LaMarcus Aldridge scored 29 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 106-80 at the Rose Garden Monday night. Brandon Roy can just shut himself down for the season now because the Blazers had won three straight games without him. Wesley Matthews added 22 points, with of those in the first quarter. Nicolas Batum returned to the starting lineup to score 10 points, and Rudy Fernandez added 17 points and 7 assists off the bench.
The Blazers were without Centers Marcus Camby and Joel Przybilla due to injuries. It hit the team again with Dante Cunningham going down in the first quarter. He appeared to sprain his ankle with only only 4 minutes and 22 seconds into the game. The Blazers will not play until Christmas game against the Golden State Warriors on the road.