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PORTLAND, Oregon - Damian Lillard says Golden State did its job and protected home court. Now it's time for the Trail Blazers to do the same.The Western Conference finals between the upstart Blazers and the defending champion Warriors shifts to Portland ...
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OAKLAND, California - Steve Kerr remains optimistic Kevin Durant will return from a right calf injury to play for Golden State at some point this postseason but isn't guessing when that might be."There's definitely some gray area with any injury ...
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OAKLAND, California - The Golden State Warriors displayed that familiar swagger, celebrated in front of the home crowd as they so love to do and got contributions on both ends of the floor from up and down the roster.They were playing with ...
3 days ago
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STEPH Curry and Klay Thompson showed the way as the Golden State Warriors, still without Kevin Durant, beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 116-94, in Game One of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday in Oakland (Wednesday, Manila time),Curry scored 36 ...
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SALEM, Oregon - US Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA ...
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OAKLAND, California - Kevin Durant watched from home in the Bay Area as the Golden State Warriors finished off James Harden and the Houston Rockets on the road.The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP has a bit more cheerleading to do before ...
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DENVER - Portland guard/forward Rodney Hood remains hopeful he can play in the opening game of the Western Conference Finals after hyperextending his left knee.Hood left Game 7 on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) against Denver after colliding with Nuggets forward Torrey ...
6 days ago
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DELL Curry was standing near the loading dock at the Pepsi Center in Denver when Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum approached, gave him a big hug and asked, "Which shirt are you wearing" for the Western Conference final?"Got to flip ...
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BRAVO, Portland.Bravo.Doing the right thing isn't easy in the NBA, where patience is a rare virtue. The Trail Blazers were swept in the first round of the 2017 playoffs. They got swept again in the first round last ...
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DENVER - Damian Lillard's shots kept banging off the backboard, rattling off the rim, going everywhere but through the hoop.The Portland Trail Blazers are going to the Western Conference Finals anyway because CJ McCollum had his back.McCollum scored 37 ...
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DENVER - CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets, 100-96, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since ...
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DEMARCUS Cousins could return to action for the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals, according to reports.Cousins' first-ever playoff appearance was halted in the first round when he suffered a quadriceps injury in the Warriors' Game Two loss ...
May 12, 2019
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CHICAGO - When Nikola Jokic first came to America in 2015, about a year after the Denver Nuggets took him as their 41st pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the then 20-year old Serbian was horrifyingly over the calorie cap.At slightly ...
May 8, 2019
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DENVER - Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and tied a team playoff high with 19 rebounds, and Paul Millsap injected some experience into a series dominated by youth, sparking the Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night ( ...
May 8, 2019
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DENVER - Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone was shaken on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) by the school shooting that occurred in his neighborhood a few hours before his team's playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers."That's a community ...
May 8, 2019
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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Denver Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season.Not even a draining four-overtime defeat could keep this team down.Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and ...
May 6, 2019
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Denver Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail Blazers at 2-2 with a ...
May 6, 2019
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NIKOLA Jokic and the Denver Nuggets could use the kind of break everybody else is getting in the second round of the NBA playoffs.If anybody deserved some time off, it's the All-Star center who just played 65 minutes ...
May 5, 2019
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Rodney Hood checked back into the game, a fresh body among the weary ones all over the court.Eager for postseason redemption after struggling in the playoffs last year, Hood got his chance Friday night.All he had to do ...
May 4, 2019
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PORTLAND, Oregon - CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left in the NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets, ...
May 4, 2019
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