Latest Kevin Pritchard Stories

2009-03-08 00:31:08

Brandon Roy had 31 points and six assists Saturday night to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 95-93 win over Minnesota. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Outlaw had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Trail Blazers, who won for the fourth time in five games and improved their home record this season to 26-5. Ryan Gomes had 28 points, Randy Foye scored 23, and Sebastian Telfair had 18 points and seven assists for the Timberwolves, who have lost nine...

2009-02-20 23:53:07

Brandon Roy scored 27 points Friday night and the Portland Trail Blazers dominated the second half to defeat Atlanta 108-98. The Trail Blazers led by as many as 17 in the fourth quarter while improving their home record this season to 22-5. Only Cleveland, Boston and the Los Angeles Lakers have fewer home losses than Portland. Portland led by only three at halftime, but steadily pulled away during the final two quarters to leave the Hawks with a 2-2 mark on their six-game road trip. LaMarcus...

2009-02-18 23:45:24

Brandon Roy scored the last two of his 24 points from the foul line with 3 seconds to play Wednesday, securing Portland's 94-90 win over Memphis. Portland led by as many as 15 points in the second quarter, but could not shake the Grizzlies despite their lowly road record. Memphis was seeking only its fourth road victory of the year. Roy gave the Trail Blazers a four-point lead on a layup with 1:23 to go and neither side could score again until O.J. Mayo brought Memphis within two with 10...

2008-11-26 23:45:14

LaMarcus Aldridge ignited Portland with eight points in the first 6 minutes Wednesday and the Trail Blazers went on to smash Miami 106-68. Miami's Shawn Marion missed the game to attend a family funeral in Arkansas and the Heat showed little enthusiasm in the opener of a five-game road trip. Portland was in front by 20 after one period and coasted the rest of the way. Channing Frye led Portland in scoring with 18 points and Aldridge had 16. Greg Oden, rounding into form after missing all of...

2006-05-31 17:44:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Portland Trail Blazers will not be extending the contract of general manager John Nash, the team said on Wednesday. Portland, who will have the fourth pick in the forthcoming NBA draft, had a league-worst 21-61 record this season. "I want to extend my deepest gratitude to the Trail Blazers organization for the opportunity afforded to me to be a part of this team and this community over the last three seasons," Nash said in a statement. "Although we shared...

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