Trail Blazers Announce Three Scrimmages To Be Broadcast on NBC Sports Northwest Before Start Of Regular Season In Orlando

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 14, 2020) ­– The Portland Trail Blazers announced today that three scrimmages taking place in Orlando prior to the restart of the regular season will be broadcast on NBC Sports Northwest (NBCSNW), the Official Network of the Portland Trail Blazers. The scrimmages will also be aired on flagship station NBCSNW Rip City Radio AM-620, the Deschutes Brewery Trail Blazers Radio Network, and streamed on NBCsportsnorthwest.com and MyTeams App.

The scrimmages will take place on Thursday, July 23 at 12:30 p.m. vs. Indiana Pacers, Sunday, July 26 at 3:00 p.m. vs. Toronto Raptors, and Tuesday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m. vs. Oklahoma City Thunder. Broadcast team of play-by-play announcer Jordan Kent, analyst Lamar Hurd, and Courtside Reporter Brooke Olzendam will be broadcasting the action on NBCSNW, with Travis Demers and Michael Holton on the Deschutes Brewery Trail Blazers Radio Network.

The restart of the regular season in Orlando begins on Friday, July 31 vs. Memphis Grizzlies at 1:00 p.m. on NBCSNW and the Deschutes Brewery Trail Blazers Network.


Members of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Portland Trail Blazers were founded in 1970 and purchased by the late Paul G. Allen in 1988. The team's rich heritage includes 35 playoff appearances, three trips to the NBA Finals, an NBA championship in 1977 and a commitment to community service and sustainability. The Trail Blazers are dedicated to positively impacting underserved kids and their families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington where they live, learn and play. Portland is the first and only professional sports franchise to receive the prestigious National Points of Light Award for excellence in corporate and community service. The Trail Blazers home arena, Moda Center, is the first existing arena to earn LEED Platinum Certification in 2019 after receiving LEED Gold Recertification in 2015 and becoming the first existing professional sports venue in the world to receive LEED Gold status in 2010. The team is also one of the founding members of the Green Sports Alliance. For more information, visit trailblazers.com.