Blazers

Blazers still have a few pressing needs

May 14, 2016, 11:21 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers faces a new foe as it enters the offseason: complacency.

Season recap: Blazers on the rise

May 12, 2016, 9:00 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers have ascended from would-be bottom feeders to the NBA’s new “it” team.

With splash, Blazers sunk in Game 5

May 11, 2016, 11:44 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. — Klay Thompson’s sweet shooting touch carried the Warriors while Stephen Curry was down, and together again in the starting lineup the Splash Brothers led Golden State back to the Western Conference finals.

Blazers keep heads high after Game 4 loss

May 10, 2016, 5:19 PM

Although the Portland Trail Blazers suffered a "gut-punch" loss at the hands of Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors, their confidence over the series has grown.

Curry’s return sinks Blazers, 132-125

May 9, 2016, 11:26 PM

In a classic that went down to the wire, Stephen Curry added to his legendary season with 40 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to lead the Warriors a 132-125 overtime win over the Blazers in Game 4.

Playoffs bring out war of words between Blazers, Warriors

May 8, 2016, 5:00 PM

A left-handed free-throw contest with Chris Kaman was the only little game that Damian Lillard would talk about with a smile Sunday morning.

Blazers not going away

May 7, 2016, 10:37 PM

For at least one night, Damian Lillard found the spell the Trail Blazers needed to defeat Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors in their best-of-seven playoff series.

Blazers not sure they won’t face Curry

May 6, 2016, 11:05 PM

Even though Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said during a radio appearance that Steph Curry will not play in Saturday’s Game 3, the Portland Trail Blazers are not relaxing.

Blazers need to maintain high level of play

May 5, 2016, 5:22 PM

The stage is bigger, the lights are brighter and Stephen Curry is nearing his return. In the middle of it all, are the young Portland Trail Blazers, still with plenty to learn.

Warriors’ status is fine, even if Curry’s remains cloudy

May 4, 2016, 10:33 PM

While the Golden State Warriors left no doubt why they are the defending champions with a brilliant fourth quarter in Tuesday night’s 110-99 win over the Blazers, the doubt over MVP Stephen Curry’s sprained right knee still lingers.

Golden opportunity lost as Blazers fizzle in Game 2

May 3, 2016, 10:59 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. — Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.

Blazers hoping for a faster start

May 2, 2016, 11:01 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Portland Trail Blazers know they can ill afford another sluggish start against the defending champion Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night.

Warriors whip Blazers in Game 1

May 1, 2016, 3:40 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 37 points in another brilliant performance as fellow "Splash Brother" Stephen Curry watched injured, and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.

Blazers vs. Warriors: NBA’s David vs. Goliath

April 30, 2016, 11:12 PM

PORTLAND — Having conquered Los Angeles, the Portland Trail Blazers keep on California dreaming Sunday in Oakland.

Series matchups: Portland vs. Golden State

April 30, 2016, 11:10 PM

The Blazers-Warriors series features lots of interesting positional battles. Of course, the most intriguing one between Damian Lillard and Stephen Curry will have to wait for a little while.