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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James never took it for granted, no matter how routine it became.He never counted on playing even one playoff game in a season, even long after it became viewed as a failure if he didn't ...
Aug 18, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The Los Angeles Lakers' path to a 17th championship looks awfully perilous from the outset, and not just because the Western Conference's top seeds have struggled in the bubble.Damian Lillard by himself is enough to make ...
Aug 17, 2020
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CHICAGO - NBA analyst Mark Jackson summed it best: "The operation was a success but the patient died."The Memphis Grizzlies did everything in the checklist to avoid elimination against the Portland Trail Blazers during NBA bubble's play-in tournament for ...
Aug 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Damian Lillard has no shortage of motivation.There's the painful kind, the kind that comes from dealing with the death three months ago of a cousin who was very close to him. There's the made-up ...
Aug 12, 2020
WHILE its sweaty teaser trailer may have featured Zion Williamson, Portland Trailer Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has been revealed as a NBA 2K21 cover athlete.We say "a" and not "the,' because Lillard will only be one of three cover ...
Jul 1, 2020
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Damian Lillard set a franchise record with 61 points, including a career-best 11 3-pointers, and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the equally depleted Golden State Warriors 129-124 in overtime on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time). ...
Jan 21, 2020
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WASHINGTON - The Washington Wizards were already short-handed, then lost Isaiah Thomas not even 90 seconds into the game when he was ejected for making contact with a referee.That left them too depleted to keep up with the Portland Trail Blazers ...
Jan 4, 2020
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PORTLAND, Oregon - After Damian Lillard hit his walk-off 3-pointer to send the Trail Blazers along in the playoffs, he waved goodbye to the Thunder bench."That was the last word," he afterward. "That was having the last word."Lillard finished ...
Apr 24, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - LeBron James will make his Los Angeles Lakers debut at Portland on Oct. 18 and play before home fans for the first time two days later.The Lakers will host Houston on Oct. 20 at Staples Center.The NBA released ...
Aug 11, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - If it looks like the normally low-key Jrue Holiday has been having the time of his life in the NBA playoffs - from interacting with fans after big shots to, in one instance, mocking an opponent who'd been ...
Apr 28, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Now that five-time All-Star Anthony Davis has his first taste of a playoff triumph, he sounds eager to see what's next.Davis' Pelicans looked like anything but a shoo-in for the postseason after fellow ...
Apr 22, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Nikola Mirotic watched his third 3-pointer of the first half swish through the hoop, turned to acknowledge the raucous, roaring crowd and raised his first triumphantly as he trotted back up court.Portland had a hard enough time dealing ...
Apr 20, 2018
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PORTLAND, Oregon - CJ McCollum scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers won their NBA-best 11th straight game with a 113-105 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Damian Lillard added 24 points for the Blazers, ...
Mar 16, 2018
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OAKLAND, Calif. - Steve Kerr chuckled not about Stephen Curry's latest ankle trouble but just how good the Golden State Warriors can be without their two-time MVP."We still have three All-Stars when Steph goes down," Kerr said. "We ...
Mar 9, 2018
PORTLAND, Oregon - Stacy Lewis shot an 8-under 64 on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) for a share of the Cambia Portland Classic lead - and a chance to make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown.From The Woodlands in the ...
Sep 2, 2017
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THE San Antonio Spurs are reportedly hot in talks with at least three teams, offering LaMarcus Aldridge in a deal for a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).League sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and ...
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Jun 23, 2017
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Cambia Portland Classic has had a little bit of just about everything as the LPGA's longest-running non-major, but in its 45-year history hasn't seen a teenage winner quite like Brooke Henderson.The ...
Jul 4, 2016
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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Trail Blazers have extended qualifying offers to guard Allen Crabbe and forwards Meyers Leonard and Maurice Harkless.The qualifying offers, announced Wednesday before the June 30 deadline, make all three restricted free agents. Portland can match any offer ...
Jun 30, 2016
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STEPHEN Curry will play for the Warriors against the Trail Blazers in Game Four if "all goes well in his warmup," coach Steve Kerr said.The Warriors have yet to confirm if the MVP will start, according to Sports Illustrated.Curry has ...
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May 10, 2016
PORTLAND, Oregon - Brooke Henderson gave herself some breathing room in her bid for a breakthrough victory.The 17-year-old Canadian opened a five-stroke lead on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in the Cambia Portland Classic, shooting a 7-under 65 at ...
Aug 16, 2015
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