Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge, left, tries to get a shot past Philadelphia 76ers' Nerlens Noel during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Aldridge leads Blazers past winless 76ers

LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday n…

Boston Celtics' Brandon Bass, right, drives past Portland Trail Blazers' Joel Freeland in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Blazers beat Celtics for 7th straight win

After a rough first half, the Trail Blazers were much better offensively in the second. They added better defense and pulled away early in t…