Aldridge paces Blazers over Nets

LaMarcus Aldridge posted 24 points and nine rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers took a 101-88 win over the New Jersey Nets.

Nicolas Batum had 20 points and 10 boards while J.J. Hickson added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Trail Blazers, who have won two of their last three. Raymond Felton came close to a triple-double with 14 points, nine assists and eight rebounds.

Kris Humphries donated 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Nets, who have dropped their past two. Anthony Morrow and Gerald Green each had 20 points in the loss.