Game 25: Bucks 108, Blazers 101- 2OT

December 13th, 2009 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »

Box Score

For the third time in four games, the Blazers were unable to finish off a road opponent, losing last night to the Bucks, 108-101.

Against a revitalized Bucks franchise, the Blazers played tough in Milwaukee, but couldn't keep it up in the second overtime. Portland overcame an atrocious third quarter to take Milwaukee to overtime.

In the first overtime, Portland looked stellar, at one point taking a six point lead and seemingly would finish it. But timely shots by Jennings, Ridnour and Bogut got the Bucks into the second overtime and propelled them to a hard fought victory.


The Good

The No. 1 thing I wanted to see in this game was LaMarcus Aldridge exploit the Bucks defenders. I thought he'd have a big night , and he ended up having a huge game. The key to his performance in my opinion had to be running the floor. Is there a better power forward in the league at running when he wants to run? The gazelle-like Aldridge goes right down the middle of the floor, catching and finishing without a problem. His 31 points and 11 rebounds were a big part of why P ...

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