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Drazen Petrovic's final words to the NBA: 'I proved everything …

Drazen Petrovic's final words to the NBA: 'I proved everything I had to prove'

yahoo.com Updated Mar 31 (yesterday)
The following is an excerpt from "DRAZEN: The Remarkable Life & Legacy of the Mozart of Basketball," by Australian author Todd Spehr, a new book about the late, great former Portland Trail Blazers and New Jersey Nets guard Drazen Petrovic …
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  • Blazers light up Suns to clinch playoff berth

    Blazers light up Suns to clinch playoff berth

    ESPN.com Mar 31 (yesterday)
    Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns.
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  • Blazers sign G Frazier for rest of season

    Blazers sign G Frazier for rest of season

    nba.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Tim Frazier from the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws for the rest of the season.
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  • Trey Burke Goes Down With Incredibly Strange Non-Contact Neck I…

    Trey Burke Goes Down With Incredibly Strange Non-Contact Neck Injury

    deadspin.com Mar 25 (7 days ago)
    Down one and bringing the ball up the court against the Trail Blazers with 30 seconds left, Jazz point guard Trey Burke ... had a neck spasm? Pinched nerve? Got shot by a sniper? Was stung by a bee? Punched by an invisible leprechaun? Whatever happened,…
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  • Warriors clinch first division title since 1976

    Warriors clinch first division title since 1976

    ESPN.com Mar 25
    Stephen Curry had 33 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors pulled away from the short-handed Trail Blazers in the second half for a 122-108 victory Tuesday night, clinching the team's first division title in 39 years.
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  • The Golden State Warriors think a new Portland T-shirt looks aw…

    The Golden State Warriors think a new Portland T-shirt looks awfully familiar

    yahoo.com Mar 23
    This is interesting: Tomorrow's Item of the Game vs. the @Warriors. Available in-arena only for $15! #PORvsGSW pic.twitter.com/aRD7ZHGeYn— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 23, 2015 What you see above is a T-shirt that the Portland Trail Blazers will …
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  • Blake Griffin says Jamal Crawford 'can barely walk'

    Blake Griffin says Jamal Crawford 'can barely walk'

    yahoo.com Mar 23
    While the Los Angeles Clippers have not had a horrible season by any stretch — they're still a solid playoff team just a half-game behind the Portland Trail Blazers in the race for homecourt advantage in the first round — the franchise has not reached t…
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  • Aldridge, Batum injuries add to Blazers' woes

    Aldridge, Batum injuries add to Blazers' woes

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 22
    What players described as a nightmarish road trip for the Portland Trail Blazers took another scary turn when star center LaMarcus Aldridge and forward Nicolas Batum were injured in Saturday's 97-86 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
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  • Magic's Payton has 2nd straight triple-double

    Magic's Payton has 2nd straight triple-double

    ESPN.com Mar 20
    Elfrid Payton had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with 111-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
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  • LeBron James Called This Dwyane Wade Game-Winner

    LeBron James Called This Dwyane Wade Game-Winner

    Old Man Dwyane Wade's been on a nice little run lately, averaging nearly 30 points per game over his last seven. He dropped 32 on the Portland Trail Blazers last night, the most important of which came by way of this smooth, game-winning jumper at the t…
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  • Wiz give up 25-point lead, still beat Blazers

    Wiz give up 25-point lead, still beat Blazers

    ESPN.com Mar 16
    After nearly surrendering a 25-point lead, the Washington Wizards held on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-97 on Monday, thanks to a big night from John Wall.
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  • Aldridge fuels Blazers' rout of reeling Raptors

    Aldridge fuels Blazers' rout of reeling Raptors

    ESPN.com Mar 15
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Toronto for the 12th time in 13 meetings, routing the struggling Raptors 113-97 on Sunday night.
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  • Freeland, Williams out 1 game for head-butts

    Freeland, Williams out 1 game for head-butts

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 14
    Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland and Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams were suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for head-butting each other.
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  • Dwight Howard says he is 'explosive' again, but still two weeks…

    Dwight Howard says he is 'explosive' again, but still two weeks from returning

    yahoo.com Mar 12
    On Wednesday afternoon, Houston Chronicle beat reporter Jonathan Feigen caught up with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard prior to his team’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Howard would sit out that loss, his 18th game spent on the pine since und…
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  • Wesley Matthews watches in his uniform as Blazers win after his…

    Wesley Matthews watches in his uniform as Blazers win after his Achilles' surgery

    yahoo.com Mar 12
    When guard Wesley Matthews suffered a season-ending torn Achilles' tendon last Thursday, the Blazers were struck by the loss of one of the NBA's best two-way guards and a key player in their plans of competing for a championship. While the newly acquire…
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  • Aldridge, Blazers hold off Brewer, Rockets

    Aldridge, Blazers hold off Brewer, Rockets

    ESPN.com Mar 12
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and the Blazers held off the Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - Heat Hold Off Blazers 01:14

    Heat Hold Off Blazers

    Mar 18
    Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng combined to score 56 points in the Heat's 108-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 00:46

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 18
    Chris Andersen's dunk on Chris Kaman is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers 01:44

    Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers

    Mar 16
    John Wall and Bradley Beal combined to score 44 points in the Wizards' 105-97 win over the Blazers.

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