Wesley Matthews leads Trail Blazers over Bulls

Anthony Morrow scored 26 points, Wesley Matthews added 23 and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 112-107 on Tuesday night.

CJ McCollum had 19 points and Al-Farouq Aminu 19 for the Blazers, who have won four straight home games. They trailed by 14 points early in the fourth quarter.

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Robin Lopez had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Kris Dunn had 22 points and Jerian Grant 18 for the Bulls, who fell to 2-11 on the road.

Portland began the second half on a 7-0 run and trailed 69-66 after three quarters. Dunn scored six points during a 12-4 run early in the fourth quarter and the Bulls led 83-80.

The Blazers scored six straight points on a layup by Moe Harkless and two free throws by Harkless to take an 87-86 lead with 6:11 to play. The Bulls could only respond with a free throw by Grant, giving Portland the lead.

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All five Blazers starters reached double figures.

McCollum hit a free throw and two free throws to give Portland an 87-86 lead. Lopez sank two free throws to tie it with 4:22 left, setting up the final minutes.

In the final seconds, the teams exchanged points. Jordan McLaughlin’s basket gave the Bulls an 107-106 lead with nine seconds to play. After a timeout, Portland inbounded the ball to McCollum, who missed a jumper with four seconds left.

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McCollum then fouled Dunn, who made one of two free throws for a 108-107 tie with two seconds to play. Harkless recovered the loose ball and was fouled on the other end. He made one of two free throws with one second left to secure the win.

Notes: The Blazers led by as many as nine points in the first quarter before falling behind early in the second. Chicago opened the game on a 9-1 run. The Bulls were without the entire starting lineup, including Doug McDermott (left wrist), Denzel Valentine (bruised knee) and Bobby Portis (right knee).

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