NW Sports from the AP

Date: 02/09/2016 04:59 AM

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 last night. McCollum scored the first three baskets of the overtime to create a buffer for the Trail Blazers. Mike Conley led Memphis with 27 points, while Zach Randolph added 26 points as Memphis lost its second straight overtime game.

CLEVELAND (AP) – LeBron James recorded his 40th career triple-double while Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 32 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled past the Sacramento Kings 120-100 last night. James scored 21 points to go along with 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first triple-double of the season. The four-time MVP didn’t play the fourth quarter.

TORONTO (AP) – The Blue Jays have hired former Cleveland and Seattle manager Eric Wedge as player development adviser. The move reunites the 2007 AL Manager of the Year with Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro and GM Ross Atkins, both former colleagues with the Indians. While with Seattle, Wedge missed 28 games following a stroke in July 2013. He left the team at the end of the season.

UNDATED (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks travel to Denver to face off against the Colorado Avalanche tonight. The Canucks are coming off four straight losses, most recently they fell to the Calgary Flames.


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