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NHL: Portland 103, Utah 89

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Martell Webster scored 24 points in the third quarter and finished with a career-high 26 Saturday, leading the Portland Trail Blazers past Utah 103-89.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and eight rebounds, Travis Outlaw scored 14 and Sergio Rodriguez had 12 for Portland, which has won 16 of its last 17 games.

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Deron Williams led the Jazz with 23 points and seven assists. Mehmet Okur had 15 points and seven rebounds and Matt Harpring scored 14 points.

Utah led 59-52 midway through the third quarter, but the Blazers went on a 23-5 run for the rest of the period -- led by Webster, who hit a three and then made all three free throws after he was fouled on a three-point attempt.

Down 75-64 after three, Utah cut the lead to 79-73 but the Blazers put together a 14-2 run to seal the victory.

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