facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: Portland 111, Houston 104

Dec. 13, 2013 at 1:56 AM   |   Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge started out cold Thursday but warmed up in the second half to help bring Portland a 111-104 home win over Houston.

Aldridge was just 1-of-7 shooting in the first 20 minutes but ended up with 31 points and 25 boards for the Trail Blazers. He shot 11-of-15 from the field in the remaining 28 minutes.

Robin Lopez contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Wesley Matthews added 18 points for Portland, which has won six of its last seven contests and scored in triple digits for the 10th straight game.

Dwight Howard had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and James Harden added 25 points, seven assists and six boards in the loss.

Houston was up 44-43 at halftime, and the score was tied at 76-76 going into the fourth quarter, but the Trail Blazers took the next 10 points and held the rest of the way.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
2
Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat' Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat'
3
Surging Lions entertain struggling Argos
4
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
5
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback