Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Nicolas Batum filled the stat sheet with 22
points, eight assists and seven rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers held
off the Philadelphia 76ers, 89-85, at the Rose Garden.
Damian Lillard followed with 20 points, while J.J. Hickson contributed a
double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds for Portland, which won for the
seventh time in nine games.
LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points, five boards and four assists in the
Jrue Holiday scored a game-high 29 points to go along with nine assists, but
also recorded seven of the Sixers' 13 turnovers.
Thaddeus Young poured in 17 points, while Nick Young and Spencer Hawes each
scored 10 in Philadelphia's eighth loss in its last nine road games.
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