PORTLAND, Ore. — Nicolas Batum hit four straight 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers erased a 16-point deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-92 on Saturday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 12 rebounds for the Blazers, who have won five straight despite being beset by injuries. Batum, who hit five of eight 3-point attempts, had 23 points.
Danny Granger scored 24 points for the Pacers, who have lost four straight. James Posey's 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left pulled Indiana within 95-92, but Wesley Matthews hit a pair of free throws to clinch it.
It was Portland's fifth straight victory over Indiana.