1. Golden State First round: defeated Houston, 4-1. 5. Portland First round: defeated the Clippers, 4-2. Season series: Warriors, 3-1 Key stats: Even with Stephen Curry missing Games 4 and 5 in the opening round, the Warriors won those two games by an average of 30 points per game to eliminate...
Perennially unable to surmount misfortune, Los Angeles, their stars injured, lost the last four games of their series with the Trail Blazers.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce stated he's unsure whether he'll be back for another season after the team was eliminated in the first round of the NBA playoffs by the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Arash Markazi of ESPN noted the 38-year-old star called it a "50-50" decision regarding potential retirement. Show More Summary
Blazers vs. Warriors, scheduled to begin on Sunday, May 1, has the makings of a great playoff series. The Portland Trail Blazers eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, April 29, winning the first-round playoff series in six games. Show More Summary
Damian Lillard scored 28 points for Portland, which overcame a 2-0 series deficit and will next face the Golden State Warriors.
Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for 46 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 Friday night at the Moda Center.
Austin Rivers bent over, inconsolable, after his heave from just inside halfcourt fell well short. DeAndre Jordan walked over to try anyway, patting his teammate tenderly and lingering for a round of hugs before departing the court. A season built on his teammates converging at his home last summer...
The Portland Trail Blazers are headed back to the second round of the NBA playoffs for the second time since 2014 after staving off a late 8-2 run by the Los Angeles Clippers to capture a 106-103 win at the Moda Center Friday night. According...Show More Summary
Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday night to claim the first-round playoff series 4-2.
Los Angeles is out after their two huge injury losses and Portland is the beneficiary to the huge upset. The Portland Trail Blazers were widely expected to be one of the Western Conference's bottom feeders this season. Instead, on Friday,...Show More Summary
Los Angeles guard Austin Rivers left the Clippers' first-round playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night with a bloody cut above his left eye.
Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a facial injury in the first quarter of Friday night's first-round Game 6 matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers. Continue for updates. Rivers Returns Despite Big Hit Friday, Apr....Show More Summary
Only one win away from clinching a first round playoff series win, the Portland Trail Blazers host the Los Angeles Clippers at the Moda Center in the National Basketball Association.
DeAndre Jordan and the Los Angeles Clippers (No. 4) are on the road to take on Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (No. 5) Friday at the Moda Center. The Blazers lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2. Tipoff: 10:30 p.m. ET Coverage:...Show More Summary
The Trail Blazers have a chance to put the Clippers away for good. The Trail Blazers likely didn't think they'd be in this position at the start of the playoffs, but injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have allowed them to get one win away from the second round. Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers can wrap up their series against the injury-plagued Los Angeles Clippers with a win in Game 6 on Friday night. With a 3-0 straight up and against the spread record over the last three games of the postseason, the Portland Trail Blazers have surged ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers in their best-of-seven series. Show More Summary
There's a little black spot on the sun today It's the same old thing as yesterday —The Police It's always something for the Clippers. A seven-point collapse in the final 49 seconds, a failure to win a closeout game in three chances, the loss of two superstars to injury within minutes during the...
By no means, Damian Lillard said late Wednesday night, does this young Portland Trail Blazers group sense that they have broken the will of the injury-depleted Clippers. The Trail Blazers’ three consecutive wins in the first-round playoff series has given them a 3-2 edge. They play Game 6 of the...
Prior to the Los Angeles Clippers' 108-98 Game 5 playoff loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, head coach Doc Rivers became emotional due to the subject of his late mother. According to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN.com),...Show More Summary
The short-handed, tear-eyed LA Clippers are on the verge of elimination from the NBA Playoffs. C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers to a 108-98 win Wednesday night, The post WATCH: Blazers Take a 3-2 Series Lead vs Clippers appeared first on SLAMonline.