Damian Lillard scored 30 points, C.J. McCollum had 21 of his 25 in the second half and Portland earned their sixth straight road victory, 104-85 over the New York Knicks in NBA action on Wednesday.



The Blazers won for the 18th time in their last 22 games.



Lillard reached the 30-point mark for the eighth time in nine games and had 14, nearly half of them, in the final 4:25 of the first half.



Carmelo Anthony had 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, so hopeless in their 15th loss in 18 games that fans spent much of the fourth quarter chanting for Jimmer Fredette, who is nearing the end of his 10-day contract.

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The former college player of the year finally got in for the final 3:13 and finished with four points.

Centre Andrew Bogut capped a season-best, 19-point effort with a key tip-in with 1:51 remaining in overtime, allowing Golden State to keep their home-court winning streak alive with a 109-105 victory over Atlanta.

Shooting guard Klay Thompson had seven points in the extra session, and power forward Draymond Green buried a back-breaking, desperation three-pointer with 40.2 seconds remaining, allowing the Warriors to win a 43rd straight at home with their fifth overtime victory of the season.

The Warriors (54-5) won without star point guard Stephen Curry, who sat out due to a strained left ankle.

Thompson, whose short jumper with 11.4 seconds remaining secured the narrow win, led the Warriors with 26 points on a night when he shot just eight-for-27. He did make six three-pointers in 16 attempts.

Bogut hit eight of nine shots in a golden night for the Australian big man.

Green contributed 15 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, helping Golden State complete a two-game, season-series sweep over the Hawks, having won 102-92 in Atlanta last week during a game in which Curry scored 36.

The Warriors, who have clinched a Western Conference playoff spot, improved to 2-1 this season in games without the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player.

Small forward Harrison Barnes (12 points), backup guard Leandro Barbosa (11) and reserve centre Marreese Speights (10) also scored in double figures for the Warriors, who began a stretch in which they will play 17 of their final 24 games at home.

Power forward Paul Millsap had 19 points to lead the Hawks, who were playing the opener of a five-game trip.

At Miami, Hassan Whiteside scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and the Heat set a franchise record by shooting 67.5 percent while rolling past Chicago 129-111.

Joe Johnson added 24 points in his Miami home debut.

Dallas, Charlotte and the Los Angeles Lakers also won.