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Trail Blazers use 2nd-half charge to get past Pacers 103-93

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers may not need to rely exclusively on their dynamic duo to throw scoring punches any longer.

Their new supporting cast trades jabs pretty well, too, and it could make a real difference to their long-term prospects.

With Damian Lillard struggling Monday and C.J. McCollum scoring just 17 points, the Blazers got 17 points from Zach Collins and the first career double-double from former Purdue star Caleb Swanigan to put away the Indiana Pacers 103-93.

''They've been great for us all season. They've been keeping us alive all season,'' McCollum said, referring to Portland's bench. ''They're the difference between us being an average team and a really good team.''

It's a series Portland has dominated.

They've won three straight over Indiana and eight of the last nine, largely behind the play of Lillard who had scored at least 33 points in three of his six previous trips to Bankers Life Fieldhouse. And Lillard was coming off back-to-back 40-point games.

This time the All-Star guard missed his first five shots, didn't score until the final seconds of the first half and wound up with a season-low 16 points on 5 of 13 shooting with one rebound and two assists. McCollum was 7 of 15 with six rebounds and one assist and they combined for three 3-pointers.

In previous seasons, those numbers might have doomed Portland's chances.

But Swanigan softened up the Pacers with his early flurry and Collins delivered the knockout punch by repeatedly scoring in the fourth quarter to help Portland pull away.

''The second unit came in and played really well,'' said Collins, who matched his career high scoring total. ''We ran the lead up and didn't let it go down. In the second half, we did our job.''

The result: Indiana lost its first home game of the season with a lackluster performance.

Victor Oladipo had 21 points, nine rebounds and seven assists while Darren Collison added a season-high 17. Thaddeus Young added 16 points and Myles Turner had 10 points and nine rebounds on a night coach Nate McMillan hoped to see a stronger performance on defense and on the glass.

He wasn't satisfied with much.

''We're still working on establishing ourselves as a team, what works for us as a team - defending hard, rebounding the ball,'' McMillan said.

The Pacers appeared to be cruising early in the second half when they took a 57-49 lead.

But the Trail Blazers charged back quickly by scoring five straight points, retook the lead during a 10-2 run and extended their 71-69 advantage by starting the fourth quarter on an 8-2 run.

Indiana didn't get closer than five the rest of the way as Swanigan had 11 points and 10 rebounds, both career bests.

TIP-INS

Trail Blazers: Evan Turner, who once played for Indiana, was one of seven players in double figures. He had 13 points. ... Portland committed 18 turnovers, their worst total this season in a non-overtime game, but went 17 of 18 from the free-throw line and had a 50-35 rebounding edge. ... The Blazers drew four offensive foul calls in the first six minutes of the game.

Pacers: The free-throw shooting woes continued as the Pacers went 13 of 20 from the line. They were also 6 of 19 on 3s. ... Turner had three blocks to tie James Edwards (391) for No. 8 on the franchise's NBA career list. ... Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri received a blue No. 4 jersey between the first and second quarters in honor of becoming the NFL's career scoring leader Sunday.

THEY SAID IT

Trail Blazers: ''It was a junky, slow game,'' Lillard said.

Pacers: ''Those guys (Lillard and McCollum) can really score at a high level,'' Oladipo said. ''We kind of slowed them down. Unfortunately, we didn't get the win.''

UP NEXT

Trail Blazers: Visit Houston on Tuesday, trying to snap a four-game losing streak in the series.

