[Guide] News on March 5th, Blazers 98-93 Clippers.
All 11 points of the Blazers in overtime were scored or assisted by Batum. The Blazers won 4 consecutive victories and the Clippers ended their 3-game winning streak.
Blazers beat Clippers 98-93
Aldridge scored 29 points and 9 rebounds, Batum scored 20 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists, and Lillard scored 1 of 13 with 5 points and 18 rebounds (rebound career high).
Robin Lopez had 11 points and 7 rebounds.
Matthews had 12 points.
For the Clippers, Paul had 36 points, 12 assists and 6 rebounds, Redick had 26 points, Jordan Jr. had 6 points and 19 rebounds, Turkoglu had 8 points and 8 rebounds.
The Clippers have been absent for many times, Blake Griffin has not yet returned, Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes also did not play, and only 8 players played in the game.
The Blazers didn’t feel good, and Lillard failed to make a shot in regular time.
Despite this, the Blazers still resisted tenaciously and completed a comeback after falling behind by 10 points in the last 3 minutes of regular time.
The Blazers trailed only 66-68 in the first three quarters, and evened the score at the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Paul stepped up his attack and hit shots again and again. With 4 minutes and 26 seconds left in this quarter, he made a successful mid-range shot, and the Clippers slightly widened the gap by 83-75.
The Blazers adopted foul tactics and kept sending Jordan to the free throw line.
This trick worked well. Jordan missed consecutive free throws, but the Blazers also disrupted their own rhythm, frequently missed shots, and failed to score in nearly 2 minutes.
The Blazers only found the feeling in the last 2 minutes of regular time. With 1 minute and 06 seconds left in this quarter, Matthews hit a three-pointer. They scored 7 points in a row and only trailed 82-85.
With 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Batum also hit a three-pointer, and the battle between the two teams became 87-87.
The Clippers missed the last shot and the two sides entered overtime.
Lillard missed all 11 shots in regulation.
With 3 minutes and 05 seconds left in overtime, he made an alley-oop layup and scored for the first time in a sports game. The Blazers outscored 91-89.
The Blazers defeated them in the way the Clippers are best at, and Aldridge has also made two alley-oops since then.
With 21.1 seconds left in the game, Batum hit a three-pointer and the Blazers led 98-93.
After Paul missed a three-pointer, the Clippers had to give up.