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These athletes from various sports -- a current Trail Blazers starter included -- have reason to celebrate

PMG FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - LEIPSICMay 17, 1970

Matt Lindland (age 49)

A former Olympic wrestler and mixed martial arts star, the Oregon City native is coach of the USA Wrestling Greco-Roman program.

May 19, 1994

Brendan Leipsic (age 25)

A former Portland Winterhawks forward from Winnipeg, Manitoba, he plays for the NHL Los Angeles Kings.

May 19, 1995

Deajah Stevens (age 24)

From Mount Vernon, N.Y., she ran sprints for the University of Oregon and made the U.S. Olympic team in 2016 in the 200 emters.

May 20, 1970

Terrell Brandon (age 49)

The former Grant High and Oregon Ducks point guard was the No. 11 pick (by the Cleveland Cavaliers) in the 1991 NBA draft and played from 1991-2002 in the league, for Cleveland, Milwaukee and Minnesota. He was a two-time All-Star who averaged 13.8 points and 6.1 assists per game.

May 20, 1992

Enes Kanter (age 27)

Born in Zurich, Switzerland, the 6-11 Turkish center joined the Trail Blazers this year for their stretch run. The Utah Jazz picked him No. 3 in the 2011 NBA draft, and before coming to Portland he played for Utah, Oklahoma City and New York.


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