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Thunder's Paul George has shoulder procedure

Jun. 11, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder All-Star Paul George has had a procedure to repair a small labrum tear in his left shoulder. A Thunder spokesman made the announcement on Tuesday. George had surgery to repair a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder about a month ago. It was announced at that time that he...

Trail Blazers' cohesiveness helped them to conference finals

May. 21, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years. But there was one they couldn't overcome: The Golden State Warriors. Portland's run in the playoffs, which captured fans' imaginations after Damian Lillard's...

Thunder's Paul George, Russell Westbrook have surgeries

May. 7, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook each underwent surgery on Tuesday. George had surgery for a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder and his status will be evaluated before the start of the 2019-20 season. George also will have surgery on a small labrum tear in...

Blazers go up 2-1 after 140-137 win in 4 OTs over Denver

May. 4, 2019 3:54 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rodney Hood checked back into the game, a fresh body among the weary ones all over the court. Eager for postseason redemption after struggling in the playoffs last year, Hood got his chance Friday night. All he had to do was wait until an NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime....

Thunder plan to keep Donovan despite playoff struggles

Apr. 29, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder plan to keep coach Billy Donovan for a fifth year. Thunder general manager Sam Presti said Monday that he doesn't expect to switch coaches, despite Oklahoma City's third consecutive first-round playoff exit. Presti does expect Russell Westbrook to change,...

Lillard time: Blazers guard continues to beat the odds

Apr. 28, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After he made his unforgettable 3-pointer at the buzzer to clinch Portland's first-round series over Oklahoma City, Damian Lillard was mobbed by his teammates. The television camera moved into the scrum, and Lillard looked directly into the lens. His expression was pure told-you-so....

Nuggets, Blazers series features Jokic against Lillard

Apr. 28, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Joker versus Dame. Versatile big man against prodigious scorer. They are two big reasons why Denver and Portland are meeting in the Western Conference semifinals as the series begins Monday in the Mile High City. Nikola Jokic: The 7-foot, do-it-all center for the Nuggets who guided them...