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Lillard embarking on pivotal season with Blazers

Oct. 12, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For all the handwringing this summer over Damian Lillard's happiness in Portland, the Trail Blazers guard is staying put, hopeful the team's moves will pay off. The biggest, of course, was parting ways with coach Terry Stotts after nine seasons....

Coach Mosley's plan for Magic: Ring the bell, then win games

Oct. 12, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jamahl Mosley waited a long time for this chance. He’s not about to let very low expectations douse his enthusiasm. The new coach of the Orlando Magic understands that this season, his first as an NBA head coach, is part of a massive rebuild that...

Lillard has faith Blazers will be better this season

Sep. 27, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

If this summer taught Damian Lillard anything, it’s that he's dedicated. The Trail Blazers guard married his longtime girlfriend and the mother of this three kids, played in the Olympics despite withdrawing his name from consideration from the national team a few years...

Hammon hopes it becomes normal for women to get NBA jobs

Aug. 11, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Becky Hammon can't wait for the time when it's normal for women to interview for head coaching positions in the NBA and their gender isn't the story. “It’s huge and important. It’s something that can’t be (checking) the box,” the Spurs...

Blazers acquire rights to Texas forward Greg Brown

Jul. 30, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers acquired the rights to Greg Brown, the No. 43 pick in the NBA draft, in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announced that the Blazers sent a future second-round pick...