Portland lost its third straight, matching its longest skid of the season.
The Trail Blazers led by 3 in overtime after two free throws by Wesley Matthews. Houston took over from there, using an 8-2 run.
Gaston Fernandez scored in stoppage time to lift the Portland Timbers to a 1-1 draw with Philadelphia in front of a loud and wet home crowd.
Oregon’s winning streak put them back in the conversation for a possible NCAA tournament bid.
The new season opens for Portland on Saturday night against the Philadelphia Union at the newly renamed Providence Park.
The Blazers rallied from 30 points down in the first half to take the lead, but couldn’t hold off the Mavericks in Dallas on Friday.
Weeks after the Portland Interscholastic League excluded Benson from their Fall 2014 athletic schedules, the decision to yank the programs from the focus school was reversed.
Kyle Korver wound up with few chances and his NBA-record streak of 127 games with a 3-pointer was snapped.
Nine teammates were thrown into the fast-moving Willamette River after their boat hit a pier broadside.
Pau Gasol scored 22 points and the Lakers won their second straight, snapping the Blazers’ five-game winning streak.
The Bruins rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat the Beavers in Los Angeles.
The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night to sweep the series for the first time in 15 years.
It took the streaking Oregon Ducks a good while to put last-place Southern California away on Saturday. They finally did so because of their defense.
The Blazers won their fourth straight game despite missing forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The team’s top scorer and rebounder has been out five straight games with a left groin sprain.
The jersey is in honor of Matthew Shepard, who was beaten to death in Wyoming in 1998 for being gay. Collins is the first openly gay athlete to play in any of the four major sports.
Damian Lillard made up for the absence of fellow All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge by scoring 31 points in the Blazers’ win over the Nuggets Tuesday night.
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All the Portland Interscholastic League schools received their upcoming fall athletic schedules last week. All, that is, except Benson High School.
Damian Lillard had 32 points and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.