Roy and Aldridge help Blazers beat Grizzlies

Roy and Aldridge help Blazers beat Grizzlies

Credit: AP

Portland Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy shoots over Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol in the third quarter of NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Alan Spearman)

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Associated Press

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 9:25 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 11 at 8:24 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Roy scored 20 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers won their third straight with a 93-79 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.

Steve Blake and Greg Oden had 14 points each for Portland, all of Oden's coming in the second half.

Marc Gasol led Memphis with 20 points, while O.J. Mayo scored 17.

The Grizzlies, who dropped their sixth straight, still were without guard Allen Iverson, who left the team last weekend, with owner Michael Heisley<s blessing, after playing three games on the West Coast.

Memphis center Hasheem Thabeet, the No. 2 overall pick in last year<s draft, suffered a fractured jaw late in the first quarter.

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