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February 15, 2017

VIDEO: Some encouraging signs ... but a 23-point loss for Blazers

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All-Star reserve Gordon Hayward pours in 22 points, Rudy Gobert has 13 points and 12 rebounds, and George Hill adds 19 points as the Utah Jazz take care of Portland in Salt Lake City
February 15, 2017

Nurkic shows some jazzy stuff in Blazers debut, but Portland…

by Portland Tribune
New center scores 13 points in 21 minutes of 111-88 loss
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Blazers guard Damian Lillard tries for a reverse layup against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night at Moda Center.
February 14, 2017

'It stinks' to lose this one

by Kerry Eggers
Blazers were 'in pretty good position' -- twice -- to knock off Atlanta, but Hawks finish stronger


TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Kent Bazemore (right) of Atlanta gets a hand on a close-range shot by Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum.
February 14, 2017

VIDEO: Atlanta 109, Portland 104, and a couple of wild finishes

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In overtime, Hawks give up 7 straight points, then score 12 straight -- after their game-tying basket at the end of regulation
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Atlanta Hawks teammates come celebrate with Paul Millsap (on floor), after his last-second basket forced overtime Monday night at Moda Center.
February 13, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Hawks steal a win

by Portland Tribune
Atlanta goes on 12-0 run at end of OT to stun Portland
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - LILLARD and PLUMLEE
February 13, 2017

VIDEO: Mason Plumlee's rough day

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Right before finding out he was being traded to the Denver Nuggets, Mason Plumlee's SUV was broken into and his wallet and checkbook were stolen
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - New Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic defends former Portland star LaMarcus Aldridge in a 2015 game. The Blazers will get Nurkic from Denver for Mason Plumlee and an exchange of draft picks that gives Portland another first-round selection in 2017, sources said Sunday.
February 12, 2017

Blazers deal for new center

by Portland Tribune
Jusuf Nurkic, 22, reportedly coming to Portland for Mason Plumlee
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (right) challenges Boston's Kelly Olynyk en route to 26 points in 30 minutes Thursday night at Moda Center.
February 10, 2017

Too little late for Blazers

by Kerry Eggers
Celtics convert on offense down the stretch to overcome Portland
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas splits the Blazers defense for two of his game-high 33 points.
February 09, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Boston battles back

by Portland Tribune
Strong comeback sends Celtics to win over Blazers, one night after their loss at Sacramento
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (right) drives on the Boston Celtics' James Young.
February 09, 2017

VIDEO: Celtics 120, Blazers 111

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Isaiah Thomas leads balanced attack with 33 points as Boston beats Portland at Moda Center
COURTESY: NBA.COM - Oregon native Danny Ainge has assembled another good Boston Celtics team in his 14th year as the NBA clubs president of basketball operations.
February 09, 2017

Ainge refines his legacy with Celtics

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/Behind scoring of Isaiah Thomas, Boston making strong run in NBA Eastern Conference
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - EVAN TURNER
February 08, 2017

Turner out 5-6 weeks; Moevao joins Lewis & Clark as QBs coach

by Portland Tribune
WEDNESDAY SPORTS NEWS/Pilots' Pervolarakis ranks 56th in men's singles; five Thorns called to U.S. camp
February 07, 2017

Blazers pull through behind McCollum

by Portland Tribune
Last-second basket lifts Portland to one-point road victory against Dallas
February 06, 2017

Atlanta's big mistakes, and other notes

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/Blazers could make playoffs despite worst record in four years; an interesting Oregon State recruit; Sabonis remembered; Seattle to get back in the NBA?
February 05, 2017

Thunder runs past Trail Blazers

by Portland Tribune
Russell Westbrook's big second half too much for visiting Portland in seven-point loss
February 04, 2017

Shot down -- Dallas deals Blazers frustrating defeat

by Kerry Eggers
Guard Yogi Ferrell, fresh fromthe D-League, 'living the dream' as he outplays Damian Lillard and torches Portland with nine 3-pointers
February 03, 2017

VIDEO: A new Yogism -- where there's a will, there's a Ferrell

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Yogi Ferrell scores 32 points to lead Dallas to victory over Portland, 108-104
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Allen Crabbe drives against Charlotte. He had 21 points to help the Trail Blazers win handily.
February 01, 2017

VIDEO: Humbling the Hornets

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Damian Lillard scores 27 points as Portland posts 115-98 victory over Charlotte
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts talks to his team during a timeout Sunday night against Golden State. Portland has been on an upswing, but needs to pick up its winning pace to make the NBA playoffs.
January 30, 2017

