NBA: Portland 118, Charlotte 112 (OT)

Dec. 3, 2012 at 9:54 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard combined for 49 points Monday and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a 118-112 overtime win over Charlotte.

Aldridge pumped in 25 points to go with 13 rebounds and five assists while Lillard supplied 24 points and nine helpers for the Trail Blazers, who wiped out an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter and forced extra time.

Nicolas Batum (17 points, 13 rebounds, seven helpers) and Luke Babbitt (nine points) each hit 3-pointers in the overtime for Portland, which improved to 2-4 on a seven-game road trip.

Wesley Matthews chipped in with 19 points and seven boards for the victors.

Ben Gordon drained a club-record eight treys en route to 29 points while Kemba Walker added 22 points, seven assists and five boards for the Bobcats.

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