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2018 Schedule
41-41, 3rd in Northwest
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Summer Forecast: West standings for 2017-18

The Trail Blazers may improve next season, but our panel isn't as high on their playoff chances. That could change if Damian Lillard & Co. can convince Carmelo Anthony to head to Portland.

Portland a possible sleeper destination for Carmelo? (0:33)
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20dKevin Pelton

Projected records: Blazers battling in brutal West

RPM actually projects Portland to win three more games than last season, but that would only be good enough for 10th place in the Western Conference.

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Blazers announce 2017-18 preseason schedule

The Trail Blazers will open the preseason at home against the Suns on Oct. 3 and the Raptors on Oct. 5. Portland hits the road to face the Clippers on Oct. 8, the Kings on Oct. 9 and the Suns again on Oct. 11. The preseason wraps up with an international matchup against Maccabi Haifa of Israel on Oct. 13 at the Moda Center.

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22dKevin Pelton

Offseason grades: Portland Trail Blazers

The Blazers didn't have much flexibility this offseason, so much of their work was done in the draft, where the decision to trade up was questionable.

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28dKevin Pelton

Top 2018 free agents: Jusuf Nurkic

If Nurkic continues the tear he went on after being acquired from Denver last season, he could quickly shoot past other big names on this list.

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29dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Trail Blazers trade Crabbe to Nets

The Nets have acquired guard Allen Crabbe from the Trail Blazers for forward Andrew Nicholson, leagues sources told ESPN.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Portland will see their current luxury tax bill drop from $48.3M to $4.4M with the Allen Crabbe trade to Brooklyn. The Trail Blazers now have $122.2M in salary and are $2.9M below the luxury tax. The Trail Blazers currently project to save $60M in salary and taxes for 2017-18.

Lillard says he did not call out Warriors (1:12)
McCollum says Blazers would easily be top 3 in West with Carmelo (1:22)
Would Carmelo be a good fit in Portland? (0:53)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers win the Las Vegas summer league with a 110-98 win over Blazers. Lonzo Ball won summer league MVP. Kyle Kuzma takes home championship game MVP with 30 points and 10 rebounds. Magic Johnson congratulating Kuzma on a terrific summer league. And the Lakers won the box office as the Vegas summer league set a record in attendance with 127,843.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Caleb Swanigan is filling the box score for the Blazers with 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists in a half. The big man is constantly active on the floor.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.98th
Rebounds Per Game43.714th
Assists Per Game21.123rd
Points Allowed108.525th

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