Gameday Open Thread: Blazers 109, Bulls 103 (Postgame)

For the second straight home game, the Blazers knocked off a member of the league's elite behind a fantastic performance by LaMarcus Aldridge. A tight game throughout, the final part of the fourth quarter featured tremendous individual efforts by Aldridge and Derrick Rose; Rose finished with 36 points and 6 assists, but Aldridge sealed the deal for Portland with 11 straight points and a key drawn charge. His final line was a career-high 42 points and 8 rebounds on 15-23 from the field.

Rudy Fernandez continued his good play with 18 points, and Andre Miller rebounded from a poor night in Cleveland with an efficient 27 points, 11 assists, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals.

Here's your box score.

Discuss yet another huge home win here. That Aldridge is pretty good, huh?

Make sure to stick around for Dave's recap and Ben's media row report.

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