Photos: Blazers beat Rockets in Game 1

Photos: Blazers beat Rockets in Game 1

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HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 20: Players of the Houston Rockets huddle before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 20, 2014 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

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by Getty / AP

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Posted on April 22, 2014 at 9:04 AM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 22 at 9:04 AM

HOUSTON -- LaMarcus Aldridge was playing on another level Sunday night and had the emotional intensity to match the best performance of his career. Aldridge scored a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

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