1. What Does the Future Hold for the Duck's Quarterback Position?

    For Duck fans, the first game of the season was one of joy and extreme anxiety. Once again, the quarterback situation was a mystery for Chip Kelly and company. After the No...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about 9 years ago 552 reads 7 comments

  2. Portland Trail Blazer's Brandon Roy to Have Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

    No, the headline is not a joke. Brandon Roy, who leads the young Portland Trail Blazers in scoring, assists, and steals, will have arthroscopic knee surgery this Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 575 reads 6 comments

  3. First and Second Team, All-Clutch: An NBA Analysis

    Although all facets of the game of basketball are important, some really stand out above the rest. Being "clutch" is one of the most famous phrases in basketball...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 1,108 reads 4 comments

  4. Portland Trail Blazers Face a Tough Road Ahead

    The tough road to glory just got a whole lot tougher. While all of the players on Portland's roster knew the road to the playoffs would be arduous, they did not expect their schedule to start as unfortunate as this...

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  5. Is Jerryd Bayless the Answer to The Portland Trail Blazers Point Guard Needs?

    Since being drafted 11th by the Portland Trail Blazers last June, Jerryd Bayless has been under much scrutiny by the fans...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 1,799 reads 8 comments

  6. The Finnisher: Will Petteri Koponen Ever Don a Portland Trail Blazers Jersey?

    Petteri Koponen, who was drafted 30th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft, has been under the basketball radar since he was 16 years old...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 1,877 reads 8 comments

  7. Losing James Jones Might Hurt Blazers More Than Fans Think

    James Jones was one of the Portland Trail Blazers' most important role players of the 2007-08 season. Jones had a prolific first half of the year, leading the NBA in three-point field goal percentage...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 1,243 reads 7 comments

  8. Josh Smith and Josh Childress Should Not Get Away from the Atlanta Hawks

    The Atlanta Hawks and their young core of players have been under negative speculation for as long as they have been together...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 885 reads 2 comments

  9. Spanish Point Rubio to Showcase His Talents in The 2008 Olympics

    Described as the Michael Jordan of Spain, Ricard Rubio has primed himself to be a top pick in upcoming NBA drafts. Rubio thrust himself into the spotlight at the age of 15 as the back-up point guard for Joventut Badalona...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 834 reads 2 comments

  10. Portland Trail Blazers: Reality Check

    With an average age of 23.5 years, the Portland Trail Blazers are one of the youngest teams in the NBA. Aside from this, their enormous potential and seemingly unlimited assets make them a hot topic for wild predictions and expectations...

    Mike Turnell Written by Mike Turnell about over 9 years ago 1,516 reads 4 comments