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Strawther has 40, No. 14 Gonzaga downs Portland 82-67

Jan. 28, 2023 21:43 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Julian Strawther had a career-high 40 points, including eight 3-pointers, and No. 14 Gonzaga pulled away down the stretch for an 82-67 victory over Portland on Saturday. Anton Watson added 17 points for Gonzaga (18-4, 7-1 West Coast Conference). It was the...

Oregon pins hopes on mass timber to boost housing, jobs

Jan. 27, 2023 21:33 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Inside a warehouse at the industrial Port of Portland lies what some believe could be the answer to Oregon's housing crisis — a prototype of an affordable housing unit made from mass timber. Once mass-produced at the factory being planned at the port, the...

Analysis: It may be time to re-think NBA All-Star voting

Jan. 27, 2023 19:43 PM EST

It’s reasonable to think Chet Holmgren will be an NBA All-Star one day. He was a highly recruited high school player whose one year at Gonzaga was stellar enough for Oklahoma City to make him the No. 2 pick in last year’s draft. He's an obvious talent, an enormous talent. And...

Shelton has 20, Loyola Marymount downs Portland 79-60

Jan. 27, 2023 00:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cameron Shelton's 20 points helped Loyola Marymount defeat Portland 79-60 on Thursday. Shelton also contributed five rebounds for the Lions (15-7, 5-3 West Coast Conference). Jalin Anderson scored 13 points, shooting 4 for 9, including 3 for 5 from beyond the...

Battle's 19 lead Montana State past Portland State 75-66

Jan. 27, 2023 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raequan Battle scored 19 points as Montana State beat Portland State 75-66 on Thursday. Battle shot 6 for 15 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bobcats (14-8, 7-2 Big Sky Conference). Caleb Fuller scored 18 points while...

LeBron, Giannis chosen as captains for NBA All-Star Game

Jan. 26, 2023 19:39 PM EST

LeBron James is closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA career scoring record. And now, he has caught Abdul-Jabbar on another page of the All-Star record book. James was announced Thursday as an NBA All-Star for the 19th time, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star tying Abdul-Jabbar for...

Lillard has season-high 60 points, Blazers beat Jazz 134-124

Jan. 26, 2023 18:44 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — No offense to the Utah Jazz, but Damian Lillard said scoring 60 points against them was fairly simple. Not easy, just simple. Lillard had a season-high 60 points, hitting nine 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Jazz 134-124 on Wednesday night....

Jury: $1M to Oregon woman told 'I don't serve Black people'

Jan. 26, 2023 18:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury has awarded an Oregon woman $1 million in damages after finding she was discriminated against by a gas station employee who told her, “I don’t serve Black people.” The Multnomah County jury’s award this week to Portland resident Rose Wakefield,...

Ex-Oregon mayor sentenced to federal prison for child porn

Jan. 24, 2023 21:56 PM EST

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The former mayor of a suburb of Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Former Beaverton Mayor Dennis “Denny” Doyle, 74, also was sentenced Tuesday to five years probation and ordered to pay...

Lillard scores 37, Blazers beat Spurs 147-127 to stop skid

Jan. 24, 2023 01:27 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 37 points and 12 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 147-127 on Monday night to stop a three-game losing streak. Jusuf Nurkic added 25 points and 11 rebounds for the struggling Blazers, who had lost eight of...