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TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Minnesota Timberwolves try to stop Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum.
March 25, 2017

Blazers hit stride, and lots of shots

by Kerry Eggers
McCollum gets 32 points on just 13 shots as Portland pounds Minnesota
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Damian Lillard of the Trail Blazers slips to the basket against Minnesota as Portland wins at Moda Center on Saturday night.
March 25, 2017

VIDEO: Blazers 112, Timberwolves 100

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32 for McCollum, 21 for Lillard in Portland homecourt victory Saturday night
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic goes to the basket Saturday night against Minnesota.
March 25, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Blazers hold on home court

by Portland Tribune
Portland picks up victory, raises its record to 34-38 in tight race for playoffs


TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - JUSUF NURKIC
March 24, 2017

Blazers take a step toward the playoffs

by Kerry Eggers
Eight of 11 remaining games will be in Portland, lending hope in the pursuit of Denver
March 23, 2017

VIDEO: Taking care of Blazer business

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Portland rolls to homecourt victory over depleted New York Knicks; Lillard tosses in 30 points
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Milwaukee Bucks defense tries to put the clamps on Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum.
March 22, 2017

A struggle for the Blazers

by Kerry Eggers
Milwaukee executes its game plan, and Portland shoots poorly and is 'disappointed to lose'
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard draws a foul inside against the Milwaukee Bucks.
March 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Blazers can't stop Bucks here

by Portland Tribune
Portland falls to 32-38, remains 9th in NBA Western Conference
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Trail Blazers backcourt of Damian Lillard (left) and CJ McCollum had some things to shout about, but not at the end of Tuesday night's homecourt loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
March 21, 2017

VIDEO: 90 points not enough

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Highlights of Trail Blazers' 3-point loss at home to Milwaukee Bucks; Damian Lillard scores game-high 31 points for Portland
March 19, 2017

VIDEO: Lillard leads Blazers

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Damian Lillard scores season-high 49 points in 11-point win at Miami
LILLARD
March 19, 2017

Lillard Time is all night

by Portland Tribune
Fourth-quarter flurry gives Blazers guard 49 points and lifts Portland to 115-104 victory at Miami
March 18, 2017

Blazers make it look easy

by Portland Tribune
Portland builds early lead and rolls in Atlanta; Lillard stays hot with 27 points
March 18, 2017

Blazers make it look easy

by Portland Tribune
Portland builds early lead and rolls in Atlanta; Lillard stays hot with 27 points
March 14, 2017

Blazers win in San Antonio

by Portland Tribune
Lillard leads way with 36 points, McCollum chips in with 26
March 14, 2017

VIDEO: 100-77, Blazers lose

by Pamplin Media Group
Anthony Davis gets double-double as New Orleans Pelicans rout visiting Portland
March 14, 2017

Pelicans catch Portland on a very off night

by Portland Tribune
Cousins, Davis lead New Orleans to resounding homecourt victory; Blazers shoot 30 percent
March 12, 2017

VIDEO: Portland 110, Phoenix 101

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Lillard scores 39 points, McCollum adds 26, and Blazers open road swing with a win
March 12, 2017

Blazers pull through at Phoenix

by Portland Tribune
Suns rally, but can't stop Portland's guards down the stretch
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - DAMIAN LILLARD
March 12, 2017

OSU football will have early opener, and other column notes

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/NBA replay rules need work, Lillard adds an endorsement, Jefferson basketball makes a memory, Cliff Robinson is on the mend, and more
March 11, 2017

VIDEO: Wizards shoot down Blazers

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Basket with 0.4 seconds left in overtime caps Washington's rally at Moda Center
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic piled up the stats as Portland beat Philadelphia in overtime.
March 09, 2017

A Beast of a game

by Kerry Eggers
Blazers big man Nurkic quietly modest after posting numbers that said a lot -- and beat 76ers
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Philadelphia 76ers try to stop Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during Thursday's game at Moda Center.
March 09, 2017

VIDEO: In overtime, Portland 114, Philadelphia 108

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Highlights of the surging Trail Blazers' fourth win in a row
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Blazers center Josh Kulla celebrates as Portland holds off the Philadelphia 76ers in overtime Thursday night at Moda Center.
March 09, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Blazers survive 76ers in OT

by Portland Tribune
Philadelphia almost pulls off Moda Center stunner; Portland improves to 28-35
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Gerald Henderson goes up for two points in a Trail Blazers game against Milwaukee. Now he's playing for the Philadelphia 76ers.
March 09, 2017

