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Joe Cronin becomes Blazers GM after serving in interim role

May. 10, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joe Cronin has been named the Portland Trail Blazers' general manager after serving in the interim role since December. Cronin became interim GM after Neil Olshey was fired following an investigation into allegations of a toxic workplace environment. ...

Trail Blazers look to rebuild after turbulent season

Apr. 11, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers' season started with Damian Lillard declaring his faith the team would be competitive. It ended with him on the bench in street clothes, watching as Portland lost its 11th straight game. With a spate of injuries, a new coach, a front-office...

Jazz down Blazers 111-80 to secure 5th seed in the West

Apr. 11, 2022 01:32 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Juancho Hernangomez had a season-high 22 points and the Utah Jazz secured ,the fifth seed in the Western Conference with an 111-80 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in the regular-season finale on Sunday night. The Jazz will face the fourth-seeded...

Doncic has 39 points, 11 rebounds, 16th tech in Mavs' win

Apr. 09, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 39 points, 11 rebounds and his 16th technical foul of the season for the Dallas Mavericks, who will open the playoffs at home for the first time since 2011 after their 128-78 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. The Mavericks will...

Hoard's 24 points, 21 rebounds lift Thunder past Portland

Apr. 05, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jaylen Hoard had career highs of 24 points and 21 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder top the Portland Trail Blazers 98-94 on Tuesday night. Hoard, who plays for the Thunder's G-League affiliate, signed a 10-day NBA contract on April 1 and had 11 points...

McCollum cheered in return, helps Pelicans beat Blazers

Mar. 31, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum received a 90-second standing ovation in his first visit to Portland since a February trade to New Orleans, then scored 25 points to lead the Pelicans over the Trail Blazers 117-107 Wednesday night. “It was cool out there to see the love,”...

Roby scores 30 as Thunder down Blazers 134-131 in OT

Mar. 29, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 30 points on 11-of-13 shooting and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in overtime to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 on Monday night. Aaron Wiggins added a career-best 28 points for the Thunder, who remain in...

Sengun scores 27 as Rockets beat Trail Blazers again

Mar. 27, 2022 02:57 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alperen Sengun scored 27 points off the bench, Jalen Green had 25 points and the Houston Rockets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 115-98 on Saturday night to complete a back-to-back sweep. The Rockets are tied with Orlando at 20-55 for the worst record in...

Green has 22, Rockets cruise to 125-106 win over Blazers

Mar. 26, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jalen Green had 23 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Houston Rockets built a big early lead before coasting to a 125-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Jae'Sean Tate added 17 points as Houston snapped its 11-game losing...

Analysis: Full-time Irving doesn't solve all Nets issues

Mar. 24, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving can play home games now, so the Brooklyn Nets might be good enough to win the NBA championship. Or they might be flawed enough to miss the playoffs entirely. The exemption given by Mayor Eric Adams of the vaccine mandate that made Irving...