| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Just like that, Arron Afflalo's in the thick of a playoff chase again.
Afflalo's second stint in Denver came to an end Thursday, with the veteran guard going to the Portland Trail Blazers in a five-player deal. The Nuggets also included backup forward...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:37 PM
Sometimes doing nothing can be the best move.
The Clippers hope that’s the ultimate takeaway from keeping their roster intact at the trade deadline Thursday after failing to find an upgrade on the perimeter.
The team’s decision not to make...
| 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 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.
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:43 PM
Damian Lillard was too much for the Lakers to handle as the Trail Blazers' All-Star point guard helped his team erase a six-point, fourth-quarter deficit and lead Portland to a 98-94 victory on Monday night at the Moda Center.
Lillard scored 16 points...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash.
What that means for a future Lakers' acquisition isn't as straightforward. The exception is a spending tool that can be used to add one...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:52 PM
A fan kept yelling the same thing, over and over, almost mournfully.
Bryant sat out the Lakers' exhibition game Wednesday so he could rest.
By the end of it, though, another fan was screaming something in a more upbeat tone: "He's...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers expected to make the playoffs. They never envisioned practically wrapping up a spot by the day after Christmas.
A 24-5 start gave them the best record in the NBA and made them the league's biggest marvel.
"I would lie,"...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...