NBA roundup: Trail Blazers cool off the Pacers

LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds and the Trail Blazers defeated Indiana, 106-102, on Monday night in Portland, snapping the Pacers’ seven-game winning streak.

Paul George had a career-high 43 points for Pacers (16-2), who own the NBA’s best record.

Damian Lillard finished with 26 points for the Blazers, who have won 13 of their last 14 games to improve to 15-3.


Pelicans 131, Bulls 128 — Jrue Holiday made a 3-point play with 2.6 seconds remaining in the third overtime, lifting visiting New Orleans over Chicago.

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Holiday had 19 points and 12 assists for the Pelicans. He made an 18-footer with 3.9 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the score at 103 and force overtime. Ryan Anderson had a career-high 36 points, including 7 for 11 on 3-pointers.

Luol Deng led the Bulls with 37 points.

Spurs 102, Hawks 100 — Tim Duncan made a jumper with 0.4 seconds left to lift host San Antonio over Atlanta.

Duncan finished with 23 points and 21 rebounds as San Antonio dominated the middle against the younger and more athletic Atlanta frontcourt.


Atlanta had all five starters score in double figures, led by Jeff Teague’s 19.

Wizards 98, Magic 90 — Trevor Ariza scored 24 points, John Wall had 16 points and 13 assists, and host Washington beat Orlando to get to .500 (9-9) for the first time since it split its first four games of the 2009-10 season.

Jazz 109, Rockets 103 — Marvin Williams scored 5 points in the final two minutes, Gordon Hayward broke out of a shooting slump to score 29 points, and Utah beat Houston in Salt Lake City to earn its first back-to-back wins of the season.