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'I'm not willing to sell myself out': Damian Lillard isn't going to ask out of Portland for a championship

Damian Lillard was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the sixth pick in the 2012 draft and Portland is where he's stayed for the past six years. The Trail Blazers have made the playoffs five of his six years, but haven't made it past the second round in an era of superteams. “I do want to win a championship but it's other stuff that means more to me.
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers


Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard on not 'selling out' for championships

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard joins Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the All-Star edition of Posted Up, and discussed the importance of not 'selling out' for a championship. Check out the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or watch the full video show on Youtube
Tags: Apple, News, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports NBA


LeBron James shows resolve as his team tops Team Giannis in All-Star Game

LeBron James #23 of the LA Lakers and James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets both of Team LeBron look on as they play against Team Giannis in the first quarter during the NBA All-Star game as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center on February 17, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Team LeBron’s LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates a basket against Team Giannis during the second half of an NBA All-Star basketball game, Su...
Tags: Sports, Mike Malone, Dallas Mavericks, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Miami, Philadelphia, Jordan, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics


MTN Dew Three-Point Contest | Seth Curry - Round 1

Seth Curry of the Portland Trail Blazers takes on the first round of the MTN Dew Three-Point Contest.
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Damian Lillard does it all at 2019 NBA All-Star Game festivities

Damian Lillard does it all at 2019 NBA All-Star Game festivities originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com The NBA All-Star game isn't until Sunday evening, but Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has already had quite the schedule in Charlotte. From a friendly half court shooting contest with NBA All-Star Captain LeBron James to spending time with Special Olympics athletes at the NBA Cares Special Olympics United Basketball Game, let's take a look at what your Blazers All-...
Tags: News, Nba, Lebron James, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA All Star, Damian Lillard, All Star Weekend, Blazers All Star


Blazers Outsiders: Should the Blazers retire Roy's No.7?

Blazers Outsiders: Should the Blazers retire Roy's No. originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com The Blazers traded Caleb Swanigan to the Sacramento Kings at the trade deadline, swapping the second-year big man for Skal Labissiere. The trade itself was just a trade of project players, but what followed is what has grabbed the interest of Blazers fans.
Tags: News, Sacramento Kings, Roy, Portland Trail Blazers, Caleb Swanigan


NBA Superstars Are Here to Remind You That Hulu Has Live Sports Available for Streaming

Hulu secured Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers and Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers to remind you that the streaming service now has games available to watch live. The two 30-second spots will be shown this weekend, on Saturday during the 3-point shootout and on Sunday during the All-Star Game. The "Hulu Sellouts"...
Tags: Advertising, Nba, Philadelphia, Hulu, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Joel Embiid, Streaming & OTT


Warriors Under Review: Emotions run high in final game before All-Star break

Warriors Under Review: Emotions run high in final game before All-Star break originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The Warriors were without three main contributors against the Trail Blazers on Wednesday, and they put up a good fight before ultimately losing 129-107. But things fell apart in the final quarter, a frame in which Golden State was outscored 35-12. Portland certainly benefitted from a rare eight-point possession, after Draymond Green was given a controversial flagrant foul, and...
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State, Warriors Under Review


Draymond Green on controversial flagrant call: 'It's the Draymond rule'

It wouldn't be a contentious Golden State Warriors game without a bit of drama. Wednesday night's matchup against the dominant Portland Trail Blazers looked to be every bit of entertaining, and the dramatics which ensued in the fourth quarter proves this upcoming All-Star break will be much needed for head coach Steve Kerr and power forward Draymond Green. Notorious for being one of the more reserved coaches in the association, Kerr was unusually irate Wednesday night.
Tags: News, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Kerr, Steve Kerr


The fire came out! - Curry, Durant share Kerr's frustration after Warriors coach ejected

Golden State Warriors stars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant empathised with Steve Kerr after the head coach was ejected during the loss to the Portland Trail Blazers having thrown a clipboard in response to a flagrant foul call. Kerr was enraged late in the fourth quarter when Draymond Green was called for a flagrant foul after he stopped Zach Collins from approaching the rim as he went up for a shot. That drew Kerr's ire and after ranting in one referee's face, he slammed a clipboard ...
Tags: News, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Warriors, Stephen Curry, Kerr, Kevin Durant, Durant, Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Zach Collins


