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McCollum Powers Trail Blazers Past Celtics 129-119

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BOSTON – CJ McCollum scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and Portland held on for a 129-119 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, extending the Trail Blazers’ winning streak to four. Carmelo Anthony finished with 13 points – including a 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining to help seal it after Boston pulled within two points.

After rallying from 32 points behind to beat San Antonio in overtime Friday night, the Celtics couldn’t produce another comeback against the Blazers, who shot 52%.

Norman Powell scored 23 points, Robert Covington had 10 and Jusuf Nurkic pulled down 11 rebounds for Portland. After a miss by the Celtics, Powell took it the other way for a layup and Portland had a 126-119 lead.

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