HOUSTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Damian Lillard scored eight of his 20 points in overtime Saturday, powering the Portland Trail Blazers over Houston 95-85.
LeMarcus Aldridge netted 27 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out six assists as the Trail Blazers bounced back from a Friday loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Lillard handed out nine assists, while Nicolas Batum contributed 17 points and nine rebounds for Portland.
Houston's loss spoiled the home court debut for newly signed James Harden, who struck for 24 points.
Jeremy Lin chipped in 13 and seven assists in the Rockets' first loss of the season.