Redick hits late free throws; Clippers edge Trail Blazers

Redick hits late free throws; Clippers edge Trail Blazers

J.J. Redick scored 19 points including a pair of free throws with six seconds remaining to seal a back-and forth affair. Trailing by five with 7:18 remaining in the game, the Clippers rallied, and Redick converted three free throws with 4:13 left on the clock to give Los Angeles a lead it did not surrender…

Trail Blazers in search of silver linings

Trail Blazers in search of silver linings

Stotts can reload around Lillard, McCollum and Meyers Leonard. For everyone’s sake, let’s hope Matthews and Portland come to acceptable terms, and that by 2016 Matthews is back to full strength. Portland is out of the West playoffs without Aldridge, that’s without question…

McCollum seals Portland comeback

McCollum seals Portland comeback

C.J. McCollum netted seven of his 18 points in the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers erased a 10-point deficit to remain alive in the NBA playoffs with a 99-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in game four of Western Conference first round action…

McCollum enjoys Summer League success with Trail Blazers

McCollum led Portland finished fourth in the Las Vegas Summer League (held July 11-21) in scoring average (20.2 points per game). The Canton, Ohio native scored at least 16 points in each game including 28 points on July 15 against the Atlanta Hawks. Last summer, McCollum led the Las Vegas Summer League in scoring…

Damian Lillard: the fastest growing party in the NBA

Damian Lillard: the fastest growing party in the NBA

Lillard can do things only a handful of point guards in the game can do, already. He can get to the basket with both hands. I didn’t say drive to the basket; he can GET to the basket with either hand. At 6-foot-3 with long arms, his quickness and ball-handling is scary…