Lillard has 29 in Blazers’ chippy 129-107 win over Warriors

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped Golden State’s five-game winning streak with a chippy 129-107 victory Wednesday night that included the late ejection of Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Jake Layman added 17 points off the bench for the Blazers, who had eight players in double figures. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Golden State, Lillard, Ore AP, Steve Kerr Jake Layman


Warriors takeaways: What we learned in 129-107 loss to Trail Blazers

The Warriors started flashing the white flag 26 hours before taking the court Wednesday night in Portland. The only question was whether they had enough manpower to pull it back down against the Trail Blazers. With DeMarcus Cousins, Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston all designated to take the night off for rest, Warriors coach Steve Kerr went heavy with the bench and it didn't flourish in a 120-103 loss at Moda Center.
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Warriors, Shaun Livingston, Steve Kerr, DeMarcus Cousins Andre Iguodala


Steve Kerr irate after flagrant foul, ejected late in loss to Trail Blazers

Warriors coach Steve Kerr was ejected late on Wednesday night in their matchup against the Trail Blazers. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is one of the calmer coaches in the league. Kerr was ejected late in the fourth quarter of their 129-107 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center after screaming at an official and spiking his clipboard.
Tags: News, Portland Trail Blazers, Kerr, Moda Center, Steve Kerr, Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors


Enes Kanter signs with Trail Blazers, reportedly over Lakers

In 2015, the Trail Blazers signed Enes Kanter to a four-year, near-max offer sheet. The Thunder matched, then later traded him to the Knicks, who recently waived him. After all that, Portland is finally getting its man.
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Lakers, Knicks, Enes Kanter, Trail Blazers


A brother's duel: Seth Curry vs. Seth's brother

A brothers duel: Seth Curry vs. Seths brother originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com Ahead of Seth Curry and Steph Curry's homecoming in Charlotte for NBA All-Star Weekend, the two sharpshooters will face off in Portland in a Western Conference tilt on Wednesday night. While the Golden State Warriors are the clear-cut favorite to win another NBA championship, the Trail Blazers will have an opportunity to tie up the series in Portland (GS leads 2-1 this season), and will look for Seth...
Tags: News, Portland, Nba, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Steph Curry, Charlotte, Seth, Seth Curry


Officials hope to change minds amid 'exquisitely contagious' measles outbreak

Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline park.
Tags: Oregon, Cnn, Costco, Portland Trail Blazers, Portland International Airport, Clark County Washington


DeMarcus Cousins to sit out Warriors-Trail Blazers matchup due to rest

OAKLAND -- DeMarcus Cousins has earned his first paid day off as an active member of the Warriors. After 11 consecutive games, including Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz, the 6-foot-11 center will not be in the lineup Wednesday night in Portland against the Trail Blazers. Cousins will be joined on the sideline in Portland by veteran guard Shaun Livingston, who is getting his first pure rest night of the season.
Tags: News, DeMarcus Cousins, Portland, Oakland, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Shaun Livingston, Warriors Trail Blazers, Trail Blazers Cousins


Westbrook sets new triple-double record in Thunder win

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night. Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain, who had nine straight triple-doubles in 1968, by finishing with 21 points, 14 rebounds […]
Tags: News, Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, Ap, Nba, Portland Trail Blazers, Oklahoma City, Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Westbrook, Wilt Chamberlain


Westbrook’s triple-double streak at 10, Thunder beat Blazers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night. Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain, who had nine straight triple-doubles in 1968, by finishing with 21 points, 14 rebounds […]
Tags: News, Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, Ap, Nba, Portland Trail Blazers, Oklahoma City, Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Westbrook, Wilt Chamberlain


Luka Doncic caps off Mavericks' wild 15-point comeback with ridiculous and-one layup

Despite the Dallas Mavericks falling behind by 15 points in the fourth quarter on Sunday, the star rookie did about everything possible to guide them to a 102-101 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, including hitting a wild game-winning and-one layup. After recently acquired Rodney Hood hit an eight-footer with 10:43 left in the game, Doncic took over with 12 of his 28 points and added three rebounds, an assist and a block for good measure. Things started to get close under six minutes when Don...
Tags: News, Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, Mavericks, Dwight Powell, Rodney Hood, Luka Doncic, Doncic


