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Chris Paul's big game is wasted in loss to Trail Blazers, 98-93, in OT
Chris Paul's big game is wasted in loss to Trail Blazers, 98-93, in OT

The Clippers' scoreboard flashed "Be Relentless" late in overtime. However, it was the Portland Trail Blazers who lived up to that message Wednesday, overcoming a 10-point deficit late in the fourth quarter and rallying for a 98-93 overtime victory over a stunned Clippers team behind the play of Nicolas Batum. Portland scored on three alley-oop lobs in the extra period. After LaMarcus Aldridge (29 points, nine rebounds) scored to give the Trail Blazers a 95-93 lead in the overtime, Batum blocked a shot by J.J. Redick, who scored 26. Then Batum provided the closer, drilling a three-pointer with 21 seconds left for the final margin. Batum finished with 20 points, eight...

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