Aldridge fuels late run as Blazers down Cavs
Portland, OR (SportsNetwork.com) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 18 rebounds to carry the Portland Trail Blazers to a 108-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.
The score was knotted late at 96-apiece when Aldridge put the team on his back with a personal 6-0 run. Wes Matthews and Damian Lillard followed with 3- pointers to seal the outcome.
Lillard netted 28 points, Matthews added 15 and Nicolas Batum registered seven points, nine rebounds and six assists in the Blazers' third straight win.
Luol Deng led the Cavs in scoring for the second straight tilt with 25 points, while Kyrie Irving dropped 21 points in the setback. Dion Waiters chipped in 18 off the bench as Cleveland fell to 4-4 in January.
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