Portland Trail Blazers

Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
February 26, 2020 - 6:15 am
While Jayson Tatum's growth has been huge for the Celtics, Jaylen Brown's approach to his teammate's development is also crucial for Boston's success.
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Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
February 24, 2020 - 8:22 pm
While the Celtics will be without Kemba Walker on Tuesday, the Trail Blazers will be down Damian Lillard.
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Dan Mennella
February 12, 2020 - 10:30 am
The NBA All-Star break marks the unofficial midpoint of the season, but as with the MLB calendar, the league’s all-star game is held well past the precise halfway mark of the campaign. Most NBA teams will have played about 54 of their 82 games, or 66 percent, by the break. That leaves only about...
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Mike Cratty
March 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Few can relate to the gruesome injury Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkić suffered Monday night, but Gordon Hayward is one of them. The Celtics forward infamously broke his leg just minutes into his first Celtics game last season. Nurkić suffered a similarly devastating injury while coming...
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Lucy Burdge
February 26, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Miami at NY Mets, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB Exhibition: Baltimore at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (WEEI-AM 850)...
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Isaiah Thomas (4) shoots over Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee (24) in the second half at Moda Center. (Jaime Valdez/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
February 09, 2017 - 8:21 pm
The Celtics had one of their toughest and most satisfying wins of the season Thursday in Portland. Trailing by 17 points with under three minutes left in the second quarter, the Celtics went on a 23-4 run to get back in the game, and then held off a rally by the Blazers late in a 120-111 win at...
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Mike Petraglia
July 15, 2016 - 4:56 pm
The Celtics concluded their summer league play on a down note Friday night in Las Vegas, falling to the Trail Blazers, 80-75, at Cox Pavilion. Rookie Jaylen Brown had a team-high 21 points for the Celtics but made just 7-of-21 shots from the field. Brown had a highlight-reel caliber dunk in the...
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Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas shoots the basketball against Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut (12) and forward Draymond Green (23) during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. (Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
April 01, 2016 - 11:12 pm
When things weren''t going well Friday night in Oakland, Isaiah Thomas didn't look at his hands. He looked at his feet. After going 0-for-7 from the floor with five assists in the first half, Thomas decided to not take things into his own hands, he decided to change his shoes. "I switched my shoes...
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry shoots over Celtics guard Avery Bradley during the first half of their game at TD Garden in December. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 31, 2016 - 10:08 pm
Even though they suffered an emotionally draining loss in Portland, the Celtics say they're ready for the biggest challenge of the season Friday night in Oakland. The 43-32 Celtics will be going up against the 68-7 Warriors, who are in the midst of an NBA-record 54-game home winning streak,...
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Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas shoots the ball in front of Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu during the first quarter at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. (Steve Dykes/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 31, 2016 - 8:52 pm
Not exactly the way the Celtics wanted to head into Golden State. Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 28 points and single-handedly spoiled the return of Jae Crowder Thursday night as the Blazers outlasted the Celtics, 116-109, Thursday night at the Moda Center. Crowder made a big impact with a...
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