The Blue Mountain Baseball League, formerly known as Babe Ruth Baseball, is back. The 2020 season was lost to COVID-19, but the league — open to players age 12-16 years old — will resume play this year starting this month. Registrations are now being taken.

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 33 points, teaming with Damian Lillard for 11 of Portland's 16 in overtime, and the Trail Blazers pulled out a desperately needed victory to resume their season by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 140-135 on Friday.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — These Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at home with 4½ minutes to go, they needed every last burst, perfect pass, driving layup and dunk.

Dell Curry was standing near the loading dock at the Pepsi Center in Denver when Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum approached, gave him a big hug and asked, “Which shirt are you wearing?” for the Western Conference final.

DENVER (AP) — After giving up 39 points to Damian Lillard in the opener, the Denver Nuggets were determined to make sure Portland’s role players would have to bear the burden of evening up the series.

PORTLAND — After he made his unforgettable 3-pointer at the buzzer to clinch Portland’s first-round series over Oklahoma City, Damian Lillard was mobbed by his teammates.

PORTLAND — Looking back on it now, the Trail Blazers were clearly smart to pick up Enes Kanter after he was waived by the New York Knicks.

PORTLAND — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers opened their playoff series against the No. 6 Oklahoma City Thunder with a 104-99 victory on Sunday.

PORTLAND — For the second straight season the Portland Trail Blazers earned the third seed in the West and home-court for the playoffs. This year they’re looking for a better outcome than last year when they were surprisingly swept in the opening round by New Orleans.

PORTLAND — CJ McCollum’s return and a victory by the Lakers boosted the Trail Blazers on a night they also beat the Nuggets.