Blazers storm back to beat Bobcats 118-112 in OTPosted by Inside Hoops
After playing six games in eight days on the East coast, you might think the travel weary Portland Trail Blazers might be ready to run out of steam.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Luke Babbitt hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers and Portland overcame an 18-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 118-112 in overtime Monday night.
The Blazers trailed 97-79 with 5:17 left in regulation, but stormed back to tie the score and sent it into overtime on Babbitt’s 3 with 22 seconds left…
To win their second straight game the Blazers had to find a way to stop Ben Gordon who set a Bobcats’ franchise record with eight 3-pointers and finished with 29 points to eclipse 10,000 for his career.
Damian Lillard scored 24 points and Nicolas Batum added 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Blazers, who finish their seven-game road trip at Indiana on Wednesday…
[Kemba] Walker finished with 22 points and seven assists for the Bobcats. Byron Mullens added 12 points and 12 rebounds.
– Reported by Steve Reed of the Associated Press