Dallas native LaMarcus Aldridge had a big night scoring 33 points along with 12 rebounds in front of family and friends, but it was not enough to beat the Dallas Mavericks in their building. Aldridge made a turnaround jumper with 12.9 seconds remaining to send the game to overtime. In overtime, LaMarcus Aldridge made a jump hook that tied the game with 23.9 seconds remaining and sent it to another overtime. The Blazers couldn’t hang in second overtime as they lost to the Mavericks 94-97. Jamal Crawford scored 19 points in the loss, but he shot 6 of 23 from the field. Overall, the Blazers shot only 37 percent from the field and 15 percent (3-20) from the three point line.
“We’ve just got to make breaks for ourselves. We had opportunities, and we’ve had them all season long, where you’ve got to make plays, you’ve got to make shots, you’ve got to get stops. Again tonight, we don’t make shots when we have the opportunity.” – Nate McMillan