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Better Luck Next Year: Portland Trail Blazers edition

As NBA teams are officially eliminated from title contention, theScore NBA freelance writer Andrew Unterberger takes a look back at the highs and lows of their season, along with the biggest questions ahead of 2018-19. The 15th edition focuses on the Portland Trail Blazers. The Good Damian Lillard, MVP … NBA | theScore

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Portland Trail Blazers rule out Evan Turner for Game 3 vs New Orleans Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts says forward Evan Turner is unable to play in Game 3 of Portland’s first-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans. Turner had been listed as questionable after injuring a toe on his right foot during Game 2 on Tuesday night. Stotts says he’s unsure about Turner’s prospects for returning later ...

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Portland Trail Blazers' Maurice Harkless to undergo left knee arthroscopy

PORTLAND — Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless will undergo an arthroscopy Wednesday in Portland to remove a loose body in his left knee, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.  A timeline for Harkless’s return will be determined following Wednesday’s procedure.  For the season, Harkless has averaged 6.5 points (49.5 percent FG, 41.5 percent 3-PT, 71.2 percent FT), ...

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Damian Lillard leaves Portland Trail Blazers for impending birth of first child

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Damian Lillard says he’s on his way home and hoping to arrive in time for the impending birth of his son. That means Lillard, who scored 41 points in Portland’s 107-103 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night, won’t play when the Blazers visit Memphis on Wednesday night. Lillard says he learned when he got ...

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Portland Trail Blazers sign Georgios Papagiannis through 2018-19

PORTLAND, Ore.  – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Georgios Papagiannis to a contract through the 2018-19 season, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Originally signed to a 10-day contract on March 8, Papagiannis holds career averages of 4.2 points (51.0% FG, 85.7% FT), 3.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 12.4 minutes in 38 games ...

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Damian Lillard after Portland Trail Blazers beat Warriors: We're the real deal

After Friday night’s games, the Portland Trail Blazers possess the league’s longest winning streak (nine games). They have vaulted to third place in a competitive Western Conference. All of that is tied to their most victory, a 125-108 triumph over the defending champion Warriors. So impressive are their recent credentials that All-Star guard Damian Lillard couldn’t hold back from making ...

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