BLAZERS MOVE ON
TRAIL BLAZERS DEFEAT NUGGETS IN GAME 7, WILL FACE WARRIORS IN CONFERENCE FINALS
CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the visiting Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point firsthalf deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000.
Evan Turner, who scored just four points in the first six games of the series, added 14 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter. The Trail Blazers advanced to face the twotime defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, beginning Tuesday night in Oakland.
Mavericks: Forward Kristaps Porzingis was apparently involved in some sort of physical altercation in Latvia recently.
A video posted on Twitter shows Porzingis with a bloody cut above his right eye and obviously agitated.
Porzingis, who was traded to the Mavericks from the Knicks on Feb. 1, has been under investigation for an alleged sexual assault in New York.