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Matthews guides Blazers to 9th straight win

Matthews guides Blazers to 9th straight win

ESPN.com Updated Nov 26 (yesterday)
Wesley Matthews scored a season-high 28 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 105-97 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
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  • GIF: Rajon Rondo Again Shows Off “The Rondo” Fake Behind-The-Ba…

    GIF: Rajon Rondo Again Shows Off “The Rondo” Fake Behind-The-Back Pass

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    It’s easy to turn Rajon Rondo‘s game into a senior year thesis. He “contains multitudes,” but at only 6-1, 170, he’s not “large,” though his game does contain “contradictions.” Walt Whitman parallels aside, two plays in last night’s 94-88 Celtics loss t…
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  • Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

    Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

    ESPN.com Nov 23 (4 days ago)
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.
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  • Chicago's Gibson goes down with ankle injury

    Chicago's Gibson goes down with ankle injury

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 22 (6 days ago)
    Chicago's Taj Gibson sustained a left ankle injury in the third quarter of Friday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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  • Bulls still without injured Rose, Gasol, Hinrich

    Bulls still without injured Rose, Gasol, Hinrich

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)
    The Chicago Bulls will be without the services of Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol and Kirk Hinrich against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
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  • Blazers' McCollum out with fractured finger

    Blazers' McCollum out with fractured finger

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 18
    Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum fractured his right index finger during Monday night's victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
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  • Watch Anthony Davis Finish Alley-Oop Over Robin Lopez For Poste…

    Watch Anthony Davis Finish Alley-Oop Over Robin Lopez For Poster Dunk

    dimemag.com Nov 17
    Just Anthony Davis doing more Anthony Davis things. Early in the New Orleans Pelicans’ matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers tonight, The Brow sprinted the floor and caught a lob from Tyreke Evans before finishing with an epic facial slam over a tr…
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  • Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players …

    Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players Of The Week

    And this is why sample size always matters. After struggling through their first few outings of the 2014-2015 season, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week for…
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  • Watch Damian Lillard Hit Three Three-Pointers In 44 Seconds Of …

    Watch Damian Lillard Hit Three Three-Pointers In 44 Seconds Of Game Time

    dimemag.com Nov 13
    So much for Damian Lillard’s early season shooting struggles. As the Denver Nuggets threatened to make last night’s laughable loss to the Portland Trail Blazers somewhat competitive, the Oakland native squashed the home team’s hopes of a comeback by kno…
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  • Robin Lopez spits game at comedian Aubrey Plaza in most Robin L…

    Robin Lopez spits game at comedian Aubrey Plaza in most Robin Lopez way ever

    yahoo.com Nov 12
    Please Enjoy "Slightly Scary Off Model Aubrey Plaza" for #WCW @evilhag pic.twitter.com/IyoF3PQ8hB— Robin Lopez (@rolopez42) November 12, 2014 Portland Trail Blazers center and Stanford product Robin Lopez is a proud nerd. He filled out the NBA…
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  • Gary Neal's buzzer-beater is too late for Hornets, Blazers win

    Gary Neal's buzzer-beater is too late for Hornets, Blazers win

    yahoo.com Nov 12
    It is a cliche to say that a sport can be a game of inches, but in some cases the slimmest differences really do matters. The Charlotte Hornets learned that lesson all too well on Tuesday night vs. the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center. With the…
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  • Blazers pay heart-wrenching tribute to fallen ticket holder

    Blazers pay heart-wrenching tribute to fallen ticket holder

    yahoo.com Nov 10
    In the most somber moment of the NBA season, the Portland Trail Blazers honored Sandra Zickefoose — the 67-year-old woman who collapsed in the stands of a game and later died at a nearby hospital — donning "Sandy" t-shirts during warmups befor…
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  • Redick, Griffin help Clips hold off Blazers

    Redick, Griffin help Clips hold off Blazers

    ESPN.com Nov 8
    J.J. Redick scored 30 points, Blake Griffin added 23 and the Clippers hung on for a 106-102 victory over the Trail Blazers.
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  • Fan who collapsed at Blazers game dies

    Fan who collapsed at Blazers game dies

    nba.com Nov 7
    During Portland's game vs. Dallas on Thursday night, Trail Blazers fan Sandra Zickefoose suffered a medical emergency. She was treated immediately by the emergency response team inside the Moda Center and transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Th…
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  • LeBron denies Irving exchange: 'Very false'

    LeBron denies Irving exchange: 'Very false'

    LeBron James denied an ESPN report that he and Kyrie Irving "exchanged words" following the Cavaliers' 19-point loss to the Trail Blazers.
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  • GIF: Damian Lillard Makes Dirty Step-Back Three-Pointer Look Fa…

    GIF: Damian Lillard Makes Dirty Step-Back Three-Pointer Look Far Too Easy

    dimemag.com Nov 7
    The next time you’re playing pick-up, take a moment between runs and try a step-back three-pointer. You’ll find its difficult, but definitely hittable. Next, grab your miss, walk back to that same spot, and retreat four feet. Then try the same move from…
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  • Blazers use third-quarter surge to rout Mavs

    Blazers use third-quarter surge to rout Mavs

    ESPN.com Nov 7
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and the Blazers led by as many as 27 points on the way to a 108-87 rout of the Mavericks on Thursday night.
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  • GIF: LaMarcus Aldridge Caps Strong First Half With Buzzer-Beati…

    GIF: LaMarcus Aldridge Caps Strong First Half With Buzzer-Beating Lefty Tip-In

    dimemag.com Nov 7
    LaMarcus Aldridge and Dirk Nowitzki are putting on a show Thursday night. After the Dallas Mavericks’ iconic power forward scored 12 second quarter points to push his team to a load, the Portland Trail Blazers’ star big man sent a message before heading…
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  • Gordon Hayward Locks Up LeBron, Nails Game Winner

    Gordon Hayward Locks Up LeBron, Nails Game Winner

    deadspin.com Nov 5
    Things aren't getting any better for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. A night after James failed to score in the second half of a blowout loss against the Trail Blazers, they were undone in Utah by this Gordon Hayward game winner. James was gua…
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  • While LeBron Looks Adrift, Stephen A. Smith Stupidly Says LeBro…

    While LeBron Looks Adrift, Stephen A. Smith Stupidly Says LeBron Will Split

    dimemag.com Nov 5
    The Cavs looked dreadful again on Tuesday night, similar to their lackluster performance against the Knicks to start the season. LeBron James, especially, seemed disinterested in competing when the Blazers made their run in the second half to put the ga…
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  • LeBron after loss: 'Going to be long process'

    LeBron after loss: 'Going to be long process'

    ESPN.com Nov 5
    LeBron James made it sound like he's bracing himself for more tough times ahead after a 101-82 loss to the Blazers on Tuesday, the Cavs' second in their first three games.
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  • Video - Blazers Win Ninth Straight 00:54

    Blazers Win Ninth Straight

    Nov 26
    Wesley Matthews and Damian Lillard combined for 50 points to help pace the Blazers to a 105-97 win against the Hornets.
  • Video - Aldridge Leads Blazers Past 76ers 01:08

    Aldridge Leads Blazers Past 76ers

    Nov 24
    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 33 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Blazers' 114-104 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - The Eclectic Damian Lillard 03:53

    The Eclectic Damian Lillard

    Nov 24
    Damian Lillard discusses his $100 million deal with Adidas and what first drew him to rap.
  • Video - Aldridge Speaks Highly Of 76ers 00:46

    Aldridge Speaks Highly Of 76ers

    Nov 24
    Following a Blazers win, LaMarcus Aldridge said the winless 76ers play hard.

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