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An 86-83 Heartbreaker Puts the Houston Rockets Ahead Two Games to One

Published by on April 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The Houston Rockets managed to defend their home court in Game Three, and have taken a one-game lead over the Portland Trail Blazers in the best-of-seven first round series.

The heartbreaking loss was sealed when Blazers point guard Steve Blake forced a three-point shot with more than 10 seconds left that missed horribly.

But under no circumstances should anyone blame Steve Blake for losing Portland the game.

This was not solely his fault, but the team's in general.

Nate McMillan elected to play a severely-struggling Travis Outlaw over known defenders Nicholas Batum and Rudy Fernandez in the closing minutes.

Brandon Roy committed rookie mistakes, such as trying to do way to much ...

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