Blazers better, but still need a big finish

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/Portland presents problems for NBA opponents and appears to have turned a corner on defense in 2017
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Kevin Durant (left) and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors head up the court on Sunday at Moda Center.
January 29, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Stephen Curry? No. ... Warriors win? Yes. ... But not…

by Portland Tribune
Kevin Durant (33 points), Klay Thompson (27) lead Golden State to a back-to-back victory despite absence of ailing guard Stephen Curry
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee pulls down a rebound during Sunday night's home game against Golden State.
January 29, 2017

VIDEO: Warriors at the wire

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Kevin Durant collects 33 points and 10 rebounds as Golden State holds off Trail Blazers, 113-111
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Al-Farouq Aminu of the Trail Blazers blocks a shot by Memphis' Vince Carter in the closing seconds of Friday's game at Moda Center.
January 28, 2017

Any questions? Lillard answers them

by Kerry Eggers
After All-Star snub, Trail Blazers guard shoots down Memphis with late flurry
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Portland guard Damian Lillard has all the space he needs to shoot in a 33-point outing and victory against the Memphis Grizzlies.
January 27, 2017

VIDEO: Blazers 112, Grizzlies 109

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Damian Lillard scores 15 of his 33 points in fourth quarter to lead Portland
TRIBUNE PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Returning Trail Blazers from the 1976-77 NBA champs included (from left) Larry Steele, Bob Gross, Lionel Hollins, Johnny Davis and Bill Walton.
January 25, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Championship chatter

by Portland Tribune
1967-77 NBA champion Portland Trail Blazers reunite for 40th anniversary luncheon
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts does his best Jack Ramsay impersonation with choice of wardrobe on Wednesday, as Portland defeats the Los Angeles Lakers on a night also for celebration of the franchise's 1976-77 NBA championship team.
January 25, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Once more, with feeling

by Portland Tribune
Trail Blazers topple Los Angeles Lakers with late push, as fans pay tribute to their NBA champs of 40 years ago
January 21, 2017

VIDEO: Trail Blazers 127, Celtics 123

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Lillard big in second half and overtime as Portland breaks losing streak with win at Boston
January 21, 2017

Blazers bounce Boston in overtime

by Portland Tribune
Win closes East Coast swing on a high note as Portland halts four-game slide with OT victory
January 20, 2017

VIDEO: 76ers 93, Trail Blazers 92

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Portland comes up short again as Philadelphia wins it with late 3-pointer
January 20, 2017

Philadelphia beats Trail Blazers with late surge

by Portland Tribune
76ers win 93-92 on late 3-pointer as visiting Portland goes cold down the stretch
COURTESY: BRUCE ELY/PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS - Fans in a section with tickets donated by Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum show their support during a Portland game at Moda Center.
January 19, 2017

Five Blazers step up game for young fans

by Kerry Eggers
Ticket program helps kids who otherwise wouldn't see a game
January 18, 2017

VIDEO: Hornets 107, Trail Blazers 85

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Portland goes cold as Charlotte bench leads Hornets to 22-point win at home
January 18, 2017

Hornets beat Trail Blazers by 22

by Portland Tribune
Charlotte pulls away in fourth quarter as Portland's shooting goes astray
January 16, 2017

Over early -- Blazers can't stop Washington's offensive wizardry

by Portland Tribune
Lillard scores 22 points, but Portland falls behind quickly and by a lot
January 16, 2017

VIDEO: Wizards work their magic

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Highlights from Washington's runaway victory at home Monday over the Trail Blazers
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Evan Turner of the Trail Blazers tries to set a screen for Damian Lillard (left) during Friday night's homecourt loss to the Orlando Magic.
January 13, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Magic make Blazers disappear

by Portland Tribune
Orlando leads 18-1, then outplays Portland at the end at Moda Center
COURTESY: ORLANDO MAGIC - Portland native David Adelman (second from right), will be with the Orlando Magic team and coaching staff on Friday for a game against the Trail Blazers at Moda Center.
January 12, 2017

COACHING CAREER IN CARDS FOR ADELMAN

by Kerry Eggers
He is the coach’s kid no longer. David Adelman is beyond that. He is making a name for himself. The former Trail Blazers ball boy, Jesuit High point guard and Lincoln High head coach is in his…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Evan Turner of the Trail Blazers get in the way of Cleveland's LeBron James.
January 12, 2017

VIDEO: Trail Blazers highlights

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TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Damian Lillard of the Trail Blazers looks to make a move during Wednesday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
January 12, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Things snowball on Cavaliers

by Portland Tribune
Trail Blazers 102, Cleveland Cavaliers 86 Wednesday, Jan. 11 At Moda Center TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DIEGO G. DIAZ _psEmbed("http://tribunephotography.photoshelter.com");
Ed Davis
January 10, 2017

