Source: Trail Blazers Give Aminu 4 Years, $30 MillionThe Blazers quickly agreed with veteran Al-Farouq Aminu, reuniting the defensive-minded forward with the man who drafted him with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.
Blazers Win 94-75 Over MavericksLaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night.
Spurs Topple Blazers To Reach West FinalsAfter a grueling seven-game series with the Mavericks, the Spurs earned some rest by making quick work of the Trail Blazers. And it couldn't come at a better time.
Spurs Say Mavs Scare Gave Them MotivationThe intensity and focus that has the Spurs rolling 3-0 over Portland in the Western Conference semifinals can be traced to their Game 3 loss to Dallas in the first round.
Ellis Hits Winner As Mavs Beat Blazers 108-106 Monta Ellis hit a 21-foot jumper at the buzzer and the Dallas Mavericks snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' four-game winning streak with a 108-106 victory on Saturday night.
Dirk On Hurt Ankle: "I'll Be Fine"Coach Rick Carlisle playfully seemed prepared to cite HIPAA laws in refusing to detail an injury sustained by Dirk Nowitzki in Sunday's 96-91 win at Portland.
Mavs Stay Alive With 96-91 Portland WinChris Kaman scored a season-high 26 points and the unshaven Dallas Mavericks boosted their faint playoff hopes with a 96-91 victory over the slumping Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night.
Mayo Leads Mavs Past Blazers 105-99O.J. Mayo scored 28 points, Vince Carter hit a big jumper in the final minute and the Mavericks beat the Blazers 105-99 for coach Rick Carlisle's 500th career victory.
Kaman On Concussion Test: "Stupidest Test Ever"Chris Kaman’s frustration over being sidelined since Jan. 28 with a concussion caused him to criticize the NBA’s “concussion protocol crap’’ on Tuesday as he continues to undergo tests that might allow him to return to the team’s rotation no sooner than this weekend.
NBA Acknowledges Incorrect Call In Mavs LossThe NBA has acknowledged a pair of costly incorrect calls from the final seconds of recent games, including a critical call in the Mavs 106-104 loss at Portland.
Mavericks C Kaman Has A ConcussionDallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman did not play against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night because of a concussion.
Mavs Blow Big Lead In 106-104 Loss To BlazersLaMarcus Aldridge's turnaround jumper fell as time ran out, and the Trail Blazers came back from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Mavericks 106-104.