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Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Anthony Davis has scored a playoff high 41 points and his team has needed every one as the lead has been trimmed to 119-115.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

C.J. McCollum has 34 points on the night and seven in the fourth quarter as Portland has closed within 112-111 with five minutes remaining -- especially impressive since he drew his fourth foul early in the third quarter.

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Jrue Holiday calmly drains back to back midrange jumpers to keep Blazers at bay. But it's a Holiday miss that leads to a ferocious Anthony Davis dunk that gives the Pelicans a six point advantage. 7 minutes even on the clock. Davis leads with 35. Holiday also has registered his second 30 point game is the series with 33. 110-104 New Orleans.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Blazers won't go away quietly. They started the fourth quarter with a 15-4 run to climb within two points. But back-to-back jumpers by Jrue Holiday stopped the bleeding. Holiday has 33 points as the Pelicans lead 108-104 with less than eight minutes left.

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Blazers showing fight cut the lead from 15 to 6 with 9:37 to play. Pelicans lost focus and Coach Alvin Gentry is letting them know it during a much needed time out. Gentry's time outs have refocused his team throughout this series. They will need to lock in to hold off a Portland team that suddenly sees a path to game 5.

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Anthony Davis made one thing perfectly clear with his 19 point third quarter explosion. The Pelicans have no intention to make the 6 hour flight to Portland tonight. Davis has 33 points and New Orleans is up 100-87 at the end of three.

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

This looks more like the New Orleans team we have seen in the first 3 games of this series. Anthony Davis is diving down the lane with little resistance and has scored 13 in the 3rd. Jrue Holiday's dagger 3 extended the lead to 87-72 and Nikola Mirotic has begun to assert himself for the first time this afternoon. Portland will need to dig deep to keep this series alive. Wonder what was said at halftime in the Pelicans locker room.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis starting to take over in the third quarter, with 13 points in the first eight minutes of the second half as the Pelicans have widened their lead to 84-72.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

J.J. Redick on Ben Simmons, who had a triple double in Game 4: "He's very tough physically but he's even tougher mentally. The last 4 games have been as vocal and demonstrative as I've seen him all season, he's been fantastic. He's coming out of his shell in regards to leadership and that's huge for us."

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

When your team is down 3-0 in a series, you throw out conventional wisdom. Blazers coach Terry Stotts has seen two starters: C.J. McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic each pick up his fourth personal foul in the opening minutes of the third quarter. Neither player was subbed out of the game. Blazers call time out, trailing 71-62 as New Orleans has its biggest lead of what's been a tightly contested Game 4.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis ends New Orleans' three-pointer drought by draining his first three-point attempt of the game -- and he's now up to 21 points as the Pelicans have opened their biggest lead of the game over Portland, 71-62, with 8:06 remaining in the third quarter. The Pelicans have made just 4 of 15 three-pointers overall.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo already has his third double-digit assist game of the series with his 10th assist early in the third quarter. And Jrue Holiday is now the game's leading scorer with 20 points after yet another drive to the basket as New Orleans leads 66-60.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joel Embiid doesn't expect any Heat players to mess with his mask. "I don't think they're going to try and break it again since they just got fined. If they want to get fined again, they can go ahead and break it," he said with a laugh. Justise Winslow was fined $15,000 for stepping on the goggles on Embiid's mask in Game 3.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

C.J. McCollum is the leading scorer so far in Game 4 of Blazers-Pelicans -- but he just got hit with his fourth foul just two minutes into the third quarter. Losing him would be a big blow for Portland.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joel Embiid on Ben Simmons, who had a triple double in Game 4: "He's a monster. I think that's the first time the 76ers had a triple double since Charles Barkley and that's big time. He was a beast tonight and that's why he's the rookie of the year."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joel Embiid on the Sixers' 4th quarter in Game 4: "It was all about defense, we got stops. Offensively we moved the ball, JJ (Redick) knocked down some shots, Ben (Simmons) was a beast and everybody played a part into this win."

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Blazers rookie Zach Collins shoved Rajon Rondo in the chest reacting to Rondo slapping the ball out of the rookie's hands as the referees tried to sort out a play under the basket. Both Rondo and Collins have been charged with technical fouls with 0.7 left in a feisty first half. New Orleans up 57-56 as Jrue Holiday goes to the line.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joel Embiid on Game 4: "We had 27 turnovers. I had a really bad game. We haven't knocked down threes like we have been doing that past couple of weeks and we still ended up winning. Got a bright future."

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Evan Turner's return from a toe injury has provided a nice boost to the Trail Blazers in Game 4. He has 11 points and five assists with under a minute to go in the first half.

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Damian Lillard foreshadowed that Portland would bring the fight to the Pelicans in game 4. His Blazers teammate C.J. McCollum has obliged, drawing a flagrant 1 foul after grabbing New Orleans G E'Twaun Moore around the neck on a Moore drive to the hoop. Moore was hit with a technical as the teams briefly squared off under the Pelicans basket. Order was quickly restored. Pelicans 52-50 with 1:43 left till halftime.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade with high praise for Justise Winslow: "When we point at a guy who has done it right all series, we all point at Justise."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joel Embiid on playing Game 5 in Philadelphia: "I'm excited to play my first playoff game at home, it's going to be lit."

Mark Schwarz ESPN Reporter 

Anthony Davis sits with his 3rd foul with 2:52 left in the second quarter. Davis has led New Orleans with 14 points and 2 blocks but has been unusually quiet on the glass with just one rebound.