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NBA: Lakers hang on for narrow win over Magic; Devin Booker powers Suns to victory against Hornets
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NBA: Lakers hang on for narrow win over Magic; Devin Booker powers Suns to victory against Hornets

CJ McCollum starred late for Portland, scoring seven of his 23 points in the last two minutes as the Trail Blazers beat the Toronto Raptors 122-117.

NBA: LeBron James opts for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant takes Kyrie Irving as first picks for All-Star Game
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NBA: LeBron James opts for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant takes Kyrie Irving as first picks for All-Star Game

This is the fourth year of the NBA's playing captain format for the All-Star Game. James is 3-0, beating teams captained by Curry in 2018 and Antetokounmpo in the last two seasons.

NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers

Dallas were playing for the first time in eight days after two postponements because of a wintry weather blast in Texas. Kristaps Porzingis didn’t play after showing up on the injury report the day of the game with back stiffness.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard calls out Minnesota Timberwolves for hiring Chris Finch as head coach
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard calls out Minnesota Timberwolves for hiring Chris Finch as head coach

The Timberwolves announced on Monday they had hired Toronto Raptors assistant coach Chris Finch with the move coming less than 24 hours after they sacked head coach Ryan Saunders.

NBA: Anthony Davis scores 27 points as Lakers end losing streak with win over Celtics; Trail Blazers edge past Bulls
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NBA: Anthony Davis scores 27 points as Lakers end losing streak with win over Celtics; Trail Blazers edge past Bulls

Jayson Tatum scored 30 points and pulled down nine rebounds for the Celtics and Jaylen Brown added 28 points.

NBA: Damian Lillard drops 31 points as Blazers defeat Lakers; Morant hurts ankle but Grizzlies beat Nets in OT
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NBA: Damian Lillard drops 31 points as Blazers defeat Lakers; Morant hurts ankle but Grizzlies beat Nets in OT

Nikola Jokic had 19 points, 18 assists and 12 rebounds for the 42nd triple-double of his career, and Denver beat short-handed Houston for its first win of the season.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers close down practice facility after COVID-19 outbreak
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers close down practice facility after COVID-19 outbreak

The NBA's 2020-21 campaign is set to open on 22 December with pre-season matchups to start on Friday

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers say Damian Lillard leaving bubble for tests on injured knee
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers say Damian Lillard leaving bubble for tests on injured knee

Even if the playoffs resume and the Blazers were to extend their series, Lillard would have to miss several days anyway simply for leaving the bubble. He would have to quarantine for at least four days upon his return.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers coach says Damian Lillard will play against Los Angeles Lakers despite dislocated left finger
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers coach says Damian Lillard will play against Los Angeles Lakers despite dislocated left finger

Lillard has been a revelation since the NBA restarted, powering Portland through the seeding games and a play-in game against the Grizzlies that gave the Blazers their shot at Lakers

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers make playoffs, oust Memphis Grizzlies with 126-122 victory in play-in series
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers make playoffs, oust Memphis Grizzlies with 126-122 victory in play-in series

Damian Lillard scored 31 points, CJ McCollum had 14 of his 29 in the fourth quarter — including a pair of big jumpers over Ja Morant late — and the Portland Trail Blazers clinched the NBA's final playoff spot by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 126-122 on Saturday.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazer's Damian Lillard named MVP of restart, Phoenix Suns' Monty Williams best coach
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazer's Damian Lillard named MVP of restart, Phoenix Suns' Monty Williams best coach

Damian Lillard said his explosive performance in the bubble was a continuation of his form early in a season that was then disrupted by injury and the coronavirus pandemic.

NBA: With Portland Trail Blazers' Playoffs hopes still dangling by a thread, motivated Damian Lillard finds hot streak
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NBA: With Portland Trail Blazers' Playoffs hopes still dangling by a thread, motivated Damian Lillard finds hot streak

Lillard topped a 51-point performance on Sunday by offering a 61-point performance on Tuesday, doing all that with the Blazers’ postseason fate still not secure.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard emerges from coronavirus-enforced shutdown ready for Playoff push
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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard emerges from coronavirus-enforced shutdown ready for Playoff push

With Trail Blazers sitting ninth in the West, Damian Lillard said, "We don’t have time to ease our way in, we don't have time to try and figure stuff out. We’ve got to come in assertive and aggressive."

NBA: Boston Celtics beat Indiana Pacers to secure playoff spot for sixth year running; Brooklyn Nets edge past LA Lakers
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NBA: Boston Celtics beat Indiana Pacers to secure playoff spot for sixth year running; Brooklyn Nets edge past LA Lakers

Jayson Tatum scored 30 points for Boston while Gordon Hayward added 27 points, 10 boards and five assists in his home state

NBA: LeBron James' 36 points power Lakers to victory; Nikola Jokic narrowly misses out on triple double as Nuggets win
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NBA: LeBron James' 36 points power Lakers to victory; Nikola Jokic narrowly misses out on triple double as Nuggets win

James added nine assists and seven rebounds, and he hit five of his six 3s in that decisive barrage. Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma had 18 points apiece as the Lakers beat San Antonio for the third time this season, sweeping the season series

NBA: With moving speech in honour of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James soothes grieving Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA: With moving speech in honour of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James soothes grieving Los Angeles Lakers

Five days after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, the simple eloquence of LeBron James' words left most of the arena cheering through tears.

NBA: Damian Lillard sets Trail Blazers record with 61 points; Kemba Walker powers Celtics to win over Lakers
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NBA: Damian Lillard sets Trail Blazers record with 61 points; Kemba Walker powers Celtics to win over Lakers

Kemba Walker scored 20 points to end a career-long personal losing streak against LeBron James, and Jayson Tatum scored 27 to help Boston send the top team in the Western Conference to its biggest loss of the season

NBA: TJ Warren scores 21 points as Pacers hold on against 76ers; LeBron James, Dwight Howard power Lakers to victory
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NBA: TJ Warren scores 21 points as Pacers hold on against 76ers; LeBron James, Dwight Howard power Lakers to victory

The Pacers have now beaten the 76ers twice in 14 days, this time after charging back from an 11-point deficit midway through the third quarter

NBA: Goran Dragic scores 29 points as Heat ease to victory over Trail Blazers; Clippers edge past Knicks
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NBA: Goran Dragic scores 29 points as Heat ease to victory over Trail Blazers; Clippers edge past Knicks

Dragic tied a career-best with seven 3-pointers. Derrick Jones Jr scored 19 points for the Heat, who got 14 from Kendrick Nunn and 12 points in 22 minutes from little-used James Johnson — who was called upon largely because Miami was without Jimmy Butler

NBA: James Harden, Russell Westbrook star in Rockets' eighth straight victory; Jayson Tatum lead Celtics to win over Suns
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NBA: James Harden, Russell Westbrook star in Rockets' eighth straight victory; Jayson Tatum lead Celtics to win over Suns

James Harden scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook had 28 points and a triple-double, and the Houston Rockets coasted to their eighth straight win, 132-108 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.