• Blazers opening season without CJ McCollum

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The season opener for the Portland Trail Blazers has come with an unexpected twist: The absence of starter CJ McCollum, who is suspended for Wednesday’s game at Phoenix.

  • Trail Blazers radio announcer taking leave of absence

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brian Wheeler, the longtime play-by-play radio voice of the Portland Trail Blazers, is taking a leave of absence effective immediately for undisclosed health reasons.

  • Jusuf Nurkic wants Blazers to channel Pistons of days past

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the loaded Western Conference where the Warriors rule, center Jusuf Nurkic suggested the Portland Trail Blazers can be the Bad Boys.