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Does Damian Lillard’s big night signal turnaround for Blazers?

Portland guard Damian Lillard had a big night against Golden State and afterward talked about how the Trail Blazers are at a point in the season where they need to …

Blazers give Carmelo Anthony a guaranteed contract

The Portland Trail Blazers have given forward Carmelo Anthony a fully guaranteed contract for the remainder of the season.

Pau Gasol waived by Blazers but may have new role with team

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Pau Gasol but his career with the team may not be over.

Carmelo Anthony takes a new outlook to his new team

New Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony says it feels great to return to the NBA with a franchise that believes in him and what he can bring to the table.

NBA roundup: Blazers fall in New Orleans as Carmelo Anthony has 10 in debut

Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists, Brandon Ingram added 21 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans spoiled Carmelo Anthony’s Portland debut with a 115-104 victory over the Trail …

Around the NBA: Carmelo Anthony aims to knock off rust, knock down shots for Blazers

Plenty has changed since Carmelo Anthony last played an NBA game.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

AP Source: Carmelo Anthony to return to NBA with Blazers

A person familiar with the details says Carmelo Anthony is returning to the NBA with the Portland Trail Blazers.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Former Gonzaga forward Zach Collins sidelined at least four months following shoulder surgery

Former Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Zach Collins will miss at least four months after having shoulder surgery Tuesday, the Portland Trail Blazers announced.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 27, 2019

Former Gonzaga forward Zach Collins leaves Trail Blazers’ game with dislocated left shoulder

Former Gonzaga forward Zach Collins suffered a dislocated left shoulder Sunday in Portland’s road win over Dallas.

Blazers want to take next step after playoff success

The Trail Blazers got a taste of playoff success last season and that’s shifted their mindset. Simply making the playoffs is no longer the goal, a championship is.

CJ McCollum agrees to 3-year extension with Trail Blazers

The 27-year-old McCollum averaged 21.0 points last season, helping Portland make it to the Western Conference finals.

Trail Blazers sign six-time All-Star Pau Gasol

The Portland Trail Blazers have added six-time All-Star Pau Gasol to their roster. President of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced Gasol’s signing Thursday. The 39-year-old Gasol has averaged 17.0 points, …

UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019

Damian Lillard gets Supermax, Kevin Durant chooses Brooklyn Nets as NBA free agency period gets underway

Damian Lillard wasn’t a top-five pick. Tobias Harris wasn’t a lottery pick. Khris Middleton wasn’t even a first-rounder. Their bank balances won’t know the difference soon.

Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts signs extension through 2021-22 season

The extension was first revealed the day after the Trail Blazers were eliminated from the postseason by the Golden State Warriors.

Trail Blazers’ cohesiveness helped them to conference finals

The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years. They won 53 games after losing owner Paul Allen …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019

Warriors beat Trail Blazers 119-117 in OT for 5th straight NBA Finals berth

Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight …

UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019

Ex-Zag Zach Collins proving he belongs in NBA

Zach Collins didn’t know what to expect when he joined up with the Portland Trail Blazers as a gangly 7-foot rookie in the summer of 2017. Would he play right …

UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019

Draymond Green, Warriors beat Trail Blazers for 3-0 lead in Western Conference finals

Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. …

UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019

Former Gonzaga star Dan Dickau’s ties to Portland Trail Blazers go back to his childhood

Dan Dickau has experienced the Portland Trail Blazers organization in several capacities.

NBA Tipoff: Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

Damian Lillard says the Warriors did their job and protected home court. Now it’s time for the Trail Blazers to do the same. The Western Conference finals between the upstart …

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers to take 2-0 series lead

CJ McCollum missed a driving jumper with 32 seconds left and Draymond Green scored on the other end for the Warriors, giving Portland one final chance with 12.3 seconds to …

NBA Tipoff: Warriors look to build off strong, well-balanced Game 1

The Golden State Warriors were strong in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against Portland. Stephen Curry got hot and the Warriors moved the ball crisply as the two-time …

UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019

Before dominating in the NBA, ‘unguardable’ Damian Lillard was a nightmare matchup for Eastern Washington

Damian Lillard played six games against Eastern Washington in his four-year career at Weber State. The Wildcats won all six matchups.

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019

Stephen Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

Curry shot 12 for 23 in his fourth 30-point performance this postseason, finding far more open looks than he had in the last round against Houston.

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019

U.S. senator seeks safe passage for Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to …

Warriors’ Kevin Durant likely out for first two games against Blazers

Kevin Durant watched from home in the Bay Area as the Golden State Warriors finished off James Harden and the Houston Rockets on the road. The two-time reigning NBA Finals …

UPDATED: Sun., May 12, 2019

CJ McCollum leads Trail Blazers past Nuggets 100-96 in Game 7

CJ McCollum scored 37 points in leading the Portland Trail Blazers into the Western Conference Finals with a 100-96 victory at Denver in Game 7 of their hard-fought series. The …