The NBA commissioner also discussed reforming the division system and the issue of coaches resting healthy players.
Five burning questions and answers about the immediate future of the Portland Trail Blazers.
Damian Lillard received his degree from Weber State on Friday, three years after entering the NBA. The two-time All-Star had promised his mother he would complete his degree when he turned pro.
Blazers PG Damian Lillard will seek a max, five-year extension by the Oct. 31 deadline.
Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, slated for free agency, said he's loved his time in Portland and his nine seasons with the team will 'have more weight than anything else' in his decision.
The 5-on-5 panel breaks down the good, bad and ugly of the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will deliver an address when he graduates from Weber State on Friday.
Blazers PF LaMarcus Aldridge shot the ball poorly against the Grizzlies.
Blazers SF Nicolas Batum struggled in 2014-15 and as a result he plans to change his approach to the offseason.
After ousting the Blazers, the Grizzlies have a moment to exhale before taking on the No. 1-seeded Warriors minus their "leader" in the second round.
After his Trail Blazers were ushered out of the playoffs in five games by the Grizzlies, Portland's franchise cornerstone was mum on free-agency plans.
Marc Gasol's dominance proved to be too much for the Portland Trail Blazers. The Memphis Grizzlies closed out their first-round series vs the Blazers Wednesday night with a 99-93 win at home.
Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds to send the Grizzlies into the Western Conference semifinals with a 99-93 Game 5 win over the Trail Blazers.
Kevin Pelton looks at how the Portland Trail Blazers could reload their roster for 2015-16.
With their point guard out indefinitely, it's time for Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph to emerge after four games of pedestrian performances at best.
Kevin Pelton writes that little-known backup center Meyers Leonard, who led the Blazers to a comeback win versus the Grizzlies in Game 4, is the spark Portland needed and should start in Game 5.
Damian Lillard shows LaMarcus Aldridge free agent saga has no bad ending.
The key reason that the Blazers' postseason will extend is not just Damian Lillard's play but also that of his supporting cast in their Game 4 win.
Damian Lillard had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.