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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.
Blazers Blazers can close out series in Houston Blazers can close out series in Houston
The Houston Rockets remain confident they can rebound from a 3-1 deficit in their first-round playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Blazers Blazers drop Game 3 at home in OT Blazers drop Game 3 at home in OT (Photo Gallery)
Troy Daniels hit a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds left and the Houston Rockets narrowed Portland's first-round playoff advantage to 2-1 with a 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Blazers Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105 Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105 (Photo Gallery)
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Blazers Blazers' Aldridge ready for Game 2 Blazers' Aldridge ready for Game 2 (Photo Gallery)
A day after etching his name in Portland's record books with a franchise playoff-record 46 points in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against Houston, LaMarcus Aldridge was already looking forward.
Blazers Trail Blazers planning playoff viewing parties Trail Blazers planning playoff viewing parties
The Portland Trail Blazers start the 2014 NBA Playoffs on the road, but the Blazers are hosting viewing parties at the Rose Quarter, so it can feel like a home game.