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Saturday, November 23rd (All times Eastern)

Portland Trail Blazers (11-2) at Golden State Warriors (8-5), 10:30 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Portland Trail Blazers have been one of the biggest surprises this season and will put their nine-game winning streak to the test Saturday in a road matchup with the Golden State Warriors.

Portland (Northwest) and Golden State (Pacific) are division leaders, but the Blazers enter this evening's tilt red hot.

The Trail Blazers made it nine wins in a row with Friday's 98-95 victory versus the Chicago Bulls at home, as the hosts rallied in the second half and had a 34-12 advantage in the third quarter. Wesley Matthews scored 28 points, Damian Lillard had 20 and Robin Lopez finished with 13 and 16 rebounds. The 16 rebounds were a career-high for Lopez.

"This kind of game is great for us. We needed this game. We've won every kind of way. we've played almost every style of team now, playing Chicago, which is just a bully team. They played hard and they played physical. That's how they get stuff done," said Matthews.

Nicolas Batum contributed 17 points and Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge ended with 12 and six boards.

Portland trailed by as many as 21 points and later went ahead 74-70 on consecutive 3-pointers from Mo Williams with under three minutes to go in the third. Portland's winning streak is its longest since a 13-game run from Dec. 3-30, 2007 and the 11-2 start is the best since winning 13 of 15 to begin the 1999-2000 season.

The Blazers have won six in a row on the road, the most since winning seven straight as the guest from Feb. 5 - March 8, 2011.

Golden State suffered a 102-95 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday and played without guard Steph Curry because of a mild concussion. All-purpose guard/forward Andre Iguodala left the game with a hamstring injury and both players are day-to-day. Iguodala moved over to the point and Barnes made his third start in Curry's absence.

David Lee had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 20 points and Klay Thompson scored 19 for the Warriors, who have lost two straight after winning four in a row and saw the Lakers use a 15-0 run late in the game to cruise to victory. Andrew Bogut had 12 points and 13 boards in defeat.

"We had enough to get it done and we did not get it done," said Golden State head coach Mark Jackson. "We can not walk away with a good taste with how we played and the effort we put forth."

The Warriors will hit the road again for four games against New Orleans, Dallas, Oklahoma City and Sacramento after hosting Portland.

Golden State swept a three-game season series with Portland in 2012-13 and has won eight of the past 12 matchups. The Blazers have lost five of six and 12 of their past 16 trips to Oakland.

11/23 10:29:20 ET

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Local
Final
CAR 17
CLE 13
Final
NYR 1
CAR 0
Final
TOR 118
NYK 108
Final
CLE 105
MEM 91
Final
MIA 100
BOS 84
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BRK 110
DET 105
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SAC 108
LAL 101
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ORL 88
PHI 96
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WAS 92
PHO 104
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MIN 96
IND 100
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OKC 99
NOP 101
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UVA 76
HARV 27
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BGU 68
FERST 82
 
Final
ARMY 72
MAINE 69
 
Final
QUIN 60
ORST 52
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CLST 69
USF 65
 
Final
CARK 55
CCAR 72
 
Final
UWGB 66
ARKLR 46
 
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RAD 74
CORN 61
 
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UNT 62
CREI 58
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CAN 67
HC 48
 
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USB 67
GHND 52
 
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OKST 64
MD 73
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WINT 100
REIN 72
 
Final
UGST 68
SMISS 55
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NEOM 77
TXPA 72
 
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STLU 58
VERM 55
 
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UNCA 62
WCU 66
 
Final
EVAN 81
ALAST 63
 
Final
HART 82
FIU 69
 
Final
VALPO 82
GOSHEN 55
 
Final
LIP 69
PEAY 63
 
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DEN 46
BRY 48
 
Final
MONT 62
SD 67
 
Final
MTST 65
TENST 47
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SAMF 64
LAMON 50
 
Final
SCAR 78
COKR 52
 
Final
HAMP 75
NARZ 66
 
Final
SDU 71
SDCHR 61
 
Final
BC 71
USC 75
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NICST 64
TROY 65
 
Final
BRAD 47
UCI 55
 
Final
UGA 65
SHU 47
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ALA 60
APP 59
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KSU 53
NDST 52
 
Final
WASU 82
SJST 53
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UTEP 78
ALCOR 45
 
2nd
SEAT 59
SACST 46
 
Final
DET 1
COL 2
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EDM 5
DAL 6
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BOS 4
BUF 3
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NYR 1
CAR 0
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CHI 4
TOR 0
3rd
WIN 3
PHI 2
 
Final
NOS 14
ATL 30
Final
HOU 25
BAL 13
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CAR 17
CLE 13
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CHI 14
DET 20
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TAM 3
GBP 20
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PIT 20
KAN 12
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MIA 37
MIN 35
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NYJ 16
NEP 17
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STL 27
NYG 37
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OAK 26
BUF 24
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DAL 42
IND 7
4th
ARI 6
SEA 28