Social Media In The Offseason: Back To Work

Every couple of weeks this offseason, we’ll be checking in on how Portland’s players and coaches are staying busy this summer via their social media accounts …

LaMarcus Aldridge was hanging out with comedian Dave Chappelle in Portland the last time we checked in on him. He’s moved on to other locations, but he’s still rubbing elbows …

Here’s Aldridge with Maroon 5 lead singer and “The Voice” judge Adam Levine.

And here’s Aldridge in Las Vegas with Chumlee of the hit reality TV show “Pawn Stars.”

But mostly, LaMarcus is spending time with his sons …

Like most of the players, Damian Lillard is spending some of his offseason traveling, though not without some difficulty …

Nicolas Batum looks to be the busiest Trail Blazer so far this offseason. We already recapped his attending the 70th anniversary of D-Day, but that’s just one of many events Batum has taken in since returning to Europe. He was at the unveiling of a gymnasium which bears his name …

And has spent quite a bit of time at Roland Garros watching the French Open …

And now he’s in Treviso, Italy for the Adidas EuroCamp, which Batum played in before coming to the NBA …

Wesley Matthews has been tending to some choirs at his home in Madison, WI, such as cleaning the pool …

And security …

From the looks of his Instagram account, Robin Lopez has spent most of his time the last few weeks doing one of three things.

There’s RoLo eating …

RoLo visiting locations from famous old movies …

And RoLo hanging with fellow Stanford alums and a former president …

The last time we checked in on Thomas Robinson, he was hanging out with former teammates Markieff and Marcus Morris. He’s still kicking it with his fellow Jayhawks, but a few more of his former teammates have joined in …

I guess there’s no hard feelings regarding the Trail Blazers beating the Rockets in the first round of the 2014 playoffs.

Just a few days after 50 Cent’s now infamous first pitch, Meyers Leonard took to the mound to perform the same duty at a St. Louis Cardinals game.

Fortunately for everyone, Meyers has a much better arm than 50.

CJ McCollum joined Batum in making a trip to Europe, though McCollum went farther east to Greece to catch his brother, Errick, continue his professional career.

But while it has been less than a month since Portland’s season came to a close, many of the players are already back in the gym preparing for the 2014-15 season, which is still roughly four months away …

Even Terry Stotts an his staff are finding areas to improve upon, though they’re getting in their work outside of the gym …