Nolan Smith

Portland Trail Blazers #4 - Guard

  • Born: 07/25/88
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 185

Tyler Ulis recognized as top captain of the past decade


Ulis joins a strong list of veteran players over the last decade.

Blazers Top 100: The Franchise Superhero Takes #3


A look at the 100 players and personnel who have influenced the Trail Blazers’ 50-year history.

DBR Podcast Episode 186: Reaction To The Passing Of Kobe Bryant


Nolan Smith joins us as the podcast crew reacts to the stunning news of Kobe Bryant’s tragic death

Who Will Survive the Season?


Coaches on the hot seat, disappearing executives, and players on the trading block...will the Blazers ever be the same again?

Shabazz Napier Could Reshape Portland’s Backcourt


The Blazers swap out bench guards like clockwork each season. Could Shabazz Napier be the one that sticks?

Re-Drafting the Blazers to Build a Contender


Can a team be built entirely around draft picks? We re-draft Portland from 2010 to 2017, using the awesome benefit of hindsight, to find out.

What to make of the Spurs drafting players over 23


The Spurs have one of the oldest draft classes in years. What does that mean?

The Spurs, Adam Hanga, and the NBA’s longest-suffering Draft-and-Stashes


With reports indicating that Hanga will come to S.A. this summer, it’s time to look at the guys who waited the longest between being selected and playing in the NBA.

Worst Draft Mistakes In Blazers History


Brad Stevenson of Fadeaway World makes his picks for the five worst draft decisions in Trail Blazers history.

Tobacco Road’s NBA Success


Taking a look at Wake Forest, Duke, UNC, and NC State players in the NBA since 2000.

How Often do Reaches in the Draft Work Out?


In every draft, teams take players well ahead of where most fans expect them to be picked. These selections are usually accompanied with anger or disappointment from the fans. But are these...

NBA Draft: The history of the 21st overall pick


The Hawks hold the 21st pick, and we look to history for a barometer of what to expect.