Portland Trail Blazers

LaMarcus Aldridge Sinks Tip-in to Force Overtime Against Houston Rockets

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 6:  LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers smiles during warm ups before the game against the New Orleans Pelicans on April 6, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Stephen BabbFeatured ColumnistApril 21, 2014

The Portland Trail Blazers went for a go-ahead three with seven seconds remaining but ended up sending Game 1 to overtime with a putback—by none other than LaMarcus Aldridge.

Portland's big man had a historic night, setting a franchise record for points in a postseason game with 46.

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