Blazers

Quick exit, lingering questions for Blazers

April 22, 2018, 6:01 PM

PORTLAND — Another late-season surge, another first-round exit.

Fight, then flight: Blazers swept by Pelicans

April 21, 2018, 10:36 PM

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis sat on the court, a scowl on his face and his biceps flexed on each side of his head.

Pelicans push Blazers to the brink

April 19, 2018, 10:22 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points to go with eight rebounds, three steals and a block, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-102 on Thursday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Oh N.O.: Holiday helps Pelicans put Blazers in 2-0 series hole

April 17, 2018, 11:13 PM

PORTLAND — Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night.

Playoff Rondo haunting Blazers after just one game

April 16, 2018, 7:55 PM

Rajon Rondo is healthy and he’s locked in. That's good news for the New Orleans Pelicans, not so much for the Portland Trail Blazers.

Pelicans fend off Blazers in Game 1

April 14, 2018, 11:24 PM

Anthony Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-95 on Saturday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.

Lillard likes matchup but still wary of Pelicans

April 13, 2018, 11:17 PM

Portland’s Damian Lillard says he likes the first-round matchup against the Pelicans, but in almost the same breath he lists the reasons why New Orleans is dangerous.

Best in the Northwest: Blazers clinch division title, No. 3 seed

April 11, 2018, 10:33 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 36 points and 10 assists and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-93 victory over the Utah Jazz Wednesday night to earn the Northwest Division title.

Nuggets send Trail Blazers to 4th straight loss

April 9, 2018, 9:14 PM

Nikola Jokic posted his 10th triple-double of the season and the Denver Nuggets kept their playoff hopes alive by rallying past the Portland Trail Blazers 88-82 on Monday night.

Aldridge helps Spurs escape Lillard, Blazers, 116-105

April 7, 2018, 9:29 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points to help the San Antonio Spurs beat Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers 116-105 on Saturday night.

17-0 run not quite enough for Blazers against Houston

April 5, 2018, 10:26 PM

HOUSTON — Chris Paul didn’t have a great game Tuesday after missing five of the previous six games to rest while dealing with minor injuries.

Playoff-bound Blazers lose at Dallas 105-99

April 3, 2018, 8:57 PM

Dennis Smith Jr. scored 18 points, including a highlight-reel dunk to help keep the lottery-bound Dallas Mavericks ahead in a 115-109 win over Portland on Tuesday night.

Blazers clinch playoff spot, then beat Grizzlies

April 1, 2018, 8:52 PM

Damian Lillard had 27 points and nine assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off a late run by the Memphis Grizzlies for a 113-98 victory on Sunday night.

Nurkic, Lillard lead way as Blazers top Clippers

March 30, 2018, 11:09 PM

Jusuf Nurkic had 21 points and 12 rebounds, new father Damian Lillard added 17 points and 11 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Los Angeles Clippers 105-96 on Friday night.

Things run afoul for Blazers in loss to Grizzlies

March 28, 2018, 10:30 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With a 10-day contract to make an impression, MarShon Brooks got off to a very nice start.