This July 13, 1977 file photo shows comedian David Brenner. On Saturday, March 15, 2014, publicist Jeff Abraham announced Brenner has died at the age of 78. (AP Photo)

Comedian David Brenner dies

David Brenner, the gangly, toothy-grinned "Tonight Show" favorite whose brand of observational comedy became a staple for other standup come…

Blazers forward Dorell Wright (1) rips a rebound away from New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, March 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)

Lillard helps Blazers snap losing streak

Damian Lillard finished with 27 points, Nicolas Batum added 22 and Wesley Matthews had 20 for the Trail Blazers, who played without All-Star…