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Earlier this season, Maurice Harkless, Pat Connaughton, and the Trail Blazers game night crew joined Nautilus Cares for a surprise takeover during the championship game of the Clark County Activities League youth tournament.
A look back at the Black History Month celebration at Moda Center.
Recipients of the Trail Blazers Foundation Nike Play Grant, Kukatonon provides tuition-free, after-school programming in West African dance, drumming, and ballet to primarily African and African American children from low-income households.
Over the holidays, the Trail Blazers teamed up with local nonprofit Girls Inc. to provide a clinic to young athletes in the Portland area, teaching them teamwork and leadership skills to help them be successful on and off the court.
Pat Connaughton and Jake Layman recently took part in a Rip City Academy training day to work with youth basketball players from the Portland area and give them a tour of the Trail Blazers practice facility.
On February 8 we celebrated our inaugural Rip City Strong event and partnered with Girls Inc., a non-profit whose mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Jusuf Nurkić, Jake Layman, Zach Collins teamed up with Maurice Chew-cas, Sidney Licks, Arvydas Sa-bone-is and the rest of the Pile of Puppies roster for a party at the Ronald McDonald House
We celebrated this year’s second annual Rip City Pride Night on November 18 as the Trail Blazers defeated the Sacramento Kings. The night’s 5050 raffle, silent auction and retail sales benefited the Q Center, raising more than $5,000 for the non-profit organization.
The Portland Trail Blazers took some time off to visit Portland's Doernbecher Children's Hospital to lift the spirits of kids there during the holiday season.
The Rip City 3-on-3 basketball tournament is Portland’s premier 3-on-3 tournament for players of all ages, abilities and skill levels. Watch the 2017 recap of the weekend festivities.
To celebrate National Mentoring Month in January, more than 40 boys and their mentors from local youth organizations visited the Trail Blazers Practice Facility for a behind the scenes tour and Q&A session with Trail Blazers players. This event launched the NBA’s Leadership Together work in Portland and celebrated National Mentoring Month while supporting the White House’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.
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