All of an 11-point lead is gone. Blazers lead 71-69. Maxiell coming in after timeout.
Blazers start the 3rd on an 11-4 run. Matthews and RoLo leading the charge. Blazers cut the lead to 4.
Hornets lead Blazers 56-45 at the half. Charlotte bench was huge in first two quarters going 11-for-19. http://t.co/SFGLjDLQF3
Blazers trail 56-45 @ half. Aldridge just 1-9 from the floor.
Halftime: Hornets 56, Blazers 45. Roberts with 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting.
Blazers struggling to get stops. But Aldridge being completely off from the field isn't helping either.
Blazers are 5-15 in the 2nd quarter so far.
Hornets reserves outscoring Blazers bench 21-10.
Cody Zeller jump shot gives Hornets a 37-35 lead. Blazers call timeout.
Noted Blazers killer Brian Roberts still doing his thing.
Blazers lead 28-26 after 1. Matthews with 8, Lillard with 7.
Blazers up 28-26 on the Hornets after 1Q. Portland went 11-25 (44%) in the opening quarter. Aldridge just 1-for-6. http://t.co/J7RnOVoY4N
End of first: Blazers 28, Hornets 26.
Steve Clifford says rebounding is absolutely the key tonight versus Portland. The Blazers had 15 offensive boards in Nov. 11 game.
Fun with stats --- while no one was looking - the Portland Trail Blazers have strung together 8 straight wins.
Hornets are listing P.J. Hairston (sprained ankle) as probable for Blazers game and Gary Neal (sprained left shoulder) as doubtful.