Pacers: Hope to snap a three-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden when they face the New York Knicks on Wednesday.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:41   Jake Layman missed finger-roll layup, blocked by Myles Turner  
11:32   Offensive rebound by Thaddeus Young  
11:26   Shooting foul on Jusuf Nurkic  
11:26   Myles Turner missed 1st of 2 free throws  
11:26   Team rebound  
11:24   Defensive rebound by Jusuf Nurkic  
11:15 +2 Jusuf Nurkic made dunk, assist by Damian Lillard 2-0
10:54   Myles Turner missed jump shot  
10:52   Defensive rebound by Jake Layman  
10:36   Offensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
10:27   Bad pass turnover on Al-Farouq Aminu, stolen by Darren Collison  
10:22 +2 Darren Collison made finger-roll layup, assist by Victor Oladipo 2-2
10:01 +2 CJ McCollum made jump shot 4-2
9:36   Thaddeus Young missed hook shot  
9:33   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
9:28   Offensive foul on Jusuf Nurkic  
9:10 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot 4-4
8:57   Offensive foul on Meyers Leonard  
8:57   Offensive foul on Meyers Leonard  
8:48 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot 4-6
8:26   Shooting foul on Myles Turner  
8:26 +1 Al-Farouq Aminu made 1st of 2 free throws 5-6
8:26 +1 Al-Farouq Aminu made 2nd of 2 free throws 6-6
8:02   Al-Farouq Aminu missed jump shot  
7:58   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
7:48   Darren Collison missed driving layup, blocked by CJ McCollum  
7:45   Defensive rebound by CJ McCollum  
7:30   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
7:18   Violation  
7:03   Myles Turner missed dunk  
7:03   Offensive rebound by Myles Turner  
7:03   Team rebound  
7:03   Personal foul on Meyers Leonard  
6:57   Darren Collison missed jump shot, blocked by Damian Lillard  
6:54   Defensive rebound by CJ McCollum  
6:47   CJ McCollum missed floating jump shot  
6:45   Offensive rebound by CJ McCollum  
6:44   Damian Lillard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:41   Offensive rebound by CJ McCollum  
6:37   Offensive foul on Damian Lillard  
6:37   Offensive foul on Damian Lillard  
6:27 +2 Thaddeus Young made jump shot, assist by Darren Collison 6-10
6:12   Offensive foul on Meyers Leonard  
6:12   Offensive foul on Meyers Leonard  
5:59   Victor Oladipo missed jump shot  
5:55   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
5:43 +3 Al-Farouq Aminu made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Zach Collins 9-10
5:28   Thaddeus Young missed jump shot  
5:25   Offensive rebound by Myles Turner  
5:15   Bojan Bogdanovic missed jump shot  
5:14   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
5:06   Al-Farouq Aminu missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:04   Defensive rebound by Bojan Bogdanovic  
4:59 +2 Bojan Bogdanovic made finger-roll layup 9-12
4:33   CJ McCollum missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:30   Defensive rebound by Myles Turner  
4:22   Victor Oladipo missed floating jump shot  
4:19   Defensive rebound by Zach Collins  
4:04   Traveling violation turnover on Evan Turner  
3:50   Defensive rebound by Damian Lillard  
3:39 +2 CJ McCollum made floating jump shot 11-12
3:30   Shooting foul on Damian Lillard  
3:30   Darren Collison missed 1st of 2 free throws  
3:30   Team rebound  
3:30 +1 Darren Collison made 2nd of 2 free throws 11-13
3:17   Damian Lillard missed finger-roll layup, blocked by Domantas Sabonis  
3:16   Team rebound  
3:13   Personal foul on Cory Joseph  
3:13   Full timeout called  
3:04   Zach Collins missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:01   Defensive rebound by Domantas Sabonis  
2:45   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
2:16   Cory Joseph missed jump shot  
2:13   Defensive rebound by Nik Stauskas  
2:05 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot, assist by Nik Stauskas 13-13
1:46   Victor Oladipo missed jump shot  
1:43   Defensive rebound by Nik Stauskas  
1:32   Personal foul on Tyreke Evans  
1:21 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot 15-13
1:06 +3 Tyreke Evans made 3-pt. jump shot 15-16
0:50 +2 Caleb Swanigan made hook shot 17-16
0:50   Shooting foul on Domantas Sabonis  
0:50 +1 Caleb Swanigan made free throw 18-16
0:45   Defensive rebound by Zach Collins  
0:32 +3 Seth Curry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 21-16
0:25   Tyreke Evans missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:22   Offensive rebound by TJ Leaf  