Doncic, Mavericks erase deficit in 102-101 win over Blazers

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 28 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. had 24 and the Dallas Mavericks erased a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 102-101 on Sunday. Damian Lillard scored 21 of his 30 points in the last half of the third quarter to help the Blazers build […]
Tags: News, Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Ap, Dallas, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic, Doncic Mavericks


The addition of Rodney Hood leaves the Blazers with tough choices

But Curry played just seven total minutes and didn't get off the bench after halftime. Then in the third quarter, Zach Collins got seven spot minutes at backup center minutes, supplanting Leonard. The Blazers bench has been a key to their success so far this season, and Hood should only add to that dynamic even if he disrupts the status quo.
Tags: News, Curry, Portland Trail Blazers, Rodney Hood, Zach Collins, Leonard The Blazers


McCollum has 30 points and Blazers beat the Spurs 127-118

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night. Damian Lillard added 24 points and nine assists for the Blazers, who were coming off a loss at home to Miami but […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spurs, Portland, Miami, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, McCollum, Ore AP


Kings trade Skal Labissiere to Blazers for big man Caleb Swanigan

The Kings continue their roster overhaul. minutes before the NBA's trade deadline, Sacramento dealt big man Skal Labissiere to the Portland Trail Blazers for Caleb Swanigan. The Kings later confirmed the deal.
Tags: News, Sacramento, Kings, Nba, Portland Trail Blazers, Skal Labissiere, Caleb Swanigan


Whiteside has 28 and the Heat hold off the Blazers 118-108

Hassan Whiteside had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and the Miami Heat snapped a three-game losing streak with a 118-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers            [Author: AP]
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Rodney Hood will play right away, so who will sit for Trail Blazers?

Rodney Hood will play right away, so who will sit for Trail Blazers? originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com Trail Blazer Coach Terry Stotts Monday confirmed that newcomer Rodney Hood will be in the team's rotation as soon as he's available to play. "He will come in and play right away," Stotts said, adding that the team sent Hood, who was to arrive in Portland Monday afternoon, video of some of its sets and plays.
Tags: News, Portland, Hood, Portland Trail Blazers, Terry Stotts, Rodney Hood, Stotts


Sources: Blazers agree to trade for Rodney Hood

The Portland Trail Blazers agreed to a trade to acquire Cleveland Cavaliers forward Rodney Hood. The Blazers will send the Cavaliers two future second-round picks along with the expiring contracts of guards Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin, sources said.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers, Cavaliers, Rodney Hood, Wade Baldwin


Report: Trail Blazers acquire Rodney Hood from Cleveland

The Portland Trail Blazers are the latest team to take a crack at the NBA's trade market. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Blazers have acquired forward Rodney Hood for Nik Stauskas, Wade Baldwin and two future second-round picks. Hood has been averaging 12.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and two assists per game with the Cavaliers and has plenty to offer a contending team like Portland.
Tags: News, Nba, Espn, Cleveland, Hood, Portland Trail Blazers, Cavaliers, Rodney Hood, Adrian Wojnarowski, Wade Baldwin


Report: Portland buyer at trade deadline, first-round pick 'in play'

The Portland Trail Blazers are good: Damian Lillard is having another All-NBA level season, C.J. McCollum is a high-quality scorer, and Jusuf Nurkic has stepped up his game of late. At 32-20, Portland would have home court in the first round of the playoffs if they started today. When teams start trapping Lillard and McCollum, can Portland counter and make teams pay?
Tags: News, Portland, Nba, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, McCollum, Jusuf Nurkic, Lillard, J McCollum


Jazz rookie Grayson Allen learns he can't throw elbows in the NBA

Utah Jazz guard Grayson Allen reminded the sports world he is indeed in the NBA with a very unfortunate moment late in the team's 132-105 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Blazers' forward Al-Farouq Aminu collected an air ball late in the third quarter and went baseline-to-baseline to pad an 18-point lead. Or at least he attempted to when Allen moved into the paint and did more than get in the way.
Tags: News, Nba, Portland Trail Blazers, Al Farouq Aminu, Utah Jazz, Allen, Grayson Allen, Portland Trail Blazers Blazers