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    Portland, OR (SportsNetwork. Milan Lucic Jersey .com) - Evan Turner nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with a second remaining and the Boston Celtics defeated the LaMarcus Aldridge-less Portland Trail Blazers 90-89 on Thursday night. Jared Sullinger missed a potential go-ahead triple before tracking down the rebound following a scramble and calling a timeout with 8.5 seconds to play. Sullinger then got the ball at the right elbow, but Wesley Matthews poked it away. Sullinger retrieved the ball in the paint and from a sitting position, found a wide open Turner in the right corner and he knocked down the trey to put the Celtics in front. Portland was unable to get off another shot at the other end. Sullinger finished with 17 points and nine rebounds, Avery Bradley posted 18 points and four assists and Brandon Bass added 13 points and 10 boards for the Celtics, who snapped a three-game losing streak. The Blazers announced earlier Thursday that Aldridge will miss up to two months with a thumb injury. Aldridge was injured in Mondays win over the Kings and sat out Wednesdays loss to the Suns. A second MRI on Thursday revealed a radial collateral ligament tear in his left thumb, which will require surgery. Damian Lillard tallied 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds, while Matthews provided 18 points for Portland, which has dropped four of its last five games. Sullingers left-handed layup capped a 10-3 Boston run and tied the contest at 87-87 with 1:56 left. Matthews split a pair of foul shots and Thomas Robinson also hit 1-of-2 from the foul line later to stake the Blazers to an 89-87 edge with 26.6 seconds on the clock. Earlier, the Celtics led 23-19 following a quarter of play and 44-42 at the break. A C.J. McCollum trey and a Lillard dunk in the waning seconds of the third gave the Blazers a 72-67 advantage heading into the final frame. Game Notes Aldridge is averaging a double-double of 23.2 points and 10.2 rebounds so far this season ... Boston won its first road game this season against a Western Conference opponent. It had been 0-4 coming in ... Portland fell to 3-3 without Aldridge on the campaign. Laurent Brossoit Oilers Jersey . - Aroldis Chapman, with two black eyes, has returned to the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse four days after being hit in the face by a line drive. Edmonton Oilers Hoodie . Moors, from Cambridge Ont., landed a double-twisting, double somersault in the layout position, en route to a score of 14.600 points in the womens floor exercise, more than a full point ahead of runner-up Pia Tolle of Germany.COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. - Dara Howell of Huntsville, Ont., won gold in slopestyle at a pre-Olympic skiing Grand Prix in Colorado with 87.6 points on Saturday. American Darian Stevens took second place with 85.4 points while Grete Eliassen, also of the U.S., won bronze with 83.4. Nikki Blackall of Barrie, Ont., was sixth. Howell said she was able to stick to her routine despite slow conditions on the trackk following snowfall Friday night and Saturday morning. Nail Yakupov Oilers Jersey. "I was actually lucky enough to be able to stick to the run that I wanted to do and thankfully, the speed was OK and I landed on my feet," the 19-year-old said. Up next for Howell is a week off for the holidays before getting right back to training for the next Grand Prix event in Breckenridge, Colo., in January. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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