Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/11/13
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Wesley Matthews' shot wasn't falling -- until it had to in the clutch. Matthews' back-to-back 3-pointers in the final minute lifted the Portland Trail Blazers to a come-from-behind, 92-90 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night at the Rose Garden. Until that point, Matthews -- who finished with 18 points -- had made only five of 16 shots from the field. "If I didn't shoot with confidence, they probably weren't going in," Matthews said. "That's how this game works. You believe, you play hard, you compete, you play the right way, you play with confidence, and the basketball gods will look out for you." Portland (20-15) earned its 12th win in 15 games and its ninth consecutive home victory. The Blazers trailed by 12 points early in the fourth quarter before mounting a rally that had the Garden noise level at its highest crescendo at game's end. Nicolas Batum collected 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Blazers, who also got 20 points an...
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