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NBA: Portland 125, Orlando 119 (OT)

Jan. 8, 2013 at 1:06 AM   |   Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Damian Lillard scored the go-ahead basket in overtime and Portland ran its home winning streak to eight games Monday with a 125-119 victory over Orlando.

Lillard supplied four points as well as a key steal and assist in the extra period, finishing with 18 points and 10 helpers as the Trail Blazers won for the fifth time in six games overall.

LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 27 points, 10 rebounds and five assists while Wesley Matthews chipped in with 24 points in Portland's victory.

J.J. Hickson helped the Blazers' cause with 20 points and 15 boards.

The reeling Magic, meanwhile, dropped a ninth straight -- their longest losing streak since 2004.

J.J. Redick (29 points, five assists) and Arron Afflalo (24, five rebounds) paced Orlando.

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