season. Says fans are "going to love Chris."

Joe Freeman

#Blazers Robin Lopez says the most important part of #Blazers season is to "stay hungry and keep the same spirit we had last year.”

Joe Freeman

Matthews on #Blazers mentality: "We still have that hunter mentality ... we know that (winning is) fragile."

Mike Tokito

Matthews said he would use "confident" to describe #Blazers.

Joe Freeman

Matthews on #Blazers expectations: "We can be good ... really, really good. I think we deserve to be (called) contenders in the West."

Erik Gundersen

Does it cross Wesley Matthews' mind that this could be his last Blazers season? "Nope." http://t.co/Q5aOad3OtE

Mike Tokito

Lillard said he tells people all the time about fans supporting #Blazers during 13-game losing streak end of rookie season.

Joe Freeman

Lillard on #Blazers success last year: “We’re hungry to show that it wasn’t an accident, everybody wants to show that’s who we really are.”

Joe Freeman

Lillard said the #Blazers need to "accept the fact that we can be an elite team" and won't "shy" from expectations and possibilities.

Joe Freeman

Damian Lillard said he watched the #Blazers painful playoff series vs. the Spurs twice over the summer.

Joe Freeman

Good news #Blazers fans ... this guy will be back for another season. http://t.co/qOOFJvGtJW

Mike Tokito

Damian Lillard is up next for #Blazers.

Joe Freeman

Robinson on #Blazers: "I think we’re still angry at how we lost last season. ... I think we’re not happy til we get back to that point."

Joe Freeman

How would Thomas Robinson describe the #Blazers this season: "Angry and motivated."

Joe Freeman

#Blazers Thomas Robinson said he started "contact" practices last week and will be ready to play the first day of training camp.

Joe Freeman

#Blazers hands are tied regarding Comcast situation for the length of the contract, which spans another 3 years.

Erik Gundersen

On the distribution of Blazers games on TV, Chris McGowan said there's "nothing new" on the matter.

Joe Freeman

#Blazers prez Chris McGowan says there has been no progress made at expanding Comcast game broadcasts to satellite and other providers.