NBA: Portland 91, Milwaukee 82

Nov. 20, 2013 at 11:19 PM

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A 21-point performance by LaMarcus Aldridge helped Portland stay hot early in the season Wednesday with a 91-82 win over Milwaukee.

The Trail Blazers won their eighth straight game, limiting the Bucks to 31 points in the second half.

Damian Lillard added 19 points for the Blazers, whose 6-1 road record is the best in the NBA.

Portland won despite shooting just 40 percent from the field. Aldridge and Lillard combined to hit 17-of-40 shots.

Milwaukee, which has lost six in a row, was led by 13 points from Luke Ridnour.

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