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Blazers find grit

Dpa
Friday, January 03, 2014

LOS ANGELES - Coming off a pair of heart-breaking last-second losses, the Portland Trail Blazers showed their grit and reversed their fortunes on New Year's Eve.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds, helping the visiting Trail Blazers rally from 13 down in the second half to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-94 on Tuesday.

Elsewhere, the Indiana Pacers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-76.

The San Antonio Spurs outclassed Brooklyn Nets 113-92, with Frenchman Tony Parker scoring 18 points.