April 13, 1998 | Jackie MacMullan
The pain in Pacers center Rik Smits's feet has intensified, and his usual cure-all (rest) has not proved effective. Though Smits had sat out Indiana's last five games through Sunday, the soreness was worse than ever....
February 08, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
The call is in for Mighty Mouse to excite fans and rescue Portland from a run of first-round flops
March 22, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
What the Pacific Division-leading lack in All-Star power, they make up for in depth, versatility and—for now, at least—a willingness to share playing time
April 12, 1999
On March 31 the NBA hit Portland's Isaiah Rider with a one-game suspension for entering the stands during a 93-90 loss to Golden State. The same day he and the Blazers were sued by a fan who says Rider spit on him...
May 31, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
J.R. Is O.K.Isaiah Rider's timing was perfect for Portland