The Bellingham Slam rise to the top of the International Basketball League once again by defeating the Portland Chinooks Sunday, July 8th at Whatcom Pavilion. Home court and home crowd was clearly the advantage as the Slam performed victoriously in front of their fans. Despite trailing early in the first half Bellingham quickly gained control of the tempo and dictated their will over Portland, building a 30-point lead in the fourth quarter. Morris Anderson ended the evening with 29-points while leading Bellingham to their second IBL title. Final score 142-109. Click here to view photos from the game.