Former Blazer Henderson says it's been a 'good year' with 76ers

by Kerry Eggers
ON THE NBA/Veteran guard stays in touch with some of his ex-teammates in Portland
COURTESY: ERIC EVANS - Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu has earned national freshman player of the year honors from ESPNW.
March 09, 2017

Blazers game rescheduled; Ducks guard Ionescu claims national…

by Portland Tribune
THURSDAY SPORTS NEWS/Portland will make up date with Minnesota Timberwolves on April 3 at Target Center
March 07, 2017

VIDEO: Portland 126, Oklahoma City 121

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Trail Blazers continue to hit stride, with balanced effort topping Westbrook's assault
March 07, 2017

Blazers win, despite Westbrook's 58

by Portland Tribune
Portland's third win in a row comes with guard trio scoring 66 points, Nurkic making plays down the stretch
March 04, 2017

VIDEO: Trail Blazers 130, Nets 116

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CJ McCollum scores 31 points, Damian Lillard has 19 points and 11 assists, and Portland downs New Jersey
March 04, 2017

Ezeli out for season; former Concordia shot putter wins national…

by Portland Tribune
SATURDAY SPORTS NEWS/Trail Blazers center set for left knee surgery next week in Colorado
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (45 points) and Portland's Damian Lillard (33) combined for 78 points in the Blazers' 114-109 victory Thursday night at Moda Center.
March 03, 2017

Recharged Lillard, Blazers have big plans

by Kerry Eggers
Nurkic makes impact in home debut, as Portland steals Westbrook's Thunder
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers Jusuf Nurkic and Al-Farouq Aminu defend a drive by Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook.
March 02, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Better late, barely

by Portland Tribune
Blazers catch, pass and then manage to hold on down the stretch against Oklahoma City
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic goes for the ball Thursday night at Moda Center.
March 02, 2017

VIDEO: Portland by 5 after some final frantic moments

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Lillard scores 33 points, Blazers overcome Oklahoma City and Westbrook's 45
March 02, 2017

VIDEO: What happened in Minnesota?

by Pamplin Media Group
The Timberwolves-Trail Blazers game was postponed Monday because the floor was too slippery
February 28, 2017

In OT, Blazers fall to Pistons

by Portland Tribune
Lillard leads way for Portland in seesaw affair that caps three-game trip
February 26, 2017

Raptors deny Blazers

by Portland Tribune
DeRozan leads Toronto to 112-106 home victory; Lillard scores 28
February 26, 2017

VIDEO: Raptors 112, Blazers 106

by Pamplin Media Group
DeMar DeRozan scores 33 points to lead Toronto at home against Portland
Damian Lillard's big second half Thursday keyed Trail Blazers
February 23, 2017

Trail Blazers rally to beat Magic

by Portland Tribune
Damian Lillard scores 33 points, 26 after halftime, to lead the way for Portland at Orlando
February 23, 2017

Pay Blazers now

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/NBA All-Star 'game' needs help, and notes on Ice Cube, Spoelstra, PSU/UP hoops and more
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 - JUSUF NURKIC
February 14, 2017

Stotts makes plans for new Blazers center Nurkic

by Kerry Eggers
'I want to win. I'm here to help us win. I'm all about winning.'

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TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Blazers guard Damian Lillard tries for a reverse layup against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night at Moda Center.
Feb 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.
Feb 14, 2017

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

by Pamplin Media Group
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.
Feb 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
Feb 13, 2017

VIDEO: Mason Plumlee's rough day

by Pamplin Media Group
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.
Feb 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.
Feb 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.
Feb 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.
Feb 09, 2017

VIDEO: Celtics 120, Blazers 111

by Pamplin Media Group
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.
Feb 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
Feb 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
Feb 07, 2017

Blazers pull through behind McCollum

by Portland Tribune
Last-second basket lifts Portland to one-point road victory against Dallas
Feb 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?
Feb 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
Feb 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
Feb 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.
Feb 01, 2017

VIDEO: Humbling the Hornets

by Pamplin Media Group
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.
Jan 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.
Jan 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.
Jan 29, 2017

VIDEO: Warriors at the wire

by Pamplin Media Group
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.
Jan 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.
Jan 27, 2017

VIDEO: Blazers 112, Grizzlies 109

by Pamplin Media Group
Damian Lillard scores 15 of his 33 points in fourth quarter to lead Portland