Comcast Sportsnet Northwest to host live Blazers Media Day special Monday

via NBA Media Website

via NBA Media Website

The Portland Trail Blazers kick off the 2015-16 season on Monday with Media Day at the Moda Center. Comcast Sportsnet Northwest will have a special edition of Rip City Live from Media Day, including player interviews with CSNNW personalities.

Here’s the release from CSN.

Comcast SportsNet Northwest announces the Rip City Live: Blazers Media Day Special airing live Monday, September 28th from 12-2pm. This marks the first time CSN will broadcast Blazers Media Day, giving fans a special opportunity to be introduced to the team ahead of the season.


Throughout Rip City Live: Blazers Media Day Special, the entire 2015-16 Trail Blazers roster of players and coaches will stop by CSN’s set to talk with host Dan Sheldon, panelists Dwight Jaynes and Orlando Williams, and contributor Brooke Olzendam about themselves and their thoughts on the team and upcoming season.


For those unable to watch on TV, Jamie Hudson and Aaron Fentress will be co-hosting a web stream of Blazers Media Day at that will include all player and coach interviews. The web stream will be accessible on any computer, smart phone and tablet. Jamie and Aaron will be taking questions before and during the show on Twitter using @CSNNW and #CSNBlazers.


“We are excited to partner with the Trail Blazers as we officially introduce the 2015-16 team on Media Day,” said CSN executive producer Jeff Ingalls. “With nearly a dozen new faces on the roster this is a unique opportunity to talk with every player live in the same show. There are many engaging personalities and good stories to tell about this team and CSN will do so during the show. This is ‘must watch’ TV for Blazers fans.”


Rip City Live: Blazers Media Day Special airs live Monday 9/28 12-2pm with re-airs later that night 7-9pm and 10pm-12am. The web show airs live Monday 9/28 12-2pm and will be archived for viewing anytime.


Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen

Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He's covered the NBA for four seasons. You can also occasionally find his work on's NBA section for their TrueCities series. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.

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