HoopsHype Portland Trail Blazers Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 21, 2014 | 02:20 PM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

Bill Oram

Kobe favorite Steve Blake won't make trip with Blazers for Wednesday's game vs. Lakers. (via @blazerfreeman) oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Jim Taylor

Big Man on Campus. #RipCity #Blazers @ University of Colorado Boulder instagram.com/p/ubIeeunVb2/

Sean Meagher

What is separating the #Blazers from taking the next step? (via @Joe Freeman) bit.ly/1vGYRxJ #ripcity

Sean Meagher

VIDEO: Damian Lillard says Blazers focused 'on ourselves' as they close out the preseason -- bit.ly/1r9rUEM #ripcity

Erik Gundersen

Blazers say Steve Blake (upper respiratory illness) will miss tonight's game in Denver.

Joe Freeman

#Blazers coach Terry Stotts said he would use a combination of guys to fill Blake's backup PG duties, including McCollum, Morris & Garrett.

Mike Tokito

#Blazers announce that Steve Blake will miss tonight's game vs. Nuggets because of an upper respiratory infection.

Sean Meagher

Steve Blake (upper respiratory illness) is out for tonight's game vs. Denver, per Blazers.

Joe Freeman

PG Steve Blake did not travel with the #Blazers in their 3-game trip because of an upper respiratory illness.

Erik Gundersen

The Blazers on Robin Lopez and the importance of his screen and roll skills in Portland's offense columbian.com/news/2014/oct/…

Kevin Pelton

Today's featured West team is the Blazers. My preview: es.pn/1FsQj1K (In) and player profiles: es.pn/1FsQj1L (In)

Erik Gundersen

ICYMI: My TruePortland piece on impact of Damian Lillard's shot + the Blazers being both hunter & hunted in the West espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/…

Erik Gundersen

Practice Round-Up: Blazers Starters Prepare To Ramp Up, Rotation Spots Still Up For Grabs wp.me/p3CpBY-19n

Mike Tokito

Good read from @ErikCAnderson on quest by #Blazers employee to touch rim as tribute to friend oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Erik Gundersen

Blazers coach Terry Stotts said that he expects to extend the starters "a little bit" tomorrow in Denver.

Mike Tokito

#Blazers' Matthews vs. Wright vs. Lopez vs. Sutherland in halfcourt shooting contest. Who wins? oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Joe Freeman

Is CJ McCollum the Trail #Blazers' sixth man of the future? oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Mike Tokito

New: Book ranks #Blazers' Clyde Drexler, Oregon St's Gary Payton among top players at their positions in NBA history oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Erik Gundersen

For @Henry Abbott: The Trail Blazers are still aiming high after Damian Lillard's shot, but how high can they go? espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/…

Adi Joseph

I dreamt last night the Kings, Blazers and Marlins made a three-way trade involving Cousins, Aldridge and Stanton. Seemed fair at the time.

Mike Tokito

New post: Trail #Blazers prepare to hit the road as key roster and rotation decisions loom oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Mike Tokito

Had a 2005-06 flashback on #Blazers, with only 2 reporters at practice today. Ah, memories.

Mike Tokito

Terry Stotts said he expects to have camp invitees Darius Morris and Diante Garrett on #Blazers' upcoming 3-game trip.

Mike Tokito

New post on a slow news day: What a #Blazers commercial would look like if done by an unskilled sportswriter oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Mike Tokito

#Blazers have rotation decisions dangling, starting with backup power forward oregonlive.com/blazers/index.… http://t.co/R8hDVc6Yti

Chema de Lucas

Blazers 121-Maccabi Haifa 74 ¿Cuándo va a volver Claver a Europa? Ya no juega ni en pretemporada...

Iñako Diaz-Guerra

VÍDEO | Resumen del Blazers 121 - Maccabi Haifa 74. Claver anota 4 puntos en un tremendo abuso de Portland. baloncesto.as.com/videos/2014/10…

Erik Gundersen

Blazers get the win as Israeli opponent draws protests columbian.com/news/2014/oct/…

Erik Gundersen

City of Portland, Blazers Honor Late Coach Dr. Jack Ramsay With Street Name Change wp.me/p3CpBY-19d

Erik Gundersen

Also very cool note from tonight's game: the Blazers staff and Damian Lillard sported the Dr. Jack patches from last year's playoffs.

Mike Tokito

Dorell Wright on #Blazers' rotation race: "We’ve put the individual part of it to the side a long time ago. We just want to ... win."

Erik Gundersen

FINAL: Blazers 121, Haifa 74. 5 Blazers finish in double-figures. Blazers 11/23 from 3. All 17 players who played scored.

Chris Sheridan

How do the Blazers deal with newly-raised expectations? sheridanhoops.com/2014/10/14/fiv…

Mike Tokito

Seeing a little zone from #Blazers reserves.

Joe Freeman

End of 3rd: #Blazers lead Maccabi Haifa 86-55. Rolo has 13 pts, 7 rbs, Kaman has 12 pts, 7 rbs. Four starters in double figs in scoring.

Mike Tokito

#Blazers have 22 assists. Aldridge has a team-high 5, Matthews 4.

Joe Freeman

Other #Blazers who haven't played with 4:19 (and counting) left: Meyers Leonard, Thomas Robinson.

Erik Gundersen

Man, the Blazers spacing can be so, so beautiful at times.

Erik Gundersen

Half: Blazers 54, Haifa 35. RoLo has 9 points & 4 rebounds. Aldridge with 8 points, 4 boards. Lillard with 3 points, 2 ast in 1st game back.

Joe Freeman

Halftime: #Blazers lead Maccai Haifa 54-35. Rolo has 9 pts, 4 rbs, Kaman has 8 pts, 6 rbs.

Joe Freeman

Brody Angley, a 5-11 guard, leads the game in airballs. He just registered his 2md. #Blazers lead 54-30 with 2:29 left in 1st half.

Erik Gundersen

Blazers handling Haifa a little bit better than the Wiz did. Haifa didn't get in until last night.

Joe Freeman

Chris Kaman: 8 pts, 6 rebs, 1 ast in 11 minutes. He's 3-4 from the field. Get used to it folks. And underrated signing for the #Blazers.

Erik Gundersen

End of 1: Blazers 27, Haifa 19. Haifa's Rene Rougeau leads all with 8 points. Matthews leads Portland with 6.

Joe Freeman

End of 1st Q: #Blazers lead Maccabi 27-19. Eight Blazers have scored, Matthews has 6 pts.

Mike Tokito

Haifa coach Rami Hadar was talking about how NBA players were superior athletes than his team see. #Blazers really trying to fastbreak.

Joe Freeman

Joel Freeland will be the next sub for the #Blazers, most likely entering for LaMarcus Aldridge. Kaman, Blake, Freeland 1st three subs.

Joe Freeman

First timeout. We're tied 13-13 with 5:46 left in 1st Q. Matthews has two threes, 6 pts for #Blazers.