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Portland Trail Blazers News and Rumors

  • Ex-No. 1 pick Oden returns to watch Blazers

    Ex-No. 1 pick Oden returns to watch Blazers

    ESPN.com Updated Apr 3, 2013
    Greg Oden, the Trail Blazers' often-injured former center, was among the fans at the Rose Garden for Portland's game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
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  • Blazers' Batum sidelined versus Grizzlies

    Blazers' Batum sidelined versus Grizzlies

    nba.com Apr 3, 2013
    Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum was out of the lineup against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night because of an injured right shoulder.
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  • Nancy Lieberman says there's no downside to Brittney Griner trying to make…

    Apr 3
    Women's basketball pioneer Nancy Lieberman is encouraging Baylor star Brittney Griner to seize the opportunity to do the same with the Dallas Mavericks, no matter how overwhelmingly remote Griner's chances of sticking actually are.
  • Groups representing Sacramento, Seattle vie for NBA's Kings

    Apr 3
    Groups from Seattle and Sacramento went before the NBA to make their pitches for ownership of the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday.
  • Lee Jenkins: Lakers' strange season takes awkward turn on Shaq's night

    Apr 3
    LOS ANGELES -- The Lakers dark comedy of a season, forever alternating between sadness and silliness, dysfunction and disbelief, took an awkward turn Tuesday night. After the death of their owner, the firing of their coach and multiple injuries to all o…