Trail Blazers shut down Lakers

by Portland Tribune
Defense carries Portland to big second half, 108-87 win at Los Angeles
TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee is one of the NBA's leaders in dunks this season.
January 10, 2017

Pouring it on

by Kerry Eggers
Ball-handling center Mason Plumlee gives Trail Blazers a big boost

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Jan 10, 2017

VIDEO: Trail Blazers 108, Lakers 87

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Second-half surge carries Portland to 10th consecutive win over Los Angeles
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Allen Crabbe of the Trail Blazers shoots on the way to 30 points Sunday night in a two-overtime loss at home to the Detriot Pistons.
Jan 08, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Pistons pull it out in 2 OTs

by Portland Tribune
Detroit Pistons 125, Trail Blazers 124 (2 OT) At Moda Center Saturday, Jan. 7 TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DAVID BLAIR _psEmbed("http://tribunephotography.photoshelter.com");
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee (right) acceps congratulations from guard Damian Lillard.
Jan 08, 2017

VIDEO: Detroit downs Portland in extra, extra time

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hits go-ahead 3 with 9.4 seconds left, and Pistons outlast Trail Blazers 125-124 in double overtime
Jan 07, 2017

Trail Blazers, Pilots postpone Saturday home games; Winterhawks…

by Portland Tribune
SATURDAY SPORTS NEWS/Due to winter weather, Blazers move home game against Detroit to Sunday, UP game against Gonzaga, 2 Winterhawks games will be rescheduled
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard goes up for a shot in his return from injury Thursday night at Moda Center.
Jan 05, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Lillard returns, Blazers win

by Portland Tribune
Portland improves to 16-22 this season with ninth consecutive victory over Lakers
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - CJ McCollum reacts after making a 3-pointer for the Trail Blazers in their victory Thursday night over the Los Angeles Lakers at Moda Center.
Jan 05, 2017

VIDEO: Trail Blazers take the fourth

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Portland breaks out of third-quarter tie and beats L.A., with 27 points from CJ McCollum
Jan 04, 2017

Warriors sink Trail Blazers

by Portland Tribune
Curry and Durrant combine for 65 points as Golden State outscores visiting Portland
Jan 04, 2017

VIDEO: Warriors 125, Trail Blazers 117

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Durrant and Curry lead Golden State to win over visiting Portland
CJ McCollum
Jan 01, 2017

Blazers beat Timberwolves

by Portland Tribune
CJ McCollum scores career-high 43 points to lead Portland to 95-89 road victory
Jan 01, 2017

VIDEO: Trail Blazers 95, Timberwolves 89

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CJ McCollum leads Portland to road victory, scoring career-high 43 points
Dec 30, 2016

VIDEO: Spurs top Trail Blazers

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San Antonio surges in the second half to rally past visiting Portland on Friday
CJ McCollum
Dec 30, 2016

Spurs surge past Trail Blazers

by Portland Tribune
San Antonio dominates late to beat visiting Portland by 16 points, 110-94
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - San Antonio coach Gregg Poppovich, chatting up an official during the Spurs game at Portland last week, has been known for being a league leader in unique quotes as well as victories and championships.
Dec 29, 2016

Out of the mouths of NBA figures ...

by Kerry Eggers
ON THE NBA/Wit, wisdom and a bit of wackiness heard in 2016
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard runs into a reaching DeMarus Cousins of Sacramento.
Dec 28, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Minus Lillard, Blazers' defense gets it done

by Portland Tribune
Portland keeps Sacramento star Cousins in check, wins rivalry game at home
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT - ROY
Dec 28, 2016

Brandon Roy: Back in the game

by Kerry Eggers
'Walking in, I'm not Brandon Roy the player. I'm the coach of this team. I'm here for these guys.'
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Damian Lillard of the Trail Blazers is all dressed up but with no place to play, but even with him on the bench, Portland was able to defeat the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night at Moda Center.
Dec 28, 2016

VIDEO: After six straight losses, Blazers are kings for a day

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C.J. McCollum leads a balanced attack with 20 points and seven assists as Portland tops Sacramento, 102-89
Dec 26, 2016

NBA 'instant replay' review falls short

by Steve Brandon
SCORESHEET Two of the biggest problems for NBA viewers and fans are a) what’s wrong with the league’s "instant replay" review system, and b) what’s a foul and what’s not a foul, and when. Both…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - San Antonio forward LaMarcus Aldridge has room for a turnaround jump shot at Moda Center on Friday, as the Spurs defeat the Trail Blazers, 110-90.
Dec 24, 2016

VIDEO: Spurs 110, Blazers 90

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San Antonio shuts down Portland offense; Damian Lillard suffers sprained ankle Portland’s fifth loss in a row left the Trail Blazers at 13-19 — and tied with Denver for ninth place in the NBA…