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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Trail Blazers are compiling a list of possible candidates to replace coach Terry Stotts and general manager Neil Olshey said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that he hopes to start conducting a first round of virtual interviews this ...
Jun 8, 2021
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PORTLAND, Oregon - No team in the NBA has a longer active streak of postseason appearances than the Portland Trail Blazers, who have gotten there in each of the last eight seasons.That wasn't enough to save Terry Stotts, and Portland ...
Jun 5, 2021
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PORTLAND Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts says a player was among the three people connected to the team who tested positive for the coronavirus.The player was not identified. The Blazers are set to tip off a four-game preseason schedule Friday ...
Dec 8, 2020
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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 ...
May 13, 2019
NBA
PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland's Damian Lillard says he likes the first-round matchup against the Pelicans, but in almost the same breath he lists the reasons why New Orleans is dangerous.After splitting their four regular-season meetings, the third-seeded Blazers ...
Apr 14, 2018
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PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard says the Portland Trail Blazers reach out to him before he reaches team milestones, just to give him a heads up.The only problem? Lillard doesn't read his emails.Lillard joked about it after his latest achievement: ...
Mar 9, 2018
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Terry Stotts, who coached the Portland Trail Blazers to the second round of the playoffs, has agreed to a three-year contract extension, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.The person spoke to The Associated Press on ...
May 17, 2016
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MIAMI - Coaching changes are constant in the NBA, except in San Antonio.Since Gregg Popovich became coach of the Spurs on Dec. 10, 1996, there have been 233 coaching changes throughout the rest of the league. The most recent of those came ...
May 13, 2016
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OAKLAND, California - As Steve Kerr tried to cope with the headaches, nausea, pain and other concerning symptoms, there were times he wondered whether he would even come back to coach the Golden State Warriors this season, whether he even should return to ...
Apr 27, 2016
NBA
COMBING over the NBA awards this season finds more no-brainers than nail-biters.Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year - there's about as much suspense in those awards as a Scooby-Doo episode.But ...
Apr 11, 2016
GOTHIC folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching.This was the World Cup and the Bite of Brazil - a mouthwatering, open-jawed, succulent chomp on an unsuspecting victim that would have done proud any vampire worth his cape.Perhaps odder ...
Dec 25, 2014
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NEW ORLEANS - Portland was trailing by three points with under five minutes left in the game and Damian Lillard was determined to keep the Trail Blazers' losing streak from reaching five games.Lillard nailed a 3-pointer from the corner to ...
Mar 15, 2014
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