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Blazers Complete Season Sweep Of Bulls

AP | Posted 03.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers completed a season sweep of the Chicago Bulls wi...

WATCH: J.R. Smith's Monster Dunk Against Blazers

Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Early yesterday, J.R. Smith got his very own song. And, he proved why he deserved it late last night by throwing...

Greg Oden: The Comeback Kid?

Ian McMahan | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports
Ian McMahan

Greg Oden will face an uphill battle in his return to the NBA. If he is able to return to full strength, like Amar'e Stoudemire and Jason Kidd, he provides a high rate of return for the team that assumes the risk of signing such a chronically injured player.

Blazers Shock Mavs In Final Seconds

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. -- LaMarcus Aldridge hit a turnaround jumper at the final buzzer and the Portland Trail Blazers came back from a 21-point third-quarter...

JaVale Soars For 2 Monster Alley-Oops

Posted 01.16.2013 | Sports

When all else fails, just throw it to the tall guy. That's what the Nuggets did early and when it mattered most in their game against the Trail Blazer...

Amare Gets Huge Ovation In Return

Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

Amar'e Stoudemire finally made his season debut on New Year's Day. In his return from knee surgery, Stoudemire came off the Knicks' bench against the ...

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 ...

Kings' Efforts Not Enough To Contain Portland

AP | JOEL FOWLKS | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Sacramento Kings 109-91 on Wednesday night ...

Brandon Roy and Athlete Transition: The Most Important Issue in Sports Medicine

Shawn Sorenson | Posted 02.22.2013 | Sports
Shawn Sorenson

Every year, 21 percent of NBA players retire from basketball, completing an average 4.8 year pro career. Likewise 18 percent of major leaguers, 29 percent of the NFL, 18 percent of the NHL and a quarter of college athletes exit elite sports annually. All face their own transitions.

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...

They Did It

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — After their worst start in history, the Washington Wizards became a national punch line. On TNT, Charles Barkley compared them with...

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...

Blazers Beat Bulls 102-94

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 11.19.2012 | Chicago

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum scored 21 points apiece and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Chicago Bulls 102-94 on Sunday nig...

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...

WATCH: Tony Parker Sinks Half-Court Shot

Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

Even without the eyewear that he wore during the London Olympics, Tony Parker's eyesight seems just fine based on this halfcourt make. On August ...

NBA Guard Collapses During Summer League Game

Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

NBA Summer League games usually make headlines only when a player makes an amazing highlight or performance. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case on Tu...

Did Knicks Just Replace Jeremy Lin?

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

Raymond Felton is returning to New York, calling into question whether the Knicks plan to re-sign fellow point guard Jeremy Lin. Felton...

Blazers Pick 7-Footer At No. 11

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers selected 7-foot-1 center Meyers Leonard out of Illinois with the 11th overall pick in the NBA draft...

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...

Former NBA Player Dies At 72

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

LeRoy Ellis, who played 14 years in the NBA after a standout career at St. John's, had died of prostate cancer. He was 72. St. John's a...

Sellout Streak Is Selling Out Red Sox Fans

Evan Bleier | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports
Evan Bleier

Once the Red Sox break the streak, and odds are they will if they continue to measure sellouts the way they currently do, it will just be one more piece of the franchise that their ownership company can merchandise and market.

Former No. 1 Pick Opens Up On Injuries, Alcohol Problems

Grantland | Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports

t's hard to believe you could say this about a former no. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft who also had naked pictures of himself leaked onto the Inter...