Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Damian Lillard scored 23 points and the
Portland Trail Blazers split a home-and-home set with the Utah Jazz by taking
a 105-99 victory on Saturday at the Rose Garden.
Nicolas Batum fell just shy of a triple-double, registering 12 points, 10
rebounds and nine assists, while J.J. Hickson and LaMarcus Aldridge also
posted double-doubles in Portland's fourth victory in six games.
Hickson tallied 21 points with 11 rebounds and Aldridge totaled 18 points
along with 11 boards in the triumph. The Trail Blazers were without Wesley
Matthews, who sat with a sprained ankle.
Randy Foye tied a season-high with six triples to lead the Jazz with 23
points, but Utah was unable to sweep the two-game set with Portland after
defeating them on Friday.
Paul Millsap finished with 18 points and Marvin Williams followed with 15 as
Utah suffered its 17th loss in 26 road contests this season.
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