Eric Bledsoe overtime buzzer-beater lifts Suns over Blazers for first win of the season
Eric Bledsoe and the Suns finally make it to the win column. AP

ERIC Bledsoe hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in overtime to lift the Suns to a 118-115 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday in Phoenix (Thursday, Manila time).

TJ Warren led the Suns in scoring but Bledsoe came up with the biggest basket to give Phoenix its first win of the season.

Bledsoe had earlier missed three tries from the 3-point area.

Warren had 27 points on 11 of 22 shooting as the Suns stopped the bleeding after four straight losses.

Alex Len added 18 points for the Suns, who deal the Blazers their second straight loss and third in five outings.

Damian Lillard scored 27 points, while CJ McCollum added 24 for Portland.

 

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