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CJ McCollum guides Blazers previous Pacers


FILE – CJ McCollum #3 of the Portland Path Blazers in motion towards the Sacramento Kings through the second quarter at Moda Heart on October 20, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Steph Chambers/Getty Pictures/AFP

CJ McCollum recorded 27 factors, six assists and 5 rebounds because the Portland Path Blazers got here from behind to notch a 110-106 victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Friday evening.

Norman Powell scored 25 factors and Robert Covington added 19 as Portland halted a three-game shedding streak. Anfernee Simons had 16 factors off the bench and Jusuf Nurkic registered 10 factors and 9 rebounds for the Path Blazers.

T.J. McConnell scored 19 factors and Myles Turner added 16 for the Pacers, whose two-game successful streak ended. Domantas Sabonis had 15 factors and 12 rebounds, and Caris LeVert and reserve Justin Vacation tallied 12 factors apiece.

Indiana performed with out Malcolm Brogdon (non-COVID sickness), an absence that elevated McConnell into the beginning lineup.

Portland star Damian Lillard contributed 11 assists however had simply 4 factors on 2-of-13 capturing and missed all six of his 3-point makes an attempt.

Lillard has struggled together with his capturing all season. His newest shaky effort noticed his field-goal charge drop to 33.7 p.c and his 3-point charge dip to 21.7 p.c (18 of 83).

Portland made 48.8 p.c of its field-goal makes an attempt and was 17 of 39 from 3-point vary. Covington and McCollum every made 5 3-pointers and Simons had 4.

The Pacers linked on 48.9 p.c of their pictures, together with 14 of 42 (33.3 p.c) from behind the arc. Vacation had 4 treys.

The Path Blazers trailed by 9 with beneath 5 minutes remaining earlier than scoring the following 12 factors. McCollum’s driving hoop with 3:03 left gave Portland a 102-101 earlier than Nurkic capped the burst with a dunk to make it a three-point margin with 2:30 left.

Covington sank two 3-pointers down the stretch, the second giving the Path Blazers a 110-106 lead with 14.7 seconds remaining. The Pacers by no means scored once more.

Indiana took its first lead of the evening at 72-71 on LeVert’s brief jumper within the lane with 7:15 left within the third quarter.

Sabonis scored the interval’s closing basket on a layup because the Pacers took an 83-82 lead into the fourth quarter.

Simons buried two 3-pointers in a 39-second span of the fourth quarter to present Portland a 90-86 benefit with 8:48 to play.

Indiana answered with 11 straight factors to maneuver forward 97-90 with 5:51 remaining. Turner knocked down a 3-pointer to cap the burst.

Turner hit a jumper to make it 101-92 with 4:48 remaining earlier than the Path Blazers went on the 12-0 run.

Portland led by 16 late within the second quarter, however Indiana scored the ultimate 10 of the interval to path 59-53 on the break.

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