4:23 AM EST, Wed January 17, 2018

Lakers Podcast: Winning Streak, Lonzo Ball’s Injury, Trade Rumors, & A New Signing

The Los Angeles Lakers are riding high on a four-game winning streak, their longest of the season. The Lakers Nation Podcast with Trevor Lane and Hannah Kulik breaks down how they have been able to accomplish this feat, and how they will have to adapt wit

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Trail Blazers fight hard on the road, fall to Pelicans, 119-113

With Damian Lillard in and out of the lineup with quad and calf injuries, the Portland Trail Blazers were happy to welcome him back. And with both the Blazers and the New Orleans Pelicans jostling for playoff position, Portland sure needed his help. First Quarter The first quarter started well, with the Blazers jumping out […] Trail Blazers fight hard on the road, fall to Pelicans, 119-113 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Sources: Waiters to have season-ending surgery

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters will undergo season-ending surgery on his troublesome left ankle, league sources told ESPN. Waiters is likely to have the surgery sometime within the next two weeks.

Denver Post

Paul Millsap’s cast removed, expected to return to Denver Nuggets around all-star break

The cast on Paul Millsap’s left wrist has been removed, a key step in the Nuggets’ power forward’s recovery from ligament surgery as he aims to return around the All-Star break, coach Michael Malone confirmed following shootaround Wednesday.

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Portland Trail Blazers finish game strong, beat San Antonio Spurs 111-110

The Portland Trail Blazers defeat the San Antonio Spurs, 111-110. In a thrilling second-half comeback, the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs. They now travel to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder. Game Summary Shabazz Napier got the start with Damian Lillard missing yet another game due to his lingering hamstring injury. […] Portland Trail Blazers finish game strong, beat San Antonio Spurs 111-110 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lonzo Ball After His First Game Back Since Shoulder Injury

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball after their ninth straight loss to the Charlotte Hornets. Ball on how he felt in his return and how the team is holding up during the slump. Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? https://

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Rose opens door for return during Cavs' trip

Derrick Rose, who hasn't played for the Cavs since Nov. 7 because of a left ankle injury, may return in the next week and could help give extra rest to Dwyane Wade.

Lakers Practice Report: Lonzo Ready To Return? Silver Lining To Injury?

Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball was back at practice for the first time since spraining his shoulder on December 23rd. Did you see Lonzo Ball throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium? https://youtu.be/00KF8VMZmvE What about our one-o

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Isaiah Thomas set to return from injury against Blazers

Isaiah Thomas is set to join the Cavaliers for the first time this season against a struggling Blazers squad. As the Blazers find themselves in the middle of a road trip to begin 2018, the hardest game on the trip just got tougher. Isaiah Thomas, who was traded from Boston to Cleveland this offseason, will […] Isaiah Thomas set to return from injury against Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blazers go up-and-down, beat 76ers 114-110

The Portland Trail Blazers haven’t been so great at home, but not tonight, even without Damian Lillard. Through 17 home games, the Blazers were 7-10 heading into tonight. It didn’t help that Damian Lillard was a late scratch with a hamstring injury that kept him out the two games before: Damian Lillard (right hamstring) is […] Blazers go up-and-down, beat 76ers 114-110 - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Heat G Waiters will consider offseason surgery

Heat guard Dion Waiters said he contemplating surgery for his problematic left ankle but remained adamant that it will not take place before the season ends.

Denver Post

Mason Plumlee taking advantage of increased opportunity with Denver Nuggets

Plumlee has filled in admirably as a spot starter with the recent injuries to Paul Millsap and Nikola Jokic.

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What happens while Damian Lillard is out?

The Portland Trail Blazers will be without Damian Lillard Friday night versus the Denver Nuggets. Damian Lillard suffered a right quad strain during Monday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The injury was originally labelled as a quad contusion, but later upgraded to a strain. Lillard left the floor immediately after suffering the injury. He […] What happens while Damian Lillard is out? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Two-way player Wade Baldwin IV debuts with Texas Legends

Trail Blazers two-way player Wade Baldwin IV is back from injury and playing for the Texas Legends G-League team. On Oct. 19, the Portland Trail Blazers signed its second two-way player, Wade Baldwin IV. Three days earlier, Baldwin was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies. He was Memphis’s selection in the 2016 NBA draft (No. 17 […] Two-way player Wade Baldwin IV debuts with Texas Legends - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More