CHICAGO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers completed a season sweep of the Chicago Bulls with a 99-89 victory on Thursday night.
Portland improved to 10-25 on the road to take the season series with the Bulls for the first time since the 2008-09 season. The Blazers beat Chicago 102-94 on Nov. 18 in their other meeting this season.
Joakim Noah had 18 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 11 rebounds for Chicago, which shot 44 percent.
Chicago led 21-20 after the first quarter before Portland outscored the Bulls 32-16 in the second period for a 52-37 halftime lead.
Portland extended its lead to 28 in the third quarter before the Bulls made a late charge, cutting the Blazers’ lead to 10 with 34 seconds left.
Source: Associated Press