Ameer Muhammad's 3-pointer proves to be the push David Douglas needs in its summer-league win

OUTLOOK PHOTO: DAVID BALL - David Douglas' Jermaine Robinson attacks the basket amidst a crowd of blue shirts during Thursday's 91-88 home win over Gresham.

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PORTLAND — David Douglas scored a 91-88 summer-league basketball win over Gresham on Thursday night, in a game that saw four lead changes in the final minutes.

The Scots moved in front to stay 87-85 when Ameer Muhammad hit a 3-pointer from several steps behind the arc as the clock ticked under a minute.

David Douglas appeared to be on solid ground when Gresham lost its dribble late, and Jermaine Robinson pounced on the turnover and sank a foul shot at the line to put the Scots up five with 0:20 on the clock.

But Gresham wasn't giving up.

Eric Puklic knocked down a corner 3, and the Gophers slapped on a quick foul. Robinson knocked down one of two, but Gresham would have a chance to force overtime.

The Gophers forced up an off-balance trey that never rose higher than the rim. But the ball glanced off a David Douglas leg, allowing Gresham one more chance under its own basket with one tick remaining.

The pass went over the top to Daello Portin-Chapman, whose catch-and-release attempt clipped the left side of the rim and bounced off at the horn.

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