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.

5 Keys For Blazers vs. Warriors

April 30, 2016, 11:08 PM

The Golden State Warriors, even though they are without Stephen Curry for most likely the first three games, are still the heavy favorites to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers in the best-of-seven series.

Blazers survive, advance in NBA Playoffs

April 29, 2016, 11:26 PM

PORTLAND — Don’t listen to what the free T-shirts said. There was plenty of doubt.

Blazers seek to close out Clippers

April 28, 2016, 7:19 PM

After a whirlwind of circumstance, the Portland Trail Blazers played their new role as the strong favorites in their best-of-seven series as if they had prepared for it their whole lives.

Blazers beat outmanned Clippers 108-98, take 3-2 lead

April 27, 2016, 10:26 PM

LOS ANGELES — CJ McCollum scored 27 points, Damian Lillard added 16 of his 22 in the fourth quarter when Portland pulled away, and the Trail Blazers capitalized on the absence of injured Chris Paul and Blake Griffin to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 108-98 on Wednesday night in Game 5 their first-round series.

Paul, Griffin out for rest of series against Blazers

April 26, 2016, 3:32 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers are in uncharted territory and mapping their way through it probably can't get started until tip-off Wednesday.

Blazers break L.A.’s series grip

April 25, 2016, 10:53 PM

Paul, Griffin leave with injuries as Portland evens series with victory over L.A. Clippers

Door may have opened a bit for Blazers, Clippers

April 24, 2016, 6:44 PM

The Blazers were already expecting the more experienced Clippers to give them their best shot after a bad Game 3.

Blazers make it rain on L.A.

April 23, 2016, 10:51 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers made it a series Saturday night with a 96-88 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, led by dynamic duo performance from Damian Lillard (32 points) and CJ McCollum (27 points).