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  • Lehigh product CJ McCollum could be playoff difference for Trail Blazers

    Lehigh product CJ McCollum could be playoff difference for Trail Blazers
    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,...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers

    Preview: Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers
    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...
  • Ira Winderman: Patience from Riley? Don't bet on it

    Ira Winderman: Patience from Riley? Don't bet on it
    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...
  • Wade's 32 lift Heat to 108-104 victory over Blazers, Aldridge

    Wade's 32 lift Heat to 108-104 victory over Blazers, Aldridge
    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...
  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan gets the rebound but fails to take the shot

     Clippers' DeAndre Jordan gets the rebound but fails to take the shot
    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...
  • Clippers fall to Trail Blazers in OT, 98-93

    Clippers fall to Trail Blazers in OT, 98-93
    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...
  • Evan Turner's Three With 1.9 Left Lifts Celtics Over Blazers

    Evan Turner's Three With 1.9 Left Lifts Celtics Over Blazers
    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...
  • Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers preview

    Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers preview
    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...
  • Former Lehigh star McCollum scores 15 in Portland's win over Denver

    By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange DENVER — Guard Damian Lillard had 27 points and nine assists, center Robin Lopez scored 19 and the Portland Trail Blazers routed the struggling Denver Nuggets 130-113 on Wednesday night. Center Chris Kaman...
  • Trail Blazers' McCollum, former Lehigh star, to miss at least four weeks with broken finger

    The Trail Blazers' injury good fortune is officially a thing of the past. The team announced Tuesday that former Lehigh star C.J. McCollum has suffered a fracture in his right index finger and will be sidelined at least four weeks. The backup shooting...
  • Blazers Beat Celtics For Seventh Consecutive Win

    Blazers Beat Celtics For Seventh Consecutive Win
    BOSTON -- Damian Lillard's ice-cold start wasn't enough to freeze up the red-hot Portland Trail Blazers. Lillard, one of the league's hottest guards entering Sunday night's game, didn't hit a shot until the 4:59 mark in the second quarter, but his...