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Preview: Suns at Trail Blazers, 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

Streaming live on FOX Sports GO PORTLAND, Ore. — Things have changed considerably for the Phoenix Suns since their embarrassing 124-76 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers at Talking Stick Resort Arena to begin the 2017-18 regular season — the largest margin of victory in NBA opening-night history. Coach Earl Watson was relieved of his duties and replaced as interim ...

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Horry Scale: Blake Griffin's 3-pointer buries Blazers

A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night in November?) and celebration. Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, named for the patron saint of last-second answered ...

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Pacers' inexperienced defense tested in 114-96 loss to Trail Blazers

INDIANAPOLIS — CJ McCollum scored 28 points on 12-of-18 shooting to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Indiana Pacers 114-96 on Friday night. With Pacers starting center Myles Turner out with a concussion, McCollum teamed with backcourt mate Damian Lillard to take advantage of an inexperienced Pacers interior defense. Lillard did most of his damage in the paint in ...

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Portland Trail Blazers sign Wade Baldwin to 2-way contract

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Wade Baldwin to a two-way contract. Baldwin was the 17th overall pick in the 2016 draft by Memphis. The former Vanderbilt player averaged 3.2 points, 1.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 28.2 minutes in 33 games with the Grizzlies, including one start. He also played with the then-D-League’s Iowa Energy. ...

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Blazers hand Suns worst loss ever in season opener

PHOENIX — If the Phoenix Suns were a Broadway show, they’d close for good after opening night. The Suns weren’t just bad in their 124-76 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in their season opener on Wednesday night. They were historically awful. It was the most one-sided season-opening loss by any team in NBA history and the most one-sided loss ...

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