Los Angeles Clippers forward Spencer Hawes, right, goes to the basket as Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland, of England, defends during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Trail Blazers won 99-89.
Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Clippers 99-89
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The preseason is concluded. Is your team ready for the regular season? Based on Friday, the Portland Trail Blazers would say yes; the Los Angeles Clippers, not so much. Damian Lillard scored 18 of his 21 points in the first half, and the ...
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