Portland Trail Blazers


SACRAMENTO -- There is no questioning the shorthanded Kings work ethic in a 110-99 loss to the Blazers in front of a raucous near sellout crowd of 16,776 at Sleep Train Arena.


OAKLAND -- Inasmuch as they can assure themselves of a playoff berth as soon as mid-March, the Warriors suddenly are the darlings of Las Vegas, where the books now favor them to win the NBA champi


Portland point guard Damian Lillard is headed to the All-Star Game after all.

The Oakland-native will replace injured Clippers' forward Blake Griffin, the league announced Sunday.


Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge has informed the organization that he wanted to postpone surgery and make an immediate return to the lineup.