1. Damian Lillard Reportedly Won't Play vs. Grizzlies Due to Birth of Child

    Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will miss Wednesday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies to travel home for the birth of his first child, ESPN.com's Chris Haynes reported Tuesday...

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  2. James Harden Drops 42 as Rockets End Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers' Win Streak

    The Houston Rockets snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' 13-game winning streak with a 115-111 victory at Moda Center on Tuesday night...

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  3. NBA Metrics 101: Who Deserves All-NBA Honors, by the Numbers?

    Two guards. Two forwards. One center. Each of the three All- NBA teams must follow that construction, but the choices at each slot can deviate rather significantly...

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  4. Damian Lillard Explains Chris Paul Confrontation During Loss Against Rockets

    The last time their teams met, Damian Lillard and Chris Paul exchanged words at the end of the game after the Houston Rockets star ran up the score with an uncontested layup ...

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  5. NBA Playoff Standings 2018: Updated Team Records, Seedings and More

    Get your cameras ready —the 2017-18 NBA season is sprinting toward a photo finish. There's less than a month remaining on the campaign's schedule, which closes on April 11...

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  6. Is It Time to Take Damian Lillard, Blazers Seriously as Title Contenders?

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers have been in this position before. Thursday's 113-105 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to 11 and solidified their position as the third seed in a crowded Western Conference...

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  7. NBA Power Rankings: Toronto Raptors Breaking New Ground

    With less than a month remaining in the 2017-18 season, we have a first-timer atop the NBA power rankings...

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  8. Trail Blazers Fans Start Go Fund Me Page for Billboard Recruiting LeBron James

    LeBron James made it clear that he is a big fan of Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard —and now fans in Rip City are trying to shoot their shot with the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar...

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  9. LeBron James: 'Give Me Damian Lillard; I'll Show You How Appreciated He'll Be'

    Damian Lillard has been one of the hottest players in the NBA in recent weeks, and it seems like LeBron James would like him on his team...

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  10. LeBron James Praises Damian Lillard: 'He's a Superstar in Our League'

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James called Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard an NBA superstar ahead of the teams' meeting Thursday night at the Moda Center...

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  11. LaMarcus Aldridge Reflects on Damian Lillard Relationship, Regrets About Blazers

    San Antonio Spurs big man LaMarcus Aldridge discussed his relationship with Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard in an interview published Thursday...

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  12. NBA MVP Is James Harden's to Lose, but Who Else Actually Belongs in the Debate?

    If not James Harden , then who? Feel free to plead the fifth. Harden is, after all, the NBA 's overwhelming favorite to win the Maurice Podoloff Trophy. Basketball Reference's MVP probability tracker gives him a 65...

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  13. Full Damian Lillard Highlights as Dame Time Explodes for 39 Points vs. Lakers

    Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard made Staples Center his personal playground Monday and led his team to a 108-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers ...

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  14. Damian Lillard's 39 Points Lead Blazers to Comeback Win vs. Lonzo Ball, Lakers

    There's a reason the fourth quarter is known as Lillard Time when the Portland Trail Blazers are on the floor...

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  15. In the Age of Curry and Smarter Stats, Players Still Hate the Desperation Heave

    The numbers don't lie: Last season, Stephen Curry was one of the worst long-range shooters in the NBA . Well, sort of. During the 2016-17 season, Curry shot an abysmal ...

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  16. NBA Season Resumes with Refs vs. Players Feud Far from Resolved

    LOS ANGELES — Yes, it was an uplifting All-Star Weekend of good vibes for the NBA , which embarks on its regular-season stretch run Thursday...

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  17. Damian Lillard Met with Trail Blazers Owner Paul Allen to 'Spark That Urgency'

    Damian Lillard 's meeting with Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen turned into a discussion of how the franchise can join the ranks of the Western Conference's elite teams...

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  18. NBA Metrics 101: Top 10 Individual Seasons So Far

    This is not intended for consumption as an NBA MVP primer. Production prior to the 2017-18 campaign is entirely irrelevant, as is potential these players could tap into during future go-rounds...

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  19. Blazers' Damian Lillard Gives Charles Barkley $1,197 Check for Old Trip Expenses

    On behalf of the Portland Trail Blazers , Damian Lillard reimbursed Charles Barkley for a trip Barkley made decades ago...

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  20. NBA All-Star Game 2018: Format, TV Schedule, Live Stream, Rosters and Prediction

    The NBA All-Star Game will have a much different look this year. The traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference format has been scrapped in favor of a playground-style game in which two captains pick sides...

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  21. Portland Trail Blazers Placing Faith in Damian Lillard as Playoff Race Heats Up

    PORTLAND, Ore. — This weekend, Damian Lillard will play in his third career All-Star Game in Los Angeles...

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  22. Highlights: Lillard, Durant Put on a Show in Portland's 123-117 Win

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant came to play at Moda Center on Wednesday. Durant won the personal battle, but Lillard 's team secured the victory...

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  23. Damian Lillard Drops 50 Points in 3 Quarters in Blazers' Win over Kings

    Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard scored 50 points in just three quarters in the Blazers' 118-100 rout of the Sacramento Kings at the Golden 1 Center Friday night...

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  24. Should Blazers Make Deadline Push to Pair Lillard, McCollum with DeAndre Jordan?

    The Portland Trail Blazers may have backed themselves into an impossible corner. They're good enough to make the playoffs but not much more than that, and their books are loaded with bad contracts over the next two years...

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  25. Blazers Trade Rumors: Portland Rejecting Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum Offers

    The Portland Trail Blazers are reportedly rejecting trade offers for their star-studded backcourt. On Monday, Zach Lowe of ESPN...

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