Blazers beat Rockets in OT, spoil home debuts for Harden, Lin

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Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Damian Lillard poured in 20 points, including eight in the extra session, as the Portland Trail Blazers downed the Houston Rockets, 95-85, in overtime on Saturday at Toyota Center.

Lillard also handed out nine assists, while LeMarcus Aldridge led the way with 27 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for the Trail Blazers, who were coming off a 106-92 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Nicolas Batum chipped in 17 points, nine boards, four assists and six steals in the victory.

James Harden tallied a team-high 24 points in his debut in front of the Houston crowd and Jeremy Lin donated 13 points and seven assists in the setback, Houston's first of the season.

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