Blazers coach Stotts signs extension through 2021-22 season

Basketball 05/24/19, 16:45

The Portland Trail Blazers have formally announced that coach Terry Stotts signed a contract extension through the 2021-22 season.The extension was first revealed the day after the Trail Blazers were eliminated from the postseason by the Golden State Warriors, but terms were not released.Stotts, Portland's coach since 2012, led the ...

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 ...

Green shows a more mature side for the Warriors

Sports 05/19/19, 18:34

Draymond Green would rather do more playing than complaining these days.Known at times for his temper and tangles with officials, a more mature Green has the Golden State Warriors on the brink of a fifth straight trip to the NBA Finals."I realized I got to a point where I was ...

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 ...

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 ...

US senator seeks safe passage for Blazers star Enes Kanter

Sports 05/14/19, 18:11

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA championship series against the Toronto RaptorsThe Oregon senator wrote Tuesday ...

Warriors Durant, Cousins may miss Western Conference Finals

Basketball 05/13/19, 19:11

Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won't necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers.Durant is likely to miss at least the first two games of the best-of-seven series beginning Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. Coach ...

Warriors’ Durant likely out for Games 1 and 2 vs Blazers

Basketball 05/13/19, 18:38

Kevin Durant watched from home in the Bay Area as the Golden State Warriors finished off James Harden and the Houston Rockets on the road.The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP has a bit more cheerleading to do before he gets back on the court.Durant is likely to miss Games 1 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Blazers go up 2-1 after 140-137 win in 4 OTs over Denver

Basketball 05/04/19, 02:53

Rodney Hood checked back into the game, a fresh body among the weary ones all over the court. Eager for postseason redemption after struggling in the playoffs last year, Hood got his chance Friday night. All he had to do was wait until an NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime. Denver Nuggets forward Torrey ...

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 ...

Kanter, Siakam among players starring in their support roles

Sports 04/25/19, 10:33

Just a few months ago, Enes Kanter was toiling for a New York Knicks team that was heading nowhere.Now, he's a significant contributor for a Portland Trail Blazers team heading to the Western Conference semifinals.Kanter is one of several players starring in their supporting roles and helped put their respective ...

Lillard has 50 and Blazers oust Thunder in 5 games

Sports 04/24/19, 00:30

Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers eliminate the Oklahoma City Thunder from the playoffs in five games with a 118-115 victory on Tuesday night.With the game tied, Lillard dribbled just inside of halfcourt near the ...

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