NBA Wrap: Lillard hits 36 points to spoil Aldridge’s Spurs comeback

Damian Lillard hit 36 points and C.J. McCollum added 26 points as Portland defeated San Antonio 110-106 on Wednesday night.

San Antonio welcomed back LaMarcus Aldridge from a health scare after he missed two games with a minor heart arrhythmia.

Aldridge scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 32 minutes.

Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 34 points.

Goran Dragic played with a black eye and bloodied mouth to score 33 points as the Heat beat the Pelicans 120-112.

Hassan Whiteside scored 20 points while Wayne Ellington added 19 for Miami.

Dion Waiters (14), James Johnson and Tyler Johnson (10 each) also hit double figures for Miami.

The Heat have now won 14 of their 15 at home.

Anthony Davis scored 27 points and DeMarcus Cousins chipped in with 19 for New Orleans.

Paul George scored 39 points, including six from beyond the arc as Indiana defeated Charlotte 98-77.

Monta Ellis added 16 points for the Pacers.

Frank Kaminsky top scored for the Hornets with 20.

Dallas boosted its slim playoff hopes with a 112-107 win over Washington thanks to 22 points from Harrison Barnes, while Dirk Nowitzki added 20.

Nicolas Brussino added 11 points off the bench for the Mavericks.

John Wall scored 26 points and grabbed 11 assists for the Wizards, while Bradley Beal added 24 points.

Isaiah Thomas lead Boston past Minnesota 117-104 with 27 points.

Al Horford added 20 points as Boston increased its lead to 1 1/2 games over Washington for the Eastern Conference’s second seed.

Ricky Rubio lead the Timberwolves with a season-high 23 points.

James Harden picked up his 17th triple-double of the season as Houston scored a big 139-100 win over Los Angeles.

Harden netted 18 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds for the Rockets, while Lou Williams scored 30 points against the team he left three weeks ago.

Julius Randle scored 32 points and pulled down eight rebounds for Los Angeles.

Mike Conley and Marc Gasol scored 27 points each as Memphis defeated the Bulls 98-91 in Chicago.

Rajon Rondo led Chicago with 17 points.

Gordon Hayward scored 25 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Utah beat Detroit 97-83.

Rudy Gobert added 12 points as Utah won for a sixth in seven games.

Aron Baynes had 12 points for Detroit, which lost their second straight game.

Rookie Skal Labissiere scored a career-high 32 points as the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 107-101.

Willie Cauley-Stein and Arron Afflalo added 14 points each for the Kings.

T.J. Warren scored 24 for the Suns, while Devin Booker (19) and Marquese Chriss (17) also hit double figures.

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 16 points each as Milwaukee held off the Clippers to win 97-96 when Blake Griffin’s buzzer-beater rolled off the rim.

DeAndre Jordan had 22 points and 17 rebounds for Los Angeles, while Griffin finished with 18 points.

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