SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell says when the ball moves and the thinking stops, the Utah Jazz really shine.
“Aggressive decision making,” Mitchell said. “When you start to think too much, that’s when the turnovers and the mistakes come in.”
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points before being ejected in the fourth quarter, Marvin Bagley III made a clutch 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 on Wednesday night.
Philadelphia 76ers (9-7, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (8-8, eighth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Portland hosts Philadelphia trying to extend its seven-game home winning streak.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. certainly heard the home fans chanting his name when he sank a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to help the Trail Blazers beat the Bulls.
Chicago Bulls (10-4, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (7-8, ninth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: DeMar DeRozan leads Chicago into a matchup against Portland.
Toronto Raptors (7-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (6-8, ninth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Monday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Trail Blazers -1.5
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard said some dad time at home with his son helped put him in a good place before facing the Lakers.
Lillard, who has been in a shooting slump, scored 25 points before sitting out the fourth quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers took advantage of the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers for a 105-90 victory on Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard said when he has his breakthrough, everyone will know it.
Lillard has struggled to make shots to start the season, but it has begun to come together. He scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers extracted some revenge for a loss earlier this week to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 111-92 victory on Friday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings will be in a good place this season if Harrison Barnes can consistently shoot like he did in the season opener.
Barnes scored 36 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the Kings spoiled Chauncey Billups debut as Portland's head coach with a 124-121 victory over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker showed in his preseason debut he’s ready to lead the Phoenix Suns to another run at an NBA championship.
Booker scored 17 points in 18 minutes in the first half of the Suns’ 119-74 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For all the handwringing this summer over Damian Lillard's happiness in Portland, the Trail Blazers guard is staying put, hopeful the team's moves will pay off.
The biggest, of course, was parting ways with coach Terry Stotts after nine seasons.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Portland took another big step toward securing a top-six seed in the upcoming NBA Playoffs.
Damian Lillard scored 30 points and CJ McCollum added 26 to lead the Trail Blazers to a 105-98 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-102 on Saturday night, moving closer to an outright playoff spot.
CJ McCollum added 27 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 17 points and nine rebounds for Portland, which has won seven of eight...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points and nine assists and Enes Kanter had 18 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to their highest point total of the season and a 141-105 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Damian Lillard pulled up from deep and then did it again, looking strong in what he says may be his toughest season physically...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — After sinking a deep 3-pointer midway through the final quarter, Damian Lillard did a little dance and teammate Jusuf Nurkic pointed to his wrist...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A fourth consecutive down-to-the-wire finish, a fourth consecutive win for the Portland Trail Blazers...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — They had just clinched a playoff spot, though there were no cheers or celebrations from the Portland Trail Blazers...