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Oct 22, 2010 1:09 AM

Nuggets drop preseason game in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brandon Roy scored 23 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 in the Portland Trail Blazers' 90-83 exhibition victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.

Portland outrebounded Denver 47-35 to help the Blazers finish the preseason 3-4 record. Denver (4-3) has one preseason game remaining, Friday night in Phoenix.

Roy, playing 43 minutes, was 6 of 20 from the field, but was 9 of 10 on free throws. Aldridge went 6 of 10 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds in 38 minutes.

Marcus Camby had 17 rebounds for Portland.

Carmelo Anthony led Denver with 21 points, going 6 of 23 from the field. Arron Afflalo scored 14 points, and Ty Lawson had 11.

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