Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, NBA
Will Darkins
December 31, 2019 - 9:45 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the first half, the Phoenix Suns trailed by 19 points. By the final seconds, Kelly Oubre Jr. was blowing goodbye kisses to the Portland Trail Blazers and their fans. Devin Booker scored 33 points, Oubre had 29 and Phoenix came back from way behind to beat Portland 122-116...
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Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, NBA
Isaac Ropp
December 30, 2019 - 11:08 am
The Phoenix Suns surely must be glad they broke an eight-game losing streak prior to arriving in Portland. They arrive in the Pacific Northwest with a halfway-clean slate in a place that has been gloomy for the Suns. Now, they will attempt to break an 11-game losing streak against the Trail Blazers...
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Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Pelicans
Will Darkins
December 24, 2019 - 8:25 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For a Portland team looking to ride a five-game winning streak into Christmas, Monday night was a bad time for Damian Lillard to have one of the worst shooting games of his career. Jrue Holiday scored 21 points, Brandon Ingram had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and the New Orleans...
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Hassan Whiteside, Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA
Will Darkins
December 22, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside’s play, good or bad, is critical to the Portland Trail Blazers. The 7-foot center was at his best Saturday night, finishing with 16 points, 22 rebounds and seven blocks as the Trail Blazers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-106 for their season-high fourth...
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Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Golden State Warriors, NBA
Will Darkins
December 17, 2019 - 8:50 am
Golden State Warriors (5-23, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (11-16, 10th in the Western Conference) Portland; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers host the Golden State Warriors. Lillard is eighth in the league averaging 26.3...
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Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, NBA
Will Darkins
December 17, 2019 - 8:28 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Damian Lillard wasn’t concerned when officials went to video review over his potential tying layup with 26 seconds left. Either he’d be called for a charge, or the Suns’ Aron Baynes would be called for a block. “I knew it was a block,” Lillard said. “He was moving underneath.” Sure...
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Blazers
Craig Mitchelldyer USATodaySports
Dirt & Sprague
December 16, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Two teams that are in a bit of a funk will meet in Phoenix on Monday, the first of four meetings for the Western Conference rivals, who each have playoff aspirations. More .
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Blazers
Ron Chenoy USATodaySports
Dusty and Cam in the Morning
December 13, 2019 - 9:26 am
. . . Nikola Jokic . . . and Jerami Grant scored 20 points apiece and Denver overcame a career-high 33 by Hassan Whiteside to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-99 on Thursday. More .
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Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks, NBA
Will Darkins
December 09, 2019 - 8:25 am
New York Knicks (4-19, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (9-15, 12th in the Western Conference) Portland; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Damian Lillard leads Portland into a matchup with New York. He’s seventh in the league averaging 26.7 points per game. The Trail...
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Portland Trail Blazers, CJ McCollum, NBA
Will Darkins
December 05, 2019 - 8:00 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 33 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the final quarter to beat the Sacramento Kings 127-116 on Wednesday night. Hassan Whiteside added 22 points and 16 rebounds, as well as a career-high seven assists. Damian Lillard had 24 points and 10...
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