By Candace Buckner March 15, 2013 4:44 p.m.
Before Portland Trail Blazer fans read this next line, they might want to crack their knuckles then find a hard surface.
By Candace Buckner March 14, 2013 6 a.m.
Nicolas Batum exhaled and slumped back in his chair. Just moments removed from the Trail Blazers' Tuesday night loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, when Batum had flashed moments of frustration by throwing a fist in the air and sulking on the sideline with his head in his hands, he was now drained.
By Candace Buckner March 12, 2013 11:05 p.m.
PORTLAND -- The Memphis Grizzlies defense wasn't just stingy on Tuesday night, it pushed the Trail Blazers from their sweet spots, stuffed their shots and even snatched food out of the hands of their fans during their 102-97 win at the Rose Garden Arena.
By Candace Buckner March 2, 2013 10:45 p.m.
Damian Lillard scored 24 points, J.J. Hickson added 18 points and 16 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-96 on Saturday night to earn only their second win in nearly a month.
By Candace Buckner March 1, 2013 6 a.m.
I'm just glad that nobody ever warned me that journalism was a boys-only club.
By Candace Buckner February 24, 2013 10:10 p.m.
The Portland Trail Blazers fought through pain and physical play to take the 92-86 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.
By Candace Buckner February 19, 2013 11:13 p.m.
Crumpled up in the locker stall separating LaMarcus Aldridge and Ronnie Price was a Trail Blazers-Suns halftime statistics report. On it, someone had drew circles around the opponent's extremely high field-goal percentage and scribbled on the bottom one word: Mindset.
By Candace Buckner February 15, 2013 6 a.m.
The "Best rapper ever" needs to be checked. We need to ignore this guy. Forget him faster than the Funky Bunch, and dis him just as much as we do the chorus of Vanilla Ice's "Ninja Rap."
By Candace Buckner February 13, 2013 11:33 p.m.
The Evergreen boys basketball team might have recently won its Class 4A district tournament championship last weekend, but that team was nowhere to be found while hosting Bethel of Spanaway on Wednesday in a bi-district playoff game.
By Candace Buckner January 30, 2013 10:54 p.m.
PORTLAND -- Sorry for the buzzkill, Blazer fans, but the team's feel-good comeback punctuated by LaMarcus Aldridge's game-winning basket at the end of regulation against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night was set up by a call that was wrong.
By Candace Buckner January 26, 2013 10:57 p.m.
Nicolas Batum had 20 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 12 assists for his second triple-double in a week and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Los Angeles Clippers their fourth straight loss with a 101-100 victory on Saturday night.