Trail Blazers

Houston Rockets v Portland Trailblazers Ð Game Six

Dwight Howard Sent Home Early Once Again After Lillard’s Buzzer-Beater 3 To Beat Rockets

Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Portland Trail Blazers stunned the Houston Rockets 99-98 to take their playoff series in six games and advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the first time in 14 years.


Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots over LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half at Staples Center on February 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers defeated the Trail Blazers 111-107.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kobe’s 40 Points, Howard’s 16 Boards Leads Lakers Past Trail Blazers 111-107

Kobe Bryant scored 40 points, Dwight Howard had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers capped a trying week with a gritty 111-107 victory over the slumping Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.


EL SEGUNDO, CA - MAY 31:  General Manager Mitch Kupchak (L) and Head Coach Mike Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers (R)  talk to the media at Toyota Sports Center on May 31, 2011 in El Segundo, California. Brown replaces Phil Jackson, who announced at the end of the season he would not return as head coach. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Jon SooHoo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blazers Say Team Hasn’t Inquired About Lakers GM Kupchak

Portland Trail Blazers President Larry Miller says the team has not reached out to the Los Angeles Lakers for permission to talk to general manager Mitch Kupchak.