The Portland Trail Blazers pushed their win streak to eight games in a row, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 in the final game of a four-game road trip Wednesday. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Blazers with 21 points, scoring 20 or more in every game on the road trip. Damian Lillard added 19 points and Wesley Matthews had 15 as the only other Blazers in double figures. Up 53-51 at the half, Portland held on to win the game despite shooting just 33 percent (14 of 43) in the final two quarters. After shooting 50 percent in the first half, Milwaukee shot just 37 percent (14 of 38) in the third and fourth quarters. The Blazers outscored the Bucks 38-31 in the second half. Portland is now 10-2 on the season. Road sweep: The Blazers swept a road trip of at least four games for the first time since Jan. 20-26, 2003 (four games). The Blazers, who won only 11 games away from Portland last season, have now won six in a row on the road. Back at home: Playing in front of friends and family, Matthews scored 13 of his 15 points in the first quarter to help set the place for the Blazers.
Blazers defeat Bucks 91-82 to run win streak to 8 games
Oregonian | Nov 21