For the second straight home game, the Blazers knocked off a member of the league's elite behind a fantastic performance by LaMarcus Aldridge. A tight game throughout, the final part of the fourth quarter featured tremendous individual efforts by Aldridge and Derrick Rose; Rose finished with 36 points and 6 assists, but Aldridge sealed the deal for Portland with 11 straight points and a key drawn charge. His final line was a career-high 42 points and 8 rebounds on 15-23 from the field.
Here's your box score.
Discuss yet another huge home win here. That Aldridge is pretty good, huh?
Make sure to stick around for Dave's recap and Ben's media row report.