Splash Brothers lead way as Warriors finish off Blazers

May 12, 2016

Splash Brothers lead way as Warriors finish off Blazers

Stephen Curry raised his left arm in triumph and cradled the game ball in his right as yellow confetti fell. The Splash Brothers are taking defending champion Golden State back to the Western Conference finals for a second straight year. Klay Thompson’s sweet shooting ...

Curry dazzles in OT victory

May 10, 2016

Curry dazzles in OT victory

Stephen Curry nailed a 3-pointer in overtime and gestured to the crowd, exclaiming over and over: “I’m back! I’m back!” Golden State’s superstar certainly was. Curry returned from a sprained right knee to score an NBA-record 17 points in overtime, finishing with 40 as ...

Warriors rally past Blazers in fourth

May 4, 2016

Warriors rally past Blazers in fourth

The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry. Next game, they might have him back and really get rolling. Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and ...

Nowitzki, Williams power Mavs to victory

Mar 21, 2016

Nowitzki, Williams power Mavs to victory

Dirk Nowitzki and Deron Williams played on Sunday as if everything was on the line. Nowitzki scored 40 points and Williams had 31 points and 16 assists, all season highs, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 132-120 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers. ...

DeRozan seals victory at foul line

Mar 5, 2016

DeRozan seals victory at foul line

After watching his Raptors survive a 50-point game from Damian Lillard and hang on for a 117-115 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto coach Dwane Casey was in disbelief. “How he isn’t an All-Star in our league? Shame on us,” Casey said. “That ...

Lillard torches Warriors for 51

Feb 20, 2016

Lillard torches Warriors for 51

Damian Lillard came through with the best game of his career against his hometown team. Lillard scored a career-high 51 points, and had seven assists, six steals and no turnovers to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a stunningly dominant 137-105 win over the ...

Raptors remain hot with win over Blazers

Feb 5, 2016

Raptors remain hot with win over Blazers

Kyle Lowry credited backcourt teammate DeMar DeRozan for Toronto’s latest win. Lowry had 30 points, DeRozan added 29 and the Toronto Raptors snapped Portland’s five-game winning streak with a 110-103 victory over the Trail Blazers on Thursday night. “DeMar was aggressive and stayed aggressive ...

McCollum takes charge for Blazers

Dec 28, 2015

McCollum takes charge for Blazers

Overshadowed for the last two years as he played behind a pair of seasoned guards, C.J. McCollum has blossomed into a rising star for the Portland Trail Blazers. McCollum had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Blazers to a 98-94 ...

Blazers heap more misery on Lakers

Nov 29, 2015

Blazers heap more misery on Lakers

Damian Lillard says part of his job is recognizing when a teammate is hot. CJ McCollum certainly was against the Lakers. McCollum had 28 points to complement Lillard’s 29 and the Portland Trail Blazers handed Los Angeles its fifth straight loss with a 108-96 ...

Grizzlies put Trail Blazers away, advance to Western semis

Apr 30, 2015

Grizzlies put Trail Blazers away, advance to Western semis

The Memphis Grizzlies missed one chance to finish off their first-round series and get some much-needed rest before facing the Golden State Warriors. They didn’t waste a second, especially on their own court. Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Grizzlies ...

Curry pumps in 45 as Warriors rack up 64th win of season

Apr 10, 2015

Curry pumps in 45 as Warriors rack up 64th win of season

Stephen Curry never talks about his case for NBA MVP unless he’s asked. Instead, he prefers to let his play speak for itself. Note to Curry: The message is coming through loud and clear. Curry eclipsed his own NBA record for most 3-pointers in ...