What a comeback. What a win.

The Trail Blazers got No. 9 in a row Friday night at Moda Center. They rallied from a 21-point first-half deficit and fought off the Chicago Bulls down the stretch to win 98-95.

Portland is 11-2 heading to Golden State for a Saturday night game.

All five Blazers starters scored in double figures against Chicago, which lost star guard Derrick Rose to an apparent knee injury.

Portland center Robin Lopez had a game-high 16 rebounds to go with 13 points.

Guard Wesley Matthews made some key plays and baskets at the end and finished with a game-high 28 points. He was 4 of 8 on 3-pointers and 12 of 19 from the field.

Game photos courtesy of John Lariviere:

  • Portland center Robin Lopez blocks Chicago guard Derrick Rose.

  • Nicolas Batum of the Blazers has room to shoot a long jumper over Chicago's Mike Dunleavy Jr.

  • A screen by Chicago's Luol Deng gives guard Kirk Hinrich a chance to elude Mo Williams (left) and Nicolas Batum.

  • Robin Lopez hauls in one of his game-high 16 rebounds, beating Carlos Boozer and Kirk Hinrich to the ball.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge contests a fading shot by Bulls star Derrick Rose.

  • Robin Lopez goes to dunk over Chicago's Derrick Rose.

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