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  1. Bill Walton remembers Maurice Lucas

    Henry Abbott

    On the Blazers' official website, Bill Walton remembers his deceased former teammate Maurice Lucas, whom he calls "better than perfect on all fronts." Walton writes: In our first meeting he told me we were going to win the NBA Championship -- that s...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  2. Portland Trail Blazers pay tribute to late player Maurice 'The En...

    The Trail Blazers paid tribute to Maurice Lucas, remembered as much for the warrior he was off the court as he was on it.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2010
  3. Dick Vitale: Roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale talks about the latest headlines in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2010
  4. The NBA misses players like Maurice Lucas

    Roy S. Johnson

    The NBA misses an intimidating, old-school guy like Maurice Lucas, The Enforcer, the guy whose look was as lethal as any fist.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  5. Derrick Rose unlikely NBA scoring leader

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Sure it's only two games, but Derrick Rose is having fun with the fact that he is currently the NBA's leading scorer. The Chicago Bulls 22-year-old point guard averaged almost 34 points heading into Monday's contest against the Portland T...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  6. Luke Walton remembers Maurice Lucas

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Sunday, the NBA lost a beloved and revered member of its fraternity with the death of Maurice Lucas. The power forward, a critical part of the Portland Trail Blazers' 1977 championship team, was 58 when he died after a long battle with bladder cancer...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  7. A different look at Maurice Lucas passing away

    Zach Harper

    With Henry Abbott off-duty today, I'm definitely not going to be the one to immortalize Maurice Lucas, and discuss his passing away from bladder cancer. For now, here is a fantastic tribute and personal story from Charles Pierce over at

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  8. Dr. Jack Ramsay remembers Portland Trail Blazers great Maurice Lu...

    Dr. Jack Ramsay

    Dr. Jack Ramsay remembers "The Intimidator," Maurice Lucas

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of The Oregonian: "Jack Ramsay, the legendary coach of the Trail Blazers who led the team to its only NBA Championship, said he had a chance to say goodbye to Maurice Lucas a couple of weeks ago when he visited Portland. Lucas, one of the...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  10. Former Portland Trail Blazer great Maurice Lucas dies at 58

    Maurice Lucas, the starting power forward on the Portland Trail Blazers' only NBA championship team, passed away Sunday at the age of 58, according to a report in The Oregonian.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  11. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The name Lynyrd Skynyrd is -- who knew? -- a mocking tribute of a high school basketball coach named Leonard Skinner. David Berri says that the best power forward in Blazer history was not my candidate, Maurice Lucas, but Buck Williams. The differe...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  12. Respect Maurice Lucas

    Henry Abbott

    Anthony Neste/NBAE/Getty Images Why is it a secret Lucas is among the greatest Blazers ever? has this fun thing happening where you can pick your team's all-time starting five. As a Blazer fan, I recently stopped by to see who was named my...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  13. Atlanta Falcons sign Maurice Lucas

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons just announced they have signed Maurice Lucas. Now, if they can just coax Bill Walton out of retirement, they'll have the foundation of a championship team. Oops, no that was the Portland Trailblazers back in the 1970s. This Ma...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  14. Falcons bring back QB Shockley

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Falcons already started moving toward the 2010 season Monday, as they signed eight players to futures contracts. The list was highlighted by former University of Georgia quarterback D.J. Shockely, who previously has spent time on the regular r...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  15. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    How do you manage only 64 points against Toronto? Detroit's effort last night was painfully familiar to Dan Feldman of PistonPowered. Instead of composing a fresh recap, all he had to do was dust off the one from the previous game against Charlotte: ...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  16. Shockley back with Falcons on practice squad

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas D.J. Shockley is back with the Atlanta Falcons, a day after he was released. The quarterback was one of eight players signed to the practice squad Sunday, the Falcons announced. In addition to Shockley, the Fa...

    Blog | September 06, 2009