Portland Trail Blazers - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Portland Trail Blazers Former NBA player Brandon Roy shot, wounded in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NBA player Brandon Roy was injured in a shooting while attending a party in Southern California over the weekend, authorities said Wednesday. Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Joseph Williams said Roy was one of four people shot in Compton on Saturday. He said Roy and the three other victims were attending a par... Wed, 03 May 2017 19:40:00 GMT 2017-05-03T19:40:00Z Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Long after the Trail Blazers had left their court, many of Golden State's players celebrated on the floor at the Moda Center to the delight of a rather large contingent of yellow-clad fans who chanted "War-ri-ors! War-ri-ors!" The first-round sweep was sweet, even in Portland's house. Stephen Curry scored 37 points and Golden State b... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:15:00 GMT 2017-04-25T06:15:00Z Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With coach Steve Kerr ailing, the Golden State Warriors are in capable hands with assistant Mike Brown. Kerr, the reigning NBA Coach of the Year, stayed behind at the team hotel Saturday night while the Warriors overcame a slow start to beat the Trail Blazers 119-113 and take a 3-0 series lead. Kerr announced Sunda... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:25:00 GMT 2017-04-24T06:25:00Z Ailing Kerr won't coach Warriors in Game 4 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ailing Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he won't be on the sidelines for Game 4 on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers because of symptoms stemming from back surgery. Kerr stayed behind at the team hotel for Saturday night's Game 3 at Portland's Moda Center. Assistant Mike Brown took over and the Warriors overcame a ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT 2017-04-23T22:59:00Z Warriors take 3-0 series lead over Blazers with 119-113 win PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn't trying to be a hero. He just wanted the win. Curry scored 34 points — including a 3-pointer with just about a minute left that all but sealed the victory — and the Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113 and take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:07:00 GMT 2017-04-23T07:07:00Z Nurkic to start for Portland in Game 3 against the Warriors PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic will start for the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. Nurkic missed the final seven games of the regular season and the first two playoff games at Golden State because of a nondisplaced fracture in his right leg. There has been ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:42:00 GMT 2017-04-23T01:42:00Z Warriors' Durant and Kerr out for Game 3 against the Blazers PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Golden State's Kevin Durant won't play in Saturday's Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left calf. The Warriors will also be without coach Steve Kerr because of an illness. Mike Brown will serve as acting coach. It was the second game of Golden State's first-round series with Portland t... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:26:00 GMT 2017-04-23T01:26:00Z Warriors' Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Steve Kerr won't coach the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of their playoff series Saturday night because of an illness. The reigning NBA Coach of the Year missed the morning shootaround, and the team announced about three hours before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers that Kerr would not be on the sidelines. Top assistant Mike Brown was actin... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:28:00 GMT 2017-04-23T00:28:00Z Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he decided to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and considering the big picture as he waits again to get healthy and help his team. "It's not life or death. I'm not on my death bed," Durant said Friday. "I got on the court today. It's not the end of the worl... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:47:00 GMT 2017-04-21T22:47:00Z Allen Crabbe knows it's time to step up against Warriors PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's clear to Allen Crabbe — and just about everyone else who's watching — that Portland's bench needs to do more against the Warriors. And Crabbe is pointing to himself as someone who needs to step up. The Trail Blazers' reserves had a combined 35 points Wednesday night when starters Damian Lillard and C.J. McColl... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:38:00 GMT 2017-04-21T22:38:00Z Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers upgraded center Jusuf Nurkic to doubtful for Game 3 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors have a 2-0 lead in the series, which shifts to Portland on Saturday night. Nurkic missed the final seven games of the regular season and the first two playoff games ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:19:00 GMT 2017-04-21T22:19:00Z Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — JaVale McGee has made a name for himself catching lob passes and reliably slamming them home to the pure delight of his teammates, and oh did those matter for the short-handed Golden State Warriors as they moved one win closer to another NBA championship. The typically spot-on Splash Brothers weren't hitting consistently. Kevin Dura... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:41:00 GMT 2017-04-20T11:41:00Z Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors figured out how to win during a long stretch without Kevin Durant once. Now they might have to do so again on the playoff stage. Durant missed Golden State's practice Tuesday because of a strained left calf and was listed as questionable for Wednesday's Game 2 against Portland, which will be playing without injured center Jusu... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:08:00 GMT 2017-04-18T22:08:00Z Durant shines in Golden State playoff debut in Game 1 win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant patted his chest after two big baskets in the fourth quarter and let everybody know "I got this!" Stephen Curry knocked down a timely baseline 3-pointer, reached his hand high and gestured to further ignite a raucous sellout crowd. On a day Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum put on a dazzling display of shot-making for Port... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:24:00 GMT 2017-04-16T23:24:00Z Warriors ready to start another special postseason run OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — That chase for 73 wins and breaking the Chicago Bulls' record last season generated so much scrutiny when the Golden State Warriors failed to win it all at the end. How might have that taken a toll come playoff time? Did fatigue factor in when it mattered most? Nah, Steve Kerr refuses to think about it that way. S... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 21:44:00 GMT 2017-04-15T21:44:00Z Damian Lillard scores Trail Blazers-record 59 points PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had no idea how close he was to the 60-point milestone. He scored a franchise-record 59 points and matched his career high with nine 3-pointers to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 101-86 on Saturday night. Lillard surpassed Damon Stoudamire's 54 points with a step-back 3-pointer wit... