Latest Norman Powell News

Trail Blazers, Terry Stotts parting ways after 9 seasons

Jun. 05, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — No team in the NBA has a longer active streak of postseason appearances than the Portland Trail Blazers, who have gotten there in each of the last eight seasons. That wasn’t enough to save Terry Stotts, and Portland will have a new coach next...

Nuggets beat Blazers 147-140 in 2OT, Lillard scores 55

Jun. 02, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — On Damian Lillard's record-breaking night when he was hitting one shot after another from behind the arc and almost beyond belief, it was Michael Porter Jr. who quietly sank the biggest basket of all. MPJ's 3-pointer from the left corner barely fluttered...

Healthier Suns, hurting Lakers make for 1st-round intrigue

May. 31, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul is feeling better and looking much more like the “Point God” that's helped make the Suns one of the NBA's best teams this season. Anthony Davis is hurting and it's unclear if the Lakers star forward will be available for a crucial Game 5 on...

Trail Blazers beat Nuggets 115-95 in Game 4 to tie series

May. 29, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Norman Powell matched his career playoff high with 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 115-95 on Saturday in Game 4 to even the first-round series. Powell made four 3-points and was 11 of 15 from the floor, and CJ...

Nuggets roar into playoffs after losing star Jamal Murray

May. 21, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Michael Porter Jr.'s breakout season lightened the load for Nikola Jokic during his MVP-worthy season and soothed the sting of Jamal Murray's season-ending knee injury. So, Facundo Campazzo only meant to dish out some praise to his Denver teammate when...

Booker hits late free throws, Suns top Trail Blazers 118-117

May. 14, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker wasn’t at his best Thursday night. Regardless, there was no question he was getting the ball with the game on the line. Booker received the inbounds pass, was fouled and made two free throws with 2.4 seconds left to give the Phoenix Suns a...

Blazers win fifth straight, beat Jazz 105-98

May. 13, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Portland took another big step toward securing a top-six seed in the upcoming NBA Playoffs. Damian Lillard scored 30 points and CJ McCollum added 26 to lead the Trail Blazers to a 105-98 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. ...

Lillard, Blazers score 50 in first, blast Rockets 140-129

May. 11, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 34 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers raced to a 140-129 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. The Blazers scored 50 points in the first quarter, setting a franchise record...

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Spurs 124-102

May. 09, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-102 on Saturday night, moving closer to an outright playoff spot. CJ McCollum added 27 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 17 points and nine rebounds for...

Blazers get key tiebreaker with 106-101 win over Lakers

May. 08, 2021 01:46 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 38 points to lead Portland to a 106-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night that gave the Trail Blazers the tiebreaker over their Western Conference foe as the regular season winds to a close. Lillard had five...