Blazers drop close one in OT to Suns in road contest

PHOENIX (AP) — Eric Bledsoe dropped in a rainbow 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer, giving the Phoenix Suns a 118-115 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

Bledsoe finished with 20 points, his only 3 being the game-winner. The shot gave the Suns their first win of the season.

The Suns. who made 6 of 10 shots and both free throws in overtime, got 27 points from T.J. Warren and 18 from Alex Len while center Tyson Chandler had 18 rebounds.

Phoenix outscored Portland 62-38 in the paint. The Blazers played the second of back-to-back games after a home loss to Golden State on Tuesday.

The Suns went ahead by six points in overtime, but the Blazers tied it at 115 when Lillard scored and was fouled with 6.4 seconds left.

Lillard's 27 points led the Blazers, with C.J. McCollum adding 24.


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