Portland Trail Blazers vs. New York Knicks: Live Score and Analysis

Andy BaileyFeatured ColumnistFebruary 5, 2014

Feb 5, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Portland Trailblazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots over New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler (6) during the first quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Behind a balanced effort in which five players reached double-figures, the Portland Trail Blazers (35-14) beat the New York Knicks (19-30) by a final score of 94-90 on Wednesday night.

The Blazers were led by Nicolas Batum's 20 points and 10 rebounds. Wesley Matthews chipped in with 18 and LaMarcus Aldridge posted a double-double with 15 points, 12 rebounds and five assists.

The Knicks were led by Carmelo Anthony, who scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

Tim Hardaway, Amar'e Stoudemire and J.R. Smith all hit double-figures from the bench as the second unit led a late surge, but ultimately it wasn't enough.