The All-Star point guard requested a trade from the Portland Trail Blazers over the weekend. This comes after 11 seasons as one of the best players in the league, in a franchise that feels a long way from contention.
A new basketball team is coming to Portland next season. The Trail Blazers recently announced they're going to create a team for the NBA’s G League. It will be for young players who hope to make it to the biggest arenas in basketball. Portland's new team will play at the University of Portland's Chiles Center.
Fifty-one years ago, the largest crowd to ever witness a live indoor sporting event in Oregon made its way to Portland’s Memorial Coliseum. The reason: the Oregon high school boys basketball championship game, the first to feature a team of entirely African Americans players — from Portland’s Jefferson High School — versus an all white team — from Baker High School in Eastern Oregon.
Following trades, injuries and issues with team management, the Portland Trail Blazers have had an eventful past year. Mike Richman, host of a daily blazers podcast, joins us to break down the events last year and what's next for the Blazers this season.