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            === Aldridge helps Portland rally past Golden State ===
 
 Oakland,  CA (SportsNetwork.com) - LaMarcus Aldridge had a monster outing with
 30  points and 21 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers outscored the Golden
 State  Warriors by 15 in the final quarter en route to a 113-101 win at Oracle
 Arena.
 
 Wesley  Matthews  scored 23 points,  while Damian  Lillard netted 20 with nine
 assists for Portland, which won its 10th consecutive game.
 
 A  raucous  shoving match broke  out with just under  four minutes left in the
 third  quarter that saw ejections of Matthews and Mo Williams for Portland and
 also Gerald Green for Golden State.
 
 "We rode LaMarcus in the second half," Blazers coach Terry Stotts said. "With
 Wes and Mo out, the one thing the altercation did was buy us some rest time.
 That was a long break and it allowed LA (Aldridge) to play the rest of the
 half."
 
 After  Stephen  Curry made  two technical  free throws  to increase the Golden
 State  lead, 81-71, Portland outscored the Warriors 42-20 in the final 15 plus
 minutes of the game.
 
 Klay  Thompson scored  30 points on 10-of-13 shooting, while Curry returned to
 the  lineup  after missing  the past  two games with a concussion and scored
 22 points with 11 assists in the loss.
 
 After the Curry technical free throws and a pair at the line from Thompson,
 Portland used a 15-3 run that spanned the end of the third and early moments
 of the fourth to tie the game 86-86.
 
 Curry's floater with 8:45 left gave the Warriors their final lead of the game
 at 92-90. Aldridge went 6-of-6 from the free throw line as part of a 14-0 run
 that gave the Blazers a 12-point cushion with just over three minutes
 remaining.
 
 Leading 54-49 at the half, Golden State came out in the third stanza on a 16-7
 run which gave the Warriors their largest lead of the game, 70-56.
 
 Portland trimmed the deficit to 79-71 after a Matthews jumper and then the
 fracas ensued.
 
 Portland's Joel Freeland and Golden State's Andrew Bogut got tangled up after
 the made basket and both sides flew to their teammates' aid. Matthews and
 Williams came flying and coaches and officials had to step up to squelch
 the situation.
 
 Bogut, Aldridge, and Freeland were all handed technicals and ejections.
 
 "Nights like this, it needs to marinate in your spirit," said Golden State
 head coach Mark Jackson. "Sometimes hitting the road is a good thing for a
 team that is struggling."
 
 Golden State led 24-23 after the first quarter and built a 12-point second
 quarter lead with three minutes left before Portland cut the deficit to five
 at the break.
 
 David Lee scored 15 points with 12 rebounds for Golden State, which lost its
 third consecutive game.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Golden State was without forward Andre Iguodala, who is out indefinitely with
 a strained left hamstring he suffered Friday against the Lakers ... This was
 the first of four meetings this season between the teams ... Portland snapped
 a three-game losing streak to Golden State ... Portland hosts the Knicks on
 Monday ... Golden State hits the road for a four-game trip starting in New
 Orleans on Tuesday.
 
 
 
 
 
 11/24 02:38:14 ET

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