Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 11 rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers needed overtime to beat the Toronto Raptors, 118-110. Damian Lillard added 25 points and eight assists for the Blazers, who have won six in a row. Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews tallied 24 and 17 points, respectively. Rudy Gay ended with 30 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who have lost two straight. DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas added 29 and 19 points, respectively.
Final Score: Memphis 97, Sacramento 86
Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Marc Gasol filled the stat sheet with 19 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as Memphis almost squandered a 20- point lead but pulled away late to beat the Sacramento Kings, 97-86, from Sleep Train Arena. Zach Randolph added 22 points and 10 rebounds on 9-of-12 from the field for Memphis, which won its second straight game to reach the .500 mark for the first time all season. Mike Conley tallied 19 points and nine assists while Tayshaun Prince pulled down nine boards. Travis Outlaw provided a spark off the Kings' bench, dropping 18 points on 6- of-9 efficiency in just 16 minutes. Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Thornton netted 15 and 12 points, respectively, as the Kings lost for the seventh time in eight tries since an opening night victory against the Nuggets. No Kings' starter scored in double figures.
Final Score: LA Lakers 114, Detroit 99
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Hill had 24 points and 17 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Detroit Pistons, 114-99, on Sunday night. Steve Blake dished out 16 assists, while Nick Young and Jodie Meeks netted 19 points apiece for Los Angeles, which had dropped four of its last five tilts coming in. Brandon Jennings registered 23 points and 14 assists, while Andre Drummond added 14 points and 13 boards for the Pistons, who have lost five of their last six contests.