Suns complete fourth-quarter comeback to beat Blazers

Oct 4, 2017, 12:00 AM

Phoenix Suns center Alex Len, left, and Portland Trail Blazers center Zach Collins wait for a rebou...

Phoenix Suns center Alex Len, left, and Portland Trail Blazers center Zach Collins wait for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball preseason game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. The Suns won 114-112. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

(AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

T.J. Warren scored 23 points and the Suns rallied with a 41-point fourth quarter in Portland to pick up a 114-112 win in their first preseason game.

The fourth-quarter comeback was led by a unit composed of Mike James, Troy Daniels, Warren, Dragan Bender and Alex Len. Daniels got hot late, finishing with 15 points and James had 12 points, including a powerful dunk to seal the game late.

Damian Lillard had 18 points for the Trail Blazers.

No. 4 overall selection Josh Jackson scored 14 points, Devin Booker had 19 points and Len finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Rookie Caleb Swanigan scored 18 points for Portland, while fellow rookie Zach Collins was limited to five points but had a team-high eight rebounds. Jusuf Nurkic had 16 points and C.J. McCollum shot just 4-for-13 for his 10 points.

UP NEXT: Phoenix (1-0) visits Utah on Friday. Portland (0-1) hosts Toronto on Thursday.

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