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Lillard has 29 in Blazers' chippy 129-107 win over Warriors

Feb. 14, 2019 2:23 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With a drama-filled victory over the Warriors that included the ejection of Golden State coach Steve Kerr, the Portland Trail Blazers got a confidence boost heading into the All-Star break. Damian Lillard scored 29 points and the Blazers snapped Golden State's five-game winning streak...

Blazers sign center Enes Kanter

Feb. 13, 2019 9:57 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Center Enes Kanter has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. Kanter was waived by the New York Knicks along with Wesley Matthews following the trade deadline last week. Kanter announced Wednesday on Twitter that he had signed with the Blazers for the rest of the season. The deal was...

Westbrook sets another triple-double record in Thunder win

Feb. 12, 2019 9:21 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chalk up another triple-double record for Russell Westbrook. Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night. Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt...

Whiteside has 28 and the Heat hold off the Blazers 118-108

Feb. 6, 2019 2:28 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside found his voice and the Miami Heat got a win. Whiteside had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and took on a vocal role as the Heat snapped a three-game losing streak with a 118-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night. "We heard his voice tonight talking...

Lillard leads Trail Blazers to 120-106 win over Suns

Jan. 25, 2019 12:49 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — It took a while, but the Portland Trail Blazers finally did what they were supposed to do with the depleted Phoenix Suns. Damian Lillard scored 24 points, CJ McCollum and Jake Layman added 20 apiece and the Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half to hand the Suns their sixth straight...

Lillard leads Trail Blazers to 128-112 win over Pelicans

Jan. 19, 2019 2:28 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Giving up 20 points in a quarter to a reserve forward may have been just the thing to let New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry air his many grievances with his team's defense. Damian Lillard scored 22 points and eight assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 128-112 win over...

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

Jan. 17, 2019 1:26 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic finally got his triple-double. Less than a week of coming up just two assists shy of the feat, Nurkic got his first career first triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in Portland's 129-112 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on...

McCollum helps Trail Blazers rout Hornets 127-96

Jan. 12, 2019 1:39 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Almost everything went right for the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Jusuf Nurkic fell just short of a triple-double while resting for much of the fourth quarter of Portland's 127-96 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. The 7-foot Nurkic had 11 points, 11 rebounds and tied...

McCollum scores 24 points, Trail Blazers beat Bulls 124-112

Jan. 10, 2019 1:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers are taking advantage where the schedule allows. CJ McCollum had 24 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the final quarter to send the Chicago Bulls to their fifth straight loss, 124-112 on Wednesday night. Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and eight rebounds...

Jusuf Nurkic paces Portland in 111-101 victory over Knicks

Jan. 8, 2019 1:32 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It really hasn't been any easier for Jusuf Nurkic for the past half-dozen games, even if it appears that way. Nurkic had 20 points for his fourth straight game with 20 or more and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the New York Knicks 111-101 on Monday night. The 7-foot Bosnian center...