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The Latest: Raptors beat Warriors, win Game 1 118-109

May. 30, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Pascal Siakam scored 32 points, and the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Finals game by topping the Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Game 1 of this...

Blazers coach Stotts signs extension through 2021-22 season

May. 24, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have formally announced that coach Terry Stotts signed a contract extension through the 2021-22 season. The extension was first revealed the day after the Trail Blazers were eliminated from the postseason by the Golden State Warriors, but terms were not...

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...

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

May. 21, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Experience bred confidence for the Golden State Warriors, even when challenged by the upstart Portland Trail Blazers. No matter how far they were down, they've been through too much to ever think they're out. "We just really understand what we're capable of on both sides of the...

Golden State's Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury

May. 20, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andre Iguodala will not play for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night because of a sore left calf. Iguodala injured his calf during Game 3 on Saturday. The team said on Sunday that an MRI on the calf...

Green shows a more mature side for the Warriors

May. 19, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Draymond Green would rather do more playing than complaining these days. Known at times for his temper and tangles with officials, a more mature Green has the Golden State Warriors on the brink of a fifth straight trip to the NBA Finals. "I realized I got to a point where I was doing...

Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors

May. 19, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's Damian Lillard sustained separated ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Lillard confirmed the injury on Sunday, a day after the Trail Blazers lost 110-99 in Game 3. Lillard was 5 of 18 from the floor and finished with 19 points...

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

May. 19, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Green had...

Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

May. 18, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard says Golden State did its job and protected home court. Now it's time for the Trail Blazers to do the same. The Western Conference finals between the upstart Blazers and the defending champion Warriors shifts to Portland on Saturday with Golden State holding a 2-0...

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers

May. 17, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — These Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at home with 4½ minutes to go, they needed every last burst, perfect pass, driving layup and dunk. "Our experience really paid off for us...