Hall of Fame coach Ramsay passes away at 89

Apr 29, 2014

Hall of Fame coach Ramsay passes away at 89

Jack Ramsay served his country in World War II, coached Portland to the NBA title, was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame and became one of the game’s most respected and revered broadcasters. His life was, by any measure, complete. “Our father led ...

Rockets pick up crucial Game 3 win on road

Apr 26, 2014

Rockets pick up crucial Game 3 win on road

James Harden found his shot, and Troy Daniels made his. Harden scored a career playoff-best 37 points in Houston’s 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night, narrowing Portland’s playoff advantage to 2-1 with Game 4 set for Sunday. But it was ...

Aldridge blasts Rockets again

Apr 24, 2014

Aldridge blasts Rockets again

LaMarcus Aldridge’s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks. To the Houston Rockets the Portland star probably looked like a superhero on more ...

Durant guides Thunder past struggling Blazers

Feb 12, 2014

Durant guides Thunder past struggling Blazers

Kevin Durant had 36 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Portland Trail Blazers 98-95 on Tuesday. Jeremy Lamb had 19 points, including a key 3-pointer with 1:38 left for the Western Conference-leading Thunder, who have won 14 of their ...

Hill leads Pacers to win

Feb 8, 2014

Hill leads Pacers to win

George Hill knew there was something different about the way he felt when he showed up to the arena Friday. He didn’t know it was going to turn out to be a career night. “When I first walked in here today I was yelling ...

Durant drops 46 on Trail Blazers

Jan 22, 2014

Durant drops 46 on Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers braced themselves for a late onslaught from Kevin Durant. They still failed to stop him. The 206-cm forward scored 11 of his 46 points in the final 3:23 to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Trail Blazers 105-97 on ...

Parsons, Howard catapult Rockets past Trail Blazers

Jan 21, 2014

Parsons, Howard catapult Rockets past Trail Blazers

The last time the Houston Rockets scored more than 70 points in a first half they followed it with a franchise-low 19 points after halftime. They had no such letdown Monday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 31 points ...

Lillard fires dagger into Cavs

Dec 18, 2013

Lillard fires dagger into Cavs

The Portland Trail Blazers kept it real simple with the game on the line. Just get the ball to Damian Lillard, and get out of the way. No need for any fancy calls when Lillard’s on the court. The point guard made a tiebreaking ...

Blazers rain down 3-pointers in rout of 76ers

Dec 15, 2013

Blazers rain down 3-pointers in rout of 76ers

The Portland Trail Blazers nearly shot their way into the NBA record book. LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 16 rebounds, Nicolas Batum added 17 points and the Trail Blazers set a franchise record for 3-pointers with 21 in their 139-105 victory over the ...

Aldridge's 31 points, 25 rebounds carry Blazers to victory

Dec 13, 2013

Aldridge's 31 points, 25 rebounds carry Blazers to victory

LaMarcus Aldridge’s big night against the Houston Rockets wasn’t about the stats, the All-Star votes or the fans chanting “MVP! MVP!” “This was a ‘we needed a win’ night for me,” said Aldridge, who had 31 points and a career-high 25 rebounds in the ...