Portland Plays with Desperation, Forces Game 5

Posted by Steve Herman on May 13, 2014

PORTLAND – Damian Lillard scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination in the Western Conference semifinals with a 103-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.

Nicolas Batum had 14 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists to cut San Antonio’s advantage in the series to 3-1.

Portland held Tony Parker to 14 points …

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Blazers Fall in San Antonio

Posted by Associated Press on May 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) After nearly falling on their face in the opening round of the playoffs, the San Antonio Spurs found their footing Tuesday night and ran the Portland Trail Blazers off the court.

Tony Parker had 33 points and nine assists and San Antonio never trailed in a resounding 116-92 victory over Portland, bullying the younger Trail Blazers in Game …

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U of O Basketball Players Suspended Amidst Rape Investigation

Posted by Jeremy Scott on May 6, 2014

EUGENE — The University of Oregon athletic program has suspended three players from the men’s basketball team after being accused of raping an intoxicated woman they met at a house party.  The Lane County District Attorney’s office though has said they won’t prosecute the case due to lack of evidence and conflicting accounts.

Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin are …

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ESPN Dishes Insults to the City of Portland, Lillard and More

Posted by Steve Herman on May 6, 2014

Well Blazer fans are you still pumped up after that Damian Lillard dagger? Do you feel pretty good about the city?

ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser is not impressed.

He called Portland an “outpost” on the popular show Pardon The Interruption. He did so when taking the time to address the Blazers big win, and weather Damian Lillard is a star or not. The debate with …

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Hall Of Fame Basketball Coach Jack Ramsay Dies At 89

Posted by Associated Press on April 28, 2014

MIAMI — Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA championship before he became one of the NBA’s most respected broadcasters, has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 89.

His family announced his death, saying he “led the greatest life that one could lead.”

Ramsay coached in the NBA for …

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