PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 30 (Ticker) -- The Memphis Grizzlies may need a lot more big games from Mike Miller.

Overcoming the loss of point guard Damon Stoudamire to a potentially serious knee injury, the Grizzlies posted a 93-90 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Stoudamire, who was making his return to Portland after spending the last seven-plus seasons with the Blazers, went down with 3:52 remaining in the second quarter after landing awkwardly on his right knee.

Miller picked up the slack in Stoudamire's absence, making 5-of-6 3-pointers and scoring 23 points.

Without their starting point guard, the Grizzlies held a 69-56 lead after three quarters but the Blazers chipped away in the final period.

Zach Randolph's layup with 2:17 remaining brought the Blazers within 86-80.

Juan Dixon closed the gap on a driving layup with 44 seconds left but Shane Battier made two free throws 19 seconds later to give Memphis a 90-86 lead.

After Eddie Jones connected two free throws, Dixon pushed the ball down the court for layup with 12 seconds remaining to pull the Blazers within 92-90.

Bobby Jackson split a pair of free throws, giving the Trail Blazers a chance to send the game to overtime but Randolph missed a 3-pointer as time expired.

Pau Gasol had 18 points and nine rebounds and Battier added 17 and nine for Memphis, which went 9-of-21 from the arc. Jones contributed 15 points.

Ruben Patterson scored 22 points off the bench and Randolph had 18 and nine rebounds for the Blazers, who had a three-game winning streak stopped.