Call Of The Game: All Aboard The L-Train

by Casey Holdahl
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The voice of the Trail Blazers, Brian Wheeler, delivers the Call of the Game.

What didn't LaMarcus Aldridge do on this night? Portland's three-time All-Star set a new career-high and franchise-playoff record by pouring in 46 points. Did we mention that Aldridge pulled down a game-high 18 rebounds as well? And when the Trail Blazers needed buckets the most, it was Aldridge who delivered. After the two teams battled to a stand still in regulation, Houston reeled out six straight points in the first minute of overtime. But Aldridge always had an answer. The 6-10 Texas-native saved his best for last as he beat the shot-clock buzzer with his second three of the night. The Trail Blazers would use Aldridge's incredible performance to defeat the Rockets 122-120 in Game One of the series.