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Portland Trail Blazers
PORTLAND -- Brandon Jennings scored 30 points, including four free throws in the final 33 seconds, to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 110-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Saturday night at the Rose Garden. Ersan Ilyasova collected 27 points and 14 rebounds for the Bucks (21-18), who are 5-2 under interim head coach Jim Boylan. Damian Lillard scored 26 points and dished out 10 assists for the Trail Blazers (20-20), who have lost five in a row for the first time this season. Wesley Matthews added 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the losers. Portland rallied from a 22-point second-half deficit to within four in the final minute, but could get no closer. "We squandered the lead a little bit, but it's an NBA game and the other team is going to make plays," Boylan said. "We could have closed out better, but when we needed to we made the plays, got the rebounds and the stops ... down the stretch." Milwaukee increas...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Brandon Jennings learned something from playing his idol last Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant picked up Jennings defensively in the backcourt, 94 feet away from the basket. Knowing how much Bryant's constant harassing defense impacted him, Jennings thought he'd give it a try.
Jennings set the defensive tone from the start Saturday night and also scored 30 points as the Milwaukee...
After playing two games in the D-League, Doron Lamb is on his way back to Milwaukee.
Bucks general manager John Hammond announced Monday that they've recalled Lamb from the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA's Development League.
Lamb played 24.5 minutes per game in two games for the Mad Ants, averaging 7.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. The Bucks' second-round...
No regrets here
The Portland Trail Blazers had a big decision to make this past summer surrounding small forward Nicolas Batum. The Minnesota Timberwolves made him a four-year, $45 million offer, and Portland had to choose whether they wanted to risk overspending, or risk losing a great player by letting him walk.
The Blazers chose to take a chance and spend the money, and Nicolas...
Ersan Ilyasova finally rewarded patient owners Saturday night. 'Sova scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. He knocked down 10-of-14 shots, hit all three 3-pointers that he took as well as all four free throws. He added four assists and a block. This was the best game for Ilyasova in a month.
Ilyasova is owned in 72 percent of Yahoo leagues.
Larry Sanders was ejected...
The Associated Press Brandon Jennings had 30 points and eight assists, Ersan Ilyasova added 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-104 Saturday night to wrap up a successful road trip.
Damian Lillard had 26 points and 10 assists for Portland, which has lost a season-high five straight games. LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds...
The final two stops on the Milwaukee Bucks' longest road trip of the season certainly haven't lacked for story lines.
First was the 24-game losing streak in Phoenix that was snapped Thursday night. Now, the Bucks are preparing to face an old friend Saturday.
Former Bucks coach Terry Stotts is in charge of the Portland Trail Blazers these days, and his team was one of the...
PDX needs a win, now.
The Portland Trail Blazers sure know how to make things interesting, don’t they? For the first time in franchise history, the team has lost five straight games by six points or less.
Matchup: Portland (20-20) vs. Washington Wizards (8-30)
Venue: Rose Garden Arena
Time: 7:00 PM PT
Date: Monday, Jan. 21, 2013
Portland needs a win as badly as anybody in the league...
There's an explanation for Nicolas Batum's poor shooting in the Blazer's loss Saturday to the Milwaukee Bucks: The French phenom is dealing with an sore wrist.
Batum made just two of his nine shots, finishing with seven points (a three-pointer), seven rebounds, five assists and a steal. Blazers beat writer Jason Quick reports that Batum injured his right wrist while...
The season starts now
It wasn’t much more than a week ago when the Portland Trail Blazers were one of the hottest teams in the NBA. They had won six of their previous seven games – including 12 of their last 15 – and they had just taken down the Miami Heat on National T.V.
Now, the team that looked like it was headed for the postseason is a game-and-a-half behind eighth place...
Celtics (33-11) vs. TrailBlazers (24-25)
January 18, 1980
The Portland TrailBlazers made their lone visit to Boston on January 18. The proud franchise, still struggling to find an identity after their lone championship in 1977, was moving on from the Bill Walton Era after he departed to the San Diego Clippers as a free agent following the 1979 season.
Walton and Portland...