The Portland Trail Blazers stormed all the way back from 21 points to steal a game at home by defeating the Chicago Bulls 98-95, extending their winning streak to nine games. Portland (11-2) outscored Chicago (6-5) 34-12 in a pivotal third quarter. Wesley Matthews is playing the best ball of his career and it continued tonight as he led the team with 28 points on 12-of-19 shooting. Damian Lillard started off sluggish but picked it up by going for 20 points and six assists. Nicolas Batum chipped in 17 points and eight boards. The Trail Blazer really buckled down on defense in the second half. In the game’s first 16 minutes, Luol Deng had already put up 11 points and 10 rebounds. However, he only finished the game with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Carlos Boozer had 16 points, seven rebounds and Kirk Hinrich added 13 points off the bench.
Blazers come back to beat Bulls 98-95
CSN Northwest | Nov 23