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Trail Blazers swing NBA deal for Cavs' Rodney Hood

Feb 05, 2019 - 12:39 PM

Rodney Hood is expected to add versatility and shooting to Portland

PLAYOFF-BOUND. Rodney Hood leaves the Cavs to join the Western Conference's fourth-placed team. Photo from Rodney Hood's Facebook

Jazz cruise past Trail Blazers in NBA Christmas nightcap

Dec 26, 2018 - 2:07 PM

The Utah Jazz cap off the NBA Christmas day games with a stunning win at home in Salt Lake City

CHRISTMAS JINGLES. The Utah Jazz take the win in their first NBA Christmas appearance since 1997. Photo from NBA Twitter

LeBron set for Lakers home debut vs Rockets

Aug 11, 2018 - 11:55 AM

The Los Angeles Lakers superstar debuts on the road against Portland on October 18 before playing his first home game against Houston two days later

NEW HOME. LeBron James returns to Cleveland for his lone game against the Cavaliers on November 21. Photo from Los Angeles Lakers Facebook account

The reason New Orleans boasts a 3-0 lead over Portland? Jrue Holiday

Apr 20, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Eyebrows were raised when Jrue Holiday inked a $126 million contract with the Pelicans. Today, those eyebrows remain raised, but for all the right reasons.

NEW ORLEANS. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images/AFP

Blazers Lillard reaches half-century mark vs Kings

Feb 10, 2018 - 3:52 PM

Portland wins two of their last 5 games

50 POINTS. Dame Lillard reaches 50 points during the 3rd quarter. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Hawks, Griz go up 2-0; Spurs tie Clips

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Atlanta fends off Brooklyn Memphis claw down bang up Griz and a milestone night for San Antonio s Tim Duncan

ELITE. Tim Duncan scores 25 points in Game 2 and becomes 1 of only 5 players in NBA history to score 5,000 playoff points. Photo from the NBA's Official Facebook page

Aldridge on Shaq influence, growing with the Blazers

Mar 25, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge credits Shaquille O neal for his decision to stay in college for a few years before jumping to the NBA

NBA wRap: Spurs lose in triple OT again

Dec 20, 2014 - 7:10 PM

Damian Lillard explodes for 43 points as Portland sends San Antonio to its second straight triple overtime loss

DAME'S GOT GAME. Portland's Damian Lillard (R) drives against San Antonio's Manu Ginobili (C). Photo by D. Clarke Evans / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP

NBA wRap: Blazers' 84 points in first half

Nov 13, 2014 - 7:25 PM

The last time any team scored that much in the first half was during March 25 2011 when Golden State led against Toronto

Damian Lillard, seen here driving vs Utah's Trey Burke, scores 27 points on 4/5 shooting fron downtown. File photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA wRap: Dwight takes flight as Rockets remain unbeaten

Nov 07, 2014 - 4:47 PM

Dwight Howard takes flight on 6 alley oop plays and dominates the paint with 32 points and 16 rebounds

DOMINANT. Dwight Howard was a beast in the paint in their game against the Spurs. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

NBA wRap: Rockets cool off Heat, Blazers wallop Cavs

Nov 05, 2014 - 4:32 PM

Harden nears a triple double as Rockets douse Heat Blazers overpower Cavs and another Thunder goes down This and more on this edition of the NBA wRap

FEAR THE BEARD. James Harden attacks an opening between the defense of Miami's Justin Hamilton and rookie James Ennis. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

NBA: Spurs regain championship form in Blazers rout

May 07, 2014 - 3:55 PM

Six Spurs scored in double figures as the top seeded team opened their semifinals series with the Portland Trailblazers with a 24 point blowout win

REMEMBER THE ALAMODOME. Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs powers into Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo by Ashley Landis/EPA

Holding Court - OKC avoids 3-1 hole but Rockets, Bulls could not

Apr 28, 2014 - 9:28 PM

Columnist Bert Ramirez takes a look at the opening round of the NBA playoffs where underdog teams are stepping up big to shake matters up

THUNDER ROLLING. Reggie Jackson of the Oklahoma City Thunder soars to the rim in Game 4 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Photo by Mike Brown/EPA

NBA: Korver's record 3-point streak ends at 127 games

Mar 07, 2014 - 4:13 AM

Kyle Korver s record run of consecutive NBA games with a 3 point basket was snapped at 127 in the Atlanta Hawks 102 78 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers

DOWNTOWN DOWNTIME. Kyle Korver's 3-point streak ended in a loss to the Trail Blazers. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA: Rockets snap Blazers' 5-game win streak

Jan 21, 2014 - 4:02 PM

Chandler Parsons scored a season high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and seven assists as the Houston Rockets breezed past the Portland Trail Blazers 126 113 on Monday

TRAIL BLAZED. Dwight Howard, shown in a game against the Hawks earlier this year, had 24 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday's win over the Trailblazers. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA wRap: Johnson makes 10 triples, Lillard hits 3 game winners

Dec 23, 2013 - 1:40 AM

Joe Johnson hits 10 triples while sophomore Damian Lillard displays his clutch abilities hitting 3 game winners

HOTSHOTS. Joe Johnson (L) hit 10 three-pointers while Damian Lillard (R) hit 3 game-winners. Photos from EPA