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Brandon Roy drops 41 points

Roy leads Portland rally over Warriors

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Brandon Roy scored 41 points and had eight rebounds, as Portland locked down Golden State in the fourth quarter and rallied for a 110-105 victory.

Andre Miller contributed 15 points and seven assists, LaMarcus Aldridge added 14 points and eight assists, while Jerryd Bayless and Rudy Fernandez donated 12 points apiece off the bench for Portland, which has won two straight games in the race for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Trail Blazers, who outscored the Warriors 27-9 in the last quarter, now sit a half-game behind idle San Antonio for the seventh playoff spot.

Portland snapped a nine-game losing streak on the road versus the Warriors, winning for the first time in Oakland since November 3, 2004.

"We don't want to lose here, but this is one of the toughest places for us to win," Roy said. "We knew how big this game was. We won this game, but it was tough. I'm just happy with the way we responded to their runs."

Corey Maggette led Golden State with 24 points and six assists, Monta Ellis registered 17 points, Stephen Curry added 15 points and Anthony Tolliver notched a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Golden State, which had 96 points entering the fourth stanza, struggled by going 3-of-14 from the field over the final 12 minutes and dropped its sixth straight.

"They made shots. In the beginning of the game we forced turnovers, got steals and got out to run. That's how we got the lead. We just couldn't hold it," Ellis said.

Trailing 96-83 entering the fourth period, an Aldridge layup trimmed the deficit to 98-93 with just under eight minutes to play. After two free throws by Reggie Williams pushed the margin out to 102-93, the Trail Blazers scored 15 straight points as the Warriors went approximately six minutes without a field goal at one point.

Fernandez's trey squared the contest at 102 with just under five minutes on the clock and an Aldridge three-point play capped the stretch for a 108-102 lead with 1:39 on the clock. Curry kept the Warriors in the contest with a three-pointer, then both teams had empty possessions before C.J. Watson curiously committed a foul with 9.2 ticks left, and only three seconds left on the shot clock.

Miller made both foul shots for a two-possession game, and Portland survived the final nine ticks to cap the comeback.

The game was tied at 28 after one stanza, and the Warriors jumped in front 46-40 on a Williams trey with just over 6 1/2 minutes to play in the first half. The edge reached double figures at 55-45 on a Curry technical free throw and got as high as 58-47 before the visitors finished the half on a 11-2 spurt. Roy was fouled and made three foul shots with 2.3 ticks left to cut the deficit to 60-58.

Again, the Warriors went on a run and grew their edge to 78-66 on an Ellis jumper. Golden State led by 16 before Fernandez capped the third-period scoring with a trey for a 96-83 game.

Game Notes

Williams had 14 points and Watson donated 12 for the Warriors...Portland made seven treys, while Golden State drained 10-of-26 from beyond the arc...Marcus Camby had a season-high nine offensive rebounds as part of a 17-rebound performance, but scored just four points on 1-of-7 shooting for Portland.

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