Norman Powell rips out Blazer hearts in 118-112 comeback win

“I love Portland, man, it was a good time being back.”

Norman Powell told TNT’s Chris Haynes he enjoyed this return to Rip City, but Trail Blazers fans didn’t appreciate it as much.

Powell came off the bench to score 22 points in the fourth quarter alone, 32 for the game, and the Los Angeles Clippers ripped out a 118-112 comeback win over the Blazers on Tuesday night on TNT.

The Blazers led 91-73 with 3:13 left in the third quarter and lost the game.

Anfernee Simons poured in nine – NINE – three-pointers.  He finished with 37 points.  The Blazers lost the game.

Portland falls to 11-10 overall on the season, and 4-5 at home.

Damian Lillard missed his fifth straight game after suffering a calf strain Nov. 19th vs Utah.

The Blazers are back at it tonight in LA against LeBron James and the Lakers, tip off at 7 p.m.