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  • Blazers top Kings for second straight night

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. — LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Wesley Matthews scored 21 points, and Portland beat Sacramento 96-85 on Saturday to earn its fourth win in five games.
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  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. — LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Wesley Matthews scored 21 points, and Portland beat Sacramento 96-85 on Saturday to earn its fourth win in five games.
    Robin Lopez had 12 points and 14 rebounds and Nicolas Batum also scored 12 points to help the Blazers sweep the home-and-home series with the Kings. Portland also won at home, 104-91 Friday night.
    DeMarcus Cousins had 15 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and also grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Kings, who have lost five straight since beating Denver in the season-opener. Cousins had 35 points in Friday night's game in Portland.
    Ben McLemore scored 13 points and Isaiah Thomas had 12 points for the Kings, who were outrebounded 52-33.
    Pacers 96, Nets 91
    At New York, Paul George scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers improved the NBA's only undefeated record and the best start in franchise history to 7-0 by beating the Brooklyn Nets.
    David West added 18 points and hit the clinching free throws for the Pacers, who had won their first six games in 1970-71, when they played in the ABA. They have the longest winning streak to open an NBA season since both the Lakers and New Orleans were 8-0 in 2010-11, according to STATS.
    Celtics 111, Heat 110
    At Miami, Jeff Green hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and Boston beat Miami for its third straight win.
    Gerald Wallace's pass found Green in the right corner, where he unleashed a shot over the outstretched hands of LeBron James. The shot was confirmed after a video review.
    Cavaliers 127, 76ers 125, 2OT
    At Cleveland, Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 39 points and hit the winning layup with 0.6 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift Cleveland over Philadelphia.
    The Cavaliers called time out after rookie Michael Carter-Williams' 3-pointer Irving tied the game with 11.3 seconds remaining in the second overtime. Irving, who missed potential game-winning shots at the end of regulation and the first overtime, took the inbounds pass, avoided a double team near the top of the key, drove the lane and scored on a left-handed lay-in.
    Clippers 107, Rockets 94
    At Houston, Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick scored 22 points apiece and Los Angeles used an 18-0 run in the second half to rally for the victory over Houston.
    Jamal Crawford had 16 points, Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists, and DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds for the Clippers. Griffin had seven rebounds and Redick shot 8 for 15 from the field.
    Raptors 115, Jazz 91
    At Toronto, Tyler Hansbrough scored a season-high 23 points, DeMar DeRozan added 18 and Toronto snapped a seven-game home losing streak against Utah.
    Hawks 104, Magic 94
    At Atlanta, Jeff Teague had 19 points and 13 assists and Paul Millsap scored 18 points with 11 rebounds to lead Atlanta past Orlando.
    Arron Afflalo finished with 21 points for Orlando, which has dropped 15 straight on the road dating to March 4.
    Mavericks 91, Bucks 83
    At Milwaukee, Monta Ellis got the best of his former team, shaking off boos from the crowd while contributing 18 points and five assists to help Dallas hold off Milwaukee.
    Dirk Nowitzki had 16 points and Shawn Marion added 14 for the Mavericks, who blew a big first-half lead with sloppy offensive play.
    Grizzlies 108, Warriors 90
    At Memphis, Tenn., Zach Randolph had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and six Memphis players reached double figures in the rout of Golden State.
    Mike Conley added 20 points and six assists, Marc Gasol had 18 points and Memphis won its 10th straight over the Warriors. Mike Miller finished with 15 points.
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