Grant has 29 points, Trail Blazers rally to beat Spurs


Jerami Grant scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-110 on Tuesday night. Anfernee Simons added 23 points and Damian Lillard had 22 and 11 assists. Jakob Poeltl had a career-high 31 points for San Antonio. He was 14 of 17 from the field. "We’re a good team. That’s how we view ourselves. And we know what makes us a good team," Lillard said after the Blazers improved to 10-4. "In the past we had to say ‘somebody needs to get it going’ and the energy on our team now is ‘we’ve got to get some stops.’" Grant had 19 points in the first half. He added 10 in the third quarter to help Portland take a 93-89 lead going into the fourth.