Riding Aldridge To Success

ripcityproject.com   The much anticipated season for the Trail Blazers is about to get underway tonight.  The expectations for this team are very clear; make the playoffs.  It seems odd to not see Portland in the race for the championship.  This is something they must change this year, but they can only do that if…

Blazers Dominate On The Glass

  Rebounding.  This has been the missing ingredient to any chance of success for years in Portland.  J.J. Hickson tried to fill the need for big time rebounds last year, but he was doing it himself, and his defense in the paint basically overshadowed his aggression on the glass. Over the summer Neil Olshey put…

As the saying goes, every dark cloud has a silver lining.  Fans, coaches, and players alike need to agree with this concept, it looks like this might be a long season for rookie Guard C.J. McCollum.   Just two days before he was to make his NBA debut in a pre-season match up, McCollum fractured…