Aldridge ties career high with 36, Blazers win

Lamarcus Aldridge tied a career high with 36 points and Rudy Fernandez added a career-high 26 as Portland beat Minnesota 107-102 Friday night.

Aldridge went 15 of 22 from the field, scored six baskets on dunks off lob passes, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Trail Blazers win their 13th consecutive game over Minnesota. The Timberwolves haven't beaten Portland since March 25, 2007.

Fernandez made four 3-pointers, shot 9 of 15 from the floor on the way to a 26-point performance. Fernandez also had a season-high six assists.

Wesley Matthews scored 21 points for Portland, which ended a three-game losing streak.