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 05:39:00 GMT 2017-04-09T05:39:00Z Blazers beat Nuggets to take 1-game lead for 8th seed PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic knows what his former team is missing. He illustrated that Tuesday night and got serenaded by his new fans in the process. Nurkic had a career-high 33 points with 16 rebounds against his ex-teammates, CJ McCollum had 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 122-113 on Tuesday night to take hold of the eighth seed in ... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:19:00 GMT 2017-03-29T06:19:00Z Lillard's 49 points lift Blazers over Heat, 115-104 MIAMI (AP) — The end of a five-game road trip, capped by a back-to-back, is not the usual scenario for someone to have an offensive explosion. Damian Lillard apparently disagrees. Lillard scored a season-high 49 points, tied a career high with nine 3-pointers, and carried the Portland Trail Blazers past the Miami Heat, 115-104 on Sunday night. He had 16 points after checking... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 01:37:00 GMT 2017-03-20T01:37:00Z Spurs' Aldridge cleared to return after heart issue SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs star LaMarcus Aldridge was cleared to return to full basketball activities and will start Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers with no restrictions, the team announced. Aldridge missed two games after being diagnosed with a minor heart arrhythmia, but San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich revealed Wednesday that the 31-ye... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 23:39:00 GMT 2017-03-15T23:39:00Z Wizards edge Trail Blazers 125-124 with controversial end PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While the Wizards celebrated, Damian Lillard was seething. The Trail Blazers guard pleaded to the officials that Markieff Morris stepped out of bounds before his go-ahead baseline jumper with 0.4 seconds left. The officials said there was nothing they could do. That gave Washington a 125-124 overtime victory over P... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 07:06:00 GMT 2017-03-12T07:06:00Z Trail Blazers overcome Westbrook's 58 to top Thunder 126-121 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Portland countered NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook's onslaught with strength in numbers. Seven Trail Blazers scored in double figures, and Portland overcame Westbrook's career-high 58 points to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 126-121 on Tuesday night. "When you see the stats, Russ got like 60 or whatever," said ... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 05:11:00 GMT 2017-03-08T05:11:00Z Trail Blazers-Timberwolves game postponed by slick court MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Minnesota Timberwolves scheduled for Monday night was done in by something no one could have seen coming: warm weather in the Twin Cities in early March. The NBA postponed the game due to a slippery court caused by condensation from an ice sheet underneath it and outside humidity on a day ... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 02:21:00 GMT 2017-03-07T02:21:00Z Warriors coach derides Trump administration's travel ban PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed dismay over President Donald Trump's executive order that bans citizens of seven majority Muslim countries from entering the United States. Kerr spoke about the administration's travel ban following a 113-111 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night, calling it a "horrible idea." ... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 06:22:00 GMT 2017-01-30T06:22:00Z McCollum scores 27 as Trail Blazers beat Cavaliers 102-86 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — That 24-hour travel odyssey hardly took a toll on the Portland Trail Blazers. C.J. McCollum scored 27 points and the Trail Blazers shook off any fatigue caused by weather-related delays to beat the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers 102-86 on Wednesday night. Allen Crabbe added 24 points off the bench for t... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:24:00 GMT 2017-01-12T07:24:00Z Snowfall in Portland affects Cavaliers, Trail Blazers PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Unusually heavy snowfall affected the Portland Trail Blazers and Cleveland Cavaliers before their game Wednesday night at the Moda Center. With as much as 14 inches on the ground in some spots in the Portland area, the game was still scheduled to be played. It was set to be broadcast on national television. The sto... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:47:00 GMT 2017-01-12T05:47:00Z Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Trail Blazers 125-117 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry marvels at Kevin Durant's efficiency: 30 points on 16 shots in his latest outing. KD finds plenty of things in the MVP's game to praise, too. And when these two get clicking together, the Golden State Warriors are oh so good. It just took a while Wednesday night. Curry had 35 points with five 3-point... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:04:00 GMT 2017-01-05T07:04:00Z Cousins, fined and briefly ejected, scores 55 to rally Kings SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fined, ejected and then retrieved from the locker room, DeMarcus Cousins capped a tumultuous day with his dominant performance on the court. Cousins returned from a brief ejection in the fourth quarter and finished with a season-high 55 points, ending a wild night for the hot-tempered big man and sending the Sacramento Kings past the Portland Trail ... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:49:00 GMT 2016-12-21T08:49:00Z Griffin, Paul have double-doubles, Clippers hold off Blazers LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.J. Redick came through at the free-throw line in the closing seconds to help the Los Angeles Clippers pull out a win in a game that saw the teams trade leads until the final minutes. Blake Griffin had 26 points and 12 rebounds, Chris Paul had 21 points and 14 assists, and the Clippers held off the Portland Trail Blazers 121-120 Monday... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:10:00 GMT 2016-12-13T08:10:00Z Chicago Bulls suspend guard Rajon Rondo 1 game CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls suspended Rajon Rondo for Monday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers for conduct detrimental to the team, adding another disciplinary measure to the point guard's lengthy resume. The 30-year-old Rondo has been suspended several times during his 11 NBA seasons for running afoul of the league or his team. He received a... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:45:00 GMT 2016-12-06T04:45:00Z Love scores 40, including 34 in 1st, James has triple-double CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love didn't think anything unusual was going on Wednesday night. The scoreboard told a different story. Love scored 40 points, including an NBA-record 34 in the first quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 137-125. Love fell three points shy of the league record for points in any quar... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:10:00 GMT 2016-11-24T04:10:00Z