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Matthews Helps Blazers Edge Clippers, 119-114

PORTLAND, Ore. ( — Wesley Matthews scored 22 points, Portland was 17 of 25 from 3-point range and the Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 119-114 in an exhibition game Sunday night.

Matthews made 6 of 7 3-point attempts to lead Portland to its first preseason win in three games. C.J. McCullum made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points.

Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge went 8 of 8 from the free throw line and scored 16 points.

Los Angeles guard Jamal Crawford came off the bench to score 23 points. Chris Paul and Spencer Hawes had 15 points each for the Clippers (0-2).

Los Angeles went 19 of 39 from 3-point range, including a 6-of-7 performance from Crawford.

Portland guard Damian Lillard missed his second consecutive preseason game because of strained left foot. McCullum started in his place.

The teams combined to shoot 36-of-64 from 3-point range.

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