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Shelton has 20, Loyola Marymount downs Portland 79-60

Jan. 27, 2023 00:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cameron Shelton's 20 points helped Loyola Marymount defeat Portland 79-60 on Thursday. Shelton also contributed five rebounds for the Lions (15-7, 5-3 West Coast Conference). Jalin Anderson scored 13 points, shooting 4 for 9, including 3 for 5 from beyond the...

Battle's 19 lead Montana State past Portland State 75-66

Jan. 27, 2023 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raequan Battle scored 19 points as Montana State beat Portland State 75-66 on Thursday. Battle shot 6 for 15 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bobcats (14-8, 7-2 Big Sky Conference). Caleb Fuller scored 18 points while...

LeBron, Giannis chosen as captains for NBA All-Star Game

Jan. 26, 2023 19:39 PM EST

LeBron James is closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA career scoring record. And now, he has caught Abdul-Jabbar on another page of the All-Star record book. James was announced Thursday as an NBA All-Star for the 19th time, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star tying Abdul-Jabbar for...

Lillard has season-high 60 points, Blazers beat Jazz 134-124

Jan. 26, 2023 18:44 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — No offense to the Utah Jazz, but Damian Lillard said scoring 60 points against them was fairly simple. Not easy, just simple. Lillard had a season-high 60 points, hitting nine 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Jazz 134-124 on Wednesday night....

Jury: $1M to Oregon woman told 'I don't serve Black people'

Jan. 26, 2023 18:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury has awarded an Oregon woman $1 million in damages after finding she was discriminated against by a gas station employee who told her, “I don’t serve Black people.” The Multnomah County jury’s award this week to Portland resident Rose Wakefield,...

Ex-Oregon mayor sentenced to federal prison for child porn

Jan. 24, 2023 21:56 PM EST

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The former mayor of a suburb of Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Former Beaverton Mayor Dennis “Denny” Doyle, 74, also was sentenced Tuesday to five years probation and ordered to pay...

Lillard scores 37, Blazers beat Spurs 147-127 to stop skid

Jan. 24, 2023 01:27 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 37 points and 12 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 147-127 on Monday night to stop a three-game losing streak. Jusuf Nurkic added 25 points and 11 rebounds for the struggling Blazers, who had lost eight of...

Show dogs reunited with owners after van stolen in Oregon

Jan. 23, 2023 16:07 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Four show dogs that were missing after their owners’ van was stolen Saturday in Portland, Oregon, have been reunited with their Washington owners, police said. Three Scottish terriers and one cairn terrier — Archie McPhee, Mustang Sally, Boo and Mason —...

James scores 37, Lakers rally past Trail Blazers 121-112

Jan. 23, 2023 01:03 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LeBron James said the Lakers had a choice when trailing by 25 points at halftime against the Trail Blazers. “I guess it’s only one or two ways, you can either go out and you can lay down and get ready for the next game or you can see what happens in the...

VanVleet scores 28, Raptors hand Knicks 4th straight loss

Jan. 22, 2023 21:22 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 28 points, Gary Trent Jr. had 24 before fouling out and the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the New York Knicks 125-116 Sunday. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points, Scottie Barnes had 19 and Precious Achiuwa added 12...