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Portland defeats Atlanta Hawks 100-85

LaMarcus Aldridge returned from a seven-game hiatus and looked like he didn't miss a beat.
By The Sports Network March 27, 2014 at 10:02 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge returned from a seven-game hiatus and looked like he didn't miss a beat.

Aldridge, who missed the past couple of weeks due to lingering back issues, scored 25 points with 16 rebounds to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 100-85 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Damian Lillard contributed 21 points and Nicolas Batum netted 12 with seven rebounds for the Blazers, who snapped their three-game losing streak.

The Hawks, meanwhile, lost for the fifth straight time and now lead the idle New York Knicks by 1 1/2 games for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Atlanta was led by Jeff Teague's 22 points and Elton Brand deposited an 11- point, 12-rebound double-double. Louis Williams finished with 16 points off the bench in the setback.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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