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    Saturday, December 1st (All times eastern)

    Portland Trail Blazers (6-10) at Cleveland Cavaliers (4-12), 7:30 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The Portland Trail Blazers are still searching for a win on their current seven-game road trip and will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday night from Quicken Loans Arena.

    The Blazers have lost five of six games and fell to (0-4) on their road swing following Friday's 96-78 setback in Boston. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Blazers with 23 points and eight rebounds, while J.J. Hickson and Meyers Leonard scored 11 points apiece.

    "Boston came out really aggressive," said Blazers head coach Terry Stotts. "Doc (Rivers) called them a soft team and they came out aggressive. And they were very aggressive with their pick and rolls. They had us on our heels for the first two quarters and it took us a while to regroup."

    Portland shot just 34.8 percent overall and went 3-of-15 from 3-point range, while committing 23 turnovers. The Blazers trailed by as many as 27 points.

    The Trail Blazers, losers in five straight as the guest, will also visit Charlotte and Indiana, and are 2-7 outside the Rose City this season.

    Cleveland is only 4-12 on the season, but played like a playoff team in Friday's 113-111 victory in Atlanta. The Hawks had won six in a row overall and seven straight against the Cavs.

    Alonzo Gee scored on a putback of rookie Dion Waiters' missed 3-pointer with three-tenths of a second remaining, helping the Cavs end a four-game slide.

    "I thought (Waiters' shot) was good," Gee said. "I had confidence that he was going to make that. He was in a rhythm and I just thought it was going in."

    Jeremy Pargo had 22 points, Waiters had 21 points and Anderson Varejao posted a double-double of 20 points and 18 rebounds. Varejao has at least 15 rebounds in 11 of his 15 games played this season, including each of the last seven. He leads the NBA with 14.9 rebounds per game, including 5.8 rpg on offense.

    The Cavs buried 10-of-23 3-pointers and shot 48.2 percent. They will try to even their 2-3 home mark Saturday night.

    Cleveland lost the only meeting with Portland last season, a 98-78 setback at the Rose Garden. Aldridge scored 28 points, grabbed eight rebounds and came up with four steals. Kyrie Irving, who is currently sidelined with a broken finger, posted 21 points for the Cavaliers.

    Portland has won three straight in this series following a six-game slide.

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

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      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

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      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

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      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

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      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week

      Updated:

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      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

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      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

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