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Rasheed Wallace, Damon Stoudamire, Scottie Pippen and Steve Smith were running the floor the last time the Portland Trail Blazers began a season with five wins over their first six games.
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Gerald Wallace leads the way, as Portland drops the throttle in the third quarter and beats Kobe and the Lakers.
Trail Blazers fans gear up for the showdown with the rival Lakers tonight.
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Gerald Wallace had 31 points and sparked a key third-quarter run to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a fast-paced 107-96 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. LaMarcus Aldridge added 28 points and 10 rebounds for Portland, which led by as many as 14 points. The Blazers had just four turnovers despite pushing the tempo for the entire game.
While some labeled them sleepers, most never expected the slow-poke Blazers to morph into fast-paced, rim-attacking machines, writes Zach Lowe. But are they really contenders?
The Blazers hit the road for their second game in as many nights -- a battle with Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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