| Apr 6, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Last May, the San Antonio Spurs delivered a message that resonated throughout the offseason in Portland: A talented starting five can take you only so far in the NBA playoffs.
So as the final six games stand between the Blazers and the 2015 playoffs,...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 7:30 AM
The Portland Trail Blazers (48-26) lost a critical game on Wednesday night to the Clippers (50-26), weakening the Blazers' chance at home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
They'll visit the Lakers (20-54) on Friday night at Staples...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 7:54 AM
Pat Riley has always been in a hurry. Impatience has been his virtue. At least when it has come to his tenure with the Miami Heat.
Barely two months after his arrival in 1995, he blew up his roster and traded for Alonzo Mourning. Less than three...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:43 PM
For months, the Miami Heat had been able to back up something substantive with something else substantive.
Instead, the winning streaks, as limited they were, were backed up against the likes of the Orlando Magic or Los Angeles Lakers.
And then came...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:32 PM
The last play of regulation was a confusing one, especially for Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.
"Don't worry @deandrejordan6 you're not the only person that has made a mistake at the end of a game," his mother, Kimberly Jordan, tweeted to console him...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:53 PM
The Clippers three-game winning streak was snapped by the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday following a 98-93 overtime loss.
The game was sent to overtime after Nicolas Batum made an uncontested three-pointer to tie the game at 87 with 26.1 seconds...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:51 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Evan Turner hit a three-pointer with 1.9 seconds left and the Boston Celtics overcame the shorthanded Portland Trail Blazers 90-89 on Thursday night.
Avery Bradley had 18 points to lead the Celtics, who snapped a three-game losing...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:23 AM
The Lakers (11-25) will try to win their second straight game, hosting the Portland Trail Blazers (29-8) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Blazers beat the Lakers in Portland on Monday, 98-94 -- a close game despite the Lakers playing without...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Brandon Jennings scored 25 points and the Detroit Pistons used an 18-0 run in the second quarter to roll past the host Cleveland Cavaliers, 103-80, on Sunday.
It was Cleveland's second blowout loss at home in less than two weeks. The Cavaliers lost,...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Portland Trail Blazers continued their mastery of the NBA Eastern Conference on Sunday night, defeating the depleted New York Knicks, 101-79.
Portland's Wesley Matthews led all scorers with 28 points, matching his season high. ...
| Dec 18, 2014
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PORTLAND — Guard Damian Lillard and forward LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 52 points to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 104-97 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday night at the Moda Center.