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Blazers look to wrap up series with Rockets at home

Blazers look to wrap up series with Rockets at home

Portland Trail Blazers' fans cheer against the Houston Rockets during game four of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series game in Portland, Ore., Sunday April 27, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens

The Blazers can finish off the Houston Rockets with a win in front of their own fans tonight at the Moda Center. Portland leads the best of seven series 3-games to 2.

The rockets staved off elimination Wednesday night with a 108-98 victory in Houston. Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds to lead the way.

Portland needs a return to dominance out of LaMarcus Aldridge, who was held to just 8 points in the game 5 loss. Through the first four games the all-star forward was averaging over 35 points per game.

If the Rockets prevail the final game of the series would be Sunday in Houston.

(KPUG Newsroom – Doug Lange)

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