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Lillard lifts Blazers in OT

Damian Lillard beats buzzer to beat Detroit, which blew a 13-point lead in the fourth qaurter.

DAMIAN LILLARD came spinning down the lane at the end of overtime and was blanketed by Rodney Stuckey, leaving Portland's guard no choice but to fade to his right for a last-ditch shot.

The ball dropped right through the basket, giving the Blazers a 111-109 road victory over the Detroit Pistons last night.

"Stuckey did a great job," said Lillard, who scored eight of his 23 points in overtime. "He blocked my first move, and I knew he wouldn't let me get to the basket, so I just spun off my other shoulder and put up a fadeaway."

Detroit led by 13 early in the fourth quarter, but the Pistons looked out of sorts offensively down the stretch.

Portland, which made 21 three-point shots in Saturday's rout of the Sixers, went 7-for-26 last night.

In other games:

* At Sacramento, Rudy Gay scored 26 points in his first home game since coming over in a trade from Toronto, leading the Kings past the Houston Rockets, 106-91.

* At Memphis, Kevin Love had 30 points and nine rebounds as Minnesota beat the Grizzlies, 101-93.

* At Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant had 28 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and the Thunder held off Orlando, 101-98.

* At Denver, J.J. Hickson had 19 points and 11 rebounds as the Nuggets posted a 102-93 over New Orleans, which was wihtout Tyreke Evans (sprained left ankle).

* At Phoenix, Eric Bledsoe scored seven of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Suns won their fifth straight game, holding off the Golden State Warriors, 106-102. Bledsoe added eight rebounds and eight assists, Goran Dragic scored 21 points, and Channing Frye added 20 for the Suns.