NBA: Portland 97, Atlanta 77

Feb. 19, 2012 at 1:00 AM

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Nicolas Batum scored 22 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 Saturday in the Portland Trail Blazers' 97-77 victory over Atlanta.

Aldridge also hauled down 10 rebounds in his return to the lineup after missing two games with a sprained left ankle.

Portland got 14 points and eight assists from Raymond Felton in taking its second win in three games.

Atlanta benefited from Joe Johnson's 19 points and 17 off the bench from Willie Green but still fell for the third time in four contests.

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