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Blaze the Trail Cat is the official mascot of the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.

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Blaze the Trail Cat

History[]

The Trail Blazers introduced Blaze as their first mascot in 2002, giving him the fictional back story that he was a "unique mountain lion species" born in the Oregon Cascades.[1] According to the fictional biography, Blaze then came to Portland where he ended up at the Oregon Humane Society and was adopted for the Blazers by then-superstar Scottie Pippen.[2]

Description[]

Blaze's costume is a stylized mountain lion character with red flames for ears and a crooked tail with a flame at its tip. The lion's fur is white and silver and he wears various Blazers uniform styles.

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