Wednesday , Jan , 14 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Portland Trail Blazers Team Report – January 14

=== Portland Trail Blazers Team Report – January 14 ===

(Sports Network) – Portland came up short in overtime Tuesday night, falling
103-96 to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center.

Damon Stoudamire scored a team-high 24 points for the Trail Blazers, who
suffered their second straight loss and sixth in seven games. Derek Anderson
added 22 in the defeat.

Portland held a four-point lead late in the fourth stanza, but couldn’t hold
on to the lead. In overtime, the Clippers ended the game with a 10-2 run,
including seven straight points, to rally from a 94-93 hole to pick up the
victory.

Zach Randolph finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds for Portland, which fell
to 2-15 on the road. Rasheed Wallace missed yet another game due to a sprained
ankle.

The Blazers have a day off before returning to the court Thursday against
Phoenix at the Rose Garden.

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