Trail Blazers Press Release

Fan Who Made Halfcourt Shot To Receive Toyota Tundra Tomorrow

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    First successful halfcourt attempt by a fan since 2006-07

    James Collier
    Mascot 'Blaze' the Trail Cat

    23-year-old James Collier, who made a halfcourt shot during a timeout against the Denver Nuggets on Feb. 25, will receive his prize - a 2011 Toyota Tundra - prior to the Trail Blazers matchup with the Washington Wizards. Collier will be joined by 'Blaze' the Trail Cat and members of the BlazerDancers when he receives his brand new truck outside of the Rose Garden.

    Collier's one-handed heave marked the first fan to successfully make the shot since the 2006-07 season.

    ***Footage of original shot is available***

    Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 22 at 4:30 p.m.


    Outside the south entrance of the Rose Garden
    (Next to the fountain)


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