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  • Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, battles for a rebound with Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. At far left in background is Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum, from France.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:39 am

Trail Blazers down Pistons 109-103


Damian Lillard scored 25 points, making five 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Detroit Pistons 109-103 on Monday night.

LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Blazers, who led by as many as 13 points in the second half.

Brandon Jennings had 28 points and four rebounds for Detroit. Acquired by the Pistons in an offseason sign-and-trade with Milwaukee, Jennings came into the game the game needing one rebound for 1,000 in his career, and one point for 5,000.

It was Portland's sixth straight victory at home over the Pistons.