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Newcomers Henderson, Plumlee, Vonleh introduced by Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On the first day in his new NBA city, Gerald Henderson was asked Monday about his impressions of Portland. Before he was able to answer, Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey mentioned the city’s recent naked bicycle race.

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Fanendo Adi leads Timbers past Sounders, 4-1

Portland Timbers'  Fanendo Adi (9) celebrates his goal by jumping the fence and holding up the chainsaw for the fans during the second half of an MLS Soccer game in Portland, Ore., Sunday June 28, 2015.  Portland beat Seattle 4-1. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Nigerian forward Fanendo Adi scored twice in a 3-minute span in the second half to help the Portland Timbers beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

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Blazers select forward Hollis-Jefferson, trade him

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson walks off stage after being selected 23rd overall by the Portland Trail Blazers during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers continued a significant retooling of their roster Thursday night when they selected Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson with the 23rd pick of the NBA draft then sent him to Brooklyn as part of a four-player deal.

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