NBA: Portland 102, Chicago 94

Nov. 18, 2012 at 11:55 PM
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PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Portland's Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews each notched 21 points Sunday and the Trail Blazers used a big second quarter to hang a 102-94 loss on Chicago.

Batum fired in five 3-pointers and Matthews connected on 9-of-15 shots for the Blazers, who outscored the Bulls 28-13 in the second quarter to put the game away.

LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points to go with 13 rebounds for Portland.

Damian Lillard (16 points), J.J. Hickson and Ronnie Price (10 apiece) also reached double figures as Portland won its third straight and got to the .500 mark (5-5).

Nate Robinson netted 18 points off the bench and Joakim Noah added 16 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists for the Bulls, who fell to 1-2 on a five-game road trip.

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