Helping to ignite the Trail Blazers' second-half rally, reserve forward Thomas Robinson blocks a shot by Orlando guard Arron Afflalo.It wasn't easy — or at least they didn't make it easy on themselves — but the Trail Blazers snapped a two-game skid on Wednesday.

The Blazers woke up in the second half in time to turn away the Orlando Magic 110-94.

The game was up for grabs for more than three quarters, with Orlando leading most of the way.

But when all was done and said, Portland was 27-9, third in the NBA Western Conference, one game behind San Antonio (28-8) and a half-game behind Oklahoma City (27-8).

  • Blazers-Magic photos by Jaime Valdez/Portland Tribune:

  • Orlando guard Victor Oladipo denies Damian Lillard on the Blazer guard's dunk attempt in the second half.

  • Thomas Robinson (right) celebrates with teammate Wesley Matthews after making a basket in the Blazers' second-half surge Wednesday night at Moda Center.

  • Blazers guard Mo Williams (left) catches Orlando's Jameer Nelson in the air.

  • Damian Lillard has space to drain a 3-pointer in the second half.

  • In his NBA debut, rookie guard CJ McCollum of Portland starts a fast-break attempt.

  • Wesley Matthews (left) keeps Arron Afflalo from penetrating in the second half.

  • Mo Williams of Portland gets into the scoring column in the second half, too, with a 3-pointer that beats Glen 'Big Baby' Davis of Orlando.

  • Mo Williams gets inside Glen Davis, as well, as the Blazers erase their deficit at home.

  • Arron Afflalo (right) gets up on Wesley Matthews' jumper.

  • Nicolas Batum, who had a triple-double (14 points, 10 rebounds, 14 assists), lets go with a shot.

  • Portland center Robin Lopez (right) gets a piece of Arron Afflalo's shot during the second half.

  • Blazers coach Terry Stotts, during a timeout.

  • CJ McCollum was 2 for 5 from the field and 0 of 2 from 3-point range, scoring 4 points in 14 minutes of his first NBA game.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge, who led all scorers with 36 points, has no problem getting above Tobias Harris and other Orlando defenders on the way to his 16-for-25 night from the field.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge redirects Tobias Harris' shot.

  • Orlando's Victor Oladipo keeps the ball from Damian Lillard in the first half.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge gets a first-half dunk.

  • LaMarcus Aldridge (left) and Robin Lopez (right) converge on Glen Davis at the basket.

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