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NBA Playoff Preview: LeBron James And The Heat Face New Kid On The Block And Wild West

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

The grueling nature of the NBA Playoffs may not offer the same one-game excitement as March Madness, but the high energy and the spate of storylines r...

NBA All-Star Makes Everyone Upset In New Commercial

Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard made a few former NBA and NFL stars upset in a new Adidas ad when he said "the last thing I want to be ...

NBA Slam Dunk Contest Actually Has Some Star Power

Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

The 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest during the All-Star break actually has some All-Star power. Reigning champ Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors wil...

How The Portland Trail Blazers Became NBA Contenders

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Most 28-9 NBA teams don't need validation. The upstart Portland Trailblazers are not most NBA teams.

Kobe: Don't Vote For Me

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Kobe Bryant heals from his latest injury, he has an unusual message for the fans who select the NBA All-Star game's starter...

WATCH: Blazers Make NBA History From Behind The Arc

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers had a historic field day from behind the arc on Thursday night in their blowout win over the Charlotte Bobcats. Portlan...

Jordan Schultz

The Top 12 NBA Point Guards: Chris Paul Still Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.25.2013 | Sports

The point guard has become increasingly important to the modern-day offense, with the emergence of pick-and-roll and the dearth of interior post score...

WATCH: Lillard Does It Again!

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers kept it real simple with the game on the line. Just get the ball to Damian Lillard, and get out of the w...

WATCH: Buzzer Beater Sinks Blazers

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 12.08.2013 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On Saturday morning, the Trail Blazers added a play designed for Monta Ellis. It worked to perfection Saturday night....

Jordan Schultz

Baby Got Backcourt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports

While the modern-day NBA may be full of fantastic point guard play, terrific backcourts also abound, full of interchangeable parts with combo guards a...

Blazers Look To Score Big In Draft.. Again

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers hope to strike gold for a second consecutive year during Thursday night's draft. A y...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Len Berman

A full field of 20 horses will be in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. The morning line favorite (7-2) is Orb in the 16th post. Goldencents, partially owned by champion Louisville's coach Rick Pitino is 5-1 and well positioned in the eighth post.

Rookie Outduels Melo

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Amare Stoudemire stood up from the bench and the fans rose with him, a booming ovation filling Madison Square Garden as Stoudemire walked ...

Blazers Rookie Nails Game-Winner In Final Seconds

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Rookie Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers handed New Orleans its sixth straight los...

Rookie Sensation Damian Lillard Bests the Spurs

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

With an explosive start to his rookie season (averaging 18.4 ppg, 6.4 apg, 1.14 steals-per-game) Lillard has become one of the best guards in the NBA, and he proved it against the Spurs.

Damian Lillard Is Afraid Of WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Portland point guard Damian Lillard might be the current frontrunner to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. But if he goes on to have an illustrious...

Knight Shines As Pistons Edge Blazers

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Brandon Knight scored 16 of his 26 points in the first half, outplaying Damian Lillard in a matchup of young guards and leading...

Jordan Schultz

Top 10 NBA Point Guards

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

The point guard position in the NBA has recently seen an unparalleled influx of elite talent. Whereas even in the late '90s there were just a few top ...

Lakers Drop 2nd Straight

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dwight Howard's 33 points and 14 rebounds were not enough for the Los Angeles Lakers in a 116-106 loss to the inspired Portland...

Steve Nash Leaves Game With Knee Injury

AP | Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In just his second game with the Los Angeles Lakers, veteran guard Steve Nash injured his left knee against the Portland Trail...

Blazers Tap Lillard With Nets' Pick

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers didn't pull any early surprises in the NBA draft, filling needs with guard Damian Lillard and cente...