Atlanta (21-35) at Portland (35-20)

Partly Cloudy Currently: Portland, OR
Temp: 69° F
  • Game info: 10:00 pm EST Tue Feb 25, 2003
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PORTLAND, OREGON (TICKER) —The Portland Trail Blazers hope to avoid matching their season-high three-game losing streak when they host the Atlanta Hawks at the Rose Garden on Tuesday.

The Trail Blazers lost for the fourth time in seven games with a 93-90 setback to Milwaukee on Saturday.

Damon Stoudamire missed a potential tying 3-pointer with three seconds left for Portland, which blew a 10-point lead with seven minutes to play.

Bonzi Wells scored 26 points and Derek Anderson 23 for the Blazers, who lost three in a row from October 31-November 3.

Atlanta has lost six of eight, including a 115-93 setback on Golden State on Sunday.

Shareef Abdur-Rahim contributed 23 points and 14 rebounds, Glenn Robinson scored 21 points and Jason Terry 19 for the Hawks, who fell to 1-2 on their season-high seven-game road trip.

Atlanta shot just 33 percent from the field and allowed Golden State to connect on 46 percent.

The Hawks are just 5-23 on the road while the Blazers are 17-9 at home.

Portland edged Atlanta on the road, 112-110, in double overtime on January 22. The Blazers have won six of the last eight meetings, including three straight at home since a 99-90 defeat on December 15, 1997.

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