The Portland Trail Blazers will open their 2013-14 home schedule against the defending Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Rose Garden. Portland will tip-off its 44th NBA season on the road vs. Phoenix on Wednesday, Oct. 30, it was announced today by the NBA.Continue Reading
One of the original Trail Blazers, Ed Manning, passed away yesterday at the age of 68. Selected from Chicago in the 1970 NBA Expansion Draft, Manning appeared in 79 games during Portland's inaugural 1970-71 season. He averaged 7.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in his only year with the Trail Blazers and last in the NBA.