Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
By Stephen Alexander, The Sports Xchange PORTLAND, Ore. -- Saturday night's game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Philadelphia 76ers was a dogfight through the first three quarters. But spurred by a 7-0 run to open the fourth quarter, the Blazers went on to an 89-85 win. “We struggled to score (in the fourth quarter),” 76ers coach Doug Collins said after Portland led 70-67 at the end of the third quarter. “We haven’t been a team that’s come back in the fourth quarter yet this year. We’ve won one game when we were behind after three (quarters), and I don’t think we’ve lost when we’re ahead. We’re a team that doesn’t get points that easy.” But the win at the Rose Garden before 20,569 fans may have come at a very high cost. With 9:01 remaining, Portland center Myers Leonard went up for a rebound and the Blazers No. 11 draft pick came down hard on his right leg. The video replay appeared to show Leonard's leg locking and bending backward. Blazers coach Terry Stott
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