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Terry Stotts: Warriors' Anderson Varejao made 'dangerous play'

SAN FRANCISCO -- Portland coach Terry Stotts said Warriors center Anderson Varejao made a dirty play in tripping Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson in Game 1 on Sunday."It was a leg whip, and I thought it was a dangerous play," Stotts said Monday.The tripping incident in the third quarter with the Warriors leading 87-61 came after Henderson bumped into Varejao, and both players were sent sprawling.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
12 Points

Despite Stephen Curry's absence, Warriors still winning

"They still move the ball really well."They do a great job of sharing the ball. there's a lot of shots out there, and Klay, he's the obvious guy to take some of those that are available," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "We want him being as aggressive as possible, and he's been fantastic. If you allow them to be comfortable, you allow them to get those perimeter shots comfortably, being close to them isn't close enough.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
7 Points

Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard feeling better

SAN FRANCISCO -- Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard sounded better and said he felt that way as well after revealing after Game 1 on Sunday against the Golden State Warriors that he was battling a minor chest cold."I actually felt pretty good," Lillard said Monday.
San Jose Mercury News
03/05
4 Points

Sports Kawakami: No Curry, no worry for Warriors

So, as much as this must cheer the Warriors to discover and amplify, it must be just a little demoralizing for Portland.And everybody else.Read Tim Kawakami's Talking Points blog at blogs.mercurynews.com/kawakami. "Well, we can't look at it that way, Lillard said. "They are an elite team either way, and they showed that tonight."That seems to be more and more true every single Warriors performance.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
6 Points

Kawakami: No Curry, no worry for Warriors

So, as much as this must cheer the Warriors to discover and amplify, it must be just a little demoralizing for Portland.And everybody else.Read Tim Kawakami's Talking Points blog at blogs.mercurynews.com/kawakami. "Well, we can't look at it that way, Lillard said. "They are an elite team either way, and they showed that tonight."That seems to be more and more true every single Warriors performance.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
5 Points

Live updates: Warriors vs. Trail Blazers, Game 1, Western Conference semifinals, Sunday

Get the latest score and analysis during the game from our writers.If viewing on a mobile device, click here.
San Jose Mercury News
01/05
11 Points

Sports Warriors' Varejao, Blazers' Henderson ejected

Henderson bumped into Varejao in the key and the Warriors' reserve center whipped his leg back to trip Henderson and send him tumbling to the floor. OAKLAND -- The Warriors' Anderson Varejao and Portland's Gerald Henderson were both ejected from Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals after a pair of exchanges late in the third quarter.The first came with 3:29 left in the period and Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard driving to the hoop.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
8 Points

Sports Warriors roll past Blazers 118-106 in Game 1

OAKLAND -- Klay Thompson and the Warriors stayed hot as they continue to dominate in the playoffs without an injured Stephen Curry.Thompson scored a playoff career-high 37 points in the Warriors' 118-106 win in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.The Warriors led by as many as 26 points as Thompson has taken over as the primary 3-point threat. Believing the contact to be intentional, Henderson bumped Varejao and gestured at him.
San Jose Mercury News
02/05
6 Points
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Trail Blazers preparing to let it fly against the Warriors

19 in Portland.“I believe in the percentages of the three-point shot,” said Blazers coach Terry Stotts. They are the first team to make more than 1,000 threes in a season and did it with the second-best percentage (41.6) in league history.The Blazers like the three-point shot, too, and not just because of the drill. That game was by far the Warriors’ largest losing margin in a regular season that saw them set an NBA record for wins with 73 and just nine losses.
USA Today
01/05
13 Points

Sports Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game 1 preview

With Livingston starting for Curry, the Warriors' backcourt will be better equipped to defend Lillard and McCollum. Sunday at Oracle Arena.TV: ABC.Regular-season records: Warriors 73-9, No. On March 11 at Oracle Arena, the Warriors beat the Trail Blazers 128-112 as Thompson (37) and Stephen Curry (34) combined for 71 points.Warriors update: The Warriors will begin this series without Curry, who is recovering from an MCL sprain in his right knee suffered last Sunday in Game 4 against Houston.
San Jose Mercury News
01/05
8 Points

Sports Golden State Warriors-Portland Trail Blazers match

He has the hot hand, becoming the first player in NBA history to make seven 3-pointers in consecutive playoff games.Advantage: Warriors.While Lillard had a 51-point game against the Warriors in a win and a 40-point game against them at Oracle Arena, the Warriors have shown they have firepower with or without Curry. He has the hot hand right now.Advantage: Warriors.McCollum can impact the game, but Thompson playing without Curry is on a good run right now.
San Jose Mercury News
01/05
7 Points
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Sports Trail Blazers take advantage of injury-plagued Clippers, lead series 3-2

USA Today
28/04
8 Points
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Sports Defense propels Clippers to 2-0 series lead over Trail Blazers

LOS ANGELES -- How solid was the Los Angeles Clippers’ defense in Wednesday night’s 102-81 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center in Game 2 of their opening-round playoff series. The Trail Blazers did their part as well, missing open look after open look, rushing shots and clanking balls off the rim.Chris Paul led the Clippers in scoring with 25 points and teammate DeAndre Jordan was high man in the game on the boards with 18 rebounds.
USA Today
21/04
6 Points
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Clippers cruise past Trail Blazers in Game 1

Redick scored 17 points in 27 minutes, hitting eight of 12 from the floor.Clippers guard Chris Paul led all scorers with 28 points.The Trail Blazers, whose offense depends on its backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, shot only 39.8%. Could guard JJ Redick be effective despite suffering from a bruised left heel. The only question now is can Portland rebound after suffering a 115-95 loss in Game 1 of the opening round.Griffin played 32 minutes and had 19 points and 12 rebounds.
USA Today
18/04
10 Points
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