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PORTLAND, Ore. Cheap Jordans Ireland . -- With Portland trailing Utah to start the fourth quarter, Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard did what an All-Star is supposed to do. Lillard scored 14 points in the final period and finished with 28 for the short-handed Trail Blazers in a much-needed 102-94 victory over Utah on Friday night. "I definitely feel like theres times I have to assert myself," he said. Lillard grabbed attention last weekend by taking part in a record five All-Star events. Last-seasons Rookie of the Year was a first-time All-Star, earning a spot on the West team by vote of the conferences coaches. The Blazers need Lillard to take over games like he did against the Jazz in the absence of fellow All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge, who sat out with a left groin injury. Robin Lopez had 12 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for the Blazers, who avoided a season-high fourth straight loss as they struggle to keep pace in the Western Conference. "When youre going through a tough stretch, its hard to get back on track sometimes," Lillard said. "This win will get us back on track." Enes Kanter matched his career-high with 25 points and added 10 rebounds for the Jazz, who lost their second straight after a three-game winning streak. Utah opened the final quarter with a 73-64 lead, but Portland answered with a 7-0 run to close within 73-71 and went ahead on Lillards 3-pointer with 9:18 left. Energized by regaining the lead, Lillards alley-oop dunk off a dish from Nicolas Batum made it 80-75 with 6:07 left. "Hes always in attack mode," Utahs Trey Burke said of Lillard. Utah kept it close down the stretch, with Richard Jeffersons 3-pointer narrowing the gap to 85-83. Batum answered with a 3-pointer for the Blazers. Kanters jumper got Utah within 94-91 with 1:21 to go, but Mo Williams jumper extended it again for the Blazers, who cruised the rest of the way. Portland outscored the Jazz 38-21 in the final period. "I thought in the fourth quarter we had a nice cushion," Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin said. "They just came out right from the beginning of the fourth and got a turnover and made a 3-point shot. We made another mistake and they scored on it, and they ran from there." Portland was playing its second game without Aldridge, who leads the team with 23.9 points and 11.4 rebounds per game. He is expected to sit out Sunday nights game against Minnesota before he is reevaluated. Dorell Wright started in Aldridges place. The Blazers also were without forward Joel Freeland, who has a right knee sprain, and Meyers Leonard, who sprained his left ankle in practice on Monday. Portlands front court got even thinner when Batum, who has been fighting the flu, retreated to the locker room late in the first half. Will Barton started the second half, but Batum returned late in the third quarter. The Jazz were without forward Derrick Favours, who missed his second straight game because of hip issues. Favours is averaging 12.9 points and nine rebounds a game. Kanter started in his place and led both teams with 15 points at the half. The Blazers led by as many as six points in the first quarter, but the Jazz closed in and went ahead 19-18 on Diante Garretts driving layup. Portland reclaimed a 28-25 lead midway through the second quarter on Bartons fast-break 360-degree dunk. Lillards 3-pointer extended the lead to 43-37. Both teams wrestled for the lead through the third quarter, until the Jazz appeared to make a move, going up 62-57 on Trey Burkes deep 3-pointer. It was Utahs biggest lead of the game to that point. Utah extended the lead to 68-60 on Alec Burks layup. NOTES: Blazers coach Terry Stotts wore a plaid sportcoat and an open-collared shirt in honour of Dr. Jack Ramsays 89th birthday. Ramsay coached the Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA title, hence the throwback outfit. "Im not much of a fashionista, but I think he was able to pull it off," Lopez said. ... The Blazers have won the first three meetings against the Jazz for the first time since 1997-98. ... Portland was 17-of-17 from the free-throw line. Wholesale Air Jordan 4 Ireland .S. - Nova Scotias Mary Fay guaranteed at least one more match and a shot at the Canadian junior curling championships final on home ice. Cheap Air Jordan 4 For Sale . So they rushed to re-sign the first baseman who general manager Ben Cherington described Friday as "a unique player." The World Series champions finalized a $32 million, two-year agreement Thursday with the slugging former catcher who turned into a surprisingly good defender.BATA, Equatorial Guinea - Young Equatorial Guinea goalkeeper Felipe Ovono is a major reason why the host is still in the African Cup of Nations. Ivory Coast forward Gervinho has made headlines for his absence after getting sent off in the first round and serving out a two-game suspension.Here are some players to watch out for as the African Cup reaches the knockout stages this weekend:___Felipe Ovono, goalkeeper, Equatorial Guinea: Ovono is becoming a cult hero for the home fans, who roar with delight every time he swoops out of his goal to collect a cross, or dives full-stretch to punch a shot away. The 21-year-old Ovono plays semi-professional football for Equatorial Guineas Deportivo Mongomo and has never played for a team outside the country, but he must be destined now for a bigger club. He has been outstanding in all three of Equatorial Guineas games and ensured his country beat Gabon in its decisive final group match with a series of fine saves.___Gervinho, forward, Ivory Coast: One of the stars of the star-studded Ivory Coast team, Roma forward Gervinho has seen less than an hour of action at this African Cup. He was sent off in the first game for hitting an opposition player and given a two-match ban. Hes expected to be back for Ivory Coast for its quarterfinal against Algeria on Sunday, a welcome return for coach Herve Renard who hasnt got the Ivorians playing to their potential just yet. Air Jordan 4 Retro Ireland. Gervinho — impressive for 58 minutes before his red card — could be the catalyst in the final stages.___Ibrahima Traore, winger, Guinea: The driving force behind Guineas slightly fortunate run to the quarters. Skipper Traore has been highly-rated as a player for some years, but hes added the responsibility of the captaincy now and is leading by example, scoring once in Equatorial Guinea and setting up chances for his teammates with his whipped left-foot crosses. Went off in Guineas last game with a right ankle injury and it will be a big blow for the Guineans if he cant play against Ghana in the quarterfinals.___Thievy Bifouma, forward, Republic of Congo: Born in France, 22-year-old Bifouma only made his debut for Republic of Congo in last years African Cup qualifiers. Hes already scored twice in three games at his first major tournament as the Congolese enjoy their best showing at the continental championship in over 40 years.___Asamoah Gyan, forward, Ghana: Gyan was hampered by a bout of mild malaria in the first week of the African Cup and sidelined as Ghana let slip a lead to lose to Senegal. He returned to the lineup to pounce for a stoppage-time winner against No. 1 African team Algeria and, with him back, Ghana has won two out of two. 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