SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — When Alan Bowden, manager of the Virginia Little League team, called time with one out left in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, it didn’t matter that his team was an out away from an 11-0 victory and its second consecutive no-hitter to start the Little League Wo…
PORTLAND — CJ McCollum has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks have traded Kent Bazemore to the Portland Trail Blazers for Evan Turner is a swap of high-priced players heading into the final year of their contracts.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Magic Johnson shockingly quit his job as the Lakers’ president of basketball operations right before the game, the Lakers certainly didn’t play like a franchise in turmoil.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With two of their top three scorers sidelined with injuries, the Portland Trail Blazers are relying on contributions from many different players.
PORTLAND (AP) — They had just clinched a playoff spot, though there were no cheers or celebrations from the Portland Trail Blazers.
PORTLAND — Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum says he was relieved that his left knee injury was not serious, especially this close to the playoffs.
PORTLAND (AP) — Despite something of a strange ending to regulation, the Oklahoma City Thunder toughed it out in overtime.
PORTLAND (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers find themselves in much the same position as last season heading into the post-All-Star break stretch run.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chalk up another triple-double record for Russell Westbrook.
CLEVELAND — Rodney Hood made minimal impact on the Cavaliers’ postseason run last season. He’ll get a chance to do more with Portland.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A renewed focus on defense has the Oklahoma City Thunder on another winning streak.
PORTLAND — The Trail Blazers are taking advantage where the schedule allows.