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NBA roundup: Hawks beat Trail Blazers to make it 18 wins in a row
NBA roundup: Hawks beat Trail Blazers to make it 18 wins in a row

The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the visiting Trail Blazers, 105-99, on Friday night. Portland, which has lost four of five, led after each of the first three quarters but couldn't stretch the advantage to more than six points. After the score was tied four times in the fourth quarter, three-pointers by Mike Scott and Paul Millsap gave Atlanta its biggest lead at 97-91. Portland came no closer than four points the remainder of the game. Millsap scored 21 points to lead six Atlanta scorers in double figures. Al Horford had 17 points and Kyle Korver 16. Atlanta outscored...

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