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Portland Trail Blazers' Hassan Whiteside (21) blocks a dunk-attempt by Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) during the third quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

Lakers bounce back to roll past Trail Blazers 111-88

Portland Trail Blazers' Hassan Whiteside (21) blocks a dunk-attempt by Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) during the third quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

August 20, 2020, 9:10pm Blazers

Davis has 31 points, 11 rebounds in rout of Blazers Read story

Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) falls to the court defending Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony (00) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Lillard scores 34 and Blazers beat Lakers 100-93 in Game 1

Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) falls to the court defending Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony (00) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

August 18, 2020, 9:28pm Blazers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Damian Lillard had 34 points and the Portland Trail Blazers spoiled LeBron James’ first playoff appearance for the Los Angeles Lakers with a 100-93 victory on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the teams’ playoff series. Read story

Sacramento Kings' DaQuan Jeffries, left, defends against Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP) (Kevin C.

Blazing Lillard set to take on LeBron, Lakers legacy

Sacramento Kings' DaQuan Jeffries, left, defends against Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP) (Kevin C.

August 17, 2020, 6:04pm Blazers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — 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. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers': Damian Lillard, right,celebrates against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

Blazers make playoffs, oust Grizzlies with 126-122 victory

Portland Trail Blazers': Damian Lillard, right,celebrates against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

August 15, 2020, 2:35pm Blazers

Damian Lillard scored 31 points, CJ McCollum had 14 of his 29 in the fourth quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers clinched the NBA's final playoff spot by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 126-122 on Saturday. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots as Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) attempts to block during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Play-in time: Blazers, Grizzlies to play Game 1 on Saturday

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots as Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) attempts to block during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

August 14, 2020, 6:30pm Blazers

Portland and Memphis meet Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference play-in series; the Trail Blazers need one win, the Grizzlies need two to advance to a first-round matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, right, goes up for a shot against Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen (31) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Blazers escape Nets, advance to play-in series

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, right, goes up for a shot against Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen (31) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

August 13, 2020, 9:13pm Blazers

Damian Lillard sent Portland into the NBA’s first play-in series with 42 more points and a crucial steal, helping the Trail Blazers escape with a 134-133 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard holds the ball while defended by Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Lillard pours in 61 to lift Blazers past Mavs, 134-131

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard holds the ball while defended by Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

August 11, 2020, 7:19pm Blazers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard tied his career high with 61 points, willing Portland to a 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night that moved the Trail Blazers into eighth place in the Western Conference. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard shoots next to Philadelphia 76ers' Matisse Thybulle, left, during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

Lillard scores 51 as Trail Blazers top 76ers

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard shoots next to Philadelphia 76ers' Matisse Thybulle, left, during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

August 9, 2020, 6:43pm Blazers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 51 points after a frustrating finish a night earlier, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 124-121 on Sunday. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots past Los Angeles Clippers' Patrick Patterson (54) during the second half in an NBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Costly defeat for Blazers as Clippers rally late for 122-117 win

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots past Los Angeles Clippers' Patrick Patterson (54) during the second half in an NBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

August 8, 2020, 12:59pm Blazers

Rodney McGruder hit a 3-pointer with 26.5 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 122-117 on Saturday even with Kawhi Leonard resting on the bench. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum, second from right, and Jusuf Nurkic (27) celebrate their 125-115 win over the Denver Nuggets in an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

Lillard’s 11 3’s lift rising Blazers past Nuggets, 125-115

Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum, second from right, and Jusuf Nurkic (27) celebrate their 125-115 win over the Denver Nuggets in an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C.

August 6, 2020, 7:51pm Blazers

Damian Lillard tied his franchise record with 11 3-pointers and scored 45 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers moved closer to the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference by beating the Denver Nuggets 125-115 on Thursday night. Read story