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Trail Blazers Leaving NBCSports Northwest, Headed to Root Sports

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The Blazers will have a new broadcast home in 2021-22

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The Portland Trail Blazers will be leaving NBCSports Northwest and headed to Root Sports for the 2021-22 season, per a tweet by Maury Brown of Forbes.

NBCSports Northwest has broadcast the Blazers since 2007, under the Comcast name. Their most recent contract extension with the club came in 2016, running through 2021. In 2017 they became the exclusive local broadcast outlet for Blazers games.

Root Sports has been in the market since 1988 under the names of Northwest Cable Sports and Fox Sports Northwest.

We will continue to update this post as details become available.