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Gary Payton II, Portland Trail Blazers agree to $28 million deal

The first day NBA teams could begin negotiating with free agents almost came and went Thursday with the Portland Trail Blazers reportedly finalizing just one deal. But later Thursday night, hours after agreeing to a contract extension with Anfernee Simons, the Blazers agreed to a three-year deal with guard Gary Payton II that will pay …

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LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 1 scores as Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau join rebel tour in Portland

LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 1 scores as Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau join rebel tour in Portland

Golf’s newest and most controversial tour, the LIV Golf Series, hosts its second event in Portland, Oregon this week with the action kicking off tonight. The Saudi-backed venture has added more high-profile names to its roster, with America’s Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau, and Patrick Reed among the latest players to defect from the PGA Tour, …

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The Jerami Grant Trade May Put Portland on a Path Back to Where It Started

The Jerami Grant Trade May Put Portland on a Path Back to Where It Started

The Trail Blazers spent the days leading up to the 2022 trade deadline surgically removing Neil Olshey’s fingerprints from the roster. With Damian Lillard on the mend and Portland mired in the bottom of the West, new GM Joe Cronin picked off most of the high-priced supporting cast Olshey had acquired with Corleone-level ruthlessness—first sending …

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Why the Pistons traded Jerami Grant to Portland and whom Detroit could target next

Why the Pistons traded Jerami Grant to Portland and whom Detroit could target next

Troy Weaver Season is upon us. The Pistons general manager has been wheelin’ and dealin’ ever since he became the head honcho in Detroit in 2020. He turned over the roster completely in less than two years, completely ridding it of every player who was here when he inherited it. On Wednesday, with just over …

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Bryson DeChambeau to LIV Golf: Ex-major champion set to join rival league for first U.S. event in Portland

Bryson DeChambeau to LIV Golf: Ex-major champion set to join rival league for first U.S. event in Portland

LIV Golf is having itself a week. After landing Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson for its first event at the Centurion Club in London this week, the first LIV Golf draft was held on Tuesday evening and everyone in the golf world was fixated on the spectacle of it all. Now, the league is adding …

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