Aldridge injured in Blazers' loss to Spurs

Posted at 03/13/14 5:02 PM

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) lays on the floor after being fouled by San Antonio Spurs forward Aron Baynes (not pictured) during the second half at AT&T Center. Photo by Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Spurs 103, Trail Blazers 90

Spurs guards Patty Mills had 15 points and Danny Green 14 as they helped San Antonio extend its win streak to eight with a win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

San Antonio (48-16) split the season series with Portland 2-2.

Trail Blazers big man LaMarcus Aldridge took a hard fall early in the third quarter while driving to the basket and landed on his back. He suffered a back contusion and did not return.

The Blazers fell to 42-23.

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Kings 115, Sixers 98

Rudy Gay scored 27 points as the Sacramento Kings handed the Philadelphia 76ers an 18th straight defeat.

Isaiah Thomas added 20 points for the Kings (23-42), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

The Sixers (15-49) losing streak is the second-longest in franchise history, exceeded only by a 20-game skid by the 1972-73 squad, which went 9-73.

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Mavericks 108, Jazz 101

Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points and moved into 12th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list while lifting the Dallas Mavericks to a win over the Utah Jazz.

Nowitzki made a blistering 12 of 14 shots on the night, including a fade-away 3-pointer with 1:54 remaining that all but clinched the win for Dallas (39-27).

Monta Ellis finished with 16 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds to help Dallas (39-27) maintain its position in the Western Conference's final playoff spot.

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Cavaliers 110, Suns 101

One of six Cleveland players in double figures, guard Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and added nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak.

Guard Goran Dragic scored 20 points and forward Marcus Morris added 18 points off the bench for the Suns (36-28) in their third straight loss.

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