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Ex-NBA Star Brandon Roy Shot While Protecting Kids

The high-school coach of the year was at a party at his grandmother's house

(Newser) - A former NBA All-Star and current high-school basketball coach of the year was shot Saturday near Los Angeles while shielding a number of children from gunfire, USA Today reports. According to KING 5 , Brandon Roy was attending a party at his grandmother's house in Compton when two men walked... More »

Roy Leads Blazers Over Mavericks

Portland holds off strong second-half charge by Dallas

(Newser) - Brandon Roy scored 23 points and the Portland Trail Blazers held off a late challenge to beat the Dallas Mavericks 108-105 last night. The Blazers led by as many as 16 points in the first half, but Dallas came back. Eddie Jones hit a layup for the Mavs to make... More »

Blazers Snap Lakers' 4-Game Win Streak

Portland builds 18-point second half lead, holds off comeback

(Newser) - Brandon Roy scored 23 points and matched his career high with 12 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Los Angeles Lakers 112-103 on Tuesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Portland, which snapped a five-game losing streak. Channing Frye had a season-high 22... More »

Warriors Torch Roy-less Blazers

Warriors maintain playoff positioning as race tightens

(Newser) - The Warriors didn't get a single foul call playing at home in the first half, then went to the line 20 times in an aggressive, decisive third quarter, en route to beating the Trail Blazers 111-95. Portland was without star guard Brandon Roy, whose balky groin may not allow him... More »

Trail Blazers Complete Sweep of Timberwolves

Davis scores 19 in second half to lift Warriors past Grizzlies

(Newser) - The Portland Trail Blazers hung on to their dwindling playoff hopes with a 107-96 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, reports the Associated Press. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and Brandon Roy added 25 points and eight assists for Portland. The Blazers are 10th in the West, 7 games... More »

McGrady Boosts Rockets to 18th Straight Win

Celtics blow past Grizzlies, Blazers outscore Knicks

(Newser) - Tracy McGrady scored 41 points and dished out nine assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 106-96 win over the New Orleans Hornets last night, reports the Houston Chronicle. The win is the 18th in a row for the Rockets, the fourth longest streak in NBA history. Chris Paul... More »

Huge 4th Propels Lakers Past Kings

Suns are hot early, Blazers flare up late and Phoenix wins 97-72

(Newser) - The Lakers were trailing by 13 points going into the fourth quarter against the Kings when Kobe turned it on and the Lakers cashed in for a 36-18 run. Half of Bryant's 34 points came in that surge, and the result was a 117-105 win that recalled the teams' rivalry... More »

Roy, Blazers Snap Lakers' Streak

Returning Roy has 20 on return from injury, as Blazers triumph, 119-111

(Newser) - Brandon Roy made all the difference for Portland in last night's defeat of the Lakers, 119-111. Roy, returning from a right ankle sprain, posted 20 points and 12 assists for the Trail Blazers. Coupled with a strong 22-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, it was enough to hand LA a loss... More »

Sonics Give Blazers Tit for Tat

99-87 win comes on heels of hard-fought loss

(Newser) - The night after a close Trail Blazers victory over the SuperSonics in Portland, the two teams moved to Seattle to battle again, and everything changed. The Sonics had little trouble dispatching the Blazers 99-87, combining 17 points from Kevin Durant with five other double-digit contributions in an all-team effort, reports... More »

Blazers Best Depleted Sonics

Trade-lightened Seattle can't go the distance in 92-88 loss

(Newser) - The Trail Blazers pulled up from a five-game losing streak with a hard-fought 92-88 victory over the SuperSonics, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. With chunks of their team traded away, the Sonics battled to a 74-73 lead before losing the advantage for good with nine minutes remaining. Kevin Durant threw in... More »

LeBron Nets MVP as East Wins

Boston's Allen has game-high 28 points in 134-128 East victory

(Newser) - Ray Allen, only on the NBA All-Star roster to replace an injured Caron Butler, proved himself more than worthy of his slot by scoring a game-high 28 points to help the East to a 134-128 victory. Despite Allen's five three-pointers and red-hot fourth quarter, it was LeBron James hoisting the... More »

Yao, Rockets Notch 7th Straight

Strong second half keys Houston's latest victory

(Newser) - Houston used a balanced attack, getting double-figures scoring from its entire starting five and playing strong defense at key moments in a 95-83 win over Portland, reports the Houston Chronicle. It was the Rockets' seventh straight win and 16th in 20 games. Yao Ming led the offense with 25 points... More »

Iverson Nails OT Buzzer Beater

Nuggets down Blazers 105-103 on AI's last-second jumper

(Newser) - Allen Iverson wasn't the highest-scoring Denver player last night—that honor goes to a still-fragile Carmelo Anthony with 28 points and 15 rebounds—but his 25 points came at the right times to secure the Nuggets a 105-103 overtime victory in Portland. Iverson, who shot 10-for-28, had only six points... More »

LeBron Rescues Cavs at Buzzer

Reverse lay-up turns the tide in 84-83 victory over Blazers

(Newser) - What did LeBron James have to say about his 14 rebounds and 37 points, which cumulated in the game-winning reverse lay-up with .3 seconds remaining? "I just do what I do," James explained. What he did last night was lead a late comeback against Portland, with 17 points... More »

Rockets Rookies Rally to Beat Blazers

Houston needs a page from Portland's book to create comeback win

(Newser) - When Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming weren't getting it done against the Trail Blazers, Rockets coach Rick Adelman decided to beat Portland at its own game, the Houston Chronicle reports. He sent in rookies Luis Scola, Aaron Brooks, and Carl Landry to lead the team to an 89-79 triumph, Houston's... More »

Magic Holds on This Time, Beats Trail Blazers

Turkoglu scores 20 points as Orlando survives big comeback

(Newser) - Hedo Turkoglu scored 20 points, including nine in the fourth period as the Orlando Magic held on the beat the Portland Trail Blazers 101-94 Saturday, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The Magic lost most of a 21-point lead in the second period, but the young Blazers couldn't get closer than four... More »

Red-Hot Blazers Bounce Back Against Nets

Surprising division leaders whip NJ, which falls below .500

(Newser) - After losing a tough double-overtime affair at Toronto Sunday, Portland showed resilience tonight, winning with ease 99-73 over inconsistent New Jersey. Five players hit double figures in scoring for the visiting Blazers for their 18th win in 20 games, according to the AP. LeMarcus Aldridge's 20 points was tops for... More »

Blazers Stay Red Hot, Muffle Sonics 89-79

Durant shines in first Christmas showcase; team, alas, does not

(Newser) - So much for the Christmas gift of watching Oden versus Durant. Instead, Seattle's rookie phenom got to face an Oden-less Portland team on a 10-game winning streak, and while Kevin Durant led all scorers with 23 points, the remarkable Trail Blazers—a 50-game loser last year—nabbed a win. More »

Young Blazers Scorch Jazz 97-89

Utah's home win streak takes a hit in spite of Portland's injuries

(Newser) - Portland held the Utah Jazz to their first home loss in eight games last night, prevailing 97-89 without the help of star scorer LaMarcus Aldridge. Martell Webster stepped up, scoring 25 points and five rebounds, and Brandon Roy tallied nine of his 16 points in a critical fourth quarter, the... More »

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