0:12   Tyreke Evans missed running Jump Shot  
0:08   Defensive rebound by Nik Stauskas  
0:04 +2 Nik Stauskas made reverse layup 23-16
0:00   End of period  
0:00   Team rebound  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:36   TJ Leaf missed hook shot, blocked by Zach Collins  
11:32   Defensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
11:32   Personal foul on Caleb Swanigan  
11:18   Traveling violation turnover on TJ Leaf  
11:00 +2 Zach Collins made layup 25-16
10:45 +2 Tyreke Evans made finger-roll layup 25-18
10:45   Personal foul on Evan Turner  
10:45   Domantas Sabonis missed free throw  
10:45   Defensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
10:27   Nik Stauskas missed finger-roll layup  
10:25   Team rebound  
9:56 +2 Cory Joseph made jump shot 25-20
9:38 +2 Caleb Swanigan made layup, assist by Nik Stauskas 27-20
9:29   Personal foul on Evan Turner  
9:24   Bad pass turnover on Cory Joseph, stolen by Caleb Swanigan  
9:17 +2 CJ McCollum made jump shot 29-20
8:48   Shooting foul on Caleb Swanigan  
8:48 +1 Thaddeus Young made 1st of 2 free throws 29-21
8:48 +1 Thaddeus Young made 2nd of 2 free throws 29-22
8:35 +3 Nik Stauskas made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Caleb Swanigan 32-22
8:08   Team rebound  
8:08   Thaddeus Young missed jump shot  
8:08   24-second shot clock violation turnover  
7:53   Lost ball turnover on Zach Collins, stolen by Domantas Sabonis  
7:48   Bojan Bogdanovic missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:39 +3 Nik Stauskas made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by CJ McCollum 35-22
7:28 +3 Victor Oladipo made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Domantas Sabonis 35-25
7:08   CJ McCollum missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:05   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
6:51 +2 Domantas Sabonis made layup, assist by Victor Oladipo 35-27
6:31   Zach Collins missed turnaround jump shot  
6:29   Defensive rebound by Thaddeus Young  
6:20   Thaddeus Young missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:16   Defensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
6:11   Personal foul on Thaddeus Young  
6:03   Damian Lillard missed jump shot  
5:59   Defensive rebound by Domantas Sabonis  
5:53 +2 Thaddeus Young made finger-roll layup 35-29
5:45   CJ McCollum missed reverse layup  
5:43   Offensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
5:40   Offensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
5:40 +2 Caleb Swanigan made dunk 37-29
5:29 +2 Thaddeus Young made alley-oop shot, assist by Bojan Bogdanovic 37-31
5:09 +2 CJ McCollum made jump shot 39-31
4:48   Myles Turner missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:45   Defensive rebound by Jusuf Nurkic  
4:35   Jusuf Nurkic missed jump shot  
4:31   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
4:27 +3 Bojan Bogdanovic made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Victor Oladipo 39-34
4:05   Offensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
4:05 +2 Caleb Swanigan made dunk 41-34
3:51 +2 Myles Turner made driving layup, assist by Darren Collison 41-36
3:35   Shooting foul on Victor Oladipo  
3:35 +1 CJ McCollum made 1st of 2 free throws 42-36
3:35 +1 CJ McCollum made 2nd of 2 free throws 43-36
3:24 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot 43-38
3:07   Bad pass turnover on Jusuf Nurkic, stolen by Victor Oladipo  
3:04 +2 Myles Turner made layup, assist by Victor Oladipo 43-40
2:40   Damian Lillard missed driving layup, blocked by Myles Turner  
2:37   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
2:34 +3 Bojan Bogdanovic made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Victor Oladipo 43-43
2:14   Nik Stauskas missed turnaround jump shot  
2:11   Defensive rebound by Thaddeus Young  
1:53   Myles Turner missed jump shot  
1:53   Defensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
1:42   Out of bounds turnover on CJ McCollum  
1:28   Bojan Bogdanovic missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:24   Defensive rebound by Caleb Swanigan  
1:14   Personal foul on Darren Collison  
1:03   Jusuf Nurkic missed layup  
0:56   Offensive foul on Caleb Swanigan  
0:55   Unsportsmanlike technical foul  
0:55 +1 Victor Oladipo made free throw 43-44
0:45   Offensive rebound by Myles Turner  
0:41 +3 Thaddeus Young made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Bojan Bogdanovic 43-47
0:31   CJ McCollum missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:29   Team rebound  
