Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/17/12
The One That Got Away The One That Got Away is not only a song title by Katy Perry, but it also fits last night’s Portland Trail Blazers game perfectly. The Blazers had an 18 point lead at home in the Rose Garden against the Clippers, but they let a win slip right through their hands. BOXSCORE | My POST GAME NOTESL.A. Clippers 74, Portland 71 When: 10:30 PM ET, Thursday, February 16, 2012 Where: Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon Officials: #41 Ken Mauer, #44 Eli Roe, #65 Sean Wright Attendance: 20665 It was an extremely ugly fourth quarter as the Blazers put up only 11 points. Chris Paul and the Clippers stole a 74-71 win away from Portland. Onto the Love ‘em & Hate ‘em for last night Clippers vs Trail Blazers matchup. Love ’Em 1. Nicolas Batum Nicolas Batum filled it up with 19 points on 8 of 16 shooting last night. He was red hot in the first quarter, when he scored 15 of his points. It looked like it was going to be a career night for him, but he got a little less aggressive a...
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