Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/11/13
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Wesley 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. 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. Nicolas Batum collected 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Blazers, who also got 20 points and 15 boards from LaMarcus Aldridge. Matthews finished with 18 points. Chris Bosh scored 29 points and LeBron James had 15 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Miami, which lost for the fifth time in its past eight games. Down by 13 points at intermission, Portland rallied within 68-63 after a defensive-minded third quarter. The Blazers outscored the Heat 24-16 in the period. Miami (23-11) answered with a 12-5 run to start the fourth quarter to go in front 80-68. Portland's response wa...
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