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Portland downs Charlotte on Sunday in Las Vegas behind hot 3-point shooting; next game Tuesday.

COURTESY PHOTO: BRUCE ELY/TRAIL BLAZERS - Antonio Blakeney had the hot hand for the Trail Blazers' NBA Summer League team Sunday.Guard Antonio Blakeney scored 27 points off the bench and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Charlotte Hornets 93-86 on Sunday in their opener at the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League.

George King (17 points) was the only other Blazer in double figures.

Blakeney, a 6-foot-4 former G-League MVP out of LSU, made 9 of 10 field goals (2 of 3 3-pointers) and all seven of his foul shots. King was 5 of 6 from 3-point range and Portland made 11 of 25 3s (44%).

The Blazers next game is 8 p.m. Tuesday against the Clippers (ESPNU television).

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