Carmelo Anthony and Blazers rally late to defeat Raptors

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A late rally by the Portland Trail Blazers and the ageless skills of Carmelo Anthony proved enough to secure a gritty two-point victory over the Toronto Raptors. The reigning champions were entitled to feel confident after dominating most of the night, but the visitors outscored the Raptors 32-21 in the fourth quarter to turn the tables. It took a special effort from Carmelo Anthony – who notched a game-high 28 points after joining the Blazers following a year spent out of the league – to tie the game with a triple.

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