Portland Gets Past Griffin, Clippers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wesley Matthews had 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 100-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night after nearly blowing a 22-point lead.
Brandon Roy added 14 points, Nicolas Batum had 13 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and Marcus Camby added 12 points and a season-high 19 rebounds for the Blazers.
The six-game losing streak was Portland’s longest since it dropped the final eight games of the 2005-06 season.
Eric Gordon led the Clippers with 24 points. Blake Griffin had 21 points and 15 rebounds, his eighth double-double of the season.
The rookie forward also stifled LaMarcus Aldridge, who had just four points and five rebounds before fouling out. Baron Davis had 14 points, eight assists and six rebounds.
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