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Blazers’ Aldridge puts thumb surgery on hold, scores 26

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, right, and teammate Dorell Wright chat in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Aldridge led the Trail Blazers with 26 points as they defeated the Wizards 103-96. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a span of just 48 hours, LaMarcus Aldridge resigned himself to thumb surgery, reversed himself and decided to play through the pain, then led the Portland Trail Blazers to victory over the Washington Wizards.

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Aldridge returns and Blazers beat Wizards 103-96

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, drives against Washington Wizards center Nene during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds in a Portland’s 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.

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Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

In this Sept. 29, 2009 file photo, a pedestrian runs past the famous Nike Air Jordan logo in front of the Niketown store in downtown Portland, Ore.  A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable “Jumpman Logo.”  The lawsuit, filed in federal court on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, seeks unspecified monetary damages based on profits attributable to the infringement on the copyright. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.

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