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Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead

Basketball / NBA May 19, 2019

Kevin Durant-less Warriors march to 3-0 series lead

With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the ...

Stephen Curry's 37 lead Warriors past Blazers, to 2-0 lead

Basketball / NBA May 17, 2019

Stephen Curry's 37 lead Warriors past Blazers, to 2-0 lead

These Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at home with 4½ minutes to go, they needed every last burst, perfect pass, driving layup and dunk. "Our experience really paid off ...

CJ McCollum steps up to lead Blazers past Nuggets in clincher

Basketball / NBA May 13, 2019

CJ McCollum steps up to lead Blazers past Nuggets in clincher

Damian Lillard's shots kept banging off the backboard, rattling off the rim, going everywhere but through the hoop. The Portland Trail Blazers are going to the Western Conference Finals anyway because CJ McCollum had his back. McCollum scored 37 points and added a crucial chase-down block ...

Raptors crush Sixers to take 3-2 series lead

Basketball / NBA May 8, 2019

Raptors crush Sixers to take 3-2 series lead

The Toronto Raptors came up with a new load management plan for Kawhi Leonard. It was to make sure their star forward didn't have to shoulder the entire offensive burden. Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Raptors ...

Nuggets shake off fatigue to beat Blazers in Game 4

Basketball / NBA May 6, 2019

Nuggets shake off fatigue to beat Blazers in Game 4

The Denver Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season. Not even a draining four-overtime defeat could keep this team down. Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Nuggets evened ...

Blazers outlast Nuggets in epic 4OT game

Basketball / NBA May 4, 2019

Blazers outlast Nuggets in epic 4OT game

CJ McCollum delivered 41 points as the Portland Trail Blazers edged the Denver Nuggets 140-137 in four overtimes Friday in the longest NBA playoff game in 66 years. The game featured 24 lead changes but the Blazers came out on top to take a 2-1 ...

Blazers down Nuggets to even series 1-1

Basketball / NBA May 2, 2019

Blazers down Nuggets to even series 1-1

CJ McCollum scored 20 points, picking up the slack with backcourt mate Damian Lillard struggling, and the Portland Trail Blazers turned back the Denver Nuggets 97-90 on Wednesday night to even their playoff series at 1-1. The Trail Blazers led by 15 at halftime, 17 ...

Former Trail Blazers owner Larry Weinberg dies at 92

Basketball / NBA Jan 4, 2019

Former Trail Blazers owner Larry Weinberg dies at 92

Larry Weinberg, one of the founders and original owners of the Portland Trail Blazers, has died. He was 92. His death was announced Wednesday by the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee. Weinberg was one of three partners who got the franchise started as an NBA expansion ...

Blazers spoil LeBron's L.A. debut

Basketball / NBA Oct 19, 2018

Blazers spoil LeBron's L.A. debut

LeBron James opened with two thunderous dunks and had 26 points and 12 rebounds in his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Damian Lillard had 28 points and ...