Posted: Jan 18, 2014 9:21 PM
Updated: Jan 18, 2014 9:22 PM
DALLAS (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers ran past the Dallas Mavericks 127-111 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Aldridge, a 28-year-old Dallas native, had his 24th double-double this season.
The NBA's highest-scoring team reached 30 points in the first quarter for the 14th time in 2013-14, and 100 points in three quarters for the fourth time.
Nicolas Batum scored 21 for the Trail Blazers. Robin Lopez added 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Dirk Nowitzki had 18 points for the Mavericks, who had won four of their previous five games.
Devin Harris played 17 minutes and scored six points in his first game this season following toe surgery.