Portland Trail Blazers

2nd Northwest | 44-38
  • Field Goal %
    16th
    45.0 FG%
  • 3-point %
    4th
    37.0 3P%
  • Points Scored
    6th
    105 PPG
  • Total Rebounds
    5th
    45.5 RPG
  • Washington Post

    Three teams that should give Dwight Howard a serious look in free agency

    Dwight Howard did the expected last week: He walked away from $23.2 million to pursue free agency. That an athlete is willing to leave that much cash on the table speaks to the deep-seated distaste Howard has for the Houston Rockets organization, which used him on 18.4 percent of possessions this season, his lowest rate in 11 years. “This will be my last chance for a really big contract,” he told Jackie MacMullan last month. The 30-year-old center, once dubbed Superman and painted as a player capable of revolutionizing the position, has had his name and reputation dragged through the mud ever since he left Orlando. To be sure, he didn’t do much on the court to quell the tumult. Here are three

  • New England Sports Network

    Blazers’ Pat Connaughton Throws Football 80 Yards, Calls Out Patriots

    Had Pat Connaughton not chosen to enter the NBA draft last year, he likely would be spending this summer slinging 96 mph fastballs at some level of the Baltimore Orioles organization. And as he showed this past weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers guard isn’t too shabby with a pigskin, either. A former three-sport star at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Mass., and two-sport standout at Notre Dame, Connaughton tweeted a video Sunday of himself casually chucking an 80-yard spiral — and calling out his hometown NFL team in the process. Connaughton played quarterback in high school, but he was known far more for his exploits on the hardwood and the diamond. He was drafted by the Orioles in 2014 and spent