Westbrook scores 36; Thunder beat Trail Blazers 101-90 (Yahoo Sports)

Russell Westbrook made the most of his second chance. The NBA's scoring leader tallied 36 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on Monday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Westbrook almost didn't get to play. ''I was worried once I got it during the game, but at the same time, the NBA does a great job of figuring out which tech is doable and which ones get rescinded, and I'm just happy mine got rescinded,'' Westbrook said. Yahoo Sports Read more [...]

New York Knicks vs. Portland Trail Blazers 12/28/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Losers of their last seven games, the New York Knicks faced the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. The Blazers entered the game on a strong run of form and looked like a very strong test for a team that's been unable to find any momentum. Watch the video for full highlights.  Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Portland Trail Blazers Confirm They’re Entering ‘Win-Now’ Mode

There’s been no shortage of feel-good stories this NBA season. Near the top of that list: the Portland Trail Blazers’ unlikely ascendance from playoff afterthought to upstart prodigies with plenty of promise for the future. The NBA’s cognoscenti were split on whether the Blazers—the ninth-youngest team in the league—would wind up cresting the playoff picture or playing for a lottery largesse. Portland’s impressive march to the Western Conference Semifinals, Read more [...]

Daniels’ 3 sends Rockets over Blazers 121-116 (Yahoo Sports)

James Harden snapped out of his slump. Omer Asik stopped LaMarcus Aldridge. But it was rookie Troy Daniels who made all the difference for the Houston Rockets. Daniels, who spent time in the D-League this season and didn't make his pro debut until March 5, hit a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds left to lift the Rockets a 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night and narrow Portland's first-round playoff advantage to 2-1. Yahoo Sports - Top News Read more [...]

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score and Analysis

The Portland Trail Blazers will look to win their third straight game when they travel to the Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night. The Blazers, who many felt were in danger of potentially falling out of the Western Conference playoff picture, appear to have a firm hold on a postseason berth, currently sitting at No. 5 in the West. The Lakers surprised Portland with a 107-106 road win back on March 3. If the Blazers want to maintain their grip of the fifth seed, it would Read more [...]