Lillard, Blazers Pull Away From Nets, Stay Unbeaten On TripBrooklyn had its lead over Philadelphia for the East No. 1 seed cut to a half-game ahead of a five-game trip that starts Sunday with the first of a pair of games in Milwaukee.
Payton, Randle Help Power Knicks Past Lillard, BlazersJulius Randle and Elfrid Payton scored 22 points apiece as the Knicks won their second straight and improved to 11-13.
Trail Blazers Top Nets 148-144 In Double OT, But Lose NurkicThey had just clinched a playoff spot, though there were no cheers or celebrations from the Portland Trail Blazers. Instead, just silence and prayers for Jusuf Nurkic.
NBA Draft: Biggest Winners And LosersWe've now had a few days to digest the NBA Draft. What teams are the winners and losers?
Jrue Holiday Is Why The Pelicans Lead The Trail BlazersThe Pelicans beat the Trail Blazers twice in Portland to start their NBA Playoff series, thanks to Jrue Holiday's unexpected performance.
Latest NBA Power RankingsThe Houston Rockets have topped the rankings for much of the season's latter half. Are they the favorites going into the NBA Playoffs?
Does Damian Lillard Get Enough Credit?Damian Lillard, the Portland Trail Blazers often-overlooked point guard, deserves to be thought of among the NBA's best players.
Lillard And Nurkic Lift Trail Blazers Over Nets 127-125Damian Lillard scored 34, Jusuf Nurkic added 29, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied from a six-point deficit late in the fourth quarter to edge the Brooklyn Nets 127-125 on Friday.
Report: Nets Acquire Allen Crabbe In Trade With Trail BlazersLast July, the Nets signed Crabbe, then a restricted free agent, to a four-year, $75 million offer sheet, but it was matched by Portland.
Blazers Stars Claim Carmelo Anthony Is Interested In Joining PortlandDespite reports saying otherwise, Trail Blazers stars believe Anthony would consider Portland.
Reports: Knicks Discuss Acquiring First-Round Pick From Trail BlazersThe Knicks are reportedly discussing a trade that doesn't involve Carmelo Anthony.
2017 NBA Playoff Preview - Western ConferenceThe 2017 NBA Playoff teams are set in the Western Conference. Here's a look at the teams that will tip off out west this weekend.
2017 NBA New Year's Resolutions - Western ConferenceNBA teams always have room for improvement. Here are 2017 New Year's resolutions for the Western Conference.
Portland Snaps Losing Streak, Nets Lose 129-109CJ McCollum scored 33 points as the Portland Trail Blazers clamped down defensively in the third quarter and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 129-109 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon.
Reports: Nets Sign Blazers' Crabbe To 4-Year, $75 Million Offer SheetCrabbe, 24, is coming off his third NBA season. Last year, he played in 81 games, starting eight, and averaged 10.3 points and 2.7 rebounds and shot 46 percent from the field. He's also considered to be a strong defender.