Craig Mitchelldyer-US PRESSWIRE
Nicolas Batum made a three-pointer with 0.2 seconds left in double overtime to lift the Trail Blazers over the Cavaliers.
Nicolas Batum made a three-pointer from the right baseline with 0.2 seconds left in double overtime to lead Portland over Cleveland, 118-117, on Saturday.
Tyler Zeller gave the Cavaliers a 116-115 lead with 52.3 seconds left in the game and blocked J.J. Hickson's layup attempt on the ensuing Trail Blazers' possession to help send Alonzo Gee to the line with 2.5 seconds left. Gee made 1-of-2 free throws which allowed Portland to win the game on Batum's three-pointer with 0.2 seconds left in the second overtime period.
Batum finished the game 22 points and seven rebounds on 7-of-15 shooting from the field, including 3-of-4 from three-point territory.
Damian Lilard led the Blazers with 24 points and 11 assists on 9-of-17 shooting from the field in 46 minutes. Alonzo Gee led the Cavaliers with 22 points.
Dion Waiters left the game with 1:49 remaining in the second overtime period and did not return after he appeared to hurt his ankle on a scramble for an offensive rebound.