The Portland Trail Blazer, a.k.a. Dame D.O.L.L.A., announced his first full-length rap album will drop at 9 p.m. Thursday, October 20.
Where to drink in Rip City during the 2016-17 season.
A small group of preservationists want to rescue the 55-year-old gray box from demolition.
The Long Play
On this episode of The Long Play, the one-time Trail Blazer gives the scoop on Portland-based record label EYRST, playing South by Southwest, and how basketball still runs in his blood.
Every week, the local hip-hop godfather and shooting guard dish on their favorite jams—and the off-court life of a rising NBA star.
The symbolic designation could save the controversial 56-year-old stadium from the wrecking ball.
MOVERS & SHAKERS
A made-up mash-up of the month’s most fascinating people, from LaMarcus Aldridge to Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock
Dame DOLLA just released his first single, but the Blazer star has been at it for a while.
How the fourth-quarter hero stays calm under pressure (hint: it involves a "mental coach").
Worth up to $100 million, the Blazers star's Adidas shoe deal is one of the largest in the NBA.
What do the rip city players and coach like to do in their free time? (Spoiler: they’re just like us!)
A by-the-numbers look at the upcoming season of pro basketball in Portland
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Jerry Seinfeld to a ’90s teen heartthrob
Five reasons this will be the Blazers' do-or-die season
BREAKING FOOD NEWS
The Moda Center (née Rose Garden) adds Bunk, Sizzle Pie, Killer Burger, and Fire on the Mountain to its offerings of game-day grub
Which NBA teams and players do Portland Trail Blazers fans hate the most?
Trail Blazers center Greg Oden dishes on karaoke, Star Wars, and fanatic fans. And (oh, yeah) basketball.
The most poetic Trail Blazer is no longer in Portland, but the verse lives on.
It's going to be awful quiet around here without the Trail Blazers.
We look at five members of the reinvented and reimagined Portland Trail Blazers who are ready to answer the call of "Rip City" and lead the team to their ultimate mission: a world title.