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Matthews scores 31, Blazers beat slumping Spurs 111-95

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews reacts after sinking a 3-point shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.  Matthews led the Trail Blazers in scoring with 31 points as they won 111-95. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wesley Matthews and the Portland Trail Blazers hope they put their recent fourth-quarter woes behind them Wednesday night.

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A new playoff format for the NBA might add excitement

Brooklyn Nets guard Alan Anderson, right, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Tarik Black defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

MIAMI (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets are on pace to finish 34-48 this season.

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Grizzlies overcome deficit to beat the Blazers 98-92

Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum, from France, right, fights for control of the ball as Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, from Spain, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marc Gasol felt the Memphis Grizzlies simply did what good teams do when down by double-digits: They come back.

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Portland’s Aldridge out Sunday against Memphis

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) defends against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge was out of the Portland Trail Blazers’ lineup against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night because of a right thumb sprain.

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