Blazers sign G Jeff McInnis

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Portland Trail Blazers, looking to upgrade their size in the backcourt, have signed veteran guard Jeff McInnis to a three-year contract.

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Magic Johnson elected to Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 5 (UPI) -- On the day the Los Angeles Lakers began another bid for an NBA championship, perhaps their greatest player was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Magic, Larry Brown named to Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- On a day when the Los Angeles Lakers are again in the NBA Finals, Magic Johnson, maybe their greatest player, has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

L.A. Lakers 92; Portland 91

PORTLAND, Ore., April 29 (UPI) -- Robert Horry, a veteran of tense, close playoff games, hit a critical three-point jumper in the final seconds Sunday afternoon to help give Los Angeles a dramat

L.A. Lakers 103; Portland 96

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- Shaquille O'Neal collected 31 points and 14 rebounds Thursday night as the Los Angeles Lakers took a commanding 2-0 lead in its NBA Western Conference first-rou

Johnson heads list of Hall finalists

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 24 (UPI) -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, Wednesday highlighted a group of 14 players and coaches and one team named as final

LA Lakers 95, Portland 87

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers began pursuit of their third straight NBA title with a familiar formula Sunday -- plenty of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal, solid defen

Portland 104, Milwaukee 103 (OT)

MILWAUKEE, March 2 (UPI) -- Damon Stoudamire hit a three-pointer with two-tenths of a second remaining in overtime Saturday night as the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning strea

Kemp suspended for drug violation,

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Portland Trail Blazers reserve forward Shawn Kemp, who volunteered for treatment under the NBA's

Portland 120, Memphis 82

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- With all 12 players playing at least 12 minutes, none playing more than 27 and every one scoring, the Portland Trail Blazers destroyed the Memphis Grizzlies Thu

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NBA Capsule - Portland Trail Blazers

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Memphis 99, Portland 95

MEMPHIS, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Point guard Jason Williams hit a pair of free throws with 7.3 seconds left Tuesday night to give the Memphis Grizzlies a 99-95 victory over the Portland Trail B
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