Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. It was Portland’s fifth straight win but it was costly: Starting guard Wesley Matthews had to be helped off the court[…]

Batum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced overtime, then set up three alley-oop baskets and added a clinching 3 in the final minute to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 98-93 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and Batum added 20 for the Northwest Division[…]