Following a game in which the Portland Trail Blazers saw Wesley Matthews leave with a torn left Achilles tendon, it's the Dallas Mavericks who are left lamenting an even bigger loss with the NBA playoffs fast-approaching—that of their once-brilliant offense. Not to say Thursday night's 94-75 loss to Portland fleeced them of their offensive swagger. Show More Summary
CHICAGO — It happened in 2.8 seconds. What at first looked like another routinely dominant night from Russell Westbrook became a thrilling come-from-behind victory for the Chicago Bulls on the back of a player who has been little more...Show More Summary
Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night and is out for the season.
Wesley Matthews suffers season-ending injury Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his left Achilles tendon in Portland’s 94-75 win over the Dallas Mavericks Thursday at the Moda Center. The injury occurred at the 10-minute mark of the third quarter. Matthews posted averages of 15.9 points (44.8% FG, 38.8% 3-PT, [...]
Two of the NBA's best teams squared off on Thursday night when the Portland Trail Blazers took on the Dallas Mavericks. The Blazers had won four straight, but they faced a tough test from the Mavs, who snapped a two-game skid their last time out. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
This Portland Trail Blazers fan is going to be pretty happy heading home. During a commercial break Thursday night with the Dallas Mavericks in town, one fan had the opportunity to win a car. All he had to do was drain a half-court shot. Show More Summary
CHICAGO -- They came for Russell Westbrook and his remarkable numbers, and they left talking about E'Twaun Moore and his curious apostrophe.
Almost every great player has some sort of signature move. Michael Jordan had the dunk from the free-throw line. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had the sky hook. Allen Iverson had the crossover. Look at a list of all-time power forwards, and you'll find the old timers aren't like the stretch 4s we see in today's game. Show More Summary
Wesley Matthews isn't the most important member of the Portland Trail Blazers, but the team can ill afford to lose him as it attempts to stay in the top four of the Western Conference. However, a left leg injury knocked him out of Thursday's...Show More Summary
During the past couple of seasons, Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge has been all about asset management. He’s sold high on stars like Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, trading both to the Brooklyn Nets for a...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls looked to continue their recent run of success on Thursday night when the Oklahoma City Thunder came to town. The Bulls had won two of their last three, but they faced a tough test trying to slow Russell Westbrook, who was looking to continue his triple-double streak to five straight games. Show More Summary
In a back-and-forth game with play as crisp as a pricey hotel's new sheets, the Chicago Bulls stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday. The Bulls narrowly survived a 43-point game from Russell Westbrook on the strength of...Show More Summary
George Hill helping Pacers do big things The Pacers deserve more mentions from us and everybody else as well. Written off before the season even started, they’ve played excellent basketball for a while now. Here’s the Indianapolis Star with some insight: Who knew an Indiana Pacer other than Paul George could key such a productive second half of the [...]
Chicago Bulls guard E'Twaun Moore had a game to remember Thursday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Not only did the fourth-year guard go 9-of-10 from the field, he also hit the late go-ahead three-pointer to ultimately give his team its 39th win of the season. Show More Summary
With just more than a month of regular-season action left on the slate, now is not the time for the Milwaukee Bucks to accept that the 2014-15 season has been a massive success compared to what most thought it would be. Instead, theShow More Summary
This was so cool by the Bulls: They inbounded directly to Pau Gasol in the post. Pau recognized the double before it even arrived, kicking a touch pass out to E'Twaun Moore, who delivered the ONIONS to sink the Bulls and make Steve Smith giggle like Winnie the Pooh. Russell Westbrook stepped out of bounds on the ensuing play and the Bulls have themselves a big win at home.
Draymond Green feels sorry for teams that have to guard smaller Warriors lineup Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle with a fun Warriors item on the challenge of going against them: Draymond Green feels sorry for opposing defenses when the Warriors go small. Would they try to switch to a bigger defender when Golden State runs a pick and roll for [...]
Craig Sager back for NBA on TNT Craig Sager, he of daring yet highly questionable fashion decisions, is back in action for the NBA on TNT broadcast team. Here’s the Associated Press reporting: Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia. The veteran reporter worked Oklahoma City’s game against [...]
When the Dallas Mavericks visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday (10:30 p.m. ET on TNT), they’ll get a reminder of why they gambled on mercurial point guard Rajon Rondo. The four-time All-Star has had a bumpy transition to Dallas. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls wing Mike Dunleavy was close yet so far on this dunk attempt against the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night. As the Bulls tried to crawl back from an early deficit against OKC, Dunleavy got checked by the rim on a fast-break dunk attempt. Show More Summary