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The Trail: Official Trail Blazers Documentaries
40 minutes | Feb 11, 2019
Rip City Rhapsodies
This episode of The Trail documents 50 years of music related to the Trail Blazers.
40 minutes | Dec 7, 2018
The Legacy of Jerome Kersey
Jerome's teammates, friends and family reflect on his career, and his tremendous impact on the Trail Blazers and Portland community.
30 minutes | Feb 12, 2018
Dr. Jack Ramsay
The latest edition of "The Trail" podcast focuses on Hall of Fame coach Dr. Jack Ramsay, who led the Trail Blazers to their only NBA Championship in 1977.
28 minutes | Jun 14, 2017
The Spirit of '77, Part One
Members of the Trail Blazers' 1977 NBA Championship team look back on the franchise's historic season.
54 minutes | May 25, 2017
The Rasta Monsta
In the latest episode of The Trail, Michael Lewellen and Brooke Olzendam look back on the signing of big man Brian Grant, his lasting legacy in Rip City and his rivalry with Hall of Famer Karl Malone.
35 minutes | Aug 10, 2016
The 31-Year-Old Rookie
In the second part of the two-part series, we pick up where we left off in the Arvydas Sabonis saga: His arrival and impact in the NBA. Guests include David Stern, Brian Grant, PJ Carlesimo, Chris Dudley and Bob Whitsitt. [Includes music from Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s » http://apple.co/2a97NqX]
33 minutes | Jun 7, 2016
Coming to America: The Acquisition of Arvydas Sabonis
Billed as the best big man in the world, highly decorated international superstar Arvydas Sabonis had to overcome politics, war, an NBA veto and the KGB to eventually make his debut in the United States at the age of 31. Hear personal accounts and never-before-heard stories from those involved in scouting, evaluating, drafting and eventually landing the Lithuanian Legend.
18 minutes | Feb 18, 2016
Steve Blake Makes NBA History in 12 Minutes
During his second stint with the Trail Blazers back in 2009, Steve Blake etched his name into the NBA record books with an incredible quarter of precision, execution ... and a little help from his teammates. Hear from team broadcasters Mike Barrett and Brian Wheeler, as well as Blake himself on the night that should forever be remembered by Trail Blazers fans.
26 minutes | Feb 3, 2016
The Mayor of Rip City: Part II
Though his hall of fame broadcasting career spanned nearly three decades, the biggest impact Bill Schonely had on the Trail Blazers franchise came during his first season in 1970. Episode Four of The Trail features a sit-down with The Schonz as he acutely recalls the first time he belted the words “Rip City”, and how that phrase has transformed the region. Schonely then describes calling the championship game in 1977 and tells his secret to staying sharp and healthy at the age of 86. Also, Damian Lillard makes his first appearance on The Trail, and we preview Episode Five.
27 minutes | Jan 14, 2016
Electing the Mayor of Rip City: Part I
The phrase 'Rip City' would not exist without hall of fame broadcaster Bill Schonely. Over the course of his career with the Trail Blazers, which spans the better part of four decades, "The Schonz" has become an icon in the Trail Blazers community. But how did he find his way to Portland? What was his background? The Trail investigates.
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