Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks

Sports 05/23/19, 14:25

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced.Those guards can cash in with supermax contracts based on their selections to one of the three All-NBA teams that were announced Thursday.LeBron James also was ...

Trail Blazers’ cohesiveness helped them to conference finals

Basketball 05/21/19, 18:58

The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years.But there was one they couldn't overcome: The Golden State Warriors.Portland's run in the playoffs, which captured fans' imaginations after Damian Lillard's buzzer-beating 3-pointer to clinch the opening-round series over ...

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

Sports 05/20/19, 23:04

Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, and made a key 3-pointer in overtime as the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 victory on Monday night to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers.Stephen Curry added 37 points, 12 ...

Lillard says he has separated ribs, will play through pain

Sports 05/19/19, 15:28

Portland's Damian Lillard says separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.Lillard confirmed the injury on Sunday, a day after the Trail Blazers lost 110-99 in Game 3. Lillard was 5-of-18 from the floor and finished with 19 points as Golden State ...

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

Basketball 05/18/19, 22:58

Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.Green had his seventh career postseason triple-double and Stephen Curry scored 36 points for Golden State, which moved ...

Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

Basketball 05/17/19, 17:28

Damian Lillard says Golden State did its job and protected home court. Now it's time for the Trail Blazers to do the same.The Western Conference finals between the upstart Blazers and the defending champion Warriors shifts to Portland on Saturday with Golden State holding a 2-0 advantage.The Blazers were up ...

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers

Sports 05/16/19, 23:02

Stephen Curry scored 37 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.CJ McCollum missed a driving jumper with 32 seconds left and Draymond Green ...

Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

Sports 05/14/19, 22:48

Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 36 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals while playing without injured star Kevin Durant once again.Curry shot 12 for 23 in his fourth 30-point performance this ...

Analysis: The Trail Blazers’ patience has been rewarded

Sports 05/13/19, 01:06

Bravo, Portland.Bravo.Doing the right thing isn't easy in the NBA, where patience is a rare virtue. The Trail Blazers were swept in the first round of the 2017 playoffs. They got swept again in the first round last season. Portland had lost 10 consecutive playoff games going into this year. ...

McCollum leads Blazers past Nuggets 100-96

Sports 05/12/19, 17:36

CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000. Evan Turner, who scored just four points in the first six games of the series, ...

Trail Blazers beat Nuggets 119-108, force series to Game 7

Basketball 05/10/19, 00:28

Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 victory on Thursday night.The Nuggets head home with a chance to make it to the Western Conference ...

Blazers force Game 7 with 119-108 victory over Denver

Sports 05/10/19, 00:25

Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 victory on Thursday night.The Nuggets head home with a chance to make it to the Western Conference ...

Nuggets rout Portland 124-98, a win away from West final

Basketball 05/08/19, 00:14

Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and tied a team playoff high with 19 rebounds, and Paul Millsap injected some experience into a series dominated by youth, sparking the Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night that gave Denver a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.The Nuggets ...

Millsap, Jokic spark Nuggets’ 124-98 blowout of Blazers

Basketball 05/08/19, 00:10

Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and tied a team playoff high with 19 rebounds, and Paul Millsap injected some experience into a series dominated by youth, sparking the Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night that gave Denver a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.The Nuggets ...

Nuggets even series with Blazers at 2 with 116-112 victory

Sports 05/05/19, 20:54

Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Denver Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail Blazers at 2-2 with a 116-112 victory on Sunday.Jamal Murray led all scorers with 34 points and ...

Blazers beat Denver in 4 OTs for 2-1 lead; Bucks top Celtics

Basketball 05/04/19, 01:57

CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left in the NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 140-137 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.It ...

McCollum leads Blazers past cold Nuggets, 97-90

Sports 05/01/19, 23:01

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 Wednesday night to even their playoff series at 1-1.The Trail Blazers led by 15 at halftime, 17 in the third quarter and 14 to ...

Buddy system: Bond between Jokic, Murray showing on court

Sports 04/30/19, 12:22

Nikola Jokic got right to the point on his flourishing chemistry with teammate Jamal Murray . After all, he believes it's something to write home about. "We are playing really good together," the versatile Denver Nuggets big man said . "He's a great basketball player, a great competitive guy and I just ...

Jokic helps Nuggets win Game 1 over Portland

Basketball 04/30/19, 01:40

Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard's 39-point effort and Enes Kanter's strong return to Portland's lineup in a 121-113 win over the well-rested Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series Monday night.Lillard, who struck for 50 points, including a 37-footer at ...

Jokic’s 37 points leads Nuggets past Portland 121-113

Sports 04/30/19, 00:20

Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard's 39-point effort and Enes Kanter's strong return to Portland's lineup in a 121-113 win over the well-rested Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series Monday night.Lillard, who struck for 50 points, including a 37-footer at ...

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