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The Blazers head to Sacramento for their third meeting of the season against the Kings, with tipoff at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Blazers F Batum out again with bone bruise

The Portland Trail Blazers said forward Nicolas Batum is dealing with a bone bruise in his knee. Batum was injured in Monday's loss to the Utah Jazz. He sat out Wednesday's game against Charlotte and Thursday's matchup vs. Sacramento. The team is listing Batum as a game-time decision for Saturday night's contest against Denver. Batum is averaging 11.4 points and...

Matthews Has Lost His Mojo

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews. In the second half of January, Matthews is shooting just under 30% from the field and around 33% from beyond the arc. says that Matthews is calling this the biggest slump of his career, going all the way back to his days of playing ball as a kid.   “What I’m struggling with...

Trail Blazers 112, Bobcats 68

Jamal Crawford scored 24 points in 21 minutes, helping the Portland Trail Blazers rout Charlotte 112-68 on Wednesday night for the Bobcats' 10th straight loss. Gerald Wallace, traded to the Blazers from Charlotte last year, scored 23 points while LaMarcus Aldridge added 22 before Portland sat all of its starters in the fourth quarter. Gerald Henderson led the hapless Bobcats...

Trail Blazers 112, Bobcats 68: Raymond Felton sets the tempo, Gerald Wallace gets payback (video)

Jamal Crawford also hits four three-pointers on the way to 24 points in Portland's blowout victory.

Blazers-Bobcats: For LaMarcus Aldridge, blowout win means a rare chance for a short stint in a game

After playing just 26:16, he hopes to be fresher for tonight's game at Sacramento.

Trail Blazers shootaround: "The Rhino" questionable tonight with viral infection, Elliot Williams expected to be in rotation

"The Rhino" did not attend the Blazers' morning shootaround because of a viral infection and Elliot Williams is expected to play in place of the injured Nicolas Batum.

Thornton scores 20, Kings beat Blazers 95-92

Marcus Thornton scored 20 points and John Salmons had a season-high 19 for the Sacramento Kings, who snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 95-92 Thursday night.

Gerald Wallace holds a grudge against Bobcats

Ex-Charlotte Bobcat Gerald Wallace told me last winter in Portland, Ore., how betrayed he felt by his former team’s decision to trade him at mid-season. Clearly, Wallace hadn’t gotten over that as of Wednesday’s game vs. the Bobcats. After scoring...

Trail Blazers-Kings Preview

A good way for the Portland Trail Blazers to momentarily end their struggles on the road might come with a stop in Sacramento. The Trail Blazers will try to avoid a season-high fourth consecutive loss away from home Thursday night while looking for a sixth straight road victory over the lowly Kings, who have dropped five in a row. Portland (13-9) improved to 10-1 at home while...

Blazers' Batum sidelined with bruised left knee

Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has a left knee bone contusion that will keep him out of Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats.

Blazers deal Bobcats worst loss in team history

Jamal Crawford scored 24 points in 21 minutes, helping the Portland Trail Blazers rout Charlotte 112-68 on Wednesday night for the Bobcats' 10th straight loss.

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Charlotte Bobcats game preview

The Blazers and Bobcats square off in their lone meeting of the season, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Who’s Better: Chris Bosh Or LaMarcus Aldridge?

No position in the NBA is as loaded as the power forward spot. True centers are dead. Two guards are top heavy. Small forwards all want to be two guards. And point guards that can actually run teams are outnumbered by athletes playing the spot. But look on almost every decent NBA roster, and you’ll [...]

Kings' turnovers add up to loss to Warriors

OAKLAND – Kings coach Keith Smart said he took responsibility for some things he did Tuesday night at Oracle Arena that led to his team's fifth consecutive loss. The Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, right, controls the ball against the Warriors' Monta Ellis. Cousins had 21 points and 14 rebounds. The Warriors' Dorell Wright dunks over the Kings' Jason Thompson...
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