0:24   CJ McCollum missed driving layup, blocked by Myles Turner  
0:19   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
0:19 +2 Thaddeus Young made dunk, assist by Darren Collison 43-49
0:02 +2 Damian Lillard made turnaround jump shot 45-49
0:00   Darren Collison missed floating jump shot  
0:00   Team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:48   Violation  
11:39 +2 Myles Turner made driving layup, assist by Darren Collison 45-51
11:23 +2 Damian Lillard made finger-roll layup, assist by Jusuf Nurkic 47-51
11:01 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot, assist by Myles Turner 47-53
10:46   Al-Farouq Aminu missed floating jump shot  
10:42   Defensive rebound by Myles Turner  
10:32 +2 Victor Oladipo made jump shot 47-55
10:08 +2 CJ McCollum made jump shot 49-55
9:57 +2 Victor Oladipo made finger-roll layup 49-57
9:49   Personal foul on Thaddeus Young  
9:39 +2 Al-Farouq Aminu made finger-roll layup 51-57
9:22   Darren Collison missed jump shot  
9:20   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
9:10 +3 Damian Lillard made 3-pt. jump shot 54-57
8:55   Bad pass turnover on Bojan Bogdanovic, stolen by Al-Farouq Aminu  
8:49   Traveling violation turnover on Al-Farouq Aminu  
8:37   Out of bounds turnover on Victor Oladipo  
8:27   Personal foul on Victor Oladipo  
8:21   Damian Lillard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
8:18   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
8:08   Victor Oladipo missed jump shot  
8:06   Defensive rebound by Jake Layman  
8:02   Personal foul on Victor Oladipo  
7:52   Offensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
7:50   Damian Lillard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:47   Defensive rebound by Myles Turner  
7:26   Personal foul on Damian Lillard  
7:14 +2 Thaddeus Young made finger-roll layup, assist by Darren Collison 54-59
6:55   Jusuf Nurkic missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:52   Defensive rebound by Victor Oladipo  
6:40 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot 54-61
6:19 +3 Jusuf Nurkic made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jake Layman 57-61
5:57   Thaddeus Young missed jump shot  
5:56   Offensive rebound by Myles Turner  
5:56   Shooting foul on Jake Layman  
5:56   Team rebound  
5:56   Myles Turner missed 1st of 2 free throws  
5:56   Myles Turner missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
5:53   Defensive rebound by Jusuf Nurkic  
5:40   Shooting foul on Myles Turner  
5:40 +1 Damian Lillard made 1st of 2 free throws 58-61
5:40 +1 Damian Lillard made 2nd of 2 free throws 59-61
5:27   Team rebound  
5:15 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot 59-63
5:02 +2 Evan Turner made layup, assist by Jusuf Nurkic 61-63
4:43   Defensive rebound by Jusuf Nurkic  
4:42   Out of bounds turnover on Damian Lillard  
4:31   Myles Turner missed jump shot  
4:27   Defensive rebound by Jusuf Nurkic  
4:24   Personal foul on Bojan Bogdanovic  
4:24 +1 Damian Lillard made 1st of 2 free throws 62-63
4:24 +1 Damian Lillard made 2nd of 2 free throws 63-63
4:07   Victor Oladipo missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:04   Defensive rebound by Seth Curry  
3:54   Jusuf Nurkic missed turnaround jump shot  
3:51   Defensive rebound by Domantas Sabonis  
3:43   Offensive rebound by Darren Collison  
3:35   Victor Oladipo missed jump shot  
3:32   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
3:20 +2 Evan Turner made turnaround jump shot 65-63
2:59 +2 Darren Collison made jump shot 65-65
2:36 +2 Zach Collins made hook shot 67-65
2:17   3-second violation turnover on Domantas Sabonis  
2:02   Lost ball turnover on Nik Stauskas, stolen by Myles Turner  
1:48   Personal foul on Al-Farouq Aminu  
1:34   Tyreke Evans missed finger-roll layup  
1:29   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
1:24   Shooting foul on Doug McDermott  
1:24 +1 Zach Collins made 1st of 2 free throws 68-65
1:24 +1 Zach Collins made 2nd of 2 free throws 69-65
1:13   Bojan Bogdanovic missed jump shot  
0:58   Traveling violation turnover on Caleb Swanigan  
0:41   Shooting foul on Caleb Swanigan  
0:41 +1 Bojan Bogdanovic made 1st of 2 free throws 69-66
0:41 +1 Bojan Bogdanovic made 2nd of 2 free throws 69-67
0:34   Bad pass turnover on Damian Lillard, stolen by Darren Collison  
0:30 +2 Bojan Bogdanovic made layup, assist by Domantas Sabonis 69-69
0:09 +2 Zach Collins made dunk, assist by Damian Lillard 71-69
0:00   Team rebound  
0:00   End of period