PORTLAND, Ore. -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 14 rebounds for his seventh double-double this season and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the slumping New York Knicks 102-91 on Monday night for their 11th straight victory.
Nicolas Batum had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Blazers, who are riding their longest winning streak since they won 13 straight in December 2007.
The Knicks were headed the opposite direction with six straight losses. Carmelo Anthony had 34 points and 15 rebounds (see full recap).
Spurs roll for 11th straight win
SAN ANTONIO -- Manu Ginobili had 16 points to lead seven players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-93 on Monday night for their 11th straight victory.
Tony Parker had 14 points and seven assists, Tiago Splitter added 11 points and Tim Duncan had 10 points for San Antonio (13-1). Reserves Marco Belinelli had 14 points, Boris Diaw added 13 points and Patty Mills 12 to keep the Spurs undefeated at home.
Ryan Anderson had 17 points, Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday each added 12 points and Anthony Davis had 10 for New Orleans (6-7). The Pelicans, who have lost six straight in San Antonio, had a three-game winning streak snapped (see full recap).
Bulls fall to Jazz in overtime
SALT LAKE CITY -- Trey Burke made a key 3-pointer to help the Utah Jazz outlast Chicago 89-83 in overtime Monday night - the Bulls' first game since learning Derrick Rose would again be lost for the season.
Burke, a rookie finally enjoying extensive playing time after spending most of the season recovering from finger surgery, had 14 points and six assists. He also had five turnovers and shot 5 for 17 but was on the court in clutch time directing the Jazz to their second win of the season.
Carlos Boozer had 26 points and 16 rebounds and Luol Deng added 24 points for the Bulls, who were exhausted in their fourth game in five nights and still processing the loss of Rose for the season (see full recap).
Heat notch seventh consecutive win
MIAMI -- LeBron James was even more efficient than usual, which says plenty. Dwayne Wade attacked early, distributed late and capped his night with a pair of cartwheels.
Yep, it's going pretty good for the Miami Heat these days.
James scored 35 points on only 14 shots, Wade added 21 points and 12 assists and the Heat won their seventh straight game, beating the Phoenix Suns 107-92 on Monday night (see full recap).