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Damian Lillard provided the emblematic moment for the Trail Blazers' resurgence, a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that propelled Portland into the second round of the playoffs for the first time in 14 seasons.
Blazers Spurs end Blazers' season with 104-82 win Spurs end Blazers' season with 104-82 win(Photo Gallery)
Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard each scored 22 points, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame an injury to Tony Parker to close out the Western Conference semifinals with a 104-82 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Blazers Lillard scores 25, Blazers beat Spurs 103-92 Lillard scores 25, Blazers beat Spurs 103-92 (Photo Gallery)
No other team has come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a playoff series. But the Trail Blazers took the first step Monday night by beating the San Antonio Spurs 103-92 to stave off elimination and narrow the Western Conference semifinal series to 3-1.
Blazers Spurs go up 3-0 with 118-103 win over Blazers
The Spurs have a 3-2 series advantage over Portland in the playoffs, sweeping the previous meeting in the 1999 conference finals. The teams split the regular-season series 2-2.
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Portland coach Terry Stotts is running out of adjectives and analogies to describe the San Antonio Spurs' dominance in the second quarter.
Blazers Howard, Lin lead Rockets over Blazers 108-98 Howard, Lin lead Rockets over Blazers 108-98
Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Jeremy Lin came off the bench to score 21 points and help the Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-98 on Wednesday night to avoid elimination.
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The Houston Rockets remain confident they can rebound from a 3-1 deficit in their first-round playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers.