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May 14, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge shoots the ball over San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan in game five of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. The Spurs won 104-82.
Microsoft co-founder and owner of the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trail Blazers, etc., Paul Allen has entered into a war over a 1944 Panzer IV tank he says was bought at auction for $2.5 million for his Flying Heritage Collection by Vulcan Warbirds this past July, but was never to his museum in Everett,WA. The problem is that the Collings Foundation of Stow, MA, which originally received it as a part of a donation from the estate of Jacques M. Littlefield around that time denies that it ever sold the tank in the first place.
Nicolas Batum scored 27 points with 3 rebounds and 3 steals, and the San Antonio Spurs ' Boris Diaw added 15 points and 4 assists, and Team France beat Lithuania for their first FIBA Bronze Medal. The teams were locked in a close game all night, with Lithuania leading by 7 after three quarters.
For Lithuania and France, the journey is far from over at the 2014 FIBA World Cup after losses in the semifinals. Saturday, the two sides will meet in the 3rd Place Game for one final fleeting shot at glory on the international stage before the United States takes on Serbia in the final.
Apr 11, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson warms up prior to the game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports In a brief interview with Trail Blazers Beat Writer Casey Holdahl, Thomas Robinson revealed that his surgically repaired thumb is healing well and that he will be ready for training camp at the end of the month.
The experience of playing next to other elite talents and working with world-class coaches can only really be viewed as beneficial as these players prepare for the NBA season. Thompson are certainly no exception.
Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France 90-85 on Friday night. Teodosic helped Serbia lead by as much as 18, but Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trail Blazers nearly brought the French all the way back, finishing with 35 points.
Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has announced he is expanding his efforts to help fight the Ebola outbreak in Africa with a $9 million donation to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Allen's donation Thursday to the CDC Foundation will be used to build and equip emergency operations centers and train staff in the three most affected countries.
Paul Allen owns a lot of things: the Seattle Seahawks , the Portland Trail Blazers, and a big chunk of Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. But he really wants a tank.
Though the Philippines went just 1-4 in the World Cup, the team was competitive in every game - thanks to Blatche. He starred, averaging 21.1 points and 13.8 rebounds per game.
Apr 30, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge smiles before game five of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The NBA offseason is unfortunately still upon us.
Apr 4, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic drives past Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez during the first quarter of the game at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports The Phoenix Suns are reportedly interested in signing Goran Dragic's younger brother Zoran after his strong showing in the FIBA World Cup.
The exodus began with exactly one minute and five seconds left, as the scheduled fiesta turned unexpectedly into a funeral. Spain slipped quietly out of the FIBA Basketball World Cup set in their own country to a chorus of jeers directed, without subtlety, at their head coach, Juan Orenga.
Just two more wins and Team USA will be hanging the gold on their necks; the current team standing in their way - tall and mighty Lithuania. With the surprising upset of France of host Spain, the path the 2014 World Cup of Basketball became wider for the Americans.
Apr 13, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum smiles after making a basket during overtime at the Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports I didn't think it was necessarily possible that France would beat Spain in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup.
The Portland Trail Blazers were red hot last year. Here are 6 factors that might keep them from repeating their performance in the season to come.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:16 pm
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