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Boston Herald 15 hours ago
Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95

PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers never trailed in a 110-95 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.Lillard had 15 in the first quarter as Portland opened a 14-point lead. The Blazers led by as much as 23 and moved within a game of the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.Kristaps Porzingis scored 18 points for the Knicks, who played without Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose.Lillard entered Thursdays game averaging 31.2 points since the All-Star break and didnt cool off. He has scored 25 or...
Joe Flynn / Posting and Toasting 15 hours ago

Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: Scenes from a youthful loss

Lots of rookies, lots of missed jumpers. The New York Knicks’ young bench has often kept games close after the starting lineup has crapped all over the court at the outset. What Thursday’s matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers presupposed is...what if the youngsters were starting? With Carmelo...
Posting and Toasting 11 hours ago
Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: ‘That sucked, but luckily I have the Knicks to cheer me up’

Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: ‘That sucked, but luckily I have the Knicks to cheer me up’

As Bo Schembechler once said: ‘The Tank, The Tank, The Tank.’ Full disclosure, I, along with P&Ter The Ghost of Kristaps Past are Michigan fans so I’m sure we were both hoping for a little Knicks tankin’ to help us get over the Wolverines' 69 (not nice this time!) - 68 loss to Oregon in the Sweet Sixteen. If Knicks fans have learned anything it’s that the Knicks can always be counted on to cheer you up...provided you want them to lose, of course. Before the game even started, it already looked like they’d deliver the tanky goodness: Tonight's injury report: Anthony (sore l....
Liberty Ballers 7 hours ago
Sixers-Bulls Preview: Misery Loves Company

Sixers-Bulls Preview: Misery Loves Company

The Sixers still have 13 games remaining in this roller coaster of a season. Firmly back in tanking territory, the 76ers oppose the Bulls in Chicago tonight (8:00 PM EST, CSN Philly). Here are three things to watch for tonight: Richaun Holmes - Dominant Offensive Player Disliking the Nerlens Noel trade, and everything that led up to and surrounded it, does not mean you can’t also be excited that it has opened up more playing time for Richaun Holmes. Since the trade deadline, Richaun has averaged 13.3 points/game on nearly 66% effective shooting. While his defense leaves something to be...
Hassan Whiteside's grit earns Heat teammates' praise

Hassan Whiteside's grit earns Heat teammates' praise

For all the strides Hassan Whiteside has made in his two-plus seasons with the Miami Heat, the most significant might have been when he strode to center court for the opening tip Thursday against the Toronto Raptors. In playing with a right hand that was heavily bandaged, including two fingers...
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Robin Lopez back from suspension as Bulls face 76ers

Robin Lopez is back from his one-game suspension for Friday's game against the 76ers, and Joffrey Lauvergne will remain in the rotation as Cristiano Felicio will miss his second straight game with a bruised tailbone. Lauvergne played well in Wednesday's victory over the Pistons starting for Lopez....
Peachtree Hoops 1 hour ago
Paul Millsap uncertain for weekend return

Paul Millsap uncertain for weekend return

Mike Budenholzer talked about Millsap’s status prior to Friday’s game. Paul Millsap’s status remains uncertain for Sunday’s game at home against the Brooklyn Nets. Millsap will miss his fourth straight game Friday night when the Atlanta Hawks take on the Milwaukee Bucks. Mike Budenholzer talked about Millsap’s status going forward with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Chris Vivlamore at Friday’s shootaround. “It had nothing to do with travel,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said of Millsap remaining in Atlanta. “I just don’t think he’s in a place where he could...

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New York Daily News 14 hours ago
Nets on first winning streak of season with victory against Suns

Nets on first winning streak of season with victory against Suns

The Nets scored a season-high 81 bench points.

Clippers watch Utah Jazz-New York Knicks game with interest

Now, Doc Rivers wasn’t rooting for Utah to lose its game against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, but the Clippers coach wasn’t rooting for the Jazz to win, either. Rivers watched the game with interest because the Jazz are lining up as a potential Western Conference playoff foe for the...
Boston Herald 16 hours ago
Celtics looking out for No. 1 (seed)

Celtics looking out for No. 1 (seed)

WALTHAM — With their win over Indiana and Cleveland losing in Denver Wednesday night, the Celtics woke up in the morning just a game behind the LeBrons in what is now an even more serious race for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.And while overall the Celts need to be paying attention to their own house, some are looking out the window.“(Expletive), I’m watching,” Isaiah Thomas said after yesterday’s practice. “Other guys might say (they’re not). Hey, I’m watching. I watched the end of the Cleveland game last night. I saw that they lost. But, I mean, we’re not chasing...
National Post 16 hours ago
DeMar DeRozan scores 40 points as Toronto Raptors exact revenge on Miami 101-84 Heat to win fourth straight game

DeMar DeRozan scores 40 points as Toronto Raptors exact revenge on Miami 101-84 Heat to win fourth straight game

A major psychological hurdle was cleared when the Raptors finally beat the Heat 101-84 and now they're able to enjoy this moment of redemption, one of those nights when the Raptors showed their mental toughness, which can be fleeting even in the best of times, and were able to regroup following a horrific first quarter.
FOX Sports 16 hours ago
Mavs Live: Raptors visit the AAC

Mavs Live: Raptors visit the AAC

The Dallas Mavericks will host the Toronto Raptors next on Saturday night.
CSN New England 16 hours ago

Celtics-Suns preview: Boston focused on Phoenix, not playoff standings

Brad Stevens spent time talking to his team on Thursday about what everyone around them will be talking about between now and the playoffs catching Cleveland. 
CSN New England 17 hours ago

Chris Mannix: 'Great chance' Celtics capture No. 1 seed

Chris Mannix discusses the Boston Celtics chances of sealing the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and which low-seed team will give them the most problems in the playoffs.
Knicks embrace tanking as Anthony, Rose on bench in Portland

Knicks embrace tanking as Anthony, Rose on bench in Portland

The Knicks have just one more back-to-back set next month.NBA.

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