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Portland Trail Blazers guard Keon Johnson, left, drives to the basket on Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, April 10, 2022.

Trail Blazers’ season ends with 11th straight defeat

Portland Trail Blazers guard Keon Johnson, left, drives to the basket on Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, April 10, 2022.

April 10, 2022, 11:06pm Blazers

Juancho Hernangomez had a season-high 22 points and the Utah Jazz clinched the fifth seed in the Western Conference with an 111-80 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in the regular-season finale on Sunday night. Read story

Bill Schonely speaks during a memorial service for former Portland Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey on Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

Trail Blazers broadcaster Bill Schonely retires

Bill Schonely speaks during a memorial service for former Portland Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey on Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

April 10, 2022, 11:05pm Blazers

Bill Schonely is calling it a night. The broadcaster who coined the phrase “Rip City” is retiring after more than 50 years with the Portland Trail Blazers. Read story

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket against Portland Trail Blazers forward Didi Louzada during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 8, 2022, in Dallas.

Blazers crumble underneath Doncic’s 39 points, 11 boards

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket against Portland Trail Blazers forward Didi Louzada during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 8, 2022, in Dallas.

April 8, 2022, 9:16pm Blazers

Luka Doncic had 39 points, 11 rebounds and his 16th technical foul of the season for the Dallas Mavericks, who will open the playoffs at home for the first time since 2011 after their 128-78 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Read story

New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) goes to the basket between Portland Trail Blazers guard Keon Johnson (6) and forward Greg Brown III in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Thursday, April 7, 2022.

McCollum helps lead Pelicans past Blazers, 127-94

New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) goes to the basket between Portland Trail Blazers guard Keon Johnson (6) and forward Greg Brown III in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Thursday, April 7, 2022.

April 7, 2022, 7:55pm Blazers

CJ McCollum scored 23 points in 29 minutes against his former team and the New Orleans Pelicans moved closer to clinching a home play-in game with a 127-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ Elleby (16) drives the ball against Trail Blazers guard Zavier Simpson (9) and forward Jaylen Hoard (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Oklahoma City.

Blazers can’t hold 15-point lead, fall to Thunder 98-94

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ Elleby (16) drives the ball against Trail Blazers guard Zavier Simpson (9) and forward Jaylen Hoard (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Oklahoma City.

April 5, 2022, 8:08pm Blazers

Jaylen Hoard had career highs of 24 points and 21 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder top the Portland Trail Blazers 98-94 on Tuesday night. Read story

San Antonio Spurs' Keldon Johnson celebrates after a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in San Antonio.

Spurs top Blazers to strengthen play-in hopes

San Antonio Spurs' Keldon Johnson celebrates after a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in San Antonio.

April 3, 2022, 9:02pm Blazers

Keldon Johnson scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 113-92 on Sunday night to strengthen their bid for a play-in berth. Read story

Portland Trail Blazers guard Keon Johnson (6) drives to the hoop as San Antonio Spurs guard Josh Richardson, right, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 1, 2022, in San Antonio.

Spurs maintain 10th place in West with big win over Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Keon Johnson (6) drives to the hoop as San Antonio Spurs guard Josh Richardson, right, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 1, 2022, in San Antonio.

April 1, 2022, 8:21pm Blazers

Devin Vassell had 22 points, Keldon Johnson added 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs maintained their hold on 10th place in the Western Conference by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 130-111 on Friday night. Read story

New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum reacts to the fans as he enters the game after a timeout in which a highlight video of him as a Portland Trail Blazer was played, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, March 30, 2022. It was the first game back in Portland for the longtime Blazer, who was traded to the Pelicans in February.

McCollum cheered in return, helps Pelicans beat Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum reacts to the fans as he enters the game after a timeout in which a highlight video of him as a Portland Trail Blazer was played, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, March 30, 2022. It was the first game back in Portland for the longtime Blazer, who was traded to the Pelicans in February.

March 30, 2022, 10:12pm Blazers

CJ McCollum received a 90-second standing ovation in his first visit to Portland since a February trade to New Orleans, then scored 25 points to lead the Pelicans over the Trail Blazers 117-107 Wednesday night. Read story

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Isaiah Roby, right, dribbles past Portland Trail Blazers forward Elijah Hughes during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 28, 2022.

Roby scores 30 as Thunder down Blazers 134-131 in OT

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Isaiah Roby, right, dribbles past Portland Trail Blazers forward Elijah Hughes during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 28, 2022.

March 28, 2022, 10:40pm Blazers

Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 30 points on 11-of-13 shooting and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in overtime to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 on Monday night. Read story

Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green, center, drives to the basket as Portland Trail Blazers guard Ben McLemore, left, and forward Drew Eubanks defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 26, 2022.(AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Rockets beat Blazers for second night in a row

Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green, center, drives to the basket as Portland Trail Blazers guard Ben McLemore, left, and forward Drew Eubanks defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 26, 2022.(AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

March 26, 2022, 9:57pm Blazers

Alperen Sengun scored 27 points off the bench, Jalen Green had 25 points and the Houston Rockets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 115-98 on Saturday night to complete a back-to-back sweep. Read story