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Warriors star Stephen Curry had his nickname playfully besmirched by a fan at Portland, and the Trail Blazers made sure the sign that was held up was for all to see. Appearing on the video scoreboard late in the game was the fan holding up a sign that read, “Steph is a girl name.” By that point, Curry was well on his way to a night in which he racked up 33 points and 10 assists as the Warriors would capture their first division championship in 39 years. Contra Costa Times

March 24, 2015 Updates

Damian Lillard admonished a shoe-seller on Tuesday after he spotted a pair of his shoes — with his signature — for more than twice the retail value on an online marketplace. “Good deed gone bad?” he asked the alleged salesman on Twitter (though the Twitter account linked to the seller hasn’t been active for years.) In the Facebook group, Portland Sole Society, where the shoes were listed, the seller defended himself, writing that he didn’t think Lillard did such a huge favor for him. “Damian still acting like he gave them to me and not Adidas. Maybe he should’ve said what’s up to some people instead of jetting out the back after the 21st signature was signed,” he wrote. “But who cares, he increased the value of the shoe and everyone outside the state of Oregon who saw this thinks its a non issue. Only people its an issue for are you sour Portland fans. Grow up.” For The Win

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Aldridge and Batum started the game, but suffered injuries in the first half and didn't return to action after halftime. Aldridge appeared to re-injure his left thumb when Memphis' Tony Allen reached in and attempted a steal in the first quarter. Aldridge has been playing with torn ligaments in his left thumb since late January. He scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds in the first half. Batum tweaked his back in the first half and did not return to the game. He was 0-for-4 with two rebounds in 15:19 before leaving the game with an injury. X-Rays on Aldridge's left hand came back negative. Oregonian

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"I don't blame any team or any head office for moving me," Robinson said. "It's all part of the business. So I understood that part of it any time I got moved. So I just think I've been in unfortunate situations so far. Sacramento, a rough start and I got traded halfway through the season. Houston they made room for Dwight [Howard and Robinson played] behind LaMarcus [Aldridge], the best power forward in the game in Portland." Philadelphia Inquirer

CBSSports.com NBA Writer James Herbert talked to Lopez after the game to find out more about his run-in with the Raptor: Where does the Raptor rank on your least favorite mascots list? Robin Lopez: He's up there. He's putting himself up there. Right now, I think he and Hooper from Detroit, they're in the top tier. They're really on my enemies list. What happened tonight? Robin Lopez: He was taunting me during warmups. He never got up the courage to actually go after me, but I can tell he was thinking it over in his head. CBSSports.com

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THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN TRAIL BLAZERS HISTORY

Only four Hall of Famers, but plenty of fantastic names in the Top 50 of the storied franchise.

   

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