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CHICAGO - Even in his 17h NBA season as a 35-year old with the wear and tear of a leaking, rusting 2003 SUV, LeBron James still has enough brilliance to clean up the mess and make the Lakers look shiny.But some ...
Aug 19, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - First it was Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks, unable to call upon what was one of the best defenses in the league.Then came LeBron James and the Lakers, clanging 3-pointers off the rim to provide a ...
Aug 19, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - After sinking a deep 3-pointer midway through the final quarter, Damian Lillard did a little dance and teammate Jusuf Nurkic pointed to his wrist.This was Dame Time, playoff edition."Every game since we've been here ...
Aug 19, 2020
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PORTLAND star guard Damian Lillard hardly misfires when a game is on the line.When he did on Sunday, Lillard found himself at the receiving end of ridicule by the Los Angeles Clippers' Patrick Beverley and Paul George. He obviously didn&# ...
Aug 9, 2020
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Andre Iguodala fell short in his first chance to get a win with the Miami Heat.His next one will come against his former team.Damian Lillard had 33 points and eight assists, Gary Trent Jr. scored 22 points and ...
Feb 10, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers dried their eyes and took the Staples Center court for the first time since Kobe Bryant's death with a resolve that would have made him proud.Damian Lillard played through the basketball world' ...
Feb 1, 2020
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MIAMI - Hassan Whiteside had a big game and the Miami Heat won.That wouldn't have seemed so conflicting a year ago. Whiteside is having perhaps the best season of his career now, in his first year with the Portland Trail Blazers. ...
Jan 6, 2020
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JORDAN Clarkson made his Utah Jazz debut just hours after passing his physical, without the benefit of practice or even just a shootaround with his new teammates at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Thursday night.But that didn't stop the ...
Dec 27, 2019
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SALT LAKE CITY - Donovan Mitchell scored 28 of his 35 points in the second half to power the Utah Jazz to a 121-115 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Rudy Gobert, who had 16 points ...
Dec 27, 2019
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KEVIN Love knows change could be coming.A couple of years ago, uncertainty might have been something that stressed him out, triggered the sorts of feelings like the ones that manifested themselves in the form of an in-game panic attack in ...
Nov 26, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO - Those familiar chants of "M-V-P!" weren't for Stephen Curry this time but rather a rookie named Eric Paschall who delivered a special performance on his 23rd birthday.Not to mention the Warriors' first win at ...
Nov 5, 2019
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NEW ORLEANS - Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points to go with eight rebounds, three steals and a block, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 119-102, on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) to take a ...
Apr 20, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Jrue Holiday's postseason production is providing Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis with a more comfortable margin for error - and has left Portland with precious little.Holiday's 54 points, 16 assists and slew of defensive successes in ...
Apr 19, 2018
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PORTLAND, Ore. - Even Cleveland's late rally couldn't rattle the confident Trail Blazers.CJ McCollum scored 29 points and Portland won its NBA-best 11th straight game with a 113-105 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night (Friday, ...
Mar 16, 2018
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WITH the Houston Rockets on top of the NBA and James Harden on top of the scoring race, he may be running away with the MVP vote.Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard might have something to say about that.With stellar play ...
Mar 7, 2018
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PORTLAND, Ore. - Bradley Beal had a career night, and in the process, he gave the Washington Wizards a morale-boosting rebound victory."I've been thinking way too much," Beal said after scoring a career-high 51 points in a 106- ...
Dec 6, 2017
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NBA SUMMER league play ended on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) after the Los Angeles Lakers beat Portland, 110-98, in the Las Vegas league championship game.No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball owned Vegas with a pair of triple-doubles and was ...
Jul 18, 2017
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THE NBA Playoffs begin on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) and there's more to watch than the thrilling match-up between top MVP candidates Russell Westbrook and James Harden in the first-round clash of the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder. ...
Apr 14, 2017
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THE Portland Trailblazers blew a 13-point fourth quarter lead but recovered late to defeat the Houston Rockets, 117-107, on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) at the Moda Center.The Blazers rode a 10-2 finish in the closing minutes to fend ...
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Mar 31, 2017
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JUSUF Nurkic had the big numbers but teammate Damian Lillard hit the bigger shots as the Portland Trailblazers survived a wild finish in an overtime win, 114-108, over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Moda Center on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Nurkic ...
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Mar 10, 2017
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DAMIAN Lillard and Jusuf Nurkic came up clutch in leading the Portland Trailblazers fourth quarter comeback to snap the Oklahoma City Thunder's four-game win streak, 114-109, on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) at the Moda Center.Portland got off to ...
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Mar 3, 2017
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