Saturday , Dec , 29 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Portland Trailblazers Win Twelfth Straight


Brandon Roy scored 22 points despite not playing the second quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers got their league-leading 12th straight victory Friday night by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-98.

The streak matches Portland’s best run since winning 12 in a row during the 2001-02 season, the team’s second-longest stretch. Portland’s longest streak was 16 games in the 1990-91 season.

Al Jefferson had 22 points for Minnesota, which has the league’s worst record at 4-24. The Timberwolves fell to 1-14 on the road…(Click here for more from the Miami Herald.)