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Pacers Win; Bulls G Dunn Out Indefinitely

>>Blazers Dump Pacers
 
Damian Lillard scored 26 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 19 points and a season-high 17 rebounds to lead Portland (24-21). C.J. McCollum scored 16 points and Shabazz Napier 13 for the Blazers as they beat the Indiana Pacers 100-86.
 
Tied at 74 after three quarters, the Blazers outscored Indiana 26-12 during the final period to pull out the win.
 
Portland took control late in the third quarter, when the Blazers held Indiana scoreless for more than five minutes. It was part of Portland's 21-2 run, during which Shabazz Napier scored eight points to help erase a six-point deficit and give the Blazers an 89-76 lead midway through the fourth quarter.
 
Napier kick-started the rally during the final seconds of the third quarter, when he made a backcourt steal, then hit a corner 3-pointer as time expired to tie the game at 74.
 
Victor Oladipo and Darren Collison scored 23 points each for Indiana (24-21).
 
Portland outrebounded Indiana 57-46, and scored 24 second-chance points to the Pacers' 10.
 
Indiana was without forward Myles Turner, the team's second-leading scorer this season. Turner has missed five consecutive games with a right elbow injury.
 
Portland led 52-47 at halftime, and the difference was a pair of buzzer-beaters: McCollum's 3-pointer at the end of the first quarter, and Lillard's desperation layup off a drive to finish the second quarter.
 
The Pacers head to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers on Friday night.
 
>>Bulls G Dunn Out Indefinitely After Going Into Concussion Protocol
Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn is out indefinitely after being placed into the NBA's concussion protocol following a fall during a game that ended up with him dislocating two front teeth.
 
The Bulls said Thursday that Dunn's two teeth have been splinted with braces. He was re-evaluated for concussion symptom and will not travel with the team to Atlanta for Saturday's game.
 
Dunn was injured Wednesday night during a home loss to Golden State. He made a fast-break dunk with 2:55 left, but landed awkwardly on the play and his face slammed into the floor.

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