Monthly Archives: June 2011
It is not surprising, but it is now official: The Trail Blazers have extended an $8.8 million qualifying offer to center Greg Oden. The offer makes the 23-year-old a restricted free agent, which allows the Blazers to match offers from other teams. Portland had until 9 p.m. Thursday to extend the qualifying offer. “We’ve stood […]
June 29, 2011 10:26 am
The Charlotte Observer reported late Monday that the Bobcats have hired Rich Cho as their new general manager while promoting current GM Rod Higgins to President of Basketball Operations. Cho, 45, was let go by the Trail Blazers on May 23, just 11 months into his tenure. Blazers president Larry Miller said that the reason […]
June 13, 2011 7:49 pm
The Blazers will hold their second pre-draft workout of the offseason on Thursday. Attending are: Kyle Singler, Forward (Duke); Jon Leuer, Forward (Wisconsin); Jereme Richmond, Forward (Illinois); Jeremy Tyler, Center (Tokyo Apache) and Nikola Vucevic, Center (USC). The Blazers hold the 21st and 51st pick in the NBA Draft, which will take place June 23.
June 13, 2011 7:38 am
The Trail Blazers will begin pre-draft workouts on Monday June 6th. Among those working out are: Washington guard Isaiah Thomas, Washington forward Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Ohio State guard Jon Diebler, Morehead State forward Kenneth Farid, Georgetown guard Austin Freeman and Villanova guard Corey Fisher. The NBA Draft will take place on June 23.
June 1, 